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Contracting Manager

United Kingdom - South East - Sunbury, United States - Texas - Houston
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Job ID 105003BR Job category Procurement & Supply Chain Management Group Segment Upstream Relocation availableNegotiable CitySunbury CountryUnited Kingdom Travel required Yes - up to 25%

Job profile summary:

Could you drive high performance through a global business?

At BP, we’re committed to providing the energy that fuels growth and improves lives but in new ways, with fewer emissions. These are big, complex challenges so it’s important that we unlock the full potential of our workforce.

As part of the new global Sourcing & Contracting team, the contracting manager is responsible for delivering all standards for Contracting within our Upstream business. A team-leader, the contracting manager helps to deploy and continuously improve the Upstream PSCM contracting standards, guidelines and tools. And supports BP’s Upstream PSCM, to effectively implement contracts, manage risk, and enable a continuous collaboration with our suppliers.

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About the opportunity

As a contracting manager at BP, you’ll lead the development, deployment and continuous improvement of comprehensive templates and processes. You’ll support Upstream PSCMs categories at a global level and help develop all the supporting contracting procedures and guidelines.

At BP, you’ll improve organisational capability while helping us develop and deploy fit-for-purpose contracting learning materials. Furthermore, you’ll own and lead our transformation in the contracting space, leveraging advanced contracting models and enabling collaboration through the supply chain.

A proactive individual, you’ll manage multiple stakeholder relationships to understand the Operating Function and different BP business requirements. This will help you ensure all the needs are reflected into the contracting templates and procedures. What’s more, you’ll provide expert contracting advice to operating functions, regions and the wider S&C team.

By joining us, you’ll develop a strong external network and get access to the best-in-class industry solutions. You’ll provide D&I leadership, embed processes that achieve health, safety, security, and environment goals. And you’ll apply Upstream Contracting standards on a global scale. Ultimately, at BP, you’ll support our PSCM function to be a high performing, valuable organization, that attracts and retains the best people.

In this role you will lead and manage a team of 9 contracting professionals.

About you

With a university degree in engineering, procurement, contracting or an equivalent discipline, you have a great knowledge in PSCM - especially in areas of sourcing, contract drafting and execution, negotiation, and contract management. Furthermore, you’ve got a demonstrated ability to influence and collaborate with individuals across multiple disciplines, cultures and geographies, across organizational boundaries and levels.
You have an in-depth understanding of practical contracting and the ability to create transformation in the contracting space, by using the best in class templates, processes and technology.

You take pride in your understanding of global deployment of contracting procedures, standards and assessment processes. Plus, you’ve got great experience in the design and delivery of contracting organizational capability reviews, encompassing structure, processes and people. Above all, you’re a driven individual, who wants to drive transformation at a global scale.

This role can be either held in our offices in Sunbury on Thames (UK) or Houston (US).


Join us and discover how the future looks with a business that keeps advancing. Apply now.

About BP:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

BP is one of the world's leading international oil and gas companies. Through our work we provide customers with fuel for transportation, energy for heat and light, lubricants to keep engines moving, and the petrochemicals products used to make everyday items as diverse as paints, clothes and packaging. Our objective is to create value for shareholders and supplies of energy for the world in a safe and responsible way. We strive to be a safety leader in our industry, a world-class operator, a responsible corporate citizen and a good employer.

Our Upstream segment is responsible for our activities in oil and natural gas exploration, field development and production, and midstream transportation, storage and processing.
At the same time, we’re investing in the talents of the 20,000 people who work to make these activities a reality.

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