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Lead Sustainability Operator

Lead Sustainability Operator

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Negligible travel
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 133557BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Responsible for managing the sustainable logistics of a deal to BP's best commercial advantage whilst ensuring all contractual and group compliance obligations are met, acting as a key operational interface with internal and external stakeholders, ensuring the front to back process runs smoothly and influencing trading decisions.

The Lead Sustainability Operator is a key member of the Sustainability team. The team sit within Trading Operations and are responsible for ensuring T&S Refining and Products Trading Europe comply with all regulatory requirements relating to the trading of low carbon products derived from bio, circular and renewable sources. You will work closely with the trader and physical trading operator to ensure that for the part of the business you are responsible for the sustainability requirements are managed robustly, but also optimized within the rules of the applicable sustainability scheme. This is a fast-growing part of our business so in addition to this you will be expected to actively participate in the integration of new business into the team, support system enhancement projects and help develop sustainability capability across Trading Operations.

Key Accountabilities:

  • You will be responsible for ensuring that the sustainability regulatory requirements for all sales and purchase agreements that you manage are met. This will involve working closely with traders and physical operators to maximise profits on trades.
  • For physical storage locations you manage you will be responsible for quarterly mass balance coordination including closing and forecasting. This will include ensuring all sustainability requirements are nominated as per contractual requirements and documentation is entered into the system of record in a timely manner.
  • Throughout the year you will be expected to prepare for and participate in regular external sustainability audits.
  • As part of your role you will gain experience of various voluntary and national sustainability schemes such as ISCC EU, ISCC Plus, Nabisy, Italian National Scheme, Road Transport Fuel Obligation, Dutch Double Counting and the Renewable Energy Directive. Over time you will be expected to become a Subject Matter Expert in these schemes.
  • Have a strong focus on continuous improvement so that existing processes are enhanced, and adequate processes are implemented before integrating new business opportunities into the team.
  • Participate in enhancement projects related to bespoke sustainability systems.
  • Work alongside the Sustainability Lead to develop sustainability capability within Trading Operations.

Essential Experience:
  • Knowledge of the sustainability regulatory requirements related to low carbon products derived from bio, circular and renewable sources.
  • An interest in sustainability and the circular economy.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills with effective decision-making.
  • Strong organisational skills with excellent multi-tasking ability.
  • Ability to constructively challenge.
  • Strong communication skills with the ability to articulate regulatory requirements to stakeholders.
  • Experience coaching individuals.

Desirable Criteria:
  • Knowledge of trading operations or Commodity Risk.
  • Experience supporting the design and development of processes and systems.
  • Knowledge of Life Cycle Assessment.

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!

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