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Regional Sourcing Lead (Arabic language)

Regional Sourcing Lead (Arabic language)

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available Yes - including international/expat
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 128345BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

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.

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?
Join our procurement team and advance your career as a Regional Sourcing Team Lead!

Regional Sourcing Lead (Arabic language)

GBS Procurement is integral to building bp's distinctive capabilities and enhancing the procurement processes. In order to achieve this they are collaborating with segment category teams to effectively build, segment and manage the third party supply chains. They are building the next generation of category management; sourcing and digital capability in line with bp’s defined functional vision and location strategy.

In this role You will:
  • Act as the GBS Category expert / focal point in the given category towards GBS Procurement, PSCM and Business stakeholders
  • Take the lead in ensuring effective information flow regarding the category strategy / guidance between GBS Procurement and PSCM
  • Contribute to the development of the respective category strategies from a GBS Procurement side
  • Provide category specific guidance and mentoring to the relevant GBS Procurement Team(s)
  • Drive and manage various sourcing and contracting projects of high complexity
  • Ensure that the business requirements are well-understood and properly covered in the category level discussions and sourcing process
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximise value for BP in the marketplace
  • Develop Sourcing strategy in accordance with the respective Category strategy / guidance
  • Define approach to market and develop source selection criteria based on the business priorities and requirement
  • Manage and coordinate the supplier selection process to ensure the most ideal option is chosen
  • Manage key stakeholder & supplier relationships in the given category and all relevant stakeholder and supplier interactions throughout the sourcing projects looked after
  • Negotiate and agree on relevant contract terms with suppliers
  • Develop and modify contract content based on templates and manage the approval process.
  • Generate reports (status, summary etc.) and analyse data depending on the project requirements
  • Take an innovative approach and support/lead continuous process improvement initiatives
  • Comply with BP’s Code of Conduct, taking a professional and disciplined approach to working with suppliers, to ensure transparency, consistency and fairness. Our procurement and supply chain management principles are always applied within that framework and in the context of relevant laws and regulations

We have the following requirements:
  • Minimum 5 years of experience in end-to-end sourcing and contracting
  • Strong commercial acumen and great communication
  • Excellent oral and written English & Arabic
  • 3+ year’s category specific experience, preferably in Corporate services or IT categories
  • Experience with contract creation, negotiation and maintenance
  • Experience on category management and/or category strategy development is an advantage
  • Strong influencing, negotiation and analytical skills
  • University degree
  • Working knowledge of MS Office applications

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:
  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a stylish office environment
  • Learning opportunities, other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Company laptop
  • Phone for private usage
  • Opportunity to work from home: up to 2 days / week based on team agreement

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