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Reference ID R66408 Updated 07/06/2022 Employment Type Full time Experience level Experienced Professionals
Country Singapore

The Role

Where you fit in

This role provides the candidate opportunity to manage and lead the execution of the complete Category Management & Contracting Process (CMCP) including Contract Strategy, Tactics and Contract Management activities in the area of Project and Turnaround execution and key services contract implementation within Shell Pulau Bukom.

What’s the role?

The Supply Chain Commercial Specialist will develop sourcing strategies and tactics based on a deep understanding of the current situation of the business, the business strategy and drivers, the local supplier market, and global strategies. The commercial lead enables stakeholders in the Supply Chain to understand the intent of contracts, optimize the use of contracts, manage Contractor(s) for performance.  

You will be accountable for the following:

  • Manage and lead the execution of contracting related activities in Project and Turnaround execution and key services contract implementation within Shell Pulau Bukom.

  • Apply the CMCP process and CP operations practices while focusing on contribution to the business drivers and not compromising on compliance for HSSE, Ethics & Compliance, Code of Conduct, Laws, and regulations.

  • Conduct tenders, evaluate bids & drive negotiations with Suppliers in line with CMCP. guidance and in close collaboration with the business.

  • Determine the right remuneration model (e.g., output-based contract) to encourage the right behaviors and expectations from suppliers to optimize alignment of supply chain and asset delivery.

  • Understand the changes in the business, business drivers and external environment and trigger adjustment of supply chain end to end processes, category strategies and contracts.

  • Ensure integrated ways of working with business and suppliers.

  • Manage relationships across the end-to-end supply chain for the assigned categories and ensure that stakeholders understand the intent of the contract and work together to achieve the desired business outcomes. Proactively identify & understand procurement needs from internal stakeholders and propose competitive solutions for the end-to-end Supply Chain.

  • Design and improve with business partners the assigned supply chains, starting with inhouse/outsource choices and (re)designs, the contracting strategy and commercial tactics and post award contract management.

  • Drive total cost reductions and value beyond ‘the usual’. Identify opportunities in the contract portfolio to create more value and/or to eliminate waste.

  • Manage Supplier Relationship effectively and collaboratively drive continuous performance improvement via relevant contract key metrics (EG: HSSE, Operations, Cost). This would involve constructively challenging the Suppliers in terms of the contract delivery and performance as well.

  • Drive continuous improvement by replicating game changer improvements and recommended practices.   Facilitate discussions on process performance and inefficiencies

  • Build and maintain strong network in the market, being fully aware of supplier developments and opportunities coming up in the market.

  • Ensure strong connect across the wider Contracting & Procurement (CP) Organization within Shell to ensure continuous cross sharing and leverage of best practices.

What we need from you

We are keen to speak to professionals with as many of the following:

  • A degree level (Business/Engineering); MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification would be preferred but not mandatory.

  • 3-5 years working experience in managing oil & gas projects in either downstream or upstream. Comprehensive experience within Contracting & Procurement (CP) preferred but not mandatory.

  • Experience in contract negotiations & tender evaluation and has attention for detail. Able to perform contract management (including post contract process steps).

  • Able to manage supplier relationships. Able to influence stakeholders (Business, CP, Suppliers) to work together in an integrated way.

  • Proven track record of execution excellence & delivering results. Able to adjust global strategies to the current situation of the local business and market conditions.

  • Able to manage multiple workstreams at the same time. Able to translate strategy to tangible and valuable outcomes for the local business.

  • Highly driven, ‘can do’, inspiring, able to articulate in a crisp and precise manner. Understand the business, the end-to-end process in the Supply Chain and is able to communicate in business language.

  • Uncompromising on HSSE, ethics & compliance, Continuous Improvement, and simplification mindset.

  • Able to look ahead, think strategically while focusing on day-to-day delivery. Driven, Motivated & Passionate to drive positive change with a positive attitude.

Company description

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.

An innovative place to work

There’s never been a more exciting time to work at Shell.

Join us and you’ll be adding your talent and imagination to a business with the ambition to shape the future – whether by investing in oil, gas and renewable energy to meet demand, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently, everyone at Shell does their part.

An inclusive place to work

To power progress, we need to attract and develop the brightest minds and make sure every voice is heard. Here are just some of the ways we are nurturing an inclusive environment – one where you can express your ideas, extend your skills, and reach your potential.

  • We’re creating a space where people with disabilities can excel through transparent recruitment process, workplace adjustments and ongoing support in their roles. Feel free to let us know about your circumstances when you apply, and we’ll take it from there.

  • We’re closing the gender gap – whether that’s through action on equal pay or by enabling more women to reach senior roles in engineering and technology.

  • We’re striving to be a pioneer of an inclusive and diverse workplace, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity.

  • We consider ourselves a flexible employer and want to support you finding the right balance. We encourage you to discuss this with us in your application.

A rewarding place to work

Combine our creative, collaborative environment and global operations with an impressive range of benefits and joining Shell becomes an inspired career choice.

We’re huge advocates for career development. We’ll encourage you to try new roles and experience new settings. By pushing people to reach their potential, we frequently help them find skills they never knew they had, or make career moves they never thought possible.

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