Contracts Lead / Manager - Catalysts and Chemicals


Bengaluru, KA, IN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary


ExxonMobil, one of the largest publicly traded international energy and petrochemical companies, creates solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. 

The corporation’s primary businesses - Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions - provide products that enable modern life, including energy, chemicals, lubricants, and lower-emissions technologies. ExxonMobil holds an industry-leading portfolio of resources, and is one of the largest integrated fuels, lubricants and chemical companies in the world. To learn more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

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To work closely with the refineries and chemical plant clients for their needs. Drive value, efficiency and expanded market advantage via end-to-end category management while ensuring operational integrity and people development.


Portfolio management in process chemical & raw materials’ market and distributorship  i.e. caustic soda, acids, solvents, processing fluids/oils & polymer raw materials/additives.

Job Role Responsibilities


  • Develop and maintain portfolio of agreements within a category
  • Support category specialist in development and implementation of category strategic and commercial guidance
  • Provide portfolio specific market intelligence to category managers and other contracts lead and managers
  • Steward tactical client relationship for key portfolio activities
  • Supplier relationship management   
  • Identify value generation and agreement rationalization opportunities within the portfolio 
  • Ensure transactional efficiency of agreements (SAP friendly)
  • Active contribution in category networks 
  • Support procurement associates work at other sites / regions as will be agreed

Job Requirements


  • Master’s / Bachelor’s degree in Chemistry or Chemical Engineering from a recognized university with a CGPA score of 6 and above
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant Procurement experience preferably in Petrochemicals or Chemical industries
  • Experience in the field of processed chemicals and raw materials/additives, used in refineries and chemical plant Procurement process expertise
  • Good analytical and interpersonal skills
  • Knowledge of TSC/TCO (Total System Cost / Total Cost of Ownership) principles
  • General industry and global market knowledge
  • Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skills
  • Knowledge of PtP (Purchase to Pay) process including ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) systems
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to work across different cultures and organizations
  • Fast learner, results/customer oriented


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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