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Sourcing Senior Analyst - C&P

Sourcing Senior Analyst - C&P

  • Location Mexico - Flexible
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 128517BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Sourcing Senior Analyst is responsible for managing and driving low/medium complexity sourcing projects in Spanish and Portuguese language. In addition to sourcing, this role is responsible for developing supplier relationships and proactively identifying value opportunities. This includes demand management, definition of approach to market based on predefined Category/Sourcing strategy, source selection, contract negotiation, and contract creation & maintenance. The ideal candidate has practical experience in sourcing of services and commodities, knowledge of contracts and legal terms, sourcing strategy preparation, coupled with a strong commercial orientation, communication and stakeholder management skills.

This position will be located in Santa Fe, Mexico City.

The Sourcing Senior Analyst will:

  • Drive and manage various sourcing and contracting projects of low or medium complexity
  • Ensure that the business requirements are well-understood and properly covered in the sourcing process
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximise value for BP in the marketplace
  • Develop Sourcing strategy in accordance with the respective Category strategy with guidance from new senior team members if required
  • 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 and relationship throughout the sourcing project
  • Negotiate and agree on relevant contract terms with suppliers
  • Develop and modify contract content based on templates and manage the approval process
  • Generate reports (status, summary etc.) and analyse data depending on the project requirements
  • Take an innovative approach and support/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

Education and Experience

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience is required (preferably in business studies)
  • Procurement related professional certification is an advantage
  • Minimum 3-5 years of relevant sourcing experience, gained preferably in a multinational environment
  • Fluency in English, Spanish and Portuguese language
  • Logistics category experience is a must
  • Proven experience in dealing with external partners, especially with suppliers
  • Experience with contract creation, negotiation and maintenance
  • Strong knowledge of navigating the supply market and supplier selection
  • Understanding of the end-to-end Procurement process
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent time-management and task prioritization skills
  • Strong motivation to further develop sourcing & category knowledge
  • Experience working in an Ariba / Salesforce system environment is an advantage
  • Proficient desktop computing experience
  • Proactive and innovative approach

Grade IResponsible for developing and implementing sourcing recommendations, negotiating purchase contracts to deliver best value solutions and executing contract administration while understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes to deliver against sourcing and contracting project milestones and targets.

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