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Sourcing Lead - IT & Digital (Regions)

Sourcing Lead - IT & Digital (Regions)

  • 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 RQ076790
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group

Job Description:

The Sourcing Lead will align with BP’s Code of Conduct, as well as all HSSE requirements, including continual support of HSSE objectives within the business.

Key accountabilities

Based on internal task assignment, the Sourcing Lead will support/manage medium to high risk activities, but not limited to the following:

Planning: support the vision and objectives of Procurement and ensure the activities are aligned with the Business Facing and Supply facing teams.

End-to-End Sourcing projects as per business request, of the following activities:

Case Management

  • Receive, execute and continuously manage incoming Sourcing project requests via the Case Management tool

Sourcing Strategy

  • Gather and analyze market intelligence data on a regular basis relative to categories and regions, in order to accurately gauge and evaluate market and industry conditions applied to determine the sourcing strategy decision

  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies with the Supply Facing Managers as applicable

  • Develop the ATM (approach to market) based on the approved Sourcing Strategy, and manage the approval process

  • Ensure relevant due diligence processes are completed and appropriate approvals are detailed. Additionally, ensure regulatory/ partner approvals are acquired and stored in the right repository according to applicable regional requirements.

Deliver value to internal team members, partnering to handle all Sourcing & Contracting activities in compliance with Category   Management Common Process (CMcp, working closely with Supply and Business Facing teams

Supplier Prequalification

  • Screen suppliers as per the related guidelines

  • Monitor/manage continuous supplier prequalification status, and action per the related guidelines

Event Management

  • Support/handle the supplier selection process

  • Build and handle sourcing projects & events (RFI/RFP) in the Ariba OneSource and Ariba Spend Management system

  • Manage  supplier relationship throughout a sourcing project/task lifespan

  • Develop and obtain approvals for award recommendation documentation


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

  • Evaluate proposals/outputs

  • Determine the appropriate contract template and develop the contract content based on the information contained 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

  • Manage the contract execution/signature process per the applicable DofA (Delegation of Authority) and POA (power of attorney) requirements for each BP entity.


  • Required requirement : PTK-007 Indonesia certification.

  • The ideal candidate has minimum five (5) to seven (7) 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 & Bahasa Indonesia language) skills.

  • Track record of successful Supply Chain delivery in complex, challenging international environments and Joint Ventures

  • University degree or equivalent experience in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Procurement or other relevant field.

  • Ability to operate independently and methodically with minimum supervision to manage and ensure process adherence, research and analysis of systems and information is a must,

  • Solid understanding of navigating the supply market and supplier selection

  • Excellent influencing, negotiation and problem-solving skills

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, Category spend profiling, Category Strategy, Commercial Acumen, Commercial acumen (Inactive), 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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