Company: Shell
Skills: Materials Management
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Makati, Metro Manila, Philippines

Where you fit in

Here in Contracting and Procurement, we aim to design, develop and manage innovative, integrated supply chains at Goal Zero, delivering the most competitive, risk-based value outcomes for all Shell businesses. We play a special role in C&P; forging deep relationships with our business partners and suppliers to co-create safe and competitive supply chains. Our business partnerships and a 'One Team' approach are at the core of everything we do.

With a focus on delivering the most competitive supply chains, we perform meaningful work in a fun environment, where our people are constantly striving to be the best that they can be. We believe that our deal-making skills, our talent and the company culture drives the commercial mindset.

Emerging megatrends and disrupters, such as digitalisation and the energy transition, strongly influence how we are commercialising our activities to be fit for the future.

What is the role

The Contracting and Procurement (CP)/Supply Chain (SC) Specialist - Materials Data Operations position will be accountable for the end-to-end operational data set-up and continuous improvement opportunities for a particular business. This position will interface with multiple stakeholders across CP Operations, SC or CP-in-Business and across the end-to-end natural partners outside SC/CP eg IT, Accounts Payable etc.

The role requires ensuring of the Data operating model delivers business value in the new macro context. This would require working with the respective Data stakeholders within and outside CP/SC to develop and operate accurate and reliable CP/SC data, enabling businesses to improve its financial performance, safeguard license to operate and achieve CP/SC goals (eg availability, cost etc). Data must be reliable, enable digitalisation, and is trusted. This allows Shell to maximise bottom line impact from operational spend and in parallel liberating time for asset based Business and CP/SC colleagues.

As CP/SC Specialist for Data, you are expected to:
  • Partner with frontline CP, Suppliers, functional teams and other CP Data Operational teams to ensure business requirements are met within target timelines
  • Ensure Data Quality (Right First time, Data is Trusted) in place
  • Ensure operationalisation of data designs that can eliminate waste, transform towards right-first time and strong data quality. Ensure disciplined daily execution of operational data processes across end-to-end CP to enable improvement and optimisation of supply chains and thus contributing to targets for improved cost and delivery.
  • Leads root cause analysis, exceptions reporting and engages in operational reviews meeting with CP Leads to jointly prioritise, resolve, and perform better as an end-to-end unit together with CP Leads
  • Ensures that Controls are consistently maintained, and risks are mitigated
  • Identify areas for improvement, including root cause analysis, exceptions identification and ideas for improvement and play active leadership role in improvement projects
  • Demonstrate process expertise and business acumen with ability to play the role as the senior CP Data expert for a particular business unit

What we need from you
  • Has capacity and curiosity to understand business requirements, how the 'business works', what data means to supply chains and actionable outcomes to enable step change towards "Data as an Asset" for whole of SC/CP.
  • Diverse virtual stakeholders across CP/SC leadership teams, Finance Operations Data - Accounts Payable, IT, Technical Asset Operations etc.
  • Strong data knowledge and awareness will be an advantage. Strong curiosity and capacity to understand Data and Data processes within the CP/SC and business context will be required
  • Work in a mid-shift (3:00pm-12:00am) to cater to the different time zones of the diverse and global stakeholders

Key Experiences and Qualifications:
  • Ideally, someone who has experience in ERP systems (SAP), PowerBI, Material Master Data, etc.
  • Excellent analytical, interpersonal and communication skills, and able to interact and influence others
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise and ensure delivery of priorities, work without close supervision, work through others to deliver result
  • Ability to deal effectively with complexity and detail, and to collaborate and work well in a team
  • Self-starter and ability to manage diverse cultural/ethnic sensitivities
  • Strong results and achievement orientation, moving with speed in a fast-paced macro business environment
  • Demonstrated curiosity on being business-backward, customer/user centricity, or CP/SC may be an advantage
  • Experience across Data and familiarity with CP SC (materials management, warehouse, inventory etc) preferred
  • Technical engineering background and experience preferred

An innovative place to work

There's never been a more exciting time to work at Shell. Everyone here is helping solve one of the biggest challenges facing the world today: bringing the benefits of energy to everyone on the planet, whilst managing the risks of climate change.

Join us and you'll add your talent and imagination to a business with the power to shape the future - whether by investing in renewables, exploring new ways to store energy, or developing technology that helps the world to use energy more efficiently.

We care deeply about fostering a truly diverse workplace. We believe in doing everything we can to make Shell the kind of workplace that is flexible, appealing, and supportive for women. In effect, we have retained our title as a Top Employer for Women in the Times in 2017. Key to this achievement is our initiative to provide formal (and informal) flexible working arrangements for our women employees. Our global and transparent pay policies are also backed up by a leadership team fully

At Shell, we support and enable remarkable people from every background, and strive to be a pioneer of LGBT inclusion in the workplace. When our employees excel, we excel. It's for this reason that we are proud to support our lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) staff, promoting equality for employees regardless of sexual orientation or gender identity. In 2018, Shell was ranked as one of the Best Places to Work for LGBTQ equality by the Human Rights Campaign Foundation.