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Hydrogen Commercial Lead

Hydrogen Commercial Lead

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 131523BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Responsible for managing a large squad to deliver a broad range of business development activities, including technical and economic evaluation of potential projects, 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.

As the Hydrogen Commercial Lead you will work in a multi-disciplinary squad to play a pivot role in developing hydrogen value chain agreements. In addition, as a senior member of the team you will also be required to lead projects and show leadership to junior members of the team.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Provide key hydrogen value chain commercial and negotiation skills to project teams to structure opportunities, manage risk and add/protect value.
  • Provide support for hydrogen value chain purchase and commercial negotiations, working closely with project teams and other entities and groups across bp.
  • Build and maintain effective working relationships with key internal stakeholders.
  • Maintain an active understanding and awareness of key hydrogen industry trends and their potential impact on bp’s interests.
  • Build the capability of the team to ensure that performance delivery is sustainable in the longer term and the team are motivated to continue to develop their capabilities.

Required Experience:
  • A track record of leading successful negotiations and creating and managing commercial structures (ideally in hydrogen value chains or gas/renewable power)
  • Understanding of contract terms and the risks involved.
  • Experience of delivering in cross-functional teams, including different cultural environments and geographies.
  • An understanding of information barriers, potential conflicts of interest and competition restrictions and a practical approach to mitigating these risks.
  • Experience of delivering multiple projects concurrently and effective prioritisation.
  • Excellent skills in leadership, influencing and collaboration.
  • Excellent skills in written and oral communication; in particular, the ability to effectively explain the critical points of complex commercial issues to a diverse and often senior audience including policy makers and counter parties.
  • Competent presentation skills, Excel modelling and Power Point presentations.

Desirable Experience:
  • Exposure to and an understanding of European energy markets.
  • Experience of Fuel Value Chains and/or power markets.
  • Knowledge and/or experience of deregulating markets.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any engineering, science, technology, business or finance discipline or equivalent experience.

At bp, we provide 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, color, national origin, gender and 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. Apply now!

Posting Close Date: 30th November 2021

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