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Hydrogen Business Development Analyst – Chicago, IL or Houston, TX

Hydrogen Business Development Analyst – Chicago, IL or Houston, TX

  • Location United States of America - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
  • Relocation available This role is eligible for relocation within country
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code RQ071408
  • Experience level Entry
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Job summary


Gas & Low Carbon Energy

Job Family Group:

Strategic Planning & Business Development Group

Job Summary:

Grade J

Responsible for supporting the identification and development of new business opportunities by completing administrative duties associated with monitoring economic and market trends, economic evaluations and investment appraisals in order to help the business development team achieve BP's growth objectives.

Job Description:

The Hydrogen Business Development Analyst will work on a cross function team to provide analytical support in this emerging new energies space while also helping with the assessment and delivery of new business opportunities in Hydrogen and Carbon Capture Use and Storage (CCUS). The Analyst will be responsible for supporting a broad range of business activities, including market research, strategy steering, deal screening and structuring, deepening or identifying  business leads, project development, customer origination, project integration and optimization, benchmarking, financial modelling, economic and investment evaluation, governance, supporting negotiations , all in service of creating material growth for our Gas and Low Carbon Energy (G&LCE) businesses.

The role requires a strong combination of self-motivation, business acumen, strategic thinking, problem-solving, and will involve working across bp businesses and external counterparties. The Hydrogen BD Analyst will play a critical role in supporting the BD Leads in identifying, structuring, developing and delivering opportunities across the hydrogen and CCS value chains.

This role will form part of the US Hydrogen team and will work closely with the business development and origination teams located in regional hubs across the US.


  • Competitive research, data analysis, market & economic trends, and presentation of said results around customers, competition, technology evolution, cost, among other market metrics.
  • Analysis of key economic, and environmental business drivers, market incentives, future forecasts, with synthesis into insights, recommendations, and reports.  
  • Provide analytical support for deal analysis and assist with preparation for negotiations with external partners
  • Support due diligence on potential opportunities through liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Provide advice to the team on deal structure, opportunities and risks
  • Strong performance bias: the ability to deliver with attention to detail under tight timelines and to prioritize effectively
  • Support other ad-hoc projects to further drive the team’s development objectives
  • Strong commercial acumen gained from successful development of material deals and projects

Minimum Requirements*

  • A cumulative and major GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree from a recognized institute of higher learning
  • Geographically mobile and willing to relocate to Chicago, IL or Houston, TX
  • Graduating May 2024

Preferred Requirements

  • Majoring in any engineering, science, technology, or business
  • Working knowledge of MS Office including Excel, access and SharePoint

* Note: bp will not support US Immigration sponsorship for intern, full-time or long-term employment

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is eligible for relocation within country

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


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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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