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Shell Business Operations
Data aktualizacji: 2022-12-02
Kraków, małopolskie
BPO/SSC, Sprzedaż
Data aktualizacji: 2022-12-02 Aplikuj
Shell Business Operations
Senior Buyer - Materials Category

Senior Buyer - Materials Category

Senior Buyer - Materials Category


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Shell in Krakow

Our people are essential to the successful delivery of the Shell strategy and to sustaining business performance over the long term. Performing competitively in the evolving energy landscape requires competent and empowered people working safely together across Shell.
We believe that diverse teams led by inclusive leaders deliver better safety and business performance.
5000+ employees 63 nationalities 20 languages

Shell Global

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

As a part of a Shell Projects & Technology, it provides technical services, technology capability and major project delivery in both Upstream and Downstream activities. We also deliver differentiating technical information technology and drive research and innovation to create technology solutions for tomorrow. Within Shell P&T, our Contracting & Procurement Operations (CP Ops) Delivery Teams are responsible for procuring goods and services from third parties on behalf of our organizations. Our focused and assertive Sourcing strategies serve to continually optimize market opportunities.

This role provides you an opportunity to see various parts of the P&T businesses through a CP lens and to demonstrate such imperative Group behaviors as Commercial Mindset, External Focus and Speed of delivery. The role has a direct impact on delivery of business cost improvement through 3rd Party Spend management. Your main focus will be on Sourcing and Contract management with Suppliers and maximizing Value generation (creation and preservation) from dedicated categories.

By joining this CP Ops team, you will be part of a dynamic, challenging and leading-edge Procurement Team. This is a challenging and rewarding role.


  • Manage Operational and Tactical Contracts and purchase orders in line with Contract Segmentation guidelines and principles.

  • Part of the virtual team. No direct reports. Based in Krakow.

  • Stakeholders may will be in various businesses and geographic locations.

  • Collaboration with Global Category Managers, procurement colleagues at the plant and own team members.

  • Opportunity to make an impact on a bottom-line savings.

  • Engage with Requisitioners on new Business Needs.

  • Manage one’s own annual spend, developing portfolio contracting strategies, executing tenders and implementing contacts of varied value.

Our requirements

Skills & Requirements:

  • Preferred 3+ years’ experience in Contracting & Procurement, Supply Chain/logistics experience would be additional asset

  • Very strong communication skills and fluent English

  • Proven experience in contract negotiations & complex tender evaluation.

  • Good understanding of strategic, technical, legal, finance, taxation and commercial issues.

  • Knowledge of Ariba, SAP and RtP process are preferred

  • Well organized and able to manage competing priorities

  • Strong analytical skills

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

  • Continuous improvement and simplification mindset

  • Bachelor / master’s degree in Business, Supply Chain Management, Marketing, Law, Economics, Finance, Engineering, or related discipline(s) would be an asset

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.

  • Adapting rapidly to changing circumstances/priorities.

  • Ability to deliver high quality results with minimal supervision.


  • Leader in Energy Transition /Decarbonization processes worldwide

  • Leading Supply Chain function on Polish labor market with a potential to grow with multi opportunities to grow within our global/inter-centers structures

  • Complex and business oriented projects for Experienced Contract and Procurement and Supply Chain Professionals and close- to-business project professionals, experienced in contracting, procurement and supply chain processes

  • Opportunity to participate in Digital transformation and Data usage for Contract Procurement and Supply Chain E2E process;

  • Innovators, with whom you would work on Digital transformation;

  • Business proximity and true impact of Contract Procurement and Supply Chain function is Shell; /People, who have true impact on business, by developing acumen, proximity and driving real changes in Procurement and Supply Chain functions at Shell


  • “You are in a Safe Hands” our unique four phases onboarding program

  • Attractive relocation package available once relocating from another country;

  • Employee Referral Program;


  • By clear career path and Talent Management program;

  • By learning and development programs to skill up within 11 Contract and Procurement and Supply Chain competencies;

  • By additional funds for trainings and certifications (ACCA, CIMA, CIPS, Lean Six Sigma);

  • By Contract Procurement and Supply Chain Mentoring program;


  • Flexible working time (home working, hybrid);

  • Complex medical care and individual life insurance;

  • Comfortable working environment: newly-built modern office with its own canteen, relax rooms, bike & car parking space;

  • Improved accessibility of office and sanitary facilities;

  • Attractive salary package;

  • Shell Card for fuel discount;

  • MultiSport Card (12 sports sections);

  • Vouchers for cultural and free time activities


  • Honesty, Integrity and Respect for each other as Contract Procurement and Supply Chain core values;

  • Energetic and Friendly atmosphere at work;

  • Employee Engagement groups – where can influence on Contract and Procurement and Supply Chain work environment;

  • Assistive technologies and reasonable adjustments for people with disabilities;

  • “Bring Mother back into the workforce” program;


  • 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