This role reports via the Global Business Services (GBS) procurement function within BP where our Vice President reports into the Group CFO.
Within GBS procurement the IT Sourcing Team is responsible for an overall spend of some $1.6 billion pa across 7 sub-categories including applications development & maintenance, platform services, software, hardware, workplace services, network services and market data.
Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) is in the middle of the BP supply chain with responsibilities to trade around BP’s upstream and downstream assets.
The Sourcing team that supports IST IT&S has an exciting opportunity and challenge to understand and support the diverse nature of the business areas and balance their specific needs with the drive for standardisation and simplification that are high on the central IT&S agenda.
The IST teams are globally located with centres in London, Houston, Singapore and Chicago.
This job holder will work across stakeholders in the IST segment and will be expected to operate effectively as a GBS Procurement, IT Sourcing professional and leader with expertise in procurement and vendor management to provide a full range of products and services purchased by IST. This role includes providing GBS Procurement commercial leadership, management of operational escalations, extensive supplier management, and leading sourcing activities. This role is based in the London centre for IST (20 Canada Square) and will support the Category Sourcing Director – IST and will be part of the global team with responsibility for providing procurement leadership for the IST segment’s needs.
The team is also responsible for providing front-line support in designing and deploying our transactional activities into IT Sourcing, and to work in partnership with our GBS Procurement colleagues to ensure successful delivery of transactional procurement.
Degree, business / professional qualification (eg. MCIPS) or equivalent experience
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