What is the role about?
In the role of Contract Buyer your key responsibility will be to work with the site stakeholders to deliver robust procurement and contracting solutions. You will have your own contract portfolio for which you will be accountable.
Besides setting up new contract solutions, you also ensure contract management on existing agreements to deliver the required benefits and drive operational excellence by reviewing and improving the current ways of working.
As a Contract Buyer you actively work with various C&P Managers, Technical and Maintenance Managers and other site-based teams, to identify optimal procurement strategies. You are responsible for leading the implementation of these strategies while negotiating site contracts.
All of this is focused on reducing the costs to the business and driving out waste, while ensuring security of supply to ongoing operations, projects, and turnarounds, depending on the contract portfolio.
Safety is a number one priority at Shell and in your role as Contract Buyer you need to ensure that contracts and contract activities comply with the Shell safety standard (HSSE).
Your key activities will be: