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EH Biofuels Junior Originator & Sustainability Coordinator

EH Biofuels Junior Originator & Sustainability Coordinator

  • Location China - Central - Shanghai
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 143190BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for supporting the origination, structuring and execution of transactions, ensuring that origination activities are rigorously executed in accordance with the relevant standards, supporting the approval and assurance process and drives interaction with support functions.

Key accountabilities:

Reporting to the T&S China Regional Manager, the Biofuels Sustainability Coordinator & Junior Originator will help drive T&S EH biofuels and renewables activity and execution to deliver business growth in a manner that is consistent with the agreed strategy and optimises available bp resources.
  • Assist the China Bio Marketer and Originator to grow existing China hydrocarbon, biofuels and feedstock trade flow and generate new trade flow by helping originate long term structural positions and projects consistent with Global Distillate book strategies.
  • Attending external counterparty meetings and bringing forward opportunities that are consistent with the EH Bio and Hydrocarbon strategy. Ensuring timely sharing of market developments and information with the EH and global bio and hydrocarbon teams
  • Develop and maintain relationships with industry, customers and regional sustainability associations in a manner which positions bp T&S as a partner of choice.
  • Including attending conferences and actively canvassing new sustainability forums
  • Work with the Global Head of Sustainability and Regional Sustainability Manager for Biofuels to support the sustainability requirements in current EH feedstocks, biofuels flows and Low Carbon opportunities
This includes working with the Head of Sustainability, Regional Sustainability Manager, EH bio operations team and suppliers to ensure that all necessary sustainability documentations are accurately prepared and submitted, maintaining required mass balances, and coordinating and preparing for recertification audits
  • Support the Global Head of Sustainability and Regional Sustainability Manager for Biofuels in identifying and developing processes, methodologies and systems that improve the sustainability credentials and traceability of new and existing EH feedstocks, biofuels flows and Low Carbon opportunities
This includes collaborating with the Head of Sustainability and Regional Sustainability Manager to develop appropriate supplier sustainability audit processes and procedures as well as working to identify improvements in existing sustainability processes and practices
  • Travel to suppliers to undertake sustainability checks and audits
Traveling to new suppliers to assess their suitability and ability to meet bp’s sustainability requirements and existing suppliers to ensure compliance with commitments. May include international travel subject to COVID restrictions

job requirements:

Degree in a business, commercial, chemical engineering, or engineering field
  • Basic technical knowledge in terms of crop based (rapeseed/canola/soybean) and waste based (UCO, POME, PSO, Tallow) feedstocks and compatibility with end demand
  • Basic commercial experience in either trading or originating Chinese biofuels and feedstocks; and a developing an understanding of supply/demand centers and key trade flows
  • Basic understanding of Sustainability legislation in core markets
  • A track record of developing and maintaining external relationships in the Chinese biofuels/renewables market
  • Proficiency in Chinese & English language is required.

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, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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