Director of Procurement - Travel and Property

Company: BPJob Title: Director of Procurement - Travel & Property
Location: Houston, TX, 77079Country: US
The role will be responsible for managing BP’s third parties across a portfolio of categories to ensure that in the short and long term the provision of goods and services is fit for purpose and cost effective whilst minimizing risk to the business. Job Dimensions:• A staff of circa 30 professionals based in Houston and Sunbury• A spend of around $2bn• Multitude of suppliers across the world.• A number of key stakeholders based in UK and US• Products and services bought & consumed by employees from across the entire BP network• Manage a budget of circa $10mQualifications• University Degree • MCIPS or equivalent• Significant evidence of a track record in Procurement in a blue chip environment.• Experience of holding senior managerial positions within corporate procurement depts.• Experience of working cross culturally• Demonstrable experience of working in IT or IT procurement.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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