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Sourcing Lead - MRO

Sourcing Lead - MRO

  • 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 RQ077086
  • 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. 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?

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:

  • 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.

  • Contribute to the development of the respective category strategies from a sourcing team’s side.

  • Develop Sourcing strategy, including options & scenarios in accordance with the respective Category strategy.

  • Manage all relevant partner and supplier interactions incl. and relationship including senior levels throughout the sourcing project

  • Define contracting strategy, develop and modify contract content based on templates and manage the approval process.

  • Propose potential modifications/updates to the relevant contract templates based on category specific requirements.

  • Generate reports (status, summary etc.) and analyze data depending on the project requirements.

  • Effectively represent the Team in the respective categories in conversations with our partners and suppliers

  • Represent the Team and support junior team members in communication and engagement with senior partners.

  • Drive and coordinate issue resolution in complex scenarios propose improvement initiatives that result in long term solution.

What You need to be successful:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent experience.

  • Extensive experience in managing high complexity projects, including RFPs: Must have a proven track record of successfully managing RFPs, with a deep understanding of projects. (experience in US and UK regions is an advantage). This experience should highlight the ability to navigate and deliver in these specific markets effectively.

  • 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 communication skills.

  • Fluent in English.

  • In-depth understanding of the MRO category is essential.

  • Ability and proven record of providing professional leadership, coordinate and mentor junior team members.

  • Experience and in understanding of Supplier Performance Management activities.

  • Track record of successful Procurement delivery in complex, challenging international environments.

  • Proven experience with contract creation, negotiations, and life-cycle management.

  • Strong understanding and experience of Planning and Performance Management.

  • Experience working in a large and multicultural team.

  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills, as well as proven leadership behaviors.

  • Analytical abilities including marketplace and financial analysis.

  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners, even at senior levels.

  • Knowledge of SAP, specifically in price book management and PO automation: Experience in Continuous Improvement (CI) projects related to SAP or similar systems is essential. This should demonstrate a strong foundation in leveraging technology for procurement efficiency and effectiveness.

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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