Specialist Procurement e-Business (Spanish Speaking)*

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Asia Pacific


Malaysia - Kuala Lumpur

Work type

Full Time

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Date published

24 April 2020

Date closing

07 June 2020 at 00:00 GMT

About BHP

At BHP we support our people to grow, learn, develop their skills and reach their potential. With a global portfolio of operations, we offer a diverse and inclusive environment with extraordinary career opportunities.  Our strategy is to focus on creating a safe work environment where our employees feel strongly connected to our values and objectives, and where the capability of our people is key to our success. Come and be a part of this success.

About the role

We seek highly motivated individuals to join our dynamic team as Specialist Procurement Guided Buying in the eBusiness team to be a supporting role in realising BHP’s objective to become a world – class commercial organisation through successful implementation and maintenance of a global Ariba Guided Buying solution.  
  • Ensure conformance with the BHP Charter, the BHP Group Level Documents, Code of Conduct and relevant statutory obligations.
  • Demonstrates and instils an overriding commitment to health, safety, environment responsibility and sustainable development.
  • Work collaboratively with Commercial and other colleagues to optimise and deliver sustainable outcomes
  • Support the testing and implementation of global process improvement initiatives and system changes to ensure accurate and timely deployment.
  • Liaise with regional category management teams to identify catalogue onboarding opportunities
  • Provide recommendations for catalogue hosting strategy (hosted vs punchout) prior to vendor engagement   
  • Engage vendors as part of relationship management approach to reach agreement on hosting strategy  
  • Liaise with SAP ARIBA representatives to engage vendor representatives for catalogue setup 
  • Assist relevant category/supplier managers with ongoing questions, concerns or support required 
  • Validate that supplier’s catalogue meet the minimum requirement (ie images, lead time, and commodity code) and liaising with supplier to ensure content to meets the required standard
  • Ongoing maintenance of Guided Buying with continued growth of content (ie tiles structure, key words searching, commodity code and material group mapping, etc)  
  • Review spend through Guided Buying to ensure minimum PO rework is required (Price changes etc.) 
  • Review spend through Guided Buying to ensure we have no creep into purchases that should be via Work Order or Reservation 
  • Sound understanding of relevant BHP E2E Supply Chain and proactive application of these in all dealings
  • Coordination across sub functional teams and activities to drive holistic improvement and relevant external stakeholders
  • Developing a continuous improvement plan with key stakeholders to optimise value to BHP of using the Guided Buying solution, including liaising with Ariba Product Managers to raise new design requests to improve the solution functionality

About You

  • Bachelor’s degree and / or similar qualification in a commercial, business and/or technical discipline
  • 5 years minimum relevant experience
  • Experience in supply chain

Experience and Technical Competencies
  • Pragmatic commercial outlook and exemplary judgement (balances business value vs. risk) to deliver best outcome for BHP
  • Knowledge of catalogue management in ARIBA system is an added advantage 
  • Demonstrated experience with end to end supply chain
  • Collaborative mindset and advanced interpersonal skills.
  • Highly capable in building constructive long term relationships.
  • Proven ability to operate effectively in complex and ambiguous environments
  • Ability to think laterally to independently resolve issues and influence change.
  • Autonomous, detail oriented, organised, and objective.
  • Communication skills enabling the influencing of a diverse stakeholder group
  • Ability to work individually and in a team as required.
Language: Fluent in both English and Spanish

Supporting a diverse workforce

At BHP, we recognise that we are strengthened by diversity. We are committed to providing a work environment in which everyone is included, treated fairly and with respect. We are an Equal Opportunity employer and we encourage applications from women and Indigenous people. We know there are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, and work is only one of these, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life.  These benefits include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, other extended leave entitlements and parent rooms.  ImportantThe safety of BHP’s people and our candidates is our number one priority. Due to the unfolding circumstances of COVID-19 and the Government regulations in place to deal with the pandemic,   your working location and/or roster as advertised in this advert may be temporarily subject to change whilst the government regulations are in place. This is to ensure the health safety of our workforce, and to implement effective social distancing measures.  These changes if applicable will be discussed at screening and interview stage. 
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