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Shell Business Operations
Data aktualizacji: 2022-12-02
Kraków, małopolskie
BPO/SSC, Zakupy
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Contracting & Procurement Lead - Projects

Contracting & Procurement Lead - Projects


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Shell in Krakow

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Shell is an international energy company with expertise in the exploration, production, refining and marketing of oil and natural gas, and the manufacturing and marketing of chemicals global energy company.
Around 84,000 employees across more than 70 countries work together to power progress through more and cleaner energy solutions. We use advanced technologies and take an innovative approach to help build a sustainable energy future. We are working to advance disability & enablement, gender balance, culture/ethnicity and LGBT+ inclusion within Shell and the communities where we work.

Your responsibilities

Shell has set a target to become a net-zero emissions energy business by 2050, in step with society. To achieve that, Shell has set challenging intermediate goals and is pursuing numerous projects in areas such as Carbon Capture and Storage, Biofuels, Renewable Natural Gas, Hydrogen and many more.

The team is growing rapidly, and we are looking for driven Contracts and Procurement professionals who want to contribute to a carbon-neutral world and stretch in an environment rich with learning opportunities!

As a CP Lead Projects you will be responsible to deliver operational/tactical/strategic contracting and procurement activities to Shell’s capital projects in the Americas or Europe/Middle-East/Africa regions and you will be a part of the team that supports capital projects from the Shell Krakow SBO. Occasional travel to the project/site may be required.

Principal Accountabilities:

  • Execute Shell Group Contract Management process for assigned contracts

  • Develop commercially competitive contracting & procurement strategies for assigned scopes, meeting Project/Business demand.

  • Conduct tenders & negotiations with Suppliers.

  • Ensure application end-to-end of the Shell process, using commercial judgement, understanding the difference between non-negotiable compliance elements (Safety, E&C, Code of Conduct, Law) and operating practices, while always keeping enterprise business value in focus.

  • Proactively identify & understand commercial/procurement needs from internal stakeholders and collaboratively propose competitive solutions.

  • Manage one-off Purchase Orders.

  • Deliver end-to-end cost savings impacting bottom line.

  • Keeping up to date on business requirements vs. external market dynamics.

  • Manage Supplier Relationship effectively and collaboratively drive continuous performance improvement via relevant contract key metrics (e.g., HSSE, Operations, Cost).

  • Work closely with Global Category Team to get the best deals for the project.

  • Become an expert at Sourcing, Ariba, SAP, Requisition to Pay (RtP, Expediting, Service Entry), Payment cycles

Work Hours & Holidays – The daily work pattern will match asset/project working hours. For projects in the Americas region, candidates are expected to work on mid-shift at least 2 days a week for a premium salary.

Our requirements

  • A degree level (preferably in Business, or Engineering) and proven experience in Contracting and Procurement.

  • Around 10 years of relevant C&P experience in industrial sectors, or projects.  Ideally, you have experience and an understanding of Capital Projects / Engineering / Equipment / Fabrication / Construction / Maintenance.

  • Proven experience in contract negotiations & tendering processes.

  • Able to understand strategic, technical, legal, finance, taxation and commercial issues and apply this knowledge in negotiations with third parties.

  • CIPS (Chartered Institute of Procurement & Supply) Qualification, or equivalent is preferred but not mandatory.

  • Highly driven, ‘can do’, inspiring, able to articulate in a crisp and precise manner,

  • Strong and Proven Interpersonal, Influencing & Stakeholder Management Skills.

  • Driven, Motivated & Passionate to drive positive change.


  • remote work opportunities
  • flexible working time
  • corporate products and services at discounted prices
  • christmas gifts
  • private medical care
  • life insurance
  • charity initiatives
  • employee referral programme
  • parking space for employees
  • electric car charger
  • leisure zone
  • fruits
  • integrations events
  • sharing the costs of sports activities
  • sharing the costs of foreign language classes
  • sharing the costs of tickets to the movies, theater

Recruitment stages

1. Find a perfect career opportunity and apply
2. Be invited to the process via call with recruiter
3. Nail your job interview (assessment center)
4. Get an offer and start your adventure with Shell