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Mid-Term Planning Lead

Mid-Term Planning Lead

  • Location US: Chicago
  • Travel required Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ068256
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Customers & Products

Job Family Group:

Supply & Trading Group

Job Summary:

The Mid-Term Planning Lead is responsible for ownership of midterm plans for 4 month-5yr time frame and ensures that this evolution in terms of overall growth for the specific region within the US. Impacts is rolled up into the Commercial Business Management (CBM) process with appropriate granularity. This post-holder also works closely with Refinery Optimization / Midstream / Analytics / Strategy Interface teams and Commercial Development to progress medium to long term projects & integration with all businesses across bp (Ex: H2, EV, Renewable Fuels)

Job Description:

Core Accountabilities

  • Serve as the core interface between the Refining/Specialties, Product Solutions America, Commercial Logistics, Air bp, M&C America, and the Mid-Term Planning Team. Includes interaction with ROMs (P&O) when appropriate.

  • Actively participate in the development of mid-term plans for each US region which will include clear recommendations for future growth delivery and structuring alignment across key mid and long term projects.

  • Determine what content is required from the CBM progress for feeding into the Integrated reviews & Management business reviews, in what format, by when

  • Participate in any relevant “below the line” processes where optimization related initiatives are discussed throughout the CBM process

  • Incorporate the three refinery BIPs and C&P 3yr Roadmap into CBM, including Gross Margin growth plans, Cost Reduction plans (or appropriate elements thereof) and Commercial Review Value Delivery

  • Actively participate in the planning process by identifying and developing logistics and intermediate optimization opportunities between Refining sites and identifying opportunities flagging those for discussion in CBM.

  • Key Supply collaborate with T&S Analytics on the development of the planning price set & regional key data tracking that impacts mid-term plan

Experience and Education

  • Bachelor’s Degree

  • Minimum 3 years of prior experience in refinery planning / scheduling / optimization or supply and trading

  • Strong communication skills (verbal and written)

  • Minimum 7 years of Refining or Supply experience

  • Deep understanding of refinery economics

  • Travel – Up to 10%

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Travel Requirement

Up to 10% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


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