Because our work in London is as diverse as the city itself, we look for people with many different skills
A bustling cosmopolitan city, London is one of the world’s leading financial centres. It’s a hub of arts, entertainment, world-class cuisine, history and, of course, tourist attractions that include Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, Westminster Abbey and the Shard – to name just a few.
BP has three sites in London: St James’s Square, Canary Wharf and Sunbury. Each site is built and maintained with safety as our number one priority, and has a key role to play in shaping the future of BP. Join us and we’ll be committed to shaping yours.
St James's Square
Home to more than 500 people, BP’s global headquarters are in St. James’s Square, a leafy enclave in the historic centre of London within easy reach of Piccadilly Circus tube station. The site accommodates board and executive management, together with the key corporate and business functions teams.
Our business infrastructure underpins everything we do and our business support teams are integral to keeping us at the head of our industry. We need people with sound business minds, who are great communicators and who are at their best when working as part of a busy, collaborative team.
Our integrated supply and trading (IST), City-facing function is based in the 20 Canada Square building in Canary Wharf.
Canary Wharf is an area of ex-docklands that was redeveloped into a secondary financial centre for London in the late 1980s. It’s home to some of the city’s tallest skyscrapers and the London headquarters of many of the world’s largest financial institutions.
20 Canada Square is a purpose-built trading and financial office with state-of-the-art technology and facilities. It is one of the only trading environments in the world to operate a 'thin-building' design, whereby all major technology hardware, equipment and data storage is housed offsite. This minimizes the building's power usage and carbon emissions, as well as maximizing data protection. 20 Canada Square has received awards for its 'Green Office' initiatives.
Facilities in the office include a BP subsidised restaurant and cafe, 72 meeting rooms, three treatment (first aid) rooms, shower and locker rooms, ample breakout space and views over the Millennium Dome and Canada Square Park.
We look for high-calibre people with a diversity of skills. Those with expertise in supply and trading, trading analytics, and trading operations, as well as marketing professionals, IT specialists and a whole range of other professionals work together to make an important contribution to our business here. We look for positive team players with plenty of ambition, along with strong analytical and interpersonal skills.
Sunbury is to the west of London, around five miles from Heathrow Airport. This is where you’ll find one of BP’s largest office sites, Sunbury Business Park, which is home to 4,500 employees and welcomes over 80,000 visitors a year. Sunbury houses the international centre for business and technology (ICBT) and our upstream learning centre. Learn more about our Sunbury campus.
Learning and development
As our business and technology continue to evolve, even more emphasis will be placed on world-class learning and development. Whatever your background, whatever your role, we will invest in you to develop your personal and professional skills in line with your aspirations. The success of our business at our London locations and the success of our employees go hand in hand. So we’ll make sure you have access to structured courses, online learning, mentors and other methods for ensuring you continue along a flexible career path. Where possible, we will support you to gain qualifications relevant to your field. Our performance management process will set clear, achievable objectives for you and help you to track your progress in achieving them.
Diversity and inclusion
We work as one team, bringing together people from a range of backgrounds whose different perspectives enrich our business. That’s why we value diversity and inclusion. Everyone at BP is treated fairly, with respect, and is encouraged to voice their opinion. Each member of the team knows what is expected of them and is given every opportunity to realize their potential in a pleasant, supportive and collaborative environment.