Category Sourcing Specialist - IT Infras - Jobs in Malaysia - 982447

BP International Ltd
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BP is embarking on an exciting period of change and growth to centralize Procurement activity in Kuala Lumpur We are recruiting a Category Sourcing Specialist with a primary focus on IT Infrastructure to join our team in KL This role will involve Managing and driving high value and complexity sourcing projects in support of business objectives in the respective spend categoryResponsible for being the GBS interface focal point in category specific discussions developing supplier relationships and proactively identifying value opportunities This includes demand management development of the sourcing strategy and the approach to market based on predefined category strategies source selection contract negotiation creation and maintenance The ideal candidate has proven knowledge of the spend category and marketplace extensive experience in sourcing of services and commodities knowledge of contracts and legal terms sourcing strategy preparation coupled with a strong commercial orientation communication and stakeholder management skills The successful applicants are required to work on one of the following shifts to support global sourcing activities 3pm-12am Supporting UK5pm-2am Supporting USAKey Responsibilities Act as the GBS Category expert focal point in the given category towards GBS Procurement PSCM and Business stakeholdersTake the lead in ensuring effective information flow regarding the category strategy guidance between GBS Procurement and PSCMContribute to the development of the respective category strategies from a GBS Procurement sideProvide category specific guidance and mentoring to the relevant GBS Procurement TeamsDrive and manage various sourcing and contracting projects of high complexityEnsure that the business requirements are well-understood and properly covered in the category level discussions and sourcing processIdentify value levers and opportunities to maximize value for BP in the marketplaceDevelop Sourcing strategy in accordance with the respective Category strategy guidanceDefine approach to market and develop source selection criteria based on the business priorities and requirementManage and coordinate the supplier selection process to ensure the most ideal option is chosenManage key stakeholder and supplier relationships and all relevant stakeholder and supplier interactions throughout the sourcing projects looked afterNegotiate and agree on relevant contract terms with suppliersDevelop and modify contract content based on templates and manage the approval process Also propose potential modifications updates to the relevant contract templates based on category specific requirementsGenerate reports status summary etc and analyze data depending on the project requirementsTake an innovative approach and support lead continuous process improvement initiativesComply with BPs Code of Conduct taking a professional and disciplined approach to working with suppliers to ensure transparency consistency and fairness Essential Skills and Experience In order to be considered for these roles applicants must have a minimum 5 years of relevant sourcing experience preferably in a multinational environment In addition successful candidates would possess the flowing 3 years category specific experience preferably in IT Infrastructure categories like Software as Service Platform as Services Infrastructure as Services Cloud computing etc Proven experience in dealing with external partners especially with suppliersExperience with contract creation negotiation and maintenanceExperience on category management and or category strategy development is an advantageExcellent stakeholder relationship management skills Strong motivation to further develop sourcing and category knowledge

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Type : Company job

Role : N/A

Industry : Oil/Gas/Petroleum

Salary : Not Disclosed

Deadline: 2020-01-15

Company Profile

BP is changing the way the world lives. We are one of the world’s largest energy companies with a span of business that includes exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. After more than 50 years in Malaysia, BP has progressed significantly – from a modest beginning as a small petroleum marketing operation, the company has established a strong presence with ISO 9002 and ISO 14001 certified lubricant blending plants and has diversified its business activities to become a major player in the petrochemical sector producing Acetic Acid in joint venture plant in Kertih, Terengganu. Malaysia is also the site for the Global Business Service Centre (GBS) Asia delivering value-added services, process standardization and transformation throughout BP’s global delivery capabilities and enabling technologies. As the global GBS center for Group Finance, Petrochemicals, Procurement and Tax and hub for lubricants in Asia Pacific, we pride ourselves as an integrated and resourceful team with proven track record in delivering and generating value for BP. At GBS Asia, we are a dynamic, highly-skilled and diverse team of 1000 professionals, based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. “Our People are our greatest asset” and we are proactive in advocating learning and development to support personal growth and ensure we have sufficient people with the right capability that is vital to the success of GBS and BP. Safety, Respect, Excellence, Courage and One Team are the five values that express our shared understanding of what we believe, how we aim to behave and what we aspire to be as an organization. We believe that diversity and inclusion are integral to our success. We demonstrate this by advocating agile working practices and by supporting a host of Corporate Social Responsibility initiatives. The core of how we operate is manifested in the five pillars of the BSC’s Employee Value Proposition: 1. Partnership and Value 2. Energy and Drive 3. Teamwork and Diversity 4. Development and Opportunity 5. Recognition and Impact
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