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Category Delivery Specialist - Subsea Hardware

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Staines
  • Job type: Contract
  • Date posted: 21/01/2015
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The Role:
The role delivers value to the internal stakeholders by sourcing Goods and Services from Company approved suppliers in compliance with all relevant laws and regulations within the boundaries of approved budgets. The role also executes supplier management activities as directed by the Category Delivery Lead / Manager or Category Lead / Manager.
All activities will follow the Company’s Category Management Common Process (CMcp), comply with Joint Operating Agreements (JV partners) and NOC agreements as may be required.

Category Delivery Specialist Role
• Deliver value through effective and efficient sourcing activity; using the provisions of CMcp within boundaries of relevant laws and regulations, approved budgets and, where applicable, JV partner and NOC agreements.
• Support the development of Contracts and Procurement Plan (CPP) with demand data for assigned sub categories.
• Conduct relevant due diligence processes and secure required approvals
• Execute assigned sourcing activities typically including - development of bid packages, supporting bid proposal evaluation, providing analysis of results, and compiling recommendations to award to secure relevant internal and external approvals.
• Conduct/support contract negotiations as directed.
• Call off preparation
• Stakeholder engagement
• Post-award contract management and administration as directed. This will involve resolution of queries, supporting timely supplier invoice approvals, processing and tracking supplier change requests, monitoring contract expiration dates and ensuring extensions or renewals are executed to support continuing service delivery to the business.
• Support supplier performance management activities, such as, KPI tracking, PRMs and other activities intended to drive improvement with supplier performance.
• Ensure Local Content obligations are considered and incorporated into the procurement decisions as required.
• Comply with all BP’s policies and procedures.

As directed by the Category Delivery Lead / Manager or Category Lead / Manager
• Conduct sourcing activities using Company approved systems (e.g., Ariba). Drive development of Scope of Work, pre-qualification of suppliers, bid package preparation (RFP), receipt and evaluation of bids, preparation of evaluation summaries and request for contract award approvals.
• Support the development of demand forecasts for goods and services incorporating demand data into the CPP.
• Support the approach to supply market by coordinating the preparation of RFP documents and logging
• and handling of bidder clarification requests.
• Support “contract fitness” activities to enable Backbone application.
• Monitor compliance with mandatory process requirements including ABC Supplier checks and use of latest approved global terms and conditions.
• Facilitate local/regional Supplier Management activities by working in close collaboration with CAMs and providing performance data against agreed KPIs. Prepare contract briefs, schedule of responsibilities, scheduled PRMs, and CIPs (Continuous Improvement Plans) / PIP (Performance Improvement Plans) as directed.
• Use standard PSCM tools, systems and processes.
• Comply with all laws and regulations in the region to mitigate compliance risks.
• Execute post-award purchasing and P2P, including “3 bids and a buy” (note that this may also be executed by Procurement Services, UPSC or the Line).
• Comply with BP's Code of Conduct and practice ethical business behaviour, using reasonable care to monitor suppliers and contractors working for BP to ensure they work in a manner consistent with the Code.
• As directed by the Category Delivery Lead / Manager or Category Lead / Manager.

Essential Skills / Qualifications:
• University degree in Engineering, Procurement or other technical discipline.
• Demonstrated ability to collaborate with internal stakeholders across multiple disciplines, cultures and geographies, across BP and with suppliers.
• Knowledge of systems necessary to enable PSCM transactions. The systems likely will include some or all of the following; Ariba, Backbone, SAP and the MS software suite, SharePoint, Access, etc.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
• Professional PSCM qualification (MCIPS) or equivalent.
• Previous work experience in multiple industry market sectors.
• Subsea experience
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