Company: Shell
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Brisbane, Queensland, Australia

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Job Description

We are seeking a proven CP professional with a track record of collaborative business partnering and coaching and developing teams to fill the role of Senior Procurement Manager for Projects and Wells in QGC, overseeing a portfolio of ~ $300 mln p.a third party spend.

You will have responsibility for all aspects of Contracting and Procurement for the Wells and Projects businesses, from Pre-award and tendering, to Post Award contract management. The focus is on safe, sustainable and commercial delivery enabled by strong collaboration with internal/external stakeholders and suppliers. Organizationally, you will be part of the in-country CP, Wells and Projects Leadership teams, with direct line oversight of the Queensland based Contracting and Procurement team, as well as working closely with the CP Operations team in Manilla and business contract holders.

Shell operates a world-class talent management model. With significant business interests in Australia, there is clear scope for development and career progression.

Core Objectives
  • End to end delivery of the contracting and procurement process to ensure that we have in place commercially outstanding category strategies, delivered professionally to ensure safe, efficient and competitive business outcomes
  • Demonstrate commitment to safety in all activities, in line with Shell's journey to Goal Zero
  • Lead, support and personally develop a high performing team of empowered CP professionals
  • Guide the strategy for QGC Supply Chain in Wells and Projects to ensure it is as competitive as possible, taking market developments and local content needs into account to deliver commercially innovative solutions.
  • Effective Supplier Relationship Management and Post Award Contract Management to ensure a collaborative supplier relationships with a continuous improvement culture
  • Ensure a strong connection between the local in-country team and the global C&P organization to ensure bi-directional sharing, leveraging of best practices and selective ongoing migration of contracting work to offshore centers

Company Description

Your interest in working for Shell Australia is the first step towards a great career that focuses on securing an energy future for generations to come. Shell Australia can offer you a platform from which you can propel your career and work on projects as diverse as the game-changing Prelude FLNG, industry-leading QGC project in Queensland, or our range of upstream exploration and development opportunities. Shell has been in Australia since 1901. Today Shell Australia is focused largely in the upstream sector, especially in the exploration, development, and production of liquefied natural gas (LNG) and oil.


The Person

We are looking for a 'can-do', inspiring individual with prior experience of leading successful C&P teams. Alignment with Shell's values is key; the successful candidate will be a proven credible safety leader, and uncompromising on HSSE and Ethics & Compliance.

While Oil and Gas or mining industry experience would be beneficial, we would also like to hear about other relevant experience you may have had in similar large scale projects environments, or managing activities on remote projects.
You enable and empower all members of your working community to contribute and are passionate about developing people. With an ability to build effective working relationships with suppliers, senior management, asset teams, and across the Shell global organization, you'll be able to challenge the business as a "tough friend"; understanding the operational needs while driving commercial discipline and good business outcomes.

Our Employee Value Proposition

Shell is a company with shared values. Honesty, integrity, and respect aren't simply a strapline: they are a part of everything we do.
As an equal opportunities company, we care deeply about fostering a truly diverse, inclusive workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell as flexible and appealing a place for everyone to work as possible. At Shell, we're all about top talent. End of story. We want to encourage everyone with the right skills and abilities to apply. We want everyone, regardless of background or circumstances to regard Shell as a place where you'll be fully supported to grow and develop your career. We can help with things like our formal (and informal) flexible working. Like our global and transparent pay policies backed by a leadership team fully committed to our diversity ambitions. It's as simple as that. When you apply, just let us know about you, your circumstances. We can support you throughout the process. From application, to interview, to your first day of a rewarding career with us.


Aboriginal candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

At Shell we believe that every individual has something valuable to offer. We understand that the more diverse the workforce, the wider the variety of ideas we bring to the table. Shell values diversity and offers: flexible work schedules, work and family programs, health and wellness programs, employee networks and mentoring, plus great training and development

The successful candidate should be an Australian Citizen or Permanent Resident.

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