Strategic Sourcing Manager Digital & Innovation (Proof of Concepts and Pilots)
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 Procurement function and advance your career as a Strategic Sourcing Digital & Innovation Manager!
In this role You will:
Lead complex, potentially multi-region sourcing events on behalf of Supply Strategy – Digital categories including Connectivity, Automation and Enterprise Technology delivering on the needs of the business.
Collaborate with business partners, suppliers and category leads to improve value delivery and risk mitigation
Ensure a consistent experience by utilizing strong market intelligence and running world class bids that deliver significant value for the business.
Support for our key partners in the most effective way to drive greater value for bp
Drive an agile and innovative approach to supply market engagement
Enable speed to market for new ventures, mergers & acquisitions
Lead sophisticated and innovative sourcing processes, techniques and strategies
Aligning the outcome of Sourcing events to the appropriate Category buying channel strategy
Plan, prepare, lead (and act as lead negotiator) in complex negotiations
Ensuring compliance to GBS Procurement controls and contract template structures
Ensuring a consistent and efficient process is maintained through the effective use of tools and systems
We have the following requirements:
An undergraduate degree (ideally in procurement or business) or equivalent experience
6 - 8 years general sourcing experience
Minimum 5 years professional experience in procurement and strategic sourcing
Regular experience of being accountable for running IT and/or Digital sourcing events
Significant experience of negotiating and redlining contracts directly, without direct supervision from Legal
Proven track record of leadership skills
Ability to communicate and influence across different levels in a multinational, cross-cultural organisation
Engaging and collaborative way of working
Resilient and experienced in working in multi-faceted environment
Proficiency in English
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, 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.
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, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.