Market Sector Procurement Manager - E&P IT Applications

Company Name: BP
Title: Market Sector Procurement Manager - E&P IT Applications
Job Location: Houston, TX, US
The IT&S Function is currently undertaking a significant transformation of its applications support and development landscape. The transformation will be enabled by a) The consolidation of a significant part of the existing applications portfolio into an IT&S Function level market engagement which will be completed by 2Q09 and b) the establishment of Segment level IT&S sourcing strategies. This role will be accountable for providing procurement leadership to E&P IT&S including:- The establishment of the necessary vision and strategy consistent with E&P IT&S business goals; The development and execution of sourcing plans consistent with set strategies; Management of E&P IT&S strategic suppliers/vendors; The leadership of a US-UK procurement team which supports E&P IT&S. Job Dimensions:•A staff of circa 3-4 procurement professionals based in Houston and Sunbury•Procurement accountability for 3rd party spend ~$200m•Executive stakeholder engagement - in particular the VP IT&S E&P and extended leadership team•Manage a budget of circa $1.5m
•Experience in Procurement in a blue chip environment•Experience working in a leadership position•Experience in leading and motivating high performance teams •Experience of working cross culturally•Experience working in the applications development and support space
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. With a workforce of nearly 100,000 employees, BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 100 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.
Indirect Procurement delivers value to BP through effective implementation of market-facing strategies, which are developed from its deep understanding of the interplay between BP's demand and the supply markets. Value and risks are managed through the identification and use of supplier relationships where BP's scope, scale and buying power have been optimized. Further, Indirect Procurement's efforts are supported by a suite of procurement process and systems that allow for effective market engagements, contract development and management, purchasing activities and supplier relationship and performance management.
Indirect Procurement's Vision is to have, a world-class supply base firmly in place and readily accessible to our clients, producing a sustainable competitive advantage for BP, while delivering increased profits and boosting shareholder value. We will achieve our Vision by having a dedicated global team of professionals in place to execute our Indirect Procurement Strategy for BP, and by applying PSCM best practices in support of our clients across the enterprise.
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