Contract and Procurement ManagerShell Recharge Solutions is a leader in delivering the new electric mobility future through innovative software, infrastructure, and professional services that empower utilities, cities, fleets, transit agencies, and automakers to deploy EV charging infrastructure at scale. Our technology is connecting EV infrastructure solutions with public and private charging needs in a safer, cleaner, and smarter way. Headquartered in Los Angeles, CA, the company’s global footprint spans across three continents with deployments in 13 different countries.At Shell Recharge Solutions, we are looking for candidates who want to be a part of something bigger than themselves – passionate, purpose-driven individuals who believe having a career means making a meaningful impact on our business and the world. We believe in creating and doing ‘the right thing’ through responsible and sustainable EV deployment. We are looking for the innovative, driven to find a solution in a complex and dynamically evolving marketplace and look at “no” as just a challenge to find the next “yes”.Shell Recharge Solutions is seeking a Contract and Procurement ManagerThe Procurement team at Shell Recharge Solutions is focused on ensuring that we develop procurement and supply chain strategies and process, reduce operational and project costs to support company’s rapid growth in the Electric Vehicle charging and technology development areas in North American, European, and Asian markets. We are passionate about renewable energy and all the complexities that are part of this exciting industry. Our goal is to create a world-class procurement organization, to support our company in shaping the industry and becoming a market leader. Come be part of the change and grow your career!The Contracts & Procurement Manager will be a pivotal function at Shell Recharge Solutions. This role will develop, manage, and lead the execution of procurement operations, IT systems, logistics, warehousing, and data analysis. You will be responsible for creating and implementing scalable strategy for smart procurement systems, logistics and spend data reporting that support the rapid growth of the company. In addition, this role provides subject matter expertise regarding contracts and procurement to business partners.What you’ll do:
Manage teams and work cross-functionally to oversee the scopes of contracting and procurement (C&P) systems, C&P operations, compliance, logistics and reporting.
Provide guidance on best practices and implementation of IT tools, including NetSuite, Sales Force and other ERP systems, and manage the logistics scope and support warehousing strategy and system readiness for project deliveries.
Work with contractors, suppliers, and internal business partners to ensure the excellent performance on hardware delivery, integrated installation, and maintenance services
Manage the end-to-end procurement process to support project delivery and identify bottlenecks for constant improvement opportunities.
Manage the team and build team capacity to ensure the growth of the company and individuals.
Communicate goals, objectives, and strategy to cross-functional leadership and project teams.
Participate as a subject matter expert on future procurement and contracting program projects and represent the procurement organization on cross-company teams when projects are being developed to change or enhance processes.
Work with business unit leaders to ensure the program meets their needs from a budget and C&P process standpoint.
Develop and implement company policies, procedures, mission, values, and standards of ethics and integrity by training and providing direction to others in their use and application; ensuring compliance with them; and
Collaborate with business partners, managers, co-workers, or other key stakeholders; solicit, evaluate, and apply suggestions for improving efficiency and cost effectiveness of procurement programs.
What We’re Looking For: Basic Qualifications
Bachelor’s degree in Business or related field and 6 years’ experience in contracting and procurement, supply chain, logistics, or related area OR Master’s degree plus 5 years’ experience in contracting and procurement, supply chain, logistics, or related area, or related area, with team management experience
Experience with procurement IT systems, supply chain operations, logistics and project delivery
Preferred Qualifications – MBA, CPPM – Certified Professional Purchasing Manager – Certification
High caliber and passion for environmental issues and renewable energy
Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
Ability to collaborate across functional areas within a company to achieve win-win results
Ability to prioritize and multi-task in a fast-paced environment with a high degree of agility
*What We Offer: *
A work environment that allows you to work with and learn from some of the best and brightest in this emerging industry
The ability to make a difference in a world that needs our technology to help reduce carbon emissions and enable a more sustainable energy future through the use of electric vehicle charging software, services and infrastructure
The freedom to learn, suggest, and implement innovative new ideas applied to our systems, processes, programs and technologies
Daily ownership of your role in a challenging, high-growth environment.
A casual work environment and culture that support work life ‘fit’, enabling you to fit life into your work and work into your life, i.e. flexible scheduling, virtualization options, and a generous holiday package
Well-being programs that enable you to thrive, e.g. investment in ergonomics, healthy snacks in the workplace, completely subsidized onsite gym program
Competitive pay and benefits programs designed to enable you to thrive inside and outside of work
Participation in Shell Recharge Solutions’ performance and rewards bonus program
Best in class, medical benefits that offer 100% health-care coverage for employees (medical, dental, vision) and a 401K program, supporting financial well-being
Innovative Paid Time Off Program
9/80 Flex Work schedule
A collaborative, progressive headquarter location at the ROW Downtown Los Angeles with fully subsidized onsite parking and access to unique food and beverage experiences.
*AAP/EEO Statement*Shell Recharge Solutions is an equal opportunity employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We are committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions at Shell Recharge Solutions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, creed, religion or belief, gender, age, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, veteran status, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in the locations where we operate. Shell Recharge Solutions will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics.E-Verify EmployerShell Recharge Solutions participates in E-Verify, as an employer we will provide the Social Security Administration (SSA) and, if necessary, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS), with information from each new employee’s Form I-9 to confirm work authorization.
Job Type: Full-time