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Shell Business Operations
Data aktualizacji: 2023-01-31
Kraków, małopolskie
Konsulting, BPO/SSC, Zakupy
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Senior Sourcing Buyer- Consulting & Services category

Senior Sourcing Buyer- Consulting & Services 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 Contracting and Procurement Senior Buyer in Functions& Technology Team, you will have a direct impact on delivery of business cost improvement through 3rd Party spend management.

The focus will be on sourcing and contracting activities, where you will manage portfolio of contracts and handle new demands within Global Functions scope (including but not limited to HR, Consulting, Professional Services, Real Estate and Facility Management), according to Category Management Contracting & Procurement guidelines. You will be accountable for aggregating/leveraging third-party spend, developing and executing sourcing strategy to optimise Shell’s buying power and reduce the overall 3rd party expenditure. As a Senior Sourcing Buyer you will ensure that sourcing strategy is in line with Business/Function priorities through regular engagement with key business stakeholders and suppliers, in order to achieve annual, integrated cost improvement targets. Your responsibility would be to manage tail spend by working closely with Category Management Team and maximize value on operational and tactical contracts.


  • You will work closely with Category Management Team and key stakeholders within various Shell Businesses and Functions to execute Category Management commercial work plans and deliver substantial value to Shell Businesses and Functions by:

  • Creating a deeper business partnership within the scope of the role focused on delivering maximum business value

  • Utilizing market knowledge and business drivers to develop and execute fit-for-purpose commercial strategies and work plans for Tactical and Operational spend

  • Setting and executing sourcing activities end to end across multiple Businesses/Functions

  • Managing a low and medium complexity contract portfolio

  • Developing, tendering and negotiating contracts in line with the Business Demand

  • Maximizing value from Tactical and Operational contracts by spend consolidation and implementation of Enterprise Framework Agreements

  • Delivering end-to-end cost savings impacting RDS bottom line Requirements


  • 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 (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;

Our requirements

  • Approximately 3-5 years of professional experience including procurement activities, sourcing and contracts negotiations
  • Fluent English (C1)
  • Bachelor or Master’s Degree in any Commercial Discipline, including Law, Economics, Finance, Supply Chain/CP, Business/Management (including HR) and Marketing
  • Ability to make decisions even under circumstances of ambiguity of information without full picture known
  • Ability to engage stakeholders, manage and influence business decisions
  • Good organization skills and ability to manage competing priorities
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to work independently
  • Very good commercial sense and understanding of procurement and legal aspects
  • Familiarity with SAP Ariba, SAP Blueprint or RtP process would be an advantage


  • 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