Company: BP
Skills: Supply Chain Management
Experience: 12 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Budapest, Hungary


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 bp's Procurement - Sourcing function Team and advance your career as an
German Speaking Lead Sourcing Specialist

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:
  • Proactively develop the skills, competencies and knowledge of the Sourcing team members to ensure that members achieve their full potential
  • Provide coaching for the team members as part of their ongoing development and training
  • Take the lead in ensuring effective information flow regarding the category strategy / guidance
  • Contribute to the development of the respective category strategies from a GBS side
  • Provide category specific guidance and mentoring to the relevant GBS Procurement Team(s)
  • Drive and manage various sourcing and contracting projects of high complexity
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximise value for BP in the marketplace
  • 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 key stakeholder & supplier relationships in the given category and all relevant stakeholder and supplier interactions throughout the sourcing projects looked after
  • Negotiate and agree on relevant contract terms with suppliers
  • Develop and modify contract content based on templates and manage the approval process
  • Propose potential modifications/updates to the relevant contract templates based on category specific requirements
We have the following requirements:
  • 5+ years of relevant sourcing experience, gained preferably in a multinational environment
  • 3+ years category specific experience in the following commodities: IT products & services, HR (L&D, benefits & reward, recruitment), property/facility management, business consulting
  • At least 1-year experience in coaching and leading a team
  • Fluent in English and in German languages
  • Understanding of the end-to-end Procurement process
  • Proven experience in dealing with external partners, especially with suppliers
  • Experience with contract creation, negotiation and maintenance
  • Experience on category management and/or category strategy development is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of navigating the supply market and supplier selection
  • Excellent influencing and negotiation skills
  • Excellent stakeholder relationship management skills
  • Excellent time-management and task prioritization skills
  • Procurement related professional certification is an advantage
At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:
  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a stylish office environment
  • Learning opportunities, other development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Company laptop
  • Phone for private usage
  • Opportunity to work from home: up to 2 days / week based on team agreement