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Sourcing Lead - Logistics

Sourcing Lead - Logistics

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 127623BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

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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 LeadLogistics



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:

  • Lead complex, end-to-end Sourcing projects as per business request, inclusive of the following activities:
    • Demand Management
    • Case Management
    • Sourcing Strategy
    • Supplier Selection
    • Contracting
    • Contract Operationalization
    • Post Award Contract Management
    • Supplier Management
  • Drive and manage various sourcing and contracting projects of high spend & complexity
  • Ensure that the business requirements are well-understood and properly covered in the sourcing process. Influence business demand where required and possible.
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximize value for bp in the marketplace
  • Contribute to the development of the category strategies from a sourcing team’s side
  • Develop Sourcing strategy, including options & scenarios in accordance with the respective Category strategy
  • Define approach to market and develop source selection criteria based on the business priorities and requirement
  • Lead and coordinate the supplier selection process to ensure the most ideal option is chosen
  • Lead all relevant business partner and supplier interactions including senior levels throughout the sourcing project
  • Define negotiation & contracting strategy
  • Propose potential modifications/updates to the relevant contract templates based on category specific requirements
  • Take an innovative approach and lead continuous process improvement initiatives
  • Represent the Team and support junior team members in communication and engagement with senior partners
We have the following requirements:
  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience is required (preferably in business studies)
  • 6-8 years of practical and application experience in end-to-end sourcing of services and commodities, drafting and negotiating contracts and legal terms, sourcing strategy preparation, coupled with a strong commercial orientation and interpersonal skills
  • In-depth understanding of Logistics category is a huge plus
  • Proficiency in English (+ German or any European language would be highly beneficial)
  • Experience and in understanding of Supplier Performance Management activities
  • Confirmed experience with contract creation, negotiations and life-cycle management
  • Strong understanding and experience of Planning and Performance Management
  • Analytical abilities including marketplace and financial analysis
  • Critical thinking and ability to define sourcing strategies
  • Solid understanding of MS Office products i.e. PowerPoint, Access & Excel.
  • Experience working in an Ariba / Salesforce system environment 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
  • 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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