Turkish Speaking Tactical Procurement Specialist

Company information

BP Global Business Services Europe

Location

Budapest, Szeged

Overall score:

5.4

Organization introduction

The world has an ever-increasing demand for energy, and BP discovers, develops and delivers oil and gas across the globe. They are capturing existing sources while enhancing the potential of renewable and alternative energy. By making the most of our world-class assets and investing in new technologies. Global Business Services Europe is part of Global Business Services (GBS) – a 4,500-people organization within BP that supports the downstream operations. Core areas include finance, customer service, mid and back office support for procurement, HR services and other functional support for customers. They opened the centre in 2009 and currently employ over 2100 staff of 28 different nationalities in the Haller Gardens Offices. Even though the official language in the BSC is English, the colleagues do business in 7 more European languages, in a dynamic, multinational environment.


Job information

Business area

LOGISTICS - SUPPLY CHAIN / PROCUREMENT

Profession

Logistics Specialist

Location

Budapest

Job title

Turkish Speaking Tactical Procurement Specialist


Team / organisation unit description

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. We have been continuing to develop our European Service Centre in Budapest, Hungary since 2009 and now we are extending our presence in Szeged as well. We aim to bring dynamism to the country and opportunities to all our current and future employees. Due to upcoming corporate transitions and our progressively growing competence over multifaceted business processes, our European service centre is persistently broadening its range of prominent career opportunities in both cities. We offer more and more B2B roles for career planners as well as increasingly complex, high-level, senior positions to seasoned experts. We are seeking individuals who share our values and are ready to make our business and culture stronger. Our key aim is to keep building on the successes we’ve seen over recent years, driving through the many and varied projects we’re working on that demonstrate continuous improvement. We strive to inspire our employees by creating an enjoyable, challenging work environment whilst simultaneously providing balance in private and work life, advancement through compensation, fun at work and shared devotion in volunteering and charity activities. 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.


Tasks and activities

  • Drive and manage Tactical Procurement projects of low and medium complexity
  • Ensure that the business requirements are well-understood and properly covered in the execution of these tasks
  • Identify value levers and opportunities to maximise value for BP in the marketplace
  • Define approach to market in accordance with the respective Category strategy / guidance
  • Identify appropriate supplier pool (based on requirements and established criteria)
  • Manage the all relevant stakeholder and supplier interactions and relationship throughout the whole project
  • Create and communicate RFx (Request for Proposal/Quote), with usually at least three suppliers solicited
  • Review responses and award the Purchase Order, Communicate the results of the bidding
  • Generate reports (status, summary etc.) and analyse data depending on the project requirements
  • 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

Requirements

Language 1:

Turkish

Level

Professional


Language 2:

English

Level

Professional


Qualification:

BSC diploma


Experience in this profession

3-5 years


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

  • Bachelors’ degree or equivalent experience is required
  • Fluency in English AND in Turkish
  • 2-5 years of relevant Tactical procurement experience, gained preferably in a multinational environment
  • Proven experience in dealing with external partners, especially with suppliers
  • Experience with contracting, negotiation and maintenance is an advantage
  • Strong knowledge of navigating the supply market and supplier selection within the Tactical Procurement framework
  • Procurement related professional certification is an advantage
  • Understanding of the end-to-end Procurement process
  • Strong influencing and confident negotiation skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills
  • Excellent time-management and task prioritization skills
  • Strong motivation to further develop sourcing knowledge
  • Proficient desktop computing experience
  • Proactive and innovative approach

What we offer

  • A truly multinational team
  • Cafeteria
  • Easily accessible workplace
  • High-quality office environment
  • Long-term opportunities
  • Working in an international, young and dynamic team
  • Opportunity to develop your professional skills in a multinational company
  • Competitive compensation package
  • Competitive salary plus benefits

Additional information

Normal

Senior team member

Full-time

Permanent employee for indefinite time


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