Downstream function opportunities

Wherever you are working, you’ll have unmatched opportunities, in challenging roles that will develop your skills and prepare you for success as a leader with BP

 You can expect variety and plenty of scope to put innovation to work, as you explore our global business

Business and commercial opportunities

Who we’re looking for

We look for people with an undergraduate degree plus an MBA, PhD, MSc or MEng MBA, MSc or MA and at least five years’ related professional experience*. You’ll combine technical expertise and hands-on experience with the ability to work to the highest quality standards.

As well as being adaptable to work in international locations, you must be flexible and prepared to work in a position that will truly challenge your expectations. We’ll take into consideration your education, experience, skill-set and ambition in order to find the best role for you, and our business. We offer a host of opportunities across our business and commercial functions and you won’t always need to have previous oil and gas experience.

The business you’ll be part of

Downstream offers a wide-range of business and commercial opportunities you may not have even considered. You could be helping to build and leverage brand relationships within marketing, retail or sales. Or perhaps you could provide strategic support in one of our procurement and supply chain, finance or strategy roles where you help drive the change necessary to move the business forward. 

* Five years’ relevant professional experience is usually required but we will consider exceptional applications from those with less experience.

“The FLP is a critical pipeline of talent into BP. In the future, we expect many of the most influential and successful people in the business to have come up through the FLP. Bringing in talented people at an early stage of their career allows us to help them manage their careers in a structured way, and ensures we harness the value of a diverse group of globally-minded individuals.” - Andrew Ditty, Downstream head of HR

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Manufacturing, engineering & operations opportunities

Who we’re looking for

If you have an undergraduate degree and an MBA, PhD, MSc or MEng with at least five years’ related professional experience*, this path will allow you to hone your skills and develop your career across BP’s vast Downstream operations.

The business you’ll be part of

Our refineries and petrochemical plants are technically complex and a reflection of our growing investment in innovation. It’s here that hydrocarbons are converted, manufactured, upgraded and blended into products that people can put into their cars or use to heat their homes. As a participant in this stream of the Future Leaders Programme, you could join any of our global operations sites to develop both your technical and leadership capabilities.

* Five years’ relevant professional experience is usually required but we will consider exceptional applications from those with less experience.

“Being a member of the FLP community gives you immediate credibility. People trust you and give you meaningful projects to demonstrate your ability to add value in a particular area within BP.” - Dr. Cynthia Pierre, Materials & corrosion engineer, FLP

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Technology opportunities 

Who we’re looking for

If you have an undergraduate degree and an MBA, PhD, MSc or MEng with at least five years’ related professional experience *, this career path will give you a wide understanding of BP and a chance to take on some of the most innovative and technically challenging projects in the energy industry.

The business you’ll be part of

Our Downstream technology business units are focused on improvements in our operations, and the products we make for our customers. We’re developing and applying technology to monitor operational integrity across our refineries. And we’re using technology to improve the efficiency of processes in our refineries and petrochemical plants. We are also optimizing the conversion of unconventional feedstocks, including renewables, to liquid transport fuels and chemicals, and creating high-performance, energy-efficient, cleaner fuels and lubricants for customers.

As a participant in our Future Leaders Programme Technology track, you could join one of our many leading development areas, including formulated products technology, refining and logistics technology, petrochemicals technology or conversion technology.

* Five years’ relevant professional experience is usually required but we will consider exceptional applications from those with less experience.

Applications are now closed.

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