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IT Sourcing Manager

2020-01-21 Shell | Den Haag | HBO | Fulltime | Sluit 2020-03-21

We’re looking for a talented manager with strong business analysis, technical and interpersonal skills to support and develop our third-party contractor solutions.

The Role

We’re looking for a talented manager with strong business analysis, technical and interpersonal skills to support and develop our third-party contractor solutions. This is a role for a confident sourcing expert, with a chance to make a real difference to the future of Shell’s IT business as well as your career and development.

Where you fit

We’re seeking an IT Sourcing Manager to join our new IT Engineering business – a fast-paced, responsive business that’s fundamental to delivering the success of Shell IT, ensuring IT projects, programmes and products evolve in step with business needs.

You’ll sit within IT Sourcing, which is a vital part of our Enterprise Resource Management (ERM) team, with a focus on selecting the right people to match business demand, allocating resources across IT Engineering, as well as leading on the processes and functional excellence across Shell IT.

The IT Sourcing Team facilitates the placement of IT contractors and IT services for multiple IT organisations within Shell. You’ll be working across various functions, from Contract and Procurement to Strategy and Planning, helping to develop effective resource management processes and practices and driving insights and supporting decision making across every level of the business.

What’s the role?

As our IT Sourcing Manager, you’ll truly be able to flex and stretch your strong analysis and problem-solving skills, providing expert support and insights to a wide range of IT stakeholders, team members and the ERM Leadership team, on contractor solutions. Most importantly, you’ll ensure a seamless contractor sourcing experience for all our IT stakeholders.

Your talent for collaboration will see you working successfully with Shell teams in automation and cost management initiatives, gathering information from business stakeholders to best understand problems, identify opportunities and create insightful gap analysis.
We expect you’ll relish balancing a broad range of projects at any one time. From developing and supporting sourcing tools and standardization initiatives for reporting processes. To providing functional support to management and participating in designing and developing reporting tools.

A range of other responsibilities will include:

  • Documenting and defining business functions and processes.
  • Managing and delivering sourcing improvement initiatives.Providing pre-consultation on the sourcing process for contractor resource requirements.
  • Supporting Delivery Managers to manage the resource plan.

A key challenge of the role will be to ensure your voice is heard, confidently speaking up and intervening where necessary, as well as successfully managing global and virtual relationships across Shell. Always with an eye on driving continuous improvements across the business.



What we need from you

Alongside your business analysis expertise and an IT-related degree, we’d hope to see some IT project delivery experience. We’d also expect you to have experience of acting as a coach and thought leader for sourcing team members. Beyond that, Shell has an inclusive and welcoming culture and, we’re keen to hear from candidates with as much of the following on your CV:

  • Candidates who have strong interpersonal skills.
  • An ability to understand customer requirements and provide the solution required within set standards.
  • Proven skills in data analysis and organisation and planning.
  • Advanced Excel and PowerBI knowledge.
  • Knowledge in MS SharePoint 2010 and workflows management.
  • Proven skills within attention to data quality, supplier performance analysis and supplier market scans
  • Proven ability to handle commercially sensitive- and confidential data
  • Experience working with complex data sets across different sources to create dashboards and insights.
  • Knowledge of sourcing related systems such as IQN, Ariba, Finance ERPs and ServiceNow.


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Company Description
Shell Nederland BV is a platform for international collaboration, with Shell offering direct employment to around ten thousand people in the Netherlands alone, including roughly 2,800 non-Dutch employees from around 80 countries. Diversity is key at Shell Nederland, and our employees reflect the innovation that stems from a diverse workforce. By joining Shell Nederland, you will benefit from an unrivalled industry-leading development programme that will see you tap into a pool of expert knowledge that will help propel your career. Shell Nederland is the holding company of most Shell companies operating in the Netherlands. Shell Nederland also has an advisory and coordinating role in numerous areas.

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