Are you a change agent who is resilient, agile, and highly motivated? Discover how our diverse, talented people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our outstanding team as a Production and Operations Procurement Services Advisor ! Job summary The Production and Operations Procurement Services Advisor plays a significant role in realizing our objective of becoming a world-class procurement organization with leading capability in category management that delivers relevant, value-adding category strategies to bp’s businesses. This role is responsible for the end-to-end category performance within the defined scope which operates in accordance with corporate policies and processes, defined governance, and delegations of authority. The successful candidate will join the Finance team in our Baku, Azerbaijan or Cairo, Egypt offices and will report to the Discipline Lead in P&O Procurement Services Discipline Team. In this role, You will support a wide range of exciting activities in support of the global P&O team, which includes category teams accountable for the end-to-end for the following category management global teams: well services; drilling; rigs; maintenance, reliability, and inspection services; maintenance, repair & operations (MRO) materials; chemicals and catalysts; utilities; engineered equipment & facilities hardware; engineering, fabrication, and construction; subsea equipment & services. This team will also support our global concept development process for major projects, TARs, and site projects. Join the excitement as we bring value to bp as we own and manage the opex and capex spend across the whole reinvented bp! The role resides within the agile flow to work team, and therefore, provides an opportunity to be involved in a variety of activities spanning category management, supplier management, program management, project evaluation, well and project delivery all the way through to the handover to operations. The role is open for candidates in Baku, Azerbaijan and Cairo, Egypt.
Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
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Are you a change agent who is resilient, agile, and highly motivated?
What you will deliver
Drive safety and reduced operational risk through creative category and project management strategies.
Provide category management expertise to a wide range category teams.
Deliver forward technology collaboration plans for strategic suppliers, identifying and managing delivery of innovation / new opportunities.
Work seamlessly with category teams to develop projects and category strategies that create and protect value.
Provide project and program management to deliver supply chain solutions across our category and concept development teams.
Create and lead supply chain project strategies that challenge the status quo and innovate to improve project returns that meet and exceed value.
Evaluate and identify concepts and supply chain initiatives that support business and category objectives
Deepen collaboration and integrated supplier solutions within the supply chain to drive innovation, digitalization, low carbon opportunities that support bp’s net-zero ambitions
University degree preferred
Procurement Category management experience across various complex categories or major and small projects procurement experience
Proven experience in procurement, sourcing, and contracting with knowledge of the full value chain including purchasing/supply management
Excellent communication skills with a proven track record of building strong relationships and delivering outstanding customer satisfaction
A continuous improvement approach, ability to solve problems, and a collaborative spirit with a relentless focus on customer end-to-end efficiency and innovation.
Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment and effectively with people at all levels in an organization
Strong learning agility and ability to support a wide range of activities successfully
Proficient written, spoken and reading English
Degree in Finance, Law, or other business discipline
Professional Procurement qualification (MCIPS) or equivalent
Previous work experience in multiple market sectors or categories
Knowledge of systems necessary to deliver procurement activities such as Compass, Ariba, Backbone, SAP and MS software suite
Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role
This role is not eligible for relocation
This position is a hybrid of office/remote working
Agreements and negotiations, Analytical Thinking, Building sustainability, Business Acumen, Category spend profiling, Category Strategy, Commercial acumen, Communication, Cost modelling, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Market Analysis, Negotiation planning and preparation, Sourcing and Procurement, Sourcing strategy, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Selection, Supply Chain, Sustainability awareness and action, Value creation and management
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