Polish Lead eSourcing Specialist

Company information

BP Global Business Services Europe


Budapest, Szeged

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Organization introduction

We are a global energy business, involved in every aspect of the complex energy system that drives our world.

We operate in more than 70 countries worldwide. We find and produce oil and gas on land and offshore and we move energy around the globe. We manufacture and market fuels and raw materials used in thousands of everyday products, from mobile phones to food packaging.

Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. ‘Our goals aim to balance society’s need for more energy with our clear ambition of playing our part in the transition to a lower carbon world. We are investing for the future in both hydrocarbons and in technologies which will be important in that transition’, as chairman of BP says. 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, maintaining a robust control environment and driving operational excellence, while also providing business solutions by working as an integrated part of BP. GBS has operated in Budapest, Hungary since 2009, and in 2017 we expanded to offer more opportunities to join our team in Szeged, as well.

Job information

Business area



Logistics Specialist



Job title

Polish Lead eSourcing Specialist

Team / organisation unit description

The Lead eSourcing Specialist is responsible for managing and driving high focus and complexity online tenders through internet-enabled applications (Ariba and Emptoris) in support of various BP businesses. Able to advise most suitable approach to market- based on market situation and predefined category strategy, strengthen supplier and Stakeholder relationships, proactively identify value opportunities. The ideal candidate has practical experience in sourcing of services and commodities, expert in modern tendering techniques - especially eAuctions, has good commercial orientation, excellent communication skills, strong systematic and analytical skills coupeled with project management and multi tasking. In addition has the capability to innovate, adress and solve issues, manage process changes, lead and mentor junior collageues.

Tasks and activities

  • Project manage complex eSourcing events such as RFI, RFP, RFQ and eAuction, for direct and indirect categories
  • Define approach to market in accordance with the respective category strategy, recommend most suitable event type and structure
  • Build and execute eSourcing events in the tool- in line with requirements, communicate status and progress of projects to customers and stakeholders, manage all supplier interactions through event lifecycle
  • At event closure, provide high quality report and commercial analyses for decision making support (eg: excel custom reports, optimisation, online evaluation, scoring)
  • Develop collaborative relationships with key stakeholders across the company to strategically develop, implement and optimize eSourcing processes and tools that enable the eSourcing teams to scale
  • Provide mentoring and leadership to other eSourcing Agents- further develop team capability in a systematic manner, maximise performance and development potential in field of eSourcing
  • Take ownership and accountability for incoming workload -Identify issues, problems and opportunities while maintaining effectiveness in a changing environment
  • Support query handling and issue resolution, handle escalations, coordinate RCAs and Incident Reports- responsible for proposing and implementing sustainable solution for findings from operational perspective
  • Ensure all systems and tools are available for the Team; issues are raised and escalated in a timely manner to the relevant service providers
  • Provide excellent customer service to the global and regional procurement organization building the credibility of the eSourcing team and creating further demand
  • Take an innovative approach and support/lead continuous improvement initiatives, identify and pursue process re-engineering, value engineering, and demand management opportunities and increase efficiencies
  • Support Sourcing activities across teams, based on requirements 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


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BSC diploma

Experience in this profession

5-8 years

Additional requirements (certifications, special knowledge, software etc.)

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent (Procurement related certification is an advantage)
  • Fluent in English
  • Fluent in one other European language (Dutch is an advantage)
  • 5+ years of relevant sourcing experience, gained preferably in a multinational environment
  • 3+ years proven experience with conducting high complexity online tenders/ eAuctions
  • Expert user of any eSourcing/online tendering tool (Ariba preferred)
  • Advanced desktop computing experience, solid MS excel user
  • People leader experience is an advantage

What we offer

  • A truly multinational team
  • Cafeteria
  • Competitive compensation package
  • High-quality office environment
  • Long-term opportunities
  • Part time and full time job opportunity
  • Easily accessible workplace
  • Competitive salary plus benefits
  • Working in an international, young and dynamic team

Additional information


Senior team member


Permanent employee for indefinite time

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