ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.

Procurement Associate - Transportation & Logistics Marine

ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd. | Date Posted: 17-Mar-2019
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Bachelor's / Honours, Masters / PhD

Job Description

Job Description

  • Act as Regional SPOC for all marine transportation especially in moments of disruption and break-ins, spot tender
  • Reach out suppliers, clients and colleagues across all time zones - time management ability is critical
  • Keep up to date business knowledge in a ever changing environment = negotiations with global/regional suppliers
  • Broad geographical  scope  / Broad client scope
  • Direct/indirect involvement with systems unique to Marine: GT Nexus, TM, Coupa GMDB  requires IT system open mindset
  • Interaction with internal business clients to clarify requirements, agree on procurement tactic,  address queries and issues
  • Interaction with external suppliers to negotiate and award term-agreements and spot contracts - own portfolio & agreement execution in support of global / regional strategies
  • Negotiate Terms & Conditions
  • Develop Procurement Plans / procurement tactic / negotiation tactics
  • Prepare tenders, request for quotations, sealed bids, conducting reverse auction events and related duties
  • Develop contract and commercial terms
  • Contract design and input in ERP systems to promote high transaction management efficiency (i.e. ordering, payment)
  • Conduct functional reviews as required with Tax, Law, and other functions
  • Contract administration i.e. assembly, copying, mailing, filing, file maintenance
  • Prepare and execute amendments, change orders (changes, extensions, renewals)
  • Execute procurement strategies developed by Category Specialist and interact with Regional Procurement groups as needed
  • Supplier relationship management within portfolio, including, monitoring, evaluating and reporting suppliers conformance with contract metrics where applicable
  • Identify opportunities to reduce spot orders and / or consolidate contracts
  • Help Clients to solve late invoices as needed (if related to pricing)
  • Perform other related duties as assigned


  • Will have to acquire solid Business and Market Knowledge, self learning and training.
  • Previous experience with the Marine / Freight Forwarding commodity
  • Experience as Senior PA, with multi-country agreement management and experience of dealing with Senior management both internally and externally
  • Strong Ethics, Controls and Operations Integrity awareness
  • Safe behaviour
  • Able to negotiate and write a contract, interact with local Suppliers and Clients
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Disciplined process execution
  • Customer service focus
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office suite
  • Will have to use SAP, SMART and other applicable systems
Company Overview
ExxonMobil Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd.