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Global Process Specialist

Global Process Specialist

  • Location India - Pune
  • Travel required Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Finance Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ081101
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Finance Group

Job Description:

At bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. We have a bold ambition be a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and help the world get to net zero. Creating a more efficient business that makes the best use of its resources is a critical part of getting there. And that’s what our new global business services (GBS) center in Pune, India is here to do –put digital at the heart of our business and accelerate the transformation of bp’s business processes across the globe. Driven by the bp values and comprising capabilities in data, procurement, finance, and customer service, the GBS center will drive innovative digital solutions and agile ways of working.

What you will deliver

Process Standardization

  • Responsible to drive P2P process standardization, lead process discovery and design, implement process governance and process performance indicators.
  • Maintains accurate, up to date, brilliant basic artefact (such as ARIS process maps) embedded with controls, policy interventions and industry leading standard methodologies.
  • Remove and / or advance process exceptions / deviations related to process/policy/technology.
  • Implement process changes to improve process standardization and simplification.

Drive measurable value.

  • Linked to Procurement transformation priorities, be stablishing end to end performance indicators to achieve the following benefits:
  • Efficiency - identify and implement approved efficiency initiatives, resulting in tangible capacity release
  • Efficiency - review periodic data led insights, identify value leakage opportunities, to be socialized with bp business VPs for improved policy alignment and minimize business risks (e.g., to improve contract value leakage, improve working capital, compliance, and control)
  • Improved experience - contribute towards process simplification, policy led controls and technology driven innovation solutions

Procurement policy

  • Ensure data led policy alignment / adoption with business, my procurement and procurement operations lead
  • Ensures non-compliance is reported, the metric movement, change interventions, repetitive non-compliance are supervised, monitored, and reported periodically
  •  Establish a policy governance, deviations register and deviation change process including the deviations approval authority

Essential skills

  • 12 - 15+ years of work experience, preferably with knowledge across procurement processes and in particular experience of Source to Pay
  • Requires in depth knowledge of P2P processes and technology, in addition to value levers across source to pay.
  • Analytical, solution orientated, problem solving attitude for technology and process related challenges.
  • Understands the bigger picture, can tie the current projects to long term transformation agenda.
  • Technology proficiency in SAP S4/HANA, Ariba is crucial.  Certifications are an added advantage.
  • Maintains high standards of communication and collaboration with all partners.
  • Time management skills and ability to meet individual deadlines are a must.

Essential qualification

  • Bachelor's or Master's in related area or related experience
  •  Formal qualifications constituting university degrees, examination certificates that confirm a level of informative attainment or licenses.

Desirable criteria

  • Training and certification in Lean, Six-Sigma, Design Thinking, or similar quality management experience 
  •  Oil industry experience and understanding of the terminology, business functions and processes.
  •  Strong operational management experience 

Travel Requirement

Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Accounting policy, Accounting policy, Accounting processes and financial systems, Agility core practices, Agility tools, Analytical Thinking, Business process control, Business process improvement, Collaboration, Commercial Acumen, Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Credit Management, Customer centric thinking, Data Analysis, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Financial accounting and reporting, Group Problem Solving, Influencing, Internal control and compliance, Management Reporting, Managing change, Presenting {+ 3 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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