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Strategic Sourcing Digital Lead

Strategic Sourcing Digital Lead

  • Location Hungary - Central - Budapest
  • Travel required Negotiable
  • Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 140912BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We are 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. You can participate in our new ambition to become a net zero company by 2050 or sooner, and to help the world get to net zero.

In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp. Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

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?

Join our Procurement Team and advance your career as a
Strategic Sourcing Digital Lead!
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.

In this role You will be responsible for:
  • Running extraordinary bids that deliver significant value for the business

  • Run the sourcing process using sophisticated techniques and strategies, to find new ways to source and contract with less effort

  • Highly driven negotiator, able to translate the requirements of the business into specialist contractual language whilst securing the most favourable terms for bp.

  • Plan, prepare and lead complex commercial negotiations to enable the business to buy quickly, easily.

  • Develop and/or articulate business requirements in line with stakeholder needs

  • Ensuring compliance to GBS Procurement controls and contract template structures

We have the following requirements:

  • An undergraduate degree (ideally in procurement or business) or equivalent experience

  • Regular experience of being accountable for running sourcing events in excess of $1m

  • Significant experience of negotiating and redlining contracts directly, without direct supervision from Legal.

  • Minimum 5 years professional experience in procurement and strategic sourcing positions (or equivalent) required, experience in buying IT and /or Digital would be desirable and a minimum 8 years general business experience

  • Uses a broad range of negotiation techniques and adapts style and tactics to suit the competitive or collaborative situation. Optimally manages time to BP's advantage. Manages the climate, resolves deadlock, and understands how to handle supplier tactics.

  • Contract Creation- Uses a wide range of contracts in appropriate situations. Draft moderate to complex contract language. Demonstrates deep contracting knowledge in relevant categories. Fully engages business stakeholders and suppliers to collaborate and co-create appropriate and meaningful contract documents driving outstanding outcomes for all parties.

  • Business Acumen- Uses understanding of the broad economics of the business area to drive recommendations. Interprets financial performance and describes how initiatives/projects contribute to the delivery of the overall strategy. Aligns work effectively with BP’s main business, strategic direction, and business priorities.

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements

  • Life & health insurance, medical care package

  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days / week, based on team agreement

  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options

  • Family friendly workplace e.g.: Extended paternity leave, Mother-baby room

  • Employees’ wellbeing programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program

  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks

  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices e.g.: Play Zones, Office massage, Sport and music equipment

  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2021 Award, based on the PwC annual research. Come and join us!

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