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Sourcing Excellence Manager

Sourcing Excellence Manager

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 140616BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

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. Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

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
Sourcing Excellence Manager!

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 be responsible for:
  • Ensuring that all activities are compliant with the GBS’s Health and Safety (HSSE) requirements, incl. a strong HSSE focus in any purchasing activity
  • Creating transparency on existing ways of working using relevant techniques (value stream mapping / data gathering / user story articulation)
  • Demonstrating a bias towards Lean process delivery through elimination of non-value adding activity
  • Making processes measurable and developing sustainable reporting that enables proactive issue identification, mitigation and early warning to management
  • Understanding the factors driving demand for GBS services and identifying opportunities to influence demand (aggregate / optimise / eliminate)
  • Promoting and where necessary creating standard ways of working in operations with business, suppliers and finance procurement
  • Ongoing tracking and reporting of value delivery (eg. savings)
  • Operational Excellence by ensuring stable, effective and customer-focused service delivery
  • Effective management of the activity triage & workflow with the Business Partners, resource allocation and ensuring adequate holiday, training & sickness cover
  • Constantly achieving and delivering against the agreed Performance objectives incl. the respective Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensuring effective escalation management in line with the agreed operating model
  • Ensuring all processes are compliant with relevant ISO accreditation & assisting to the preparation for future accreditation
  • Driving the evolution of the processes managed and foster the continuous improvement mind-set and culture
  • Working closely with other leaders and teams in the GBS Procurement organisation to ensure that overall operational objectives are met, ideas shared and lessons learnt
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with key stakeholders
  • Monitoring and assuring compliance to BP Business Controls and SOX requirements

We have the following requirements:
  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience is required (preferably in business studies)
  • Minimum 12 years of relevant work experience in a service delivery environment in Procurement or any of business categories supported by GBS
  • Minimum 5 years people/team leadership experience in a multinational/global environment
  • Require strong & proven skills in development of the sourcing strategy and the approach to market based on predefined category strategies, source selection, contract negotiation, commercial negotiation.
  • Experience with e-procurement and ERP systems, e.g. Ariba, Salesforce is an advantage
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
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a stylish office environment
  • Learning opportunities, and other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, a 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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