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Convenience Strategy Lead

Convenience Strategy Lead

  • Location United States - Illinois - Chicago
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
  • Relocation available Negotiable
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 137623BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Responsible for driving and overseeing a broad range of business development activities, including technical and economic evaluation of potential projects based on deep expertise, collaborating with teams to develop optimal development solutions, and project managing a range of strategic projects, exercising a strong combination of commercial and technical rigor to help achieve BP's growth objectives.

About the Role:

Develop, communicate, and supervise the M&C Americas convenience retail strategy in conjunction with the vice president, Convenience to deliver a differentiated, competitive offer for the US and Mexico. Serve as the initial interface for convenience strategy integration and subsequent engagement with the vice president, Convenience or other relevant business leaders.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Develop long term convenience strategy – 5+ year horizon – as input into long term planning process
  • Integrate convenience into other business entity strategies (e.g. multi-energy hubs, fleet offerings, etc.)
  • Supervise and support delivery of convenience strategy roadmap (near to mid-term – 5 year horizon) through the established roadmap refresh and portfolio management processes
  • Monitor market trends and provide competitor insights to support the convenience retail business using both internal and external resources
  • Partner with the M&C Americas Business Development team to proactively assess commercial development opportunities for strategic fit and prioritization within the portfolio
  • Actively participate in relevant global convenience forums bringing forward regional perspectives

Job Requirements:

  • Bachelors Degree in Business, Accounting, Finance or related degree is required for this role.
  • MBA encouraged
  • 10+ years convenience retail related experience – operational or strategic
  • Experience developing and delivering international/multi country strategies & programs Experience leading efforts in a highly matrixed, global organization Experience managing conflict and aligning partners at all levels


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