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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: specialist
time iconWorking hours: Full time
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Royal Dutch Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies, operating in over 80 countries and territories and employing more than 90,000 people. Our core values of Honesty, Integrity and Respect for People define who we are and how we work. Royal Dutch Shell has developed a global network of Shell Business Operations to provide first-class services to Shell companies across the world.

Shell Business Operations (SBO) Krakow sits at the centre of Shell’s global businesses, providing an operational backbone to our essential business functions. Working in a vibrant community with strong values and a supportive culture, an SBO-Krakow job will offer the chance to build a lasting and meaningful career. As one of six Business Service Operations centres, located worldwide, a job in Krakow will give you the chance to interact and work with people across the world, helping to deliver excellent support to business clients and internal stakeholders as well as advanced financial operations.
Procurement Category Specialist (New Energies)
Work location: Shell Energy Campus, Czerwone Maki 85

Job Purpose:
The focus of this role will be to work as one with the New Energies CP Team to deliver operational/tactical contracts to the respective New Energies business lines, enabling the Business to achieve their goals at speed with easier, faster contracting.
The role will require occasional travel to both strengthen teamwork and build business intimacy.

This portfolio of New Energies CP activities will provide the opportunity for the right candidate to move into the more complex, commercial contracting space working directly with New Energies business partners.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Manage end to end (E2E) contract and spend management for New Energies

  • Contracting and procuring goods and services as well as developing and managing agreements in close collaboration with the NE Category Manager.

  • Work with business counterparts to support business development and market entry needs.

  • Applying leading edge supply chain management techniques, supply/value chain analyses and modeling

  • Analyzing Contracting & Procurement business requirements and external market dynamics

  • Developing and executing commercial contract strategies as well as operationalizing and commercially managing operational/tactical agreements

  • Ensure all commercial ctivities are executed in line with the Category Management and Contracting Process for assigned operational/tactical contracts.

  • Manage once-off Purchase Orders, drive rationalization of vendors and PO/contracts as appropriate

  • Ensure continuity of supply and compliance of contracting policy in managing ad-hoc business requirements.

  • Deliver cost savings impacting RDS bottom line.

Skills & Requirements

  • Fluent English,

  • Min. 6 years of experience with commercial transactions or negotiation,

  • Ability to make decisions and execute with support of stakeholders,

  • Proven track record of execution excellence and delivering results in a commercial environment,

  • Support execution and call-off of Framework agreements,

  • Well organised and able to manage competing priorities without a lot of direction and support from the line,

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently,

  • Good commercial sense and understanding of procurement,

  • Demonstrate understanding of the Group CMCP process and commercial contract management technique,

  • Good negotiations skills,

  • Knowledge of ERP systems is a plus, for example GSAP, Blueprint and SERP.

Number of Vacancies: 1

Benefits of working at Shell:
  • Meaningful work in a company that is universally respected as a truly global energy leader (one of the world’s biggest companies according to Fortune Global 500)
  • Unique opportunity to fulfill your potential with personal and professional development programs
  • Work in a smart and motivated team within a supportive and inclusive culture with strong values
  • Attractive salary and bonuses
  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance
  • Sports programme & facilities e.g. Multisport Benefits Card, vouchers for free time activities
  • Good atmosphere at work and comfortable working environment: own canteen and a few relax rooms
  • Opportunity to participate in social and community projects
Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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  • iconKraków, małopolskie

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