21OCT2019 - JOB - Procurement Specialist (Marine Bunkers)- Rio Tinto - Singapore, SG

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Procurement Specialist (Marine Bunkers)
Exposure to global operations, processes and stakeholders
Impactful position with career visibility
Based in Singapore, global commercial hub

About The Role

We are looking for a Procurement Specialist for our Global Marine Bunkering portfolio, to support in the development of commercial strategies, execution of the sourcing plan outlined in the strategy and management of the daily bunkering operational requirements.

These includes regular reviews with key stakeholders, contract management requirements, supplier negotiations & supplier relationship management, daily vessel nominations & order management; and dispute resolution.

This role is a great opportunity for a dynamic professional who is motivated to manage the commercial, operational and technical requirements in Marine Bunkering, which meaningful contribute to the delivery of commercially favourable outcomes and optimal value to the business.

Reporting to the Principal Advisor - Hydrocarbons, you will be
Lead daily bunkers procurement for all vessels by working closely with internal customers and suppliers to ensure daily operational requirements are met in timely manner, for example, vessel nomination process and order management process
Resolve any bunker related operational issues promptly with internal stakeholders and suppliers
Develop and implement a comprehensive category management strategy and supply agreements to minimize total cost of ownership and maximize value that will drive competitive advantage and meet Rio Tinto governance requirements;
Develop a rigorous fact base analysis to capture external market dynamics that will be the basis of the category strategy and sourcing program, specifically through in-depth market analysis.
Manage key or complex sourcing projects/negotiations and ongoing management of contracts and supplier relationships;
Drive bunkers related improvement and productivity projects in conjunction with the key stakeholders and suppliers;
Ensure all sourcing projects are delivered using e-procurement platform (i.e. Ariba) and to ensure they meet the requirements outlined in Rio Tinto Procurement and Group Policies, Standards and Guidelines;
Analyse market trends and generate reports required by internal stakeholders

About You

To be successfully considered for this role, you will have
Tertiary Degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering;
Minimum of 6 years of procurement & supply chain experience;
Previous experience with multi-national companies in the Marine Bunkering commercial and/or operational aspect;
Strong commercial acumen with proven contract management and operational capabilities;
Strong project management, problem solving and customer relationship management skills;
Ability to achieve outcomes through influencing and collaboration with others;
Strong Microsoft Office skills (able to create management tools in excel such as modelling and scenario analysis etc.);
Strong analytical capability and the ability to effectively collate and compile data;
Ability to communicate succinctly verbally and in written form with both internal and external stakeholders;
An open and transparent approach and be able to achieve a high level of trust in a matrix environment;
Prior experience in data analysis, reporting and systems design;
An ability to work unsupervised and be a team player;
Flexible to work in multiple timezones and odd hours to support our Global fleet operations
Where you will be working

Rio Tinto Procurement provides supply chain services that deliver value to the Rio Tinto Group through the strategic sourcing and buying of goods and services for all operations and businesses. Playing a fundamental role, value is achieved through uniformed processes, e-technology, increased corporate social responsibility and measurable savings for the Group.

About Us

As pioneers in mining and metals, we produce materials essential to human progress.

Our long history is filled with firsts. We’ve developed some of the world’s largest and best quality mines and operations, and our people work in around 35 countries across six continents. Aluminium and copper, diamonds, gold and industrial minerals, iron ore, coal and uranium our materials make up the world around us. You will find them in smartphones, planes, cars, hospitals and throughout your home.

Creating an inclusive and diverse workforce

We are a diverse team of talented, enthusiastic individuals who foster a culture of inclusion. No matter how they may differ, our people share one thing in common. It’s a belief that work is more rewarding when we are accepted and valued for our differences, not judged by them. We all have something to contribute, and it’s this contribution that makes for a great organization and fulfilling career.

Application Deadline 04 Nov 2019 COD Singapore time.

Please note, in order to be considered for a role you must complete all pre-screening questions.

“Rio Tinto reserves the right to remove job postings prior to the stated closing date, therefore, if you are interested in applying for this vacancy please submit your application as soon as possible.”

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