"People are our greatest assets This is exactly what we should do as a great oil and gas company; develop people, give them the opportunities for the future, lay out a roadmap for them and then allow them later to transfer their skills to others." [Bob Dudley- Group chief executive)
Do you want a job that will never stop challenging you? The North Sea is a unique environment where our experience in mature fields, the excitement of new discoveries and the potential of the latest technology come together with great results, for our oil and gas fields and for the development of our people; where teams benefit from the broadest possible opportunities to learn, develop and progress, and where everyone can make a real impact in one of the most challenging environments the global oil and gas industry has to offer . BPs North Sea business has years to live, and that is why life-long learning is so important to us.
We ensure employees are constantly challenged and tested and given new and different opportunities to develop their skills, whether through formal qualifications, conventional or e-learning courses or on the job training. We have many examples of BP North Sea employees using their time with us to gain experience and knowledge that serves as the foundation for their future career success.
BP Leadership Development Programme
Do you want to inspire, or do you just want to be inspired? Great organizations need great leaders, to encourage, to drive, and to motivate. We believe that our future success and continued progress will come directly from the calibre of the leadership we provide to teams across the organisation.
We have developed a suite of focused development and learning experiences for BP employees at all levels that we call 'Managing Essentials'. These programmes provide you access to and training in a set of practical tools that will help you do your job most effectively and maximise your potential.
Technical Training Opportunities
Are you looking for a Challenge? BP has developed a world-class Challenge development programme for graduates that we call 'Challenge' On-the-job learning will develop your practical skills and confidence, and structured training and development will ensure you have up-to-date knowledge in your chosen discipline and reinforce what you have learned whilst performing your day-to-day responsibilities.
The eXcellence Programme
Where are you heading? The eXcellence Programme is a comprehensive roadmap to guide your personal development allowing you to build your capability, progress your career and continuously develop. The programme specifies job experiences, formal learning and structured and informal support that is both expected of and available to you as you transition from your first role through to middle management.
The North Sea has years of life, and so do you. Our Upstream Learning team ensure we maintain an up to date range of development programmes and resources to support your ongoing development. These include:
You can access these resources to build and agree your own personalised development programme with your team leader.
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