The purpose of the Senior Buyer is to manage portfolio of contracts (average number of contracts : 30 depending on contracts’ segmentation) and handling new demands assigned to Class of Business and category / categories according to Category Management Contracting & Procurement (CMCP) guidelines.
Senior Buyer is accountable for aggregating / leveraging third-party spend / demand and to develop / execute the sourcing strategy to optimize Shell’s buying power and reduce the overall 3rd party spend.
The Senior Buyer will ensure the Sourcing Strategy is aligned with Business / Function priorities through regular engagement with key business stakeholders and 3rd party suppliers to establish annual, integrated cost saving targets.
Senior Buyer manages tail end spend by working in close coordination with Procurement Managers / Category Managers, maximizes value from Operational Contracts and implement Enterprise Framework Agreement (EFA) and Category contracts, Works with regional Trading House Procurement Managers to optimize spend through Trading Houses, ensures continuity of supply through managing ad-hoc business requirements in accordance with Tail spend management principles.
Principal Accountabilities :
Work with various customers, and stakeholders within various Shell Businesses, Functions, to execute Category Management commercial work plans, assuring supply of contracts at market competitive terms and conditions, as well as delivering value through Bottom Line Impacts.
Deliver substantial value through end to end cost savings to Shell Bukom by :
Contracting and procuring services as well as developing and managing local agreements under the direction of the Local Procurement Lead and Global Category Manager as appropriate.
Scoping local projects, and analyzing CP business requirements and external market dynamics.
Developing and executing commercial contract strategies as well as operationalizing and commercially managing operational agreements.