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Sourcing Lead - Property D&C

Sourcing Lead - Property D&C

  • Location Malaysia - Central - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 123661BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

GBS Procurement is an integral part of how the BP business and functions operate. GBS Procurement support delivery of BP business and functional strategies by driving efficiency and effectiveness. The GBS Procurement strategic sourcing team is part of the sourcing pillar and drives the way in which BP approaches the market to source third party supply, balancing efficiency and value drivers in line with category strategy.

The Strategic sourcing team manages risk and delivers value for BP’s global spend, working across all functions, segments and geographies providing a unique ability to impact the business globally.

Reporting into the Strategic Sourcing Manager, the Sourcing Lead is responsible for leading complex sourcing projects with a focus on the Property/Facilities categories, delivering significant value for the business.

Commercially astute with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, the candidate will be comfortable working at all levels across the business.

Role Synopsis

GBS Procurement is an integral part of how the BP business and functions operate. GBS Procurement support delivery of BP business and functional strategies by driving efficiency and effectiveness. The GBS Procurement strategic sourcing team is part of the sourcing pillar and drives the way in which BP approaches the market to source third party supply, balancing efficiency and value drivers in line with category strategy.

The Strategic sourcing team manages risk and delivers value for BP’s global spend, working across all functions, segments and geographies providing a unique ability to impact the business globally.

Reporting into the Strategic Sourcing Manager, the Sourcing Lead is responsible for leading complex sourcing projects with a focus on the Property/Facilities categories, delivering significant value for the business.

Commercially astute with excellent communication and stakeholder management skills, the candidate will be comfortable working at all levels across the business.

Key Accountabilities

  • Execution of complex sourcing events within the bounds of agreed spend and risk thresholds
  • Driving sourcing excellence through deploying best practices, providing a consistent experience, utilization of strong market intelligence and running world class bids that deliver significant value for the business
  • Analyses the structure and dynamics of the supply markets to identify potential strategic levers
  • Develop and/or articulate business requirements according to scope
  • Lead complex negotiations for multi-million commercial contracts
  • Ensuring compliance to GBS Procurement controls and contract template structures
  • Working with Category Teams to ensure compliance to category guidance
  • Ensuring a consistent and efficient process is maintained through the effective use of tools and systems
  • Engaging stakeholders in support of strategic sourcing activity and managing expectations
  • Reporting team effectiveness through key metrics, including value delivery to the Sourcing Director
Essential Experience
  • Extensive professional experience with 8-10 years in procurement
  • Excellent written & oral communication skill in English and Mandarin is a must
  • A clearly demonstrated recent experience in a “Strategic Sourcing” role
  • Experienced in running high profile and complex sourcing events (including multi-vendor, single source negotiations, and RFXs)
  • Commercially astute
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required given diverse nature of operating landscape.
  • Exceptional influencing skills and the ability to motivate cross functional and diverse stakeholder and category teams.
  • Demonstrable project management capabilities
  • Good understanding of procurement processes and systems
  • Strong Negotiation skills in preparation and planning with evidence of key behaviours including listening, professional inquisitiveness
  • Skilled in contracting including developing contract strategies, leading contract negotiations and setting up contracts with ongoing management in mind
  • Ability to challenge and influence stakeholders
  • Experience of working cross culturally and in an international environment
  • Ability to communicate and influence across different levels in the organisation
  • Engaging and collaborative way of working
  • Resilient and experienced in working in multi-faceted environment
  • Strategic sourcing experience in the Property/Real Estate/Facilities category, specifically sourcing packages such as technical due diligence, project management, design and construct, interior designers, workplace consultants, furniture, movers, facilitates management, integrated facilities models
  • FIDIC and JCT contracting experience also desirable

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