Company: Shell
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Singapore, Singapore
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Job Description

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the Senior Buyer is to manage portfolio of contracts (average number of contracts: 85 depending on contracts' segmentation) and handling new demands assigned to Class of Business and category/categories according to Category Management Contracting & Procurement (CMCP) guidelines. Senior Buyer is accountable for aggregating/leveraging third-party spend/demand and to develop/execute the sourcing strategy to optimise Shell's buying power and reduce the overall 3rd party spend. The Senior Buyer will ensure the Sourcing Strategy is aligned with Business/Function priorities through regular engagement with key business stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers to establish annual, integrated cost saving targets. Senior Buyer manages tail end spend by working in close coordination with Procurement Managers/Category Managers, maximizes value from Operational Contracts and implement Enterprise Framework Agreement (EFA) and Category contracts, Works with regional Trading House Procurement Managers to optimize spend through Trading Houses, ensures continuity of supply through managing ad-hoc business requirements in accordance with Tail spend management principles.

Principal Accountabilities:

1. Work with various customers, and stakeholders within various Shell Businesses, Functions, to execute Category Management commercial work plans, assuring supply of contracts at market competitive terms and conditions, as well as delivering value through Bottom Line Impacts.
2. Deliver substantial value to Shell Businesses and Functions by:
- Contracting and procuring services as well as developing and managing local agreements under the direction of the Local Procurement Lead and Global Category Manager as appropriate
- Applying leading edge supply chain management techniques
- Applying supply/value chain analyses and modelling
- Scoping local projects, and analysing CP business requirements and external market dynamics
- Developing and executing commercial contract strategies as well as operationalising and commercially managing operational agreements
- Execute Group Contract Management process for assigned operational contracts
- Ensure all commercial activity is fully aligned with the Global Category Management commercial strategies and Tail spend principles
- Manage one-off Purchase Orders - Reduce/rationalize number of Contracts/Suppliers
- Deliver end-to-end cost savings impacting RDS bottom line
- Works on Short- and Long Form Model Contracts Library (MCL) Contract Template

- Managing Team's Top Contracts
- Playing role of coach for team members
- Being expert in own area (Subject Matter Expert)

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.


Job Knowledge, Skills & Experience:

Qualifications required role and contribution to Business bottom line:

- Ability to make decisions and execute with support of stakeholders
- Proven track record of execution excellence and delivering results
- Team player with high driven and ability to build long term relationships
- Organized and able to manage competing priorities
- Analytical skills and ability to work independently
- Good communications and inter-personal skills
- Good commercial sense and understanding of procurement
- Enthusiasm and energy
- Excellent English (written & oral)
- Demonstrate understanding of the Group CMCP process and commercial contract management technique
- Track record of delivery in a commercial environment and be able to show good customer focus
- Submitting Continuous Improvement initiatives

Key Competences:


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