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German speaking Senior Sourcing Specialist

12 months fixed term contract

Job Profile Summary

    Responsible for developing and implementing sourcing recommendations, negotiating purchase contracts to deliver best value solutions and executing contract administration while understanding the local business objectives and desired outcomes to deliver against sourcing and contracting project milestones and targets.

If you join our Sourcing team you may have the following responsibilities:

  • Drive and manage various sourcing and contracting projects of medium or high complexity
  • Ensure that the business requirements are well-understood and properly covered in the sourcing process
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximise value for BP in the marketplace
  • Develop Sourcing strategy in accordance with the respective Category strategy / guidance
  • Define approach to market and develop source selection criteria based on the business priorities and requirement
  • Manage and coordinate the supplier selection process to ensure the most ideal option is chosen
  • Manage the all relevant stakeholder and supplier interactions and relationship throughout the sourcing project
  • Negotiate and agree on relevant contract terms with suppliers
  • Develop and modify contract content based on templates and manage the approval process
  • Generate reports (status, summary etc.) and analyse data depending on the project requirements
  • Mentor and support junior team members
  • Take an innovative approach and support/lead continuous process improvement initiatives
  • Comply with BP’s Code of Conduct, taking a professional and disciplined approach to working with suppliers, to ensure transparency, consistency and fairness. Our procurement and supply chain management principles are always applied within that framework and in the context of relevant laws and regulations
  • Comply with all BP’s Health, Safety, Security and Environment (HSSE) policies and procedures

In the Senior Sourcing Specialist role, we have the following requirements:

  • 3-5 years of relevant sourcing experience, gained preferably in a multinational environment
  • 1-2 years category specific experience
  • Proven experience in dealing with external partners, especially with suppliers
  • Experience with contract creation, negotiation and maintenance
  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience is required
  • Fluent in English and in German
  • Strong knowledge of navigating the supply market and supplier selection
  • Procurement related professional certification is an advantage
  • Understanding of the end-to-end Procurement process
  • Strong influencing and negotiation skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent time-management and task prioritization skills
  • Strong motivation to further develop sourcing & category knowledge
  • Ability to coordinate and mentor junior team members
  • Proficient desktop computing experience
  • Strong proactive and innovative approach

At BP we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the mindset of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a modern office environment
  • Learning opportunities, language courses and other development opportunities to shape and advance your career path
  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Company laptop
  • Phone for private usage
  • Opportunity to work from home: up to 2 days / week based on team agreement

    We are a global energy business, involved in every aspect of the complex energy system that drives our world. Today’s growing world is demanding more energy, as well as a path to a low carbon future. For more than 100 years, the people of BP have been adapting to the world’s ever-changing demands. At every turn, we’re improving how we deliver heat, light and mobility to help people everywhere keep advancing.

    In Hungary, we operate BP’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of BP. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our BP values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of BP. Join our team, and develop your career in a supportive, forward-thinking environment, as we keep advancing together.

Sector(s):

  • Transportation, Procurement, Logistics
  • Economization, Procurement
  • Full time
  • Temporary work

Experience required:

  • 3-5 years professional experience

Required language level:

All of these are:

  • English - intermediate / communication
  • German - intermediate / communication

Job location:

Budapest

How to apply/ contact information:

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