Contract Manager (Craft Labor Services)


Huizhou, GD, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.


What you will do


  • 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)


About you


  • 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



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