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Regional Sourcing Lead - Corporate Services

Regional Sourcing Lead - Corporate Services

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ077971
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Description:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together. You can participate in our new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero.

In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp.

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?

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.

Join our Sourcing Team and advance your career as a


In this role you will:

  • Manage the execution of mid-complex, multi-region, end to end sourcing projects’ sourcing across HR, Professional Services, Property and/or Travel categories.

  • Validate requests, scopes of work and liaise with partners to ensure all business requirements are considered/met.

  • Gather and analyze market intelligence data on a regular basis relative to the appropriate category and region to properly gauge and evaluate market and industry conditions applied to determine the sourcing strategy.

  • Develop Sourcing Strategy with supervision based on request, incumbents, market conditions, scopes of work, etc. and manage the approval process.

  • Screen suppliers as per the related guidelines, Support/manage the supplier selection process.

  • Develop and obtain approvals for award recommendation documentation.

  • Evaluate proposals/outputs.

  • Lead complex negotiations for multi region commercial contracts.

  • Manage the contract execution/signature process per the applicable legal/POA (power of attorney) requirements for each BP entity, be a contract owner.

  • Effectively represent each category and region supported to the business and suppliers.

What you will need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

  • Professional experience with 5-7 years in procurement

  • Fluency in English

  • Experienced in running and complex sourcing events (including multi-vendor, single source negotiations, and RFXs)

  • Experienced in sourcing across HR, Professional Services, Property and/or Travel categories.

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills required given diverse nature of operating landscape.

  • Good influencing skills and the ability to motivate cross functional and complementary teams.

  • Project management capabilities

  • Good understanding of procurement processes and systems

  • Strong Negotiation skills in preparation and planning

  • Experienced in contracting including developing contract strategies, contract negotiations and setting up contracts

  • Ability to challenge and influence partners.

  • Experience of working cross culturally and in an international environment

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements

  • Life & health insurance, medical care package

  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days / week, based on team agreement

  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options

  • Family friendly workplace e.g.: Extended parental leave, Mother-baby room

  • Employees’ wellbeing programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program

  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks

  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices e.g.: Play Zones, Office massage, Sport and music equipment

  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2023 Award, based on the PwC annual research. Come and join us!

Travel Requirement

Some travel may be required with this role, this is negotiable

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


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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