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Sourcing Lead - Facilities and Engineered Equipment

Sourcing Lead - Facilities and Engineered Equipment

  • Location Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation internationally
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ074081
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Summary:

This is an Individual Contributor role and will support various bp businesses with a range of Sourcing, contracting and supplier performance management activities based on Category Management Policy (CMP) under the Facilities and Engineered Equipment category.

Job Description:

Key Responsibilities

The Sourcing Lead will support/handle end-to-end Sourcing and Contracting projects as per business request, but not limited to the following activities:

Case Management

  • Receive, implement and continuously balance multiple project requests via the Case Management tool.

Sourcing Strategy

  • Gather and analyze market intelligence data on a regular basis relative to supported categories and regions, to evaluate market and industry conditions to formulate the Sourcing strategies and decisions

  • Develop Sourcing strategies based on category demand, request, market and suppliers’ conditions, Scope of Work, etc. and handle the approval process, in line with both Regional and Global Governance requirements

  • Develop the ATM (approach to market) based on the approved Sourcing Strategy, and handle the associated approval processes

Supplier Prequalification

  • Perform Suppliers’ screening/prequalification and monitor/manage the process status as per the related guidelines

Event Management

  • Support/handle the supplier selection process

  • Build case and liaise with Event Management team for sourcing projects & events (RFI/RFP/Reverse Auctions).

  • Manage the relevant supplier interactions and relationship throughout a sourcing project Coordinate with Line and Bidders to ensure Technical and Commercial Bid Evaluation performed in accordance with CMP and Regional/NOC requirements.

  • Develop and acquire approvals for Award Recommendation documentation as per Governance Framework in respective regions.


  • Determine the appropriate contract template and develop the contract content in the Sourcing Strategy, sourcing event and/or detailed scope of work specifications

  • Negotiate relevant contract terms with suppliers, within the defined parameters of legal and category guidance

  • Escalate any contract term exceptions per the deviation process, and manage the approval process

  • Run the contract execution/signature process per the applicable POA (power of attorney) requirements for each BP entity

Contract Operationalization

  • Operationalize the Contract upon award in the Company’s tools and systems.

Essential Education and Job Requirements

  • The ideal candidate has minimum eight (8) to ten (10) years of practical and application in End to End sourcing and contracting of services and commodities, coupled with a strong commercial acumen and communication (oral and written English language) skills
  • Proven knowledge and relevant minimum three (3) to  five (5) years of experience in the Facilities and Engineered equipment category or any related categories. Deep experience within the oil and gas industry is desirable.

  • Proficient in English (oral and written) language.

  • Ability to work on shift hours

At bp, we provide the following environment and 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

  • Learning opportunities and other development opportunities to craft your career path

  • Life and health insurance, medical care package

  • And many other benefits.

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, perform crucial job functions, and receive other benefits and privileges of employment.

Don’t hesitate to get in touch with us to request any accommodations.

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation internationally

Remote Type:

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 strategy, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Selection, Sustainability awareness and action, Value creation and management

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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