Procurement Manager

Company: BPJob Title: Procurement ManagerLocation: Houston, TX, 77079Country: 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 the first phase of which will be completed by 2Q09 and b) the establishment of Segment level IT&S sourcing strategies. Key aspects of the role include:-• Engaging internal stakeholders within mainly the E&P and R&M IT&S teams. in order to understand business objectives and desired market related outcomes• Understanding options and risks associated with procurement/supply chain activities• Leading procurement projects including the negotiation of contracts & commercial terms consistent with maximising business value for IT&S• Building and managing supplier relationships • Measuring / reporting the value delivered.
Qualifications :-• University Degree • MCIPS or equivalent• At least 3 years experience in Procurement in a blue chip environment• Experience of working cross culturally• At least 2 years experience working in relevant market sector.
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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