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Learning Development and Administration Coordinator

Learning Development and Administration Coordinator

  • Location United Kingdom - North East - Hull
  • Travel required No
  • Job category Business Support Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 140939BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

Learning, Development and Administration Coordinator, Hull

Our purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives. We will need to innovate at pace, and we are proud to be establishing the bp global centre for low carbon process technologies at the Saltend Chemicals Park in Hull, UK.

Building on a 55- year heritage in Hull, our global centre will bring together talented scientists and engineers to tackle the challenges of providing clean energy to the planet. This multi-disciplinary group will collaborate on the full innovation life cycle, from chemistry research and molecular innovation to pilot process demonstration and technoeconomic feasibility assessment, underpinned by world- class engineering and analytical capability. We are offering new career development opportunities to join our diverse and inclusive team, based in world- class laboratory and demonstration plant facilities.

The opportunity:

We are delighted to present this fantastic opportunity for a Learning, Development and Administration Coordinator to join our Hull R&D team of skilled technology practitioners who provide data and insight reaching across bp – from research and innovation into low carbon technologies, to critical business support for our global value chain.

The role:

Reporting to the Hull Research and Technology Centre Senior Manager, the Learning, Development and Administration Coordinator will be based at bp’s global centre for low carbon process technologies in Hull. This team is responsible for developing proprietary technology and delivering services in support of research, product development, deployment and operational excellence, primarily to underpin bp’s advances in process development, including low carbon refining technologies.

Accountabilities will include:

Training and Development

  • Accountable for identifying, collating and communicating training requirements for bp personnel and contractors.

  • Managing the bp group- defined suites of courses and coordinating the schedule of courses.

  • Evaluating the effectiveness and suitability of training courses, ensuring they are fit for purpose and value for money. Work with procurement to understand global purchasing opportunities where suitable.

  • Responsible for identifying and sourcing new training courses to meet the needs of new / revised legislation and requirements and to keep pace with relevant innovation and competition.

  • Invoice handling and liaison with procurement and finance to ensure timely payment.

  • Responsible for maintaining training procedures, ensuring all guidelines and requirements are encapsulated.


  • General office administration duties.

  • Responsible for logistics and visitor management for non-Hull based bp staff and external visitors including accommodation and meeting arrangements, laboratory and pilot plant visits, and ensuring that venues and areas to be visited are safe and accessible and that the relevant local staff are prepared.

  • Reporting maintenance and facilities management co-ordination requests, including catering requests, room layout changes, porter requests, photocopier maintenance requests, deep cleans etc. Ensure conference room and quiet room facilities are maintained to a high operational standard.

  • Actively contributing to the running of the team and proactively assisting colleagues as required.

  • Identify and implement opportunities for continuous improvement.

  • Coordinate onboarding of new hires and new contractors to the team.

Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion:

At bp you can be part of business resource groups (BRGs), which believe in the power of inclusion, deeper connections, and shared experiences. They provide a place for employees to learn and share knowledge, to connect, and to improve. The BRGs focus on and encourage talent engagement, development, and retention while creating a broadened sense of community and inclusion for bp employees. The groups cultivate leadership growth by involving employees in developmental opportunities they would not otherwise have access to. Formal and informal mentoring also help employees develop their professional goals and connect with colleagues. The BRGs’ commitment to growth at all levels helps employees feel more engaged and energized. The BRGs break down barriers so we can all do better together. Examples of BRGs include (but are not limited to) the following:

• bpWIN (bp Women’s International Network)

• Pride

• Working parents

• PEN (Positively Ethnic Network)

About you:

You will be qualified to degree level in a relevant discipline (or have over 5 years of relevant experience) and have in-depth understanding and proven delivery in a training coordination role including compliance training and the maintenance of accurate electronic records.

You will have prior experience in providing executive and team administrative support in a busy working environment.

Self-driven, confident and approachable, you are a natural forward planner who can manage a challenging and varied workload, being responsive, adaptable, creative, and engaging.

If you are looking for an exciting and purposeful challenge helping to solve some of the planet’s biggest problems, there is no time like now!

Join a team of diverse and forward-thinking people who sit firmly at the heart of innovation and technology – advancing bp’s ambition towards a net zero world.

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