Company: BP
Skills: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Budapest, Hungary

Responsible 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.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 team and advance your career as a STRATEGIC SOURCING DIGITAL LEAD!
(Categories: IT sourcing, infrastructure, application development and maintenance, hardware / software)

If you join our Procurement Function's Strategic Sourcing Digital Team, your responsibilities will be:
  • Collaborate with stakeholders, suppliers and category leads to maximize 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 our key stakeholders 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
  • Manage the sourcing process using advanced techniques and strategies
  • Aligning the outcome of Sourcing events to the appropriate Category buying channel strategy to enable the business to buy quickly, easily & where it makes sense, independently
  • Develop and/or articulate business requirements in line with stakeholder needs
  • Plan, prepare and manage complex negotiations
  • Ensuring compliance to GBS Procurement controls and contract template structures
  • Ensuring aligning between the Strategic Sourcing Digital Team and Supply Strategy- Digital Team
  • Ensuring a consistent and efficient process is maintained through the effective use of tools and systems

In the Strategic Sourcing Digital Lead role, we have the following requirements:
  • An undergraduate degree (ideally in procurement or business) or equivalent experience
  • 4-6 years general sourcing experience
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience in procurement and strategic sourcing
  • Required category knowledge: IT (IT sourcing, infrastructure, app development and maintenance)
  • Experience of working cross culturally and in an international environment
  • Ability to communicate and influence across different levels in the organization
  • Engaging and collaborative way of working
  • Resilient and experienced in working in multi-faceted environment

Key Competencies:
  • Product & Market Intelligence
  • Sourcing Strategy
  • Negotiation Plan & Preparation
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management