Contract Manager (Craft Labor Services)


Huizhou, GD, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Responsibilities

• Deliver value, efficiency and expanded market advantage via end-to-end category management (from strategy to implementation) to the Business Unit through development of agreements to achieve total system cost
• Support implementation of contracting initiatives/ Best Practices with emphasis on transactional & operational efficiency and value generation

• Develop and maintain portfolio of agreements within craft labor category
• Ensure Purchase of goods and services is cost effective and maximizes value for the business
• Serve as a business partner to Business Unit key stakeholders by exploring contracting opportunities, providing sourcing and procurement services to their critical business requirements.
• Identify business value and agreement rationalization opportunities within the portfolio
• Response to market changes to sustain competitive advantage for the Business
• Support Senior Category Manager in development and implementation of Category strategy and commercial guidance
• Build/ Establish strategic relationships with key suppliers to drive value and innovation
• Monitor KPIs on selected agreements or vendors as well as selected operational processes
• Ensure transactional efficiency of agreements (SAP friendly)

Skills and Qualifications:
• 5 to 8 years procurement related experience in the area of Manufacturing environment (refinery, chemical plant); Preferably with at least 5-years’ prior experience in managing craft labor contractor services purchases in a mega-scale manufacturing plant environment
• Strong familiarity with the China’s craft labor marketplace for Oil & Gas industry.
• Prior work experience project start up support would be strongly considered
• Knowledge of Purchase-to-Pay (PtP) process – including use of SAP Enterprise Resource Planning system and GEP system
• Demonstrate the ability to identify new opportunities, challenge “status quo” and drive changes
• Identify new suppliers that are competent to supply and support the plant locally with the right cost and framework
• Effective negotiation, advocacy and influencing skill
• Basic computer software applications
• Proficient in English, both spoken and written

Job Segment: ERP, Chemical Research, SAP, Refinery, Manager, Technology, Engineering, Energy, Management