Contracts Lead - Catalyst & Chemical


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil


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ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India

ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region. 


ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics.


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What role you will play in our team


  • To work closely with the refineries and chemical plant clients for their needs and warehouse supply chain. Drive value, efficiency and expanded market advantage via end-to-end category management while ensuring operational integrity and people development. Process water treatment, HPC catalysts, industrial water, Catalyst reclamation and regeneration

What you will do


  • Develop agreements for the acquisition of third party goods and services required by Business Clients on a timely basis with competitive terms
  • Drive value, efficiency and expanded market advantage via end-to-end category management phases, while ensuring operational integrity 

About you


Skills and Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in related field of Contracts Lead -Catalyst & Chemical. 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering with minimum 6 CGPA or Equivalent. 

  • Responsible for establishing Strategic vision for the commodity, evaluating and sourcing suppliers and managing ongoing supplier relationship to drive projects to achieve the objectives of global requirement.

  • Plan, organize and control business, contracts, negotiations for Catalyst and Chemical Contracts. 

  • Provide assistance in negotiating medium to high complexity contracts, drafting/review Statement of Work, Global agreements and other vendor contracts with internal customer and vendor legal, when needed as well as manage end to end contract lifecycle.

  • Bring industry expertise in supporting category strategies that drive savings and business transformation. Analyzes the supply market to understand industry trends, market competitiveness, goods, services, alternatives, etc.

  • Develop analytics to get insights in vendor bids and current demand opportunities.

  • Spend management – Market intelligence, analyze the expenditure and patterns to identify opportunity for consolidation, supplier base rationalization, demand management, alternative analysis etc..

  • Handle complete Procure to Pay (P2P) activities and operations.

  • Responsible for contract life-cycle management for assigned projects while leveraging relevant partners across the organization.

  • Operational Excellence - Manage designated work stream to meet customer and business needs.  Have clear goals and objectives of assigned projects.  Build accountability for and show progress in achieving results.  Identify and address improvement opportunities.

  • Driving supplier contract management, conducting supplier negotiations, analytically formulating and executing comprehensive supplier management strategies based on the global business environments in the Labor market trend 


Preferred Qualifications/Experience:

  • Experience in the field of processed chemicals and catalysts, reclamation and regeneration of catalysts used in refineries and chemical plant Procurement process expertise

  • Analytical skills / knowledge of TSC/TCO principles

  • General industry and global market knowledge

  • Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skills

  • Knowledge of PtP process including ERP systems

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to work across different cultures and organizations

  • Fast learner, results/customer oriented

Your benefits

An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 

  • Competitive compensation 

  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 

  • Retirement benefits 

  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities

  • Annual vacations & holidays

  • Day care assistance program

  • Training and development program

  • Tuition assistance program

  • Workplace flexibility policy

  • Relocation program

  • Transportation facility

Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines. 

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