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Sourcing Lead - Rotating Equipment

Sourcing Lead - Rotating Equipment

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available Yes - including international/expat
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 134601BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Grade HResponsible for developing and implementing sourcing strategies, plans and executing bidding events, negotiating purchase contracts and supporting stakeholders in the ongoing management of suppliers, in order to deliver against sourcing and contracting project milestones and relevant PSCM targets.

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Sourcing Lead – Rotating Equipment

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.
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximise value for BP in the marketplace
  • 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
  • Define approach to market and develop source selection criteria based on the business priorities and requirement
  • Manage and coordinate the supplier selection process to ensure the most ideal option is chosen
  • Manage the all relevant stakeholder and supplier interactions incl. and relationship including senior levels throughout the sourcing project
  • Define negotiation strategy, negotiate and agree on relevant contract terms with suppliers
  • 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 analyse data depending on the project requirements
  • Take an innovative approach and lead continuous process improvement initiatives
  • Comply with BP’s Code of Conduct, taking a professional and disciplined approach to working with suppliers, to ensure transparency, consistency and fairness. Our procurement and supply chain management principles are always applied within that framework and in the context of relevant laws and regulations
  • Comply with all BP’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) policies and procedures
Professional Leadership
  • Regardless of the specific reporting structure, the Sourcing Lead is expected to provide coaching and professional guidance to his/her wider Team
  • If delegated by the Sourcing Manager, he/she may be the first point of escalation in the Team in specific categories/subcategories or regions supported
  • Effectively represent the Team in the respective categories in conversations with our stakeholders and suppliers
  • Support junior team members in communication and engagement with senior stakeholders
  • 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
  • Fluent English knowledge, German is nice to have
  • The ideal candidate has 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
  • In-depth understanding of respective category/categories 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
  • Analytical abilities including marketplace and financial analysis
  • Ability to communicate effectively with internal and external partners, even at senior levels
  • Strategic thinking and ability to define sourcing strategies

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