Shipping Procurement Analyst
Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group
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This is an exciting unique opportunity to join a small, agile, fast-moving team that supports the shipping operating business on the front line; you can expect impactful and rewarding effort in this Business facing Team.
Liaising with business leaders and their teams across cultures and geographies to understand the business requirements and demand
Working with Contract Accountable Managers (CAMs) and Budget Responsible Owners (BROs) to ensure effective contract management
Establishing and leading supplier relationship
Working alongside Sourcing teams to ensure business requirements are met during strategic sourcing projects
Partnering with Supply Facing and GBS teams to supporting development and implementation of category and execution strategies
Support the objective of no compromise on safe and compliant operations
Manage the interface between procurement category strategy development and implementation, working in partnership with the shipping business, central support functions (Sourcing and Contracting) as well as the Buying Team
Lead the project to develop, implement and embed ‘buying guidance’ into shipping procurement process enabling more structured and strategic way we execute the tactical level
Business facing point of contact for warehousing and materials management activity
Lead continuous improvement initiatives within the team and champion change leadership
Liaise with the business stakeholders to ensure upcoming demand requirements are understood and relevant sourcing cases are raised in a timely manner in Compass to ensure procurement activity is executed in line with business requirements
As part of the team, act as the focal point for the business to provide procurement support for planned and unplanned demand, vendor performance issues and strategic projects
Communicate effectively through various channels using different styles and approaches to gain dedication and support from diverse partners internally and externally to help achieve business outcomes, create acceptance for decisions, build consensus or resolve conflict
Develop a strong working relationship with the key business teams
Support & run the Supplier Relationship Management framework for Strategic/Core Suppliers to the Shipping business
• Influencing and stakeholder management
• Project and change management
• Experience working in a fast pace, changing environment with tight budget controls and requirements
• Commercial awareness/analysis
• Supplier management
• Outstanding written and oral communication skills
• Strong working knowledge of end-to-end procurement and P2P processes (SAP knowledge advantageous)
• Category strategy development and/or execution
• Negotiation, sourcing, contracting and contract management
Negligible travel should be expected with this role
This role is not eligible for relocation
This position is a hybrid of office/remote working
Agreements and negotiations, Analytical Thinking, Building sustainability, Business Acumen, Category spend profiling, Category Strategy, Commercial acumen, Communication, Cost modelling, Decision Making, Digital fluency, Market Analysis, Negotiation planning and preparation, Sourcing strategy, Stakeholder Management, Supplier Selection, Sustainability awareness and action, Value creation and management
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.). If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.
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