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Procurement Operations Excellence Manager, Accelerator

Procurement Operations Excellence Manager, Accelerator

  • Location India - Maharashtra - Pune
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131078BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

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) centre 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 centre will drive cutting-edge digital solutions and agile ways of working.

Essential Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Project management, Procurement, Business, Finance, Accounting, or related field.
  • Minimum of 12- 15 years of experience managing a client-service oriented function with experience in management of large corporate initiatives/projects, strategic thinking, relationship management, financial budgets and processes
  • 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.
  • Using standard globally recognised project management methodologies, processes and tools consistently across projects.
  • 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
  • Experienced in recruiting, developing and coaching employees.
  • 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
Key Competencies
  • Project Management - Leads strategic programmes, comprised of multiple related projects. Programmes often lead to setting new business directions, solutions, partnerships, policies or procedures and managing transitions/outcomes.
  • Innovation - Proactively researches, imports and applies innovations or current trends in the industry into new concepts or ideas. Brings together the creative ideas into a systematic approach or solution, seeking better solutions for new requirements.
  • Problem Solving - Applies problem-solving methodologies and tools to diagnose and solve complex and/or sensitive problems
  • Risk Management - Leads the identification of risk, interconnectivities between different risks and identification of new risk mitigation measures. Identifies major supply chain risks and takes appropriate remedial action in a timely manner through organisational channels in instances of non-compliance.
  • Analytical Thinking - Identifies and addresses complex, organization-wide or sensitive issues
  • Digital Fluency - Acts as a digital champion for the business by adopting and advocating the deployment of new devices, applications, software tools and services.
  • Decision Making - Makes decisions affecting both own tasks and those of others. Combines a variety of factors including commercial awareness, risk and financial expertise to make appropriate decisions and derive insights.
  • Business Acumen - Identifies new or alternative approaches to performing business activities more efficiently. Interprets financial performance and describes how initiatives/projects contribute to the delivery of the overall strategy.
  • Change Management - Leads groups or teams through the whole change management process including problem solving and creative thinking. Embraces new approaches, systems, structures and method
  • Energize People - Leads teams to successfully achieve goals and objectives. Demonstrates humility and curiosity in interactions with individuals at all levels.
  • Build Enduring Capability - Develops teams and successors with required expertise and experience. Engages in development and career planning dialogues with employees.
  • Maximize Value - Aligns work and priorities to the strategic expectations of the operation. Supports employees in their efforts to achieve job goals by providing resources and removing obstacles.
  • Influencing - Identifies areas of alliance and disagreement, evaluates options and potential outcomes, and plans influencing strategy. Identifies short term customer needs and communicates benefits to the stakeholder. Knows when and how to use the chain of command.

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