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Biogas Originator - German Markets

Biogas Originator - German Markets

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 127859BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Responsible for leadership accountabilities to deliver biogas origination activities from a wide range of technologies, initiating and negotiating a range of transactions in line with the business strategies and growth agenda, contributing to strategic development, ensuring deals adhere to contractual agreements and expectations, driving business expansion in new markets and representing the organization externally. The Low Carbon Trading Biogas team is a market leader in this area with a proven track record and this position will help accelerate growth.

This role offers a chance to join a growing team with a mandate to expand bp’s biogas activities across the UK and Europe as part of a global business. The Biogas Origination team are a market leader in the biomethane to transport market in the US and have been increasingly active in Europe in recent years. We are now scaling up this activity and the Biogas Originator role will provide an opportunity to join the team to lead and deliver profitable transactions and contribute to this growth.
This role involves initiating and negotiating a range of transactions in line with the business strategies and growth agenda, representing the organisation externally and helping to drive expansion into new markets. This is a great opportunity to join a dynamic team with fantastic low carbon growth potential and help deliver directly on bp’s net zero strategy.

KEY Accountabilities

  • Source and deliver scalable and competitive biogas investment and off-take opportunities.
  • Originate a pipeline of opportunities at different stages of development whilst ensuring delivery of priority deals
  • Bring market insights to provide strategic input to the development and execution of Low Carbon Trading’s Biogas Growth Strategy
  • Innovative and proactive skills to identify and adapt to key emerging markets and design structures to capture maximum bp value from opportunities
  • Relevant industry networks and a deep understanding of the regulatory environment.
  • Experience and track record in developing relationships and originating biogas transactions with diverse counterparties and the associated due diligence needed for these transactions
  • Deal experience to include equity investments and/or joint ventures
  • Provide leadership to members of the team and develop junior talent.
  • Represent bp at internal and external functions, board positions, committees and subcommittees
  • Provide support for project management and operations team to ensure smooth integration for both offtake and equity-based (NOJV) deals into the biogas portfolio.
  • Identify efficiencies and opportunities in the strategy model to reduce commercial, operational, and functional complexity of the biogas portfolio.
  • Extensive experience within emerging markets and working with large organizations
  • Work closely with internal teams in BP to deliver those opportunities including escalating and/or engaging with Legal and Compliance or control functions.
  • Liaison with internal stakeholders such as Low Carbon Trading, Customers & Products, Gas & Low Carbon, Regions Cities & Solutions to deliver the broader BP Ambitions.
  • Work closely with internal teams in BP to deliver those opportunities including escalating and/or engaging with Legal and Compliance or control functions.
Desirable Criteria
  • Previous experience in the Biogas sector, in either a Sales, Marketing or Technical Capacity.
  • Must have extensive exposure & connections in German Markets.
  • Excellent communication, relationship building and presentation skills Attention to detail, diligence and strong demonstration of BP’s Values and Behaviors
  • English and German Language skills are highly desirable for this position.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. Flexible working options will be considered.

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