Logistics Analytics Team Leader - 12 Month Secondment Opportunity


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Role synopsis

About the opportunity

In this role, you will lead a team of 3 analysts to deliver key commercial insights and deep analytical freight expertise to drive improvement opportunities across BP logistics operations and support commercial contract management.

You will validate and report on the performance of BP's contracted road and rail providers delivering approximately 6 billion litres per annum of ground, aviation and LPG fuels.

Key accountabilities

  • Represent OTF in the Logistics Strategy Group and act as single point of contact on analytics recommendations for HVC/O2F into the strategy
  • Lead a team of 3 x analysts within the analytics team to enhance tools, processes and provide a centre of expertise to operate freight spend of circa $150M pa and service FVC’s various channels to market.
  • Accountable for developing and maintaining effective tools and processes to support the Logistics business in driving operational excellence and efficiency
  • Oversee the formulation of annual secondary logistics budget and ensure robust processes are in place to verify performance against projected spend and of the underlying unitised cost (Delivered Cost Index)
  • Responsible for generating key insights for internal operating review & forum with BP (CBM). Work with HVC fuels teams & BP finance team to ensure freight cost variance to forecast is understood and integrated into CBM and other financial review forums. Ensure reporting and analytical effort across BP & GBS teams is aligned, controlled and delivering insight in the most efficient way
  • Maintain and operate planning and optimisation tools to generate logistics resource plans from APO outlook and operating constraints to provide operations and contract teams a forward view for sourcing and managing fleet requirements. Work closely with BP demand and Supply team to forecast and work to mitigate potential infrastructure constraints
  • Work across teams to draw insight & utilise CI methodology to develop an improvement program to increase efficiency and reduce operating costs. Provide LT a prioritised list of costed improvement areas to focus via CBM V&O register, items from here pertaining to carrier improvement will integrate to Supplier Performance Management framework (contract value in use - category lead / contract management)
  • Work closely with Category lead to inform carrier improvement effort, provide LSP performance insights and support contract management by providing forecast resource requirements and deep technical expertise to assist in forming 'knowledge based negotiation' within contract cycle.
  • Oversee the formulation & maintenance of activity based cost models that calculate CPL cartage award to the carrier and inform BP's delivered cost indicators (SAP DCI) and customer freight recovery (ZS99). Ensure the utilisation of these tools can provide effective simulated future costs (freight quotes) and scenario model supply envelop changes or network optimisation options.

Essential Education

Educational background

  • Tertiary qualification in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, or similar field

Essential experience and job requirements

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have has extensive experience in an analytical role within the Supply Chain/Logistics Industry. You will have a strong analytical ability and experience effectively communicating financial performance, insights and recommendations to senior stakeholders. You will be a strong leader and have the ability to engage, motivate and mentor your team to drive of a high performing culture.

Other key requirements of the role include:

  • Expertise in fuel delivery operations, equipment and related operational/procedural/HSSE requirements will be highly regarded
  • In-depth of knowledge in commercial analytics or cost to serve modelling
  • Strong Commercial acumen, negotiation skills and Supplier Performance Management experience
  • Ability to build relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to deliver mutually beneficial outcomes, deal with ambiguity, navigate complexity and drive impactful outcomes
  • Ability to see opportunities for continuous improvement and influence change
  • Excellent capability utilising MS Excel, VB or similar database analysis tools
  • Tertiary qualification in Business, Supply Chain, Logistics, or similar field

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)


Desirable criteria & qualifications


Relocation available


Travel required

Negligible travel

Is this a part time position?


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.

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.

GBS ANZ provides a broad range of integrated customer solutions, supporting BP's operations across Australia and New Zealand. Supporting both BP and Castrol brands, GBS ANZ delivers accounting and banking operations, logistics/scheduling operations, customer service and sales, credit management, financial reporting and HR Services.

With a strong focus on continuous improvement and innovation, GBS ANZ is a true leader in a highly competitive shared services landscape.

GBS ANZ takes pride in being the engine room for BP with more than 400 employees; we partner with BP to serve more than 100,000 end customers and process $40 billion worth of transactions per annum.

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.


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