The Global Sourcing Manager IT oversees the IT category for GBS Procurement Services, ensuring that IT sourcing, tactical procurement and tail spend management are executed efficiently whilst delivering supply reliability, value (quality & price) and innovation to the IT and business organisations.
Category Strategy Implementation
§ Bachelor’s Degree in Information Technology, Supply Chain, Business or related field.
§ 10+ years of sourcing/category management experience.
§ Significant experience in managing teams in complex organisations and developing people.
§ Experience in Ariba; SAP/SRM; Emptoris is an advantage.
§ Excellent commercial and contractual negotiation skills in a complex and global environment.
§ Broad understanding of IT Services Arena in a large scale global organisation including areas such as Networks, Data Centers, Workplace Services, Cloud Computing, Telecoms, Security Services etc.
§ Experience of working with IT Industry standards such as ITIL, etc.
§ Thorough understanding of the relevant IT Services supply market, main suppliers and industry trends, drivers and levers.
§ Knowledge of contract terms and conditions including performance management, SLA’s and continuous improvement.
§ Expert in building stakeholder networks, and influencing business stakeholders to the delivery of procurement services.
§ Excellent written and oral communication skills in English.
§ Expert negotiation skills.
§ Good commercial acumen.
§ Strong stakeholder relationship management skills.
§ Proactive and dynamic approach.
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. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 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. Global Business Services (GBS) is BP’s shared services organisation. GBS add value by standardising and modernising business activities, whilst maintaining a robust control environment and driving operational excellence. There are five GBS Centres globally, situated in Europe, Africa, Asia, America and ANZ and Central Teams across all locations as well as the UK and Houston. GBS Asia is GBS's global centre for BP Group Finance, Petrochemicals, Procurement and Tax and the regional hub for lubricants in the Asia Pacific region. We are an integrated and resourceful team, well connected with global partners and have an excellent track record in delivering and generating value for BP. We are a dynamic, high-skilled and diverse team of close to 600 professionals supporting Group Finance, Indirect Procurement, Tax, Global HR Services, Global Petrochemicals and Lubricants. Set up in 2009, we are a mature organization, looking to evolve to unlock the next tranche of value - beyond arbitrage and efficiency. All roles in BP Global Business Services offer some form of agile working to enable you to integrate your work and personal commitments. Talk to us about what agile working could look like for you.
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