Procurement Manager Retail Marketing

Shell - Hamburg - Pentahof

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Job ID 71004BR

Shell is one of the biggest fuel retailers globally and in DACH (Deutschland, Austria, Switzerland) region. 
Across DACH more than 2.200 Shell stations including motorways are being operated by some 500 retail partners with more than 20,000 employees, serving 1 million customers per day.

The DACH Retail Contracting & Procurement department consists of eight Procurement Managers, all reporting to Lead Procurement Manager DACH. The team is closely working together with local business functions – in this case Retail Marketing DACH as well as functional stakeholders as finance, legal and tax. Within the C&P organization there are strong links to global Category Managers.

We are looking for a Procurement Manager Retail Marketing, to join our team in Hamburg. This role covers the DACH market unit and potentially supports projects in the Europe / SA Region.

Purpose of the role is to contribute to the achievement of Shell Retail objectives and priorities regarding growth in the DACH Convenience Retailing business. Primary focus will be on driving the CP interface with the Supply Chain partner(s) in DACH.

In this role your key accountabilities will be to:
*develop & execute commercially competitive contracting & procurement strategies which meet the business demand while taking into account implementation of global strategies at local/regional level
*implement contractor HSSE practices in close liaison with contract managers / holders and owners
*understand commercial needs from internal business partners constructively challenging the business demand and/or procurement practices in order to drive value and efficiency

As a Procurement Manager you manage supplier relationship effectively and collaboratively drive continuous performance improvement and build and maintain a strong network in the market, being fully aware of supplier developments and opportunities coming up in the market. You ensure collaborative ways of working with global retail category leads.
Besides this, you provide coaching, support and guidance to other team members.

Special challenge in this role is an in depth understanding of complex supply chain contract(s) and understanding the value levers and identifying ways to monetize these levers in an environment with various interface management.

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

At Shell Germany, our drive is to employ world-class individuals. We employ 4,200 people whose careers have benefitted from our industry-leading career development programme and unrivalled inhouse access to local and global experts. We are active in many areas such as Gas, Gas Marketing, Manufacturing & Distribution of oil products, Petrochemicals as well as Research & Development. Shell in Germany is one of the biggest retailers of energy products and one of the largest refinery operators. Our extensive R&D facilities in Hamburg allow us to offer a broad range of expertise on Retail Fuels, Lubes, and Marine, Power and Engine Vehicle Technology. Shell began operations in Germany in 1902.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    Feb 21, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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