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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 SOURCING LEAD!
German & English speaking
Required Category Experience: Retail Assets
IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
Lead complex, end-to-end Sourcing projects as per business request
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
Drive and coordinate issue resolution in complex scenarios propose improvement initiatives that result in long term solution
We have the following requirements:
Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience is required (preferably in business studies)
Minimum 5 years of practical and application experience in end-to-end sourcing and contracting
At least 3 years of category specific experience, covering retail site construction and maintenance (or similar e.g. industrial facility management, building maintenance, construction)
Proficiency in English and in German languages is a must
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
Ability to review and analyze complex data to identify issues and trends