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Construction & Maintenance Manager

Construction & Maintenance Manager

  • Location Austria - Wien
  • Travel required Negligible travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Retail Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ076077
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Customers & Products

Job Family Group:

Retail Group

Job Description:

bp is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We provide heat, light and mobility to customers worldwide. We’re fundamentally redefining what we do, so we can reach net zero by 2050 or sooner. We also have a strong mission to help the whole world reach net zero too – working across our industry to improve people’s lives. It’s crucial to us that the differences we see in the world around us are reflected in our workplace. Who you are is what counts, not where you’re from or how you live your life. A culture that values everyone benefits all of us. That’s why, to help our people thrive, we nurture a truly diverse and inclusive environment

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Construction & Maintenance Manager

The Asset Manager is the single point of contact for all in country Mobility&Convenience Asset Operations and for Integrity Management of assets under Retail.

Job holder has responsibility for the delivery of the construction and maintenance agenda for BP owned retail assets in full compliance with health, safety and legislative requirements:

  • To deliver safe, reliable & compliant operations in accordance with our Code of Conduct and health & safety commitments.
  • In full legal compliance with all applicable regulations, permits, licenses and authorisations and stated requirements (technical, environmental and others).
  • In full compliance with operating management system and relevant BP standards (Visual, Design, Technical, Integrity Management, etc).

In this role You will:

Construction and maintenance

  • Run all construction & maintenance activities and team to ensure that their resources and costs are aligned to the needs of the business Close co-operation with Commercial Development/Real Estate team to ensure that bp & compliance requirements are respected in negotiations and external relationship management.
  • Coordinate performance / budget management to facilitate prioritization and decision making.
  • Handle budget (including the planning cycle), identifying deviations, defining mitigation plans, finding opportunities to optimise maintenance and construction spend without compromising regulatory and safety requirements
  • Support preparation of Capex, Revex and Working Capital budgets, monitoring and ongoing review of expenditures, direct responsibility for budgets execution.
  • Co-own the participation, network development and optimization strategy jointly with the local Operations team.
  • Ensure consistent management of activities, warranties, insurance recoveries, etc. and that SLAs are delivered by contractors.
  • Develop and implement the local strategy.
  • Act as Regulatory registered bp representative for all authority related construction & maintenance activities to ensure full legal compliance

Post Project Reviews

  • Be responsible for the financial agenda for all asset related activities and ensures monitoring and optimization of budgets in close alignment with the asset procurement team.
  • Actively lead Post Project Reviews to ensure the delivery of the FM targets, agrees action plans and extract lessons for future projects. Accountable for Project delivery.
  • BP Standards and compliance: Ensure that all procedures and standards are in place and being met, and included in budget planning accordingly.
  • Propose value engineering initiatives in co-operation with bp engineering authority.
  • In co-operation with Procurement seek efficient sourcing of assets and suppliers/ contractors.

Health & Safety

  • Deliver bp safety strives to eliminate fatalities and life changing injuries.
  • Apply and implement BP safety standards to minimise risks to people and the environment and to maintain BP's integrity and value. This is related to both internal and external staff (contractors and subcontractors).
  • Own and implements the Control of Work agenda / accreditation as well as compliance
  • Hold the local implementation of the BP Operating Management System “OMS” for all critical Construction & Maintenance processes to ensure that operations are safe, reliable, and aligned with the clear goal of zero accidents, no harm to people or environment.
  • Conformance with all legal requirements applicable to our organization or those we subscribe with.
  • In the case of being part of the emergency teams or business continuity (BCP) plans, assume the role specified therein. Own the asset specific business impact analysis, emergency scenarios and contingency plans.

Legal compliance

  • Assure regulatory compliance in terms of assets, permits, protocols but also technical documentations, licenses renewal and environmental compliance including maintaining and owning constructive relations with local authorities where applicable.
  • Acting as the legally responsible person for all M&C related construction and maintenance related regulatory requirements.
  • Coordinate, own and update the Assets database for all BP assets with all documentation to follow existing legislation as well as Finance rules.
  • Putting in place procedures or practices to ensure that projects are delivered in full compliance with permits, licenses, authorisations, stated requirements and value engineering being applied to deliver fully compliant standards at optimum cost.


  • Participate in the overall management of Austrian operations team.
  • Partner for procurement assets and having a voice in equipment selection, contractors’ management and selection, contracts model (capex, pay per use, leases)
  • Accountable for all Construction & Maintenance related contracts with 3rd parties
  • Supervise and manage employees, mentor, appraise and develop staff to help them improve their own and the company’s performance, including their personal development.
  • Cooperate and coordinate with other departments (especially Operations, Commercial Development, Convenience, Procurement, Marketing, Finance and Legal) to ensure all targets and goals are met.

What You will need:

  • University degree or equivalent experience
  • Min 10 years work experience in relevant business area
  • Track record in program, project / maintenance management incl. Budget
  • Experience in supervising and challenging engineering works
  • Experience in people management and mentoring
  • Experience in petrol forecourt construction or maintenance
  • Sound understanding of retail business
  • Good command of spoken and written local country language and English
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • A good understanding of EMRA regulations will be advantageous
  • Proficient in English and German language

Competencies & Skills

  • Strong Safety Leadership skills
  • Strong Financial competence
  • Confirmed strong leadership skills
  • High level of interpersonal and team working skills
  • Negotiation skills
  • Good communication at all levels within BP
  • Very well organized and strong time management
  • Ability to understand changes in external and internal business environment
  • Ability to prepare, supervise and review budgets
  • Asset Management skills
  • Good analytical and PC skills

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valued
  • An attractive remuneration package including a bonus system and various social benefits including programs to improve work/life balance and wellbeing
  • The gross monthly salary according to the collective agreement is € 7000 (min salary), - with willingness to overpay depending on qualifications and experience
  • Your modern workplace is located in the heart of Vienna and offers a panoramic view of one of the most beautiful metropolises in Europe
  • Free parking in the office garage
  • Two days working from home per week
  • Agile and flexible working in a digitalized, team-oriented and international environment
  • Equity matching program
  • Company pension
  • Lunch subsidy
  • Learning and development opportunities

Travel Requirement

Negligible travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Acquisitions and divestments, Acquisitions and divestments, Agility core practices, Agreements and negotiations, Analytical Thinking, Business process improvement, Commercial Acumen, Commercial acumen (Inactive), Communication, Creativity and Innovation, Customer centric thinking, Data Analysis, Data visualization and interpretation, Decision Making, Digital Collaboration, Digital fluency, Industry knowledge and advocacy, Leading transformation, Negotiation planning and preparation, Offer and product knowledge, Partner relationship management, Project Management, Retail standards and procedures, Retail territory development, Retail training skills {+ 5 more}

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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