Sourcing & Business Development Manager - Bulk Oil & Chemicals Storage

Shell - Singapore - Metropolis

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Job ID 76741BR

The Procurement Manager (PM) will be responsible for managing the Third Party Storage (TPS) spend category for East markets. TPS is a complex spend category, where the market is dominated by a few key global suppliers with whom we have contracts with different businesses including Downstream Trading, Products, Chemicals. The PM needs to manage relationships with key strategic suppliers, leverage on strong business partnering and stakeholder management skills to manage many internal Shell stakeholders, coordinate business needs across different business lines to develop a single plan of action and drive best in class contract management across a portfolio of TPS contracts. Therefore, the role requires a person with strong commercial mindset, E2E enterprise thinking and approach, good stakeholder management skills and experience in strategic supplier relationship management.

In addition to managing the TPS category, the PM will spend a smaller percentage of time looking after the Global Inspection Companies and Freight Forwarding  spend categories, which also falls under the PM's scope of responsibilities, for Trading & Supply and Chemicals businesses in the East region.

The PM's day to day responsibilities include

  1. Developing and implementing the East TPS category strategy, which encompasses the vision, direction and value opportunity funnel for the TPS category in the East
  2. Delivering, working with and through the country Procurement Managers,  the East TPS Business Targets
  3. Interfacing with TPS Global Category Manager to ensure alignment of Local/Regional strategies with Global initiatives and Strategies.
  4. Proactively engage with the various internal business stakeholders to assess business demand & needs; bringing forth necessary commercial curiosity amongst through a process of constructive challenge and support; Exploring end to end supply chain value improvement opportunities;
  5. Identifying new Value, Continuous Improvement opportunities and translating these opportunities into specific cost saving initiatives in the Yearly TPS Work Plan for East
  6. Transferring and sharing Best Practices and Learnings across different markets
  7. Supporting critical contract retender, negotiation, strategy/tactic development and lead special projects in the TPS category.
  8. Drive Best in Class Contract Management in TPS
  9. Project resource to support global category led initiatives like market surveys and benchmarking;
  10. Provide coaching and category knowledge sharing support to in countries procurement managers
  11. Project resource for Global Inspection Companies and Freight Forwarding spend categories for Trading & Supply and Chemicals businesses in the East region

Required Qualifications


Preferred Qualifications


Company Description

Shell is one the largest foreign investors in Singapore and began operations in 1891. Today, we have more than 3,200 employees in Singapore alone. The Pulau Bukom Manufacturing Site today is the largest Shell refinery in the world in terms of crude distillation capacity, which makes Singapore a key regional supply and trading centre for Shell in the East. Singapore is the largest petrochemical production and export centre in the Asia Pacific region. Shell Jurong Island (SJI) manufactures petrochemicals to meet the fast-growing demand for these products in the region. We also have one of the largest single-branded retail networks in Singapore, providing customers with a wide range of quality products and services. When you join Shell in Singapore, you can count on our commitment to help you thrive and propel your career by means of our industry-leading development programme and our available and unrivalled pool of local and global experts. Our numerous global and local skill pools as well as our diversity are key to our success and continuing innovation.

Additional Information

  • Job ID
  • Post Date
    May 31, 2018
  • Employee Type
  • Relocation Eligible
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