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Procurement Operations Excellence Lead - Process, Accelerator

Procurement Operations Excellence Lead - Process, Accelerator

  • Location India - Maharashtra - Pune
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available Yes - Domestic (In country) only
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 136224BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Grade is responsible for coordinating the activities of a team accountable for providing day-to-day dedicated procurement, programme and stakeholder management support for a hub or at site, based on sound procurement management knowledge, and conducting day-to-day (non-category aligned) procurement execution activities in order to meet the Service Level Agreements and Operational Level Agreements for procurement operations.

Key Accountabilities and challenges

The role supports delivery of BP business and functional strategies by driving efficiency and effectiveness across the end-to-end Procurement processes. The role provides expertise in management of Procurement policies, standards and controls.

  • This role will work as individual contributor for a process excellence team focused on, continuous improvement and innovation, that will encompass process specialization, end to end delivery performance - primarily focused on disruptive transformation to resolve a problem and deliver an outcome
  • Inspire, coach, and partner with business partners, development teams, business product owners and potentially 3rd party vendors to define roadmap to deliver outcomes whilst ensuring an inclusive culture
  • Work globally with the GPO (Global Process Owner) to drive the continuous improvement agenda and compliance to process standards. Ensuring efficient working capital management through paying what we owe in the most efficient manner and paying according to agreed terms and accurate cash outflow forecasting
  • Partner with the wider procurement organisation to ensure the Invoice to Pay activities are achieving optimal performance against key metrics, executed in accordance with our internal controls and in compliance with our policies and procedures
  • Driving process standardisation across the end-to-end Invoice to Pay process across a complex system landscape (e.g., SAP PRE, SAP PRC, JDE) with different workflows, integrating with other tools as appropriate
  • Ensuring compliance to relevant policies that may differ from country to country whenever possible, failing which may result in a negative impact on BP
  • Liaising with vendors in different time zones, requiring rigorous coordination between teams
  • Keeping abreast with developments in rapidly changing industry best practices, as well as BP’s internal policies and procedures to ensure full compliance and drive continuous improvement

Accelerator Accountabilities
  • Constantly scans for improvement opportunities and implements transformative solutions that solve our most challenging and complex problems
  • Moves at a high pace while collaborating, managing risks, communicating, thinking globally and while demonstrating BP’s values, behaviours and mindsets
  • Builds capability through inspiring teams to learn new skills, adopt new practices and seek growth opportunities
  • Act as resolver of issues/escalations in Invoice to Pay space and engage with stakeholders.
  • Drive innovative approaches to improve and support operations.
  • Promote the best practices of SAP in I2P

Qualifications, Competencies & Mindset

Essential Education & Experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Project management, Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field
  • Good understanding of accounting concepts and hands on experience of F&A process (specifically -Invoice to Pay)
  • Minimum 10 years of experience managing a client / shared service-oriented function with experience in management of large corporate initiatives/projects, relationship management, P2P, General ledger process
  • Must have hands on experience of SAP ERP
  • Direct agile and transformation management experience including best practices, driving innovation, continuous improvement, technologies, processes, procedures and tools.
  • Managing projects to assure they are well defined and completed within scope, schedule and budget.
  • Understanding and exposure to globally recognised Change Management methodologies, processes and tools
  • Understanding of business or functional area Procurement supports – this includes strategy, market, challenges and processes
  • Experience of working cross culturally and in an international environment
  • Ability to communicate and influence across different levels in the organisation
  • Engaging and collaborative way of working
  • Resilient and experienced in working in multi-faceted environment

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