Equipment and Materials Contracts Manager


Shanghai, SH, CN

Company:  ExxonMobil

Job Role Summary

  • 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

Job Role Responsibilities

  • Develop and maintain portfolio of agreements within a category
  • Ensure Purchase of goods and services is cost effective and maximizes value for the business
  • Work closely with Business Units to explore contracting opportunities / needs
  • Response to market changes to sustain competitive advantage for the Business
  • Support Team Lead and Senior Category Manager in development and implementation of Category strategy and commercial guidance
  • Monitor KPIs on selected agreements or vendors as well as selected operational processes
  • Ensure focus on transactional efficiency

Expected Level of Proficiency

  • 2 to 5 years (Contracts Lead) / 5 to 8 years (Contracts Manager) procurement related experience in the area of Manufacturing environment (refinery, chemical plant)
    • Preferably with at least 5-years’ prior experience in managing equipment and materials purchases in a mega-scale manufacturing plant environment
    • Strong familiarity with China’s equipment & materials marketplace for Oil & Gas industry.
    • Prior work experience & familiarity with eCommerce China marketplace and setup/startup 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 (esp. China local vendors) that are competent to supply and support the plant locally with the right cost, material and framework, and work collaboratively with Business Partners and Engineering to qualify them for both local and overseas (regional/global) plants & projects.
  • Effective negotiation / commercial skills
  • Industry and market knowledge (Global & Domestic)
  • Basic computer software applications
  • Proficient in English, both spoken and written
  • Effective team player with good communication/ interpersonal/ coordination / advocacy skills
  • Strong Analytical & Leadership Skill
  • Self-motivated and independent


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