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Early Careers Advisor

Early Careers Advisor

  • Location China - Central - Shanghai
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category HR Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 129645BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for supporting resourcing through assisting with the end-to-end recruitment cycle and sourcing process from concept to on boarding, using developing capabilities in this space to identify, attract and engage diverse talents into the organisation to help ensure BP has the people it needs to deliver its goals.


Is a regional talent expert, both internally and externally, for allocated business areas in order to deliver hiring demand requirements in an efficient and manner

Partner with early careers manager/lead advisors to understand planned demand and business context

Responsible for leading end-to-end process for early careers roles in close collaboration with hiring managers, business leaders and other local P&C teams

Supports talent attraction with flagship events in relevant markets, help to address potential skills shortages, be a bp ambassador at events and position bp as an employer of choice in the early careers’ marketplace

Supports execution of early engagement agenda to deliver required future skills pipelines of engaged early careers' talent to the organisation

Supports key early careers agendas across universities, early engagement, D&I and recruitment operations for their markets

Supports strategic relationships with external partners to drive attraction which supports D&I and early careers talent requirements

Takes a lead role in supporting a defined strand within the early careers D&I strategy.

Provide insight and support to colleagues, business reps and candidates, building networks both internally and externally, with an understanding of market changes and competitor activity, focused on delivering again bp D&I agenda

Partners with L&P team colleagues and supports delivery of onboarding ensuring seamless handover of candidate responsibility

Leads end of campaign reviews to the business, delivering experienced insight into the graduate marketplace, trends, candidate behaviour and selection outcomes, with a focus on lessons learned, continuous improvement and finds opportunities for future campaigns

Actively sources scarce skills and diverse talent for hard to fill subject areas through targeted attraction activities/software solutions and builds relationships with candidates that attend bp flagship events

Undertakes interviews and assessor roles when required and delivers training to hiring managers and business volunteers

Efficiently utilizes TA&M software and digital solutions to drive efficiency in the process

Responsible for ensuring data integrity and accuracy for the dedicated client groups on Recruitment performance metrics that are reflected in TA&M Dashboards

Align with the function's safety and ethics rules and processes, follows procedures, and models bp's Values & Behaviours

Essential Requirements:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent experience/education
  • One team mind-set - demonstrates an understanding of the value of, and ability to develop, high quality, trust-based relationships with the wider team and organisation
  • Analytical thinking – able to use predictive analytics to identify outcomes and improve decision making; e.g. D&I
  • Drives value-adding solutions - deeply integrated to drive business solutions, not operating as a parallel function.
  • Demonstrable experience of building relationships with third parties i.e. Universities
  • Familiar with talent acquisition processes and policy
  • Excellent presentation, writing, reading and numerical abilities
  • Mastery of Microsoft product suite
  • Skilled at active listening and communication
  • Experience of working on the planning and implementation of early careers strategies across various subject areas
  • Experience of planning, developing and delivering end-to-end early careers campaigns across multiple channels, demonstrating effective solutions to attract candidate applications from underrepresented groups

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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