Procurement Executive



Posted on Thursday, June 27, 2024

Where you fit in

The Procurement Executive 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, optimise the use of contracts, manage Contract(or)s for performance and remove waste.

What’s the role?

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 third-party services, e.g., catalyst handling/recovery, toxic waste management, and support other key services contracts in engineering, maintenances, and services (EMS), Turn Arounds (TA) within Shell Jurong Island.

More specifically, your role will include:

  • Designing and improving 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.
  • Building and maintaining strong network in the market, being fully aware of supplier developments and opportunities coming up in the market.
  • Applying the CMCP process and Contracting & Procurement (CP) operations practices while focusing on contribution to the business drivers and not compromising on compliance for Health Safety Security & Environment and Social Performance, Ethics & Compliance, Code of Conduct, Laws and regulations.
  • Understanding the changes in the business, business drivers and external environment and triggering adjustment of supply chain end to end processes, category strategies and contracts.
  • Managing relationships across the end-to-end supply chain for the assigned categories and ensuring that stakeholders understand the intent of the contract and work together to achieve the desired business outcomes.
  • Determining 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.
  • Driving total cost reductions and value beyond ‘the usual’. Identifying opportunities in the contract portfolio to create more value and/or to eliminate waste.
  • Driving continuous improvement by replicating game changer improvements and recommended practices. Facilitating discussions on process performance and inefficiencies.
  • Conducting tenders evaluate bids & drive negotiations with Suppliers in line with CMCP guidance and in close collaboration with the business.
  • Proactively identifying & understanding procurement needs from internal stakeholders and proposing competitive solutions for the end-to-end Supply Chain.
  • Ensuring integrated ways of working with business and suppliers.
  • Managing Supplier Relationship effectively and collaboratively drive continuous performance improvement via relevant contract key metrics (e.g., Health Safety Security & Environment, Operations, Cost). This would involve constructively challenging the Suppliers in terms of the contract delivery and performance as well.
  • Building and maintaining strong network in the market, being fully aware of supplier developments and opportunities coming up in the market.
  • Ensuring strong connect across the wider Contracting & Procurement (CP) Organization within Shell to ensure continuous cross sharing and leverage of best practices.
  • Leading all contracting related activities for catalyst related services and toxic waste management and support EMS and TA Key Services in Shell Jurong Island.

What we need from you

We are keen to hear from candidates who have a Bachelor’s degree in Business or Engineering with working experience in contract negotiations & tender evaluation. Beyond that, we’d hope to see as many of the following on your CV:

  • 3-5 years working experience in managing oil & gas projects in downstream/upstream.
  • Preferably with comprehensive experience within Contracting & Procurement (CP).
  • MCIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification would be preferred.
  • Proven track record of execution excellence & delivering results.
  • Ability to adjust global strategies to the current situation of the local business and market conditions.
  • Strong and Proven Interpersonal, Influencing & Stakeholder Management Skills. Someone who is able influence stakeholders (Business, CP, Suppliers) to work together in an integrated way and manage supplier relationships.
  • Ability to perform contract management (including post contract process steps) and manage multiple workstreams at the same time.
  • Understand the business, the end-to-end process in the Supply Chain. Someone who can communicate in business language and translate strategy to tangible and valuable outcomes for the local business.
  • Uncompromising on HSSE, ethics & compliance
  • Continuous improvement and simplification mindset that can look ahead, think strategically while focusing on day-to-day delivery.
  • Highly driven, ‘can do’, inspiring, able to articulate in a crisp and precise manner.
  • Has attention for detail.

If you don’t see yourself reflected in the job requirements on the posting above, we still encourage you to reach out and apply. Shell is committed to creating a more diverse, equitable and inclusive workplace and we encourage individuals of all backgrounds to send in your applications.

Company Description

Shell is an international energy company that uses advanced technologies and takes an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. Here in Singapore, Shell has a long history and is one of the country’s largest foreign investors. It has businesses spanning trading and marketing of liquefied natural gas; refining, trading, marketing and shipping of oil products, lubricants and chemicals; low carbon solutions; and operating a network of service stations through retailers, as well as electric vehicles charging.

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.