This role will be part of a small central team that leads, develops and manages the implementation of key work streams arising from the Upstream Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) strategy. The role will work with various central Subject Matter Experts (SMEs) and regional representatives to develop and implement the PSCM strategy and key aspects of the broader Upstream modernization and transformation agenda. The role reports the PSCM Programme Director for Modernization and Transformation.
The strategy will support the transformation of the Upstream PSCM function which is accountable for ~$17bn of third party spend.
The successful candidate must have experience of working in global capital intensive industries, and have a good working knowledge of the supplier base within the Upstream Oil & Gas industry is a pre-requisite of the role.
An appreciation of the role of technology in transforming organizations would be an advantage.
Competitive salary applies
Closing Date 10th May
Lead key work streams / projects from the Upstream PSCM strategy – and, through engagement with SMEs in the wider PSCM and Operating Function teams, develop implementation plans.
Manage performance and report progress on the delivery of key work streams to Executive management.
Support the delivery of the PSCM modernization and transformation plan, including ensuring cross functional alignment with the Sector Directors / Category Teams and Regional Representatives.
Understand the Operating Function strategies and identify opportunities that the Sector Directors need to consider in their market facing strategies.
Be an ambassador and catalyst for change and energize the function around opportunities for change and business transformation.
Identify and help removing barriers or blockers for others to do their job.
Support the PSCM strategy communication plan and record successes, failures and lessons learned.
University degree in Engineering, Procurement or other technical discipline, or equivalent experience
Essential experience and job requirements
A track record that shows the ability to form strong relationships and establish personal credibility with key stakeholders
A creative thinker and self-starter who can work with minimal supervision.
Demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate with key stakeholders, and experience interacting and presenting to Executive management teams.
Ability to work as part of a virtual global team across cultural and regional boundaries.
Strong communication and analytical skills.
Working knowledge of Category Management Common Process and systems such as Ariba, Backbone and SAP.
Extensive PSCM experience, preferably in an Oil and Gas Upstream operating environment.
PSCM Competencies and Minimum Level
Market Intelligence – Level 2 (Basic Application)
Market Sector Strategy – Level 2 (Basic Application)
Project Management – Level 2 (Basic Application)
Analytics – Level 2 (Basic Application)
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
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Desirable criteria & qualifications
Professional PSCM qualification (MCIPS) or equivalent
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BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. Through our work we provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging. Our objective is to create value for shareholders and supplies of energy for the world in a safe and responsible way. We strive to be a safety leader in our industry, a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a good employer.
Our Upstream segment is responsible for our activities in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, and midstream transportation, storage and processing.
At the same time, we’re investing in the talents of the 20,000 people who work to make these activities a reality.