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Offshore Wind Joint Venture Negotiator

Offshore Wind Joint Venture Negotiator

  • Location United Kingdom - South East - London
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 144062BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

The Joint Venture Negotiator will sit in bp’s offshore wind business excellence team and will be responsible for negotiating new offshore wind JV partnerships, providing expertise and project management support to business development teams in the regions.

You will work as part of a team developing best-in-class JV partnership methodologies and tools to support JV and partnership agreements globally.

In this role, you will be expected to:

  • Support the JV Partnership Lead in the negotiation of JV / Partnership strategy together with regions and bp strategy, leading negotiations on agreements and deals.
  • De-risk projects by identifying strategic partners to manage local regulations
  • Negotiate key JV / Partnership agreements including joint bidding agreements and JV agreements that do not include asset transactions
  • Develop and implement best practice JV / Partnership models and facilitate transfer of knowledge globally
  • Work with Deal Implementation team to ensure robust asset integration and 100 Day planning
  • Support the development of in-house market knowledge, processes and tools for partnership strategy and legal agreements
  • Prepare decision material to senior management and steering/investment committees
  • Foster learning environment with continuous improvement initiatives including capturing lessons learned
  • Work with adjoining Business Excellence and regional teams, and bp groups including bp M&A and Finance to support the development and implementation of offshore wind portfolio strategy with particular focus on partnerships

To be successful in this role, you will need:
  • Professional experience in the energy sector (preferred in renewables or offshore wind)
  • Experience in renewables – ideally offshore wind - deal structuring and the negotiation of partnership agreements (JV / Joint Development / Services agreements)
  • Excellent project management skills
  • Ability to understand detailed financial analysis and with strong commercial acumen and strategic, analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Relevant knowledge and ability to influence and drive decision making at senior management levels
  • Confident communicator to a range of audiences
  • Excellent attention to detail and ability to connect and manage partners at multiple levels in the organisation
  • Ability and comfort to work with ambiguity and in a high-pressured environment
  • Proven communication skills with ability to concisely present work product to business leaders
  • Minimum Bachelor’s degree qualification

The role will be expected to:
  • Work across offshore wind and enabling teams to support JV partnership activity:
  • Work closely with offshore wind teams, Finance, group M&A and other enablers to support the development of offshore wind partnerships
  • Remain connected to bp’s other low carbon technologies and businesses to identify and support opportunities for integration
  • Maintain collaborative relationships with the wider offshore wind team and other internal and external partners

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