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Graduate - Trading & shipping development programme - Trading

Graduate - Trading & shipping development programme - Trading

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 130353BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

Our trading & shipping programme is global in nature – wherever you’re based, you’ll benefit from the same outstanding training, development and support. The rotational structure of our program provides you with choice which means you’ll be challenged in many different ways – all of which will build your confidence, expertise and experience at pace, giving you the flexibility to eventually take your career in the direction that suits you best. We have designed the programme to enable flexibility, giving you the choice of a development track preference when joining, or deciding and even changing tracks after the first year.

Once hired into the graduate programme your world-class learning journey will incorporate online and virtual learning with face-to-face classroom and on-the-job training giving you the behavioural and technical skills you need to build a truly outstanding career. In addition, you'll have a buddy and mentor assigned to you, helping you to navigate the organisation, guide your development and learn what it takes to be successful.

Trading development track:
Joining our energy trading team, you’ll be part of managing our trades on all of the major energy commodity exchanges as well as our daily exposure to global currency and interest rate fluctuations. You’ll have the opportunity to experience different trading disciplines and styles from physical trading to paper trading and may even have the opportunity to specialise in quantitative trading. Over the course of the 3 year graduate scheme you’ll complete rotations that equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a successful trader at the end of the programme. Rotations may include market analytics, physical operations or working as a trading analyst on one of our trading benches.

Other information
Remember, you can only apply for ONE opportunity. If you are not sure that this is the opportunity for you, please return to our Candidate Matcher to review your other matches. The trading & shipping development programme offers development tracks in the areas of Trading, Commercial & Analytics.

About bp:
At bp, we’re reimagining energy for people and our planet. With operations working across almost every part of the energy system, we’re leading the way in reducing carbon emissions and developing more sustainable methods for solving the energy challenge.
We’re a diverse team of engineers, scientists, traders and business professionals determined to find answers to problems that must be solved. But we know we can’t do it alone. We are looking for people who share our passion for reinvention to bring a fresh perspective, and challenge our thinking in our ambition to achieve net zero.


To apply for this role, you will need to be in your final year of study or have completed your degree

If you need to make any adjustments to any stage of the recruitment process, for example due to an illness, injury or a disability, please contact us on 0800 279 2088 or email enquiry@bpgraduates.co.uk. If you are calling from overseas, please dial +44 1635 584149.

At bp, we provide a phenomenal environment and benefits such as an open and inclusive culture, a great work-life balance, tremendous learning and development opportunities to craft your career path, life and health insurance, medical care package and many others!

Diversity sits at the heart of our company and as an equal opportunity employer, we stay true to our mission by ensuring that our place can be anyone's place. We do not discriminate based on race, religion, colour, national origin, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status or disability status.

Reinvent your career as you help our business to meet the challenges of the future.

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