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Category Management Consultant

At Dominion Energy we love our jobs.  That’s right.  Love.  Every day we go to work filled with passion to be excellent, to creatively problem solve and to innovate.  These are exciting days for energy companies, and Dominion Energy aims to shape the future of energy in America. We are looking at all of our work with fresh eyes, retooling everything we do, in every part of the company, to operate more sustainably and to deliver energy more reliably than ever.  We are looking for interesting, independent thinkers and doers who can help shape the culture of a forward-looking company that’s proud of its rich legacy. Are you a change agent?  Do you think differently?  Do you want to fall in love with your job? If you answered “yes,” then read on!

At this time, Dominion Energy cannot transfer nor sponsor a work visa for this position.

This position does not offer relocation assistance. 

Job Summary

The Category Management Consultant position includes the following responsibilities:

  • Sets meaningful category savings targets, and delivers savings results, by implementing procurement strategies based on TCO analysis and innovation.
  • Develops, builds, and presents strategic plans for assigned spend categories.
  • Engages proactively with Business Unit customers on strategic sourcing goals, category strategies, initiatives, and savings targets.
  • Leads formulation of sourcing strategies, and negotiations of key terms, for highly-complex sourcing events.
  • Leads cross-functional, enterprise-wide, savings initiatives.
  • Communicate initiative updates and savings targets across the organization.
  • Analyzes relevant markets, and assess cost impacts of market events, for assigned spend categories.
  • Maintains supplier lists for assigned spend categories, and builds partnerships with strategic suppliers.
  • Maintains relationships with supplier senior executives.
  • Travels up to 1 week a month, as needed, to meet with Business Unit customers and suppliers.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned.

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

7 years related experience in category management, supply chain or a directly related field. Some experience working with category management is required. A combination of experience with category management, spend analysis, market analysis, strategy formulation with business partners and project management is preferred.

Other knowledge, skills, abilities and experience include:

  • Strong understanding of business cost drivers.
  • Hands-on understanding of business processes and objectives.
  • Developing knowledge of assigned categories. Excellent project management skills, with ability to resolve problems and to remove barriers to success.
  • Strong analytic toolset that will support the creation of financial targets, detailed analysis of spend data, and structure of TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) models.
  • Strong mentoring skills.
  • Ability to navigate organization and influence decisions.
  • Ability to develop and implement a structured, negotiation strategy.

The company is actively seeking United States military veterans and service members who meet the qualifications outlined above.

  • Military service members and veterans with ranks from E5-E9, W1-CW5, or O3-O6, plus appropriate equivalent combination of education and years of experience are encouraged to apply.

Education Requirements

Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education:  Bachelor

Preferred Disciplines:  Supply Chain, Business

Other disciplines may be substituted for the preferred discipline(s) listed above.


Licenses, Certifications, or Quals Description

Working Conditions

Office Work Environment 76 -100%
Travel Up to 25%

Other Working Conditions

Test Description

No Testing Required


Export Control

Certain positions at Dominion Energy may involve access to information and technology subject to export controls under U.S. law.  Compliance with these export controls may result in Dominion Energy limiting its consideration of certain applicants.


Other Information

We offer excellent plans and programs for employees. Employees are rewarded with a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package which may include: health benefits with coverage for families and domestic partners, vacation, retirement plans, paid holidays, tuition reimbursement, and much more.   To learn more about our benefits, click here

Dominion Energy is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their protected veteran or disabled status.  

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Top 3 Reasons to Work at Dominion Energy

1. Great Work Life Balance
2. Generous Pay and Benefits
3. Collaborative & Inclusive Culture

About Dominion Energy

I am your warm cup of coffee in the morning and I light your home at night. I am the cool breeze from your A/C on the hottest day in summer, and the red coil that heats your soup pot on a frigid winter’s day. I am sustainable, reliable and affordable.
I am not just any energy… I am Dominion Energy.
We're transforming the way we do business to build a more sustainable future for the planet, our customers, our team and our industry.  We're shaping the future of energy in America.
Join us!

·21,000 employees
·Headquarters: Richmond, VA
·16 states in the US
·$100 billion of assets
·Nearly $35 million in charitable contributions
·100,000+ volunteer hours recorded in the community

Nearest Major Market: Richmond

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