Company: BP
Skills: Purchasing, Supply Chain Management
Experience: 3 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Kuala Lumpur, Federal Territory of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia

Key accountabilities

Based on internal task assignment, the Sourcing Senior Analyst will support/manage low risk and tactical activities, but not limited to the following:
End-to-End Sourcing projects as per business request, inclusive of the following activities


  • Case Management
    • Receive, execute and continuously manage incoming Sourcing project requests via the Case Management tool
    • Validate requests, scopes of work and liaise with stakeholders to ensure all business requirements are considered/met
  • Sourcing Strategy
    • Gather and analyze market intelligence data regularly relative to categories and regions, to properly gauge and evaluate market and industry conditions utilized to determine the sourcing strategy decision
    • Develop Sourcing Strategies based on the request, market conditions, scopes of work, etc. and manage the approval process
    • Develop the ATM (approach to market) based on the approved Sourcing Strategy, and manage the approval process
    • Ensure relevant due diligence processes are executed and appropriate approvals are documented. Additionally, ensure regulatory/ partner approvals are obtained and stored in the right repository according to applicable regional requirements.
  • Deliver value to internal stakeholders, partnering to manage all Sourcing & Contracting activities in compliance with Category Management Common Process (CMcp, working closely with Supply and Business Facing teams
  • Supplier Prequalification
    • Screen suppliers as per the related guidelines
    • Monitor/manage continuous supplier prequalification status, and action per the related guidelines
  • Event Management
    • Validate requests, scopes of work and liaise with stakeholders to ensure all business requirements are considered/met
    • Support/manage the supplier selection process
    • Build and manage sourcing projects & events (RFI/RFP) in the Ariba OneSource and Ariba Spend Management system
    • Manage supplier relationship throughout a sourcing project/task lifespan
    • Develop and obtain approvals for award recommendation documentation
  • Contracting
    • Validate requests, scopes of work and liaise with all stakeholders to ensure all business requirements are considered/met
    • Evaluate proposals/outputs
    • Determine the appropriate contract template and develop the contract content based on the information contained in the Sourcing Strategy, sourcing event, and/or detailed scope of work specifications
    • Negotiate relevant contract terms with suppliers, within the defined parameters of legal and category guidance
    • Escalate any contract term exceptions per the deviation process, and manage the approval process
    • Manage the contract execution/signature process per the applicable DofA (Delegation of Authority) and POA (power of attorney) requirements for each BP entity.


  • Essential EducationEssential experience and job requirementsThis role will support various BP businesses with a range of Sourcing, contracting and supplier performance management activities based on Category Management Policy and Processes.

    Working within a defined global process framework, this role will contribute to an enhanced Service Delivery Model around how BP managed costs through third-party contract agreements, and ensure maximum value is achieved. This role is expected to deliver value using the provisions of the Category Management Common Process and within boundaries of relevant laws and regulations, approved budgets and, where applicable, JV partner and NOC agreements.

    The Sourcing Senior Analyst will comply with BP's Code of Conduct, as well as all HSSE requirements, including continual support of HSSE objectives within the business, and 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 regulation.
    • Bachelor Degree in any discipline or related field
    • The ideal candidate has a minimum of three (3) years of practice and application in End to End sourcing and contracting of services and commodities, coupled with a strong commercial acumen and communication (oral and written the English language) skills.
    • Track record of successful Supply Chain delivery in international environments and Joint Ventures
    • University degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Procurement or other relevant disciplines.
    • Proven experience with contract creation, negotiations, and contract drafting skills
    • Proven track record of the delivery value
    • A strong proactive and innovative approach
    • Experience working in a large and multi-cultural team
    • Able to work on UK and US shift is a must
    • Proficient desktop computing experience - an ability to learn PSCM applications including ARIBA, SAP and Salesforce