Regional Procurement Manager at BP
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Regional Procurement Manager
The Regional Procurement Manager will lead and direct Global Procurement's Procurement Operations team providing best-in-class Requisition to PO support for the Americas, Spain, Portugal, Australia & New Zealand. Procurement Operations team consists of 8 Buyers and are located in San Jose, Costa Rica.
Additionally, work with the Accounts Payable team to trouble-shoot PO Based payment issues.
Provide innovative and strategic sourcing strategies for indirect spend. Lead the vendor due diligence, risk assessment, management and supplier quality management process.
Negotiate, develop, and oversee Professional Services, various goods, IT and Telecom contracts for CAM/LATAM managed by the Global Procurement department. Leveraging Global Strategies defined by Center Led Procurement Sourcing team, this position is responsible for leading the strategic sourcing process, managing high value spot orders, developing/negotiating/monitoring supplier agreements, developing and maintaining supplier relationships, developing sourcing strategies for commodities, developing and implementing processes and procedures to manage assigned commodities, managing total cost of ownership for assigned commodities, and integrating knowledge and skills across CAM/LATAM and purchasing commodities.
Guides the development, design, organization, and control of the Procurement Operations team. multiple and/or major supply streams, and contractual processes. Develops the strategy and processes for managing external service providers. Conducts sourcing, selection, analysis, and develops contracts.
ERP experience in a Purchasing module (Oracle iProcurement preferred)
Function - Sourcing / Procurement
May provide training to global and/or regional Contract Management personnel. Minimum 8 years’ experience in the contract management or procurement field....
The travel manager or travel procurement director must establish a strong foundation of data collection from the outset, with an understanding that not every region can sell travel or deliver travel data detail in a uniform way. Powered by two independent research studies, the paper shows where travel managers are doing a good job aligning hotel sourcing strategy with traveler needs—and highlights areas where improvements could be made in policy, procedure and communications. As the second or third most controllable expense for most companies, corporate travel—and the programs implemented to manage this travel—have become a globalization priority for companies looking to impact the bottom line. The Procurement Manager will be responsible for the management the Regional Procurement Unit and will lead in setting up strategic contracts at regional and sub-regional level, and for the Regional Office. The incumbent will also be responsible for supporting the development and execution of global and regional sourcing strategies and ensuring efficiency and effectiveness of the Regional Procurement Unit in processing international procurement transactions for country offices in the Middle East and Eurasia region. The role will also include taking a lead role in advising country offices to achieve improved quality assurance of their procurement processes. Sets targets for the Regional Procurement Unit; monitor performance and measuring efficiencies. Also, Ensures that Regional Procurement Unit is operating in strict adherence with the organization's procurement policy, SOP and regulations also compliance toward donor's requirements. Actively supports the regional initiative on procurement improvements by supporting countries in managing complex procurement processes, providing advice and ensuring capacity building when needs are identified. Ensures timely review of local procurement processes sent to review and validation at the procurement unit level, and ensures that the process is tracked to measure performance against targets. The Procurement Manager is responsible for the management a regional procurement unit that will be set up during the 2017 and will be the lead in setting up strategic contracts at regional and sub-regional level, and within Senegal, of the regionalization of the international procurement unit to Dakar. He/She is responsible to ensure that procurement unit under his/her management is working on an efficient and effective way ensuring best possible processing of international procurement for country offices and ensuring a timely review and validation of procurement processes done in countries that are above a defined thresholds. The Procurement Manager is responsible for the management a regional procurement unit that will be set up during the 2017 and will be the lead in setting up strategic contracts at regional and sub-regional level, and within Senegal, of the regionalization of the international procurement unit to Dakar. He/She is responsible to ensure that procurement unit under his/her management is working on an efficient and effective way ensuring best possible processing of international procurement for country offices and ensuring a timely review and validation of procurement processes done in countries that are above a defined thresholds.