Company: Shell
Skills: Purchasing
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Bangkok, Thailand
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Job Description

Senior Buyer, who manages tail spend, operational & tactical contracts, EFAs, call-off agreements, multi category sourcing, post award contract management and Trading House contracts.?

  • Strategically manage tail end spend by working in close coordination with CM, DS CP & Business colleagues
  • Maximize value from Operational & Tactical Contracts and implement FA and Category Contracts
  • Work with Trading House CP Focals to optimize spend through Trading Houses
  • Ensure continuity of supply through managing adhoc business requirements in accordance with tail spend management principles

  • 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.
  • Deliver substantial value to Shell Businesses and Functions
  • Contracting and procuring services as well as developing and managing local agreements under the direction of the Procurement Managers / Senior Procurement Managers as appropriate
  • Applying leading edge supply chain management techniques
  • Applying supply/value chain analyses and modeling
  • Scoping local projects, and analyzing CP business requirements and external market dynamics
  • Developing and executing commercial contract strategies as well as operationalizing 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
  • Operationalize selected FAs
  • Reduce/rationalize number of Contracts/Suppliers
  • Deliver end-to-end cost savings impacting RDS bottom line
  • Lead specific projects as assigned by Procurement Manager, Senior Procurement Manager, Global Operations Delivery Manager?

Company Description

Shell's presence in Thailand dates back to 1892 when the first barge containing Shell kerosene docked in Bangkok. Today, Shell is one of the largest and the longest-established multinational operations in Thailand.
The Shell Brand is one of the most esteemed and well respected in the Thai energy sector. Shell played a pioneering role in the advancement of the industry, from the establishment of refineries to a nationwide network of gasoline stations. The company has also helped to strengthen the talent base within the energy sector in Thailand
For more than 120 years of our operations in Thailand, Shell has been growing side by side with the country's developing economy. We have been committed to developing products of quality and to preserving the environment. Our goal is not only to achieve business success but also to play an active role in helping improve society.


Special Challenges
  • Behavioral Imperatives are key
  • Identify CP strategic opportunities to improve the total cost of ownership
  • Adapt rapidly to changing circumstances/priorities
  • Potential to work across multiple businesses, categories and manage multiple commercial project item simultaneously
  • Ability to work as part of a virtual team
  • Ability to play the leading role to lead project team or contract team to deliver the contracts or projects
  • Energetic, enthusiastic team player
  • Self Motivated
  • Very good negotiations skills
  • Experienced with ERP systems
  • Relevant standard-software skill (MS Office suit and tools)
Experiences & Qualifications
  • Sound understanding of general Business CP requirements and CP's 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
  • Well organized and able to manage competing priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Good communications and inter-personal skill
  • Very good commercial sense and understanding of procurement
  • Enthusiasm and energy
  • Fluent English (written & oral)
  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of the Group CMCP process and commercial contract management technique
  • Demonstrate a sound track record of delivery in a commercial environment
  • Demonstrate good customer focus
  • Business Administration Major/Degree
  • CIPS Certification is an added advantage
Competence Level
  • Business Partnering : Skill
  • Analyse Markets & Cost Model : Skill
  • Integrated Category & Sourcing Strategy : Skill
  • Deal Making & Negotiation : Knowledge
  • Post Award Contract Management : Knowledge
  • Process, System, Information & Data Management : Skill
  • Materials Management & Warehouse Operations : Knowledge


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