Company: Shell
Skills: Purchasing
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Makati City, Philippines


Supply chains are at the core of Shell's competitiveness and Contracting & Procurement (CP) plays an instrumental role in Shell achieving all three strategic ambitions. We work with 29,000 suppliers, collaborate with all the businesses and functions across the Group, and handle around $40 billion third-party spend. CP is an innovative, learning, and compliant organisation and by forging deep relationships with our business partners, we operate safe, competitive, sustainable, and digitally connected global supply chains. In CP we believe in creating an inclusive culture and work environment where you can thrive, innovate, and develop; but most of all, be yourself.

Roles in Supply Chain/CP offer the opportunity to be part of a highly commercial environment with an emphasis on external focus and delivery of material value to the bottom line through delivering competitive, resilient supply chains- a real Commercial Powerhouse. All roles work in close collaboration with the CoB/function/asset/geography/category they support with the intent to be on the 'front foot' bringing innovation to supply chains and supporting business development. The impact and influence on delivering business strategies is far-reaching and significant, from Care in terms of supporting the safety and welfare of our supply chain communities to leading the way on delivering the Energy Transition and circularity across all the emissions scopes and waste we generate to leverage the current and emerging digital platforms that provide internal and external connectivity to deliver insights and value. Being a member of this community, you will experience a way of working leveraging both global and local supply chains and relationships. From negotiation and deal making to sourcing for business development, we take professional pride in all we do.

Job Purpose:

The Senior Procurement Specialist has three main purposes/functions:

First is to support the implementation and management of leading-edge Supply Chain Management (SCM) processes and tools about materials and spare parts. The Senior Procurement Specialist will lead the change management effort to implement process improvements, changes, new tools within the procurement area. Senior Procurement Specialist supports the development of Supply Chain Performance Indicators and drives the performance across the procurement team. He/she will work closely with MSC Leads and Category/Commercial Leads to maximize operational excellence throughout SCM initiatives and daily operations (SC control tower).

Senior Procurement Specialist will act as a SME plus Super User for procurement related tasks including sourcing, RtP processes and systems. Senior Procurement Specialist supports in driving the capability building throughout the procurement team by leading trainings, coaching, "best practice" sharing across categories/portfolio/commodities, supporting stretch assignments, etc. He/she will also serve as first point of contact for escalations, major disruptions, within procurement area.

Senior Procurement Specialist is task to lead network of procurement specialists within region handling Turn Around (TA), Major Maintenance, Pitstop and Projects as a Centre of Excellence (COE) within his/her region. He/she drives and lead commercially viable sourcing activities within his/her network on material readiness for TA/Project as a clear delineation of work from the rest of the procurement specialists. He/she act first point of contact for site planners and schedulers on expediting requests.