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Shell Business Operations
Shell Business Operations
location iconLocations: Kraków
level iconLevel: manager/director
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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.
Supply Chain Team Manager
Work location: Shell Energy Campus, Czerwone Maki 85

Job description:

Job purpose:

The Supply Chain Team Manager role will supervise and lead the local CP Ops Qatar team of 12 senior buyers supporting 4 different CP-categories.
Relevant supported categories are:

  • Maintenance services

  • Corporate & Logistics services

  • Materials

  • Catalysts & Chemicals

Apart from managing the team it is expected to manage numerous improvement projects. Such projects typically target Operational Targets as well as HSSE, cost reduction or people well-being related ambitions. Strong leadership and stakeholder management skills are a prerequisite in this context.


  • Support the development, tendering, negotiating, awarding and managing of contracts in line with the specific business demands and in line with the Category/business strategy and according to the CMCP.

  • Drive a model of individual Ownership & Accountability across CP Operations.

  • Identify, develop and implement Continuous Improvement and ESSA opportunities to further streamline and simplify processes and activities. Relentlessly eliminate nonstandard working processes and ensure adherence to CMCP and business governance.

  • Support a culture where a high quality of basics is the norm. and ensuring high quality contracts meeting determined requirements.

  • Manage the staff, their Delivery Performance, appraisal and professional development.

  • Demonstrate HSSE and Code of Conduct behaviour in dealings with staff, colleagues and contractors.

  • Deliver substantial value to CP Integrated Gas by implementing and executing Group Contract Management processes

  • Advocate for Shell Ariba platform (SHARP)

Dimensions :

  • Accountable for staff management of approx. 12 Sr. Buyers with potential to further growth

  • Contracts: + 200 contracts.

  • Execution of sourcing activities end to end across multiple categories


Skills & Requirements :

  • +8 years of professional procurement/commercial or trading background,

  • Leadership experience,

  • Demonstrate a sound understanding of sourcing process and commercial contract management

  • Strong interest in leading, coaching and developing Procurement staff

  • Enables and empowers team to contribute, recognise people (Engage & Perform)

  • Experience in project management

  • Awareness of respective Business environment and how operations affect the Business bottom line

  • Good commercial and negotiation experience in Category Management, Procurement Delivery/Operations

  • Good customer focus, engage and manage business relationships

  • Good understanding of RtP process and what drives performance and functional excellence in RtP

  • Ability to execute projects, manage related changes and resolve conflicts at multiple levels

  • Be results oriented

  • Well organized and able to manage competing priorities

  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently

  • Good inter-personal skills.

  • Communicate verbally and in writing in an effective manner. Fluent in English

  • Continuous improvement and simplification mindset.

Special Challenges:

  • Ability to work across organizational boundaries and interface with varying levels of management

  • Working in a global, virtual team being flexible with hours and travel

  • Adapt rapidly to changing circumstances/priorities

  • Ability to deliver high quality results with minimal supervision

  • Work Hours & Holidays – The daily routine will follow as per asset / project working hours and holidays. Candidates might be expected to work on Sundays when required.

Number of Vacancies:

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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