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Sourcing Manager – STI (Site projects, TAR, Integrity Management)

Sourcing Manager – STI (Site projects, TAR, Integrity Management)

  • Location Malaysia - Central - Kuala Lumpur
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 137438BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

The Sourcing Manager is accountable for the management of a Sourcing Team in GBS Procurement in support of the respective BP businesses. The Team looks after various sourcing activities in the given spend categories under his/her leadership.

  • This includes demand management, development of the sourcing strategy and the approach to market based on predefined category strategies, source selection, contract negotiation, creation & maintenance.
  • Besides providing professional direction, coordinating team operations and managing performance, the job holder is expected to get involved in the execution of high-complexity sourcing projects.
  • In addition, he/she looks after key stakeholder relations and acts as the primary point for escalation
  • The ideal candidate has a strong team leadership background, extensive experience in managing sourcing projects and proven knowledge of the given spend categories and marketplace, coupled with a strong commercial orientation, communication and stakeholder management skills.

The job holder will be responsible for:

Value focused operations management

  • Ensuring that all activities are compliant with the BP’s Health and Safety (HSSE) requirements, incl. a strong HSSE focus in any purchasing activity
  • Driving and maximising value for BP across the spend categories and activities managed
  • Ongoing tracking and reporting of value delivery (eg. savings)
  • Operational Excellence by ensuring stable, effective and customer-focused service delivery
  • Effective management of the activity triage & workflow with the Business Partners, resource allocation and ensuring adequate holiday, training & sickness cover
  • Constantly achieving and delivering against the agreed Performance objectives incl. the respective Key Performance Indicators
  • Ensuring effective escalation management in line with the agreed operating model
  • Ensuring all processes are compliant with relevant ISO accreditation & assisting to the preparation for future accreditation
  • Ensuring processes are embedded & adhered to consistently in the team
  • Ensuring team process and procedure documentations are maintained and fit for purpose
  • Driving the evolution of the processes managed and foster the continuous improvement mind-set and culture
  • Working closely with other leaders and teams in the GBS Procurement organisation to ensure that overall operational objectives are met, ideas shared and lessons learnt
  • Developing and maintaining effective working relationships with key stakeholders at all levels within the organisation, customers and external service providers
  • Monitoring and assuring compliance to BP Business Controls and SOX requirements

Team leadership and development
  • Adhering to BP’s Leadership expectations
  • Conducting performance appraisals with direct reports in accordance with the annual performance management cycle
  • Ensuring that regular 1to1 conversations are scheduled and happen in the Team at all levels
  • Proactively developing GBS capability: the skills, competencies and knowledge of the team members, to ensure that members achieve their full potential and are enabled to support the short-long term GBS strategy and growth agenda
  • Providing coaching for the team leaders and team members to unlock their potential and support their development
  • Ensuring that development plans are in place and maintained in the Team in line with the 70:20:10 principle
Essential Experience
  • Category specific experience is an advantage
  • Previous experience in the Oil&Gas industry is an advantage
  • Experience with e-procurement, workflow tools (Salesforce) and ERP systems, eg. Ariba is an advantage

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