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Product Control Lead- CI & Projects

Product Control Lead- CI & Projects

  • Location Hungary - Budapest
  • Travel required No travel is expected with this role
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ073415
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary



Job Family Group:

Supply & Trading Group

Job Description:

We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have around 60,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

In Hungary, we operate bp’s Global Business Services organization which is an integrated part of bp. Our people want to play their part in solving the big complex challenges facing our world today and, guided by our bp values, are working to help meet the world’s need for more energy while lowering carbon emissions. In our offices in Budapest and Szeged, we work in customer service, finance, accounting, procurement, HR services and other enabling functions – providing solutions across all of bp. Join our team, and develop your career in an encouraging, forward-thinking environment!

Would you like to discover how our diverse, hardworking people are leading the way in making energy cleaner and better – and how you can play your part in our world-class team?

Join our Trading & Shipping function and advance your career as a

Product Control Lead (Projects & CI)

The Projects and Continuous Improvement Lead is a strategic position within the Commodity Risk function and bp’s Trading and Shipping Finance. You will work with cross functional teams to develop solutions that drive continuous improvement and innovation across our commodity risk management teams.

You will play a key role working in diverse squads to develop innovative solutions to exciting business problems in a highly multifaceted trading/commercial environment. 

While working with traders, commodity risk and market risk colleagues to provide focused analytical expertise to deliver high-quality, robust modelling and tooling to support risk analysis, you will also be able to use your experience of automating processes, improve them and drive consistently new and better ways of working. 

In this role You will:

  • Responsible for the creation and delivery of high quality, insightful, valuable added, and automated management information.
  • Identify/evaluate/recommend and implement digital applications/tools/solutions that can be used by our commodity risk teams.
  • Support regional and global process standardization initiatives. Work collaboratively with Global Finance, Technology and Risk teams
  • Work with cross functional teams (i.e., front, middle, back office, information technology, operational excellence & transformation) to deliver continuous improvement and innovation initiatives.
  • Identify repetitive processes that can be standardized into modules that can be reused across projects. 
  • Act as a subject matter expert and ensure that knowledge and information is shared and embedded across all members of the finance & risk community. 

What You will need to be successful:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience
  • To be proficient in some of the following digital tools/languages: PowerBI, Microsoft Office, VBA, Python, SQL, Power Automate/Apps.
  • Knowledge of Python and using visualization tools to surface analytics (Power BI and Tableau preferred); Experience using a coding language to develop models and analytical tools 
  • Experience manipulating and analyzing large, complex datasets 
  • Independent, creative problem solver that can find alternative solutions to complex problems 
  • Excellent problem-solving ability and strong attention to detail  
  • Desire to continually improve with a passion to innovate and the ability to develop new analytical methodologies 
  • Ability and desire to work in a fast-paced, dynamic trading environment 
  • Project Management / risk management experience is preferred.

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:

  • Different bonus opportunities based on performance, wide range of cafeteria elements
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • Flexible working schedule: home office up to 2 days / week, based on team agreement
  • Opportunity to build up long term career path and develop your skills with wide range of learning options
  • Family friendly workplace e.g.: Extended parental leave, Mother-baby room
  • Employees’ wellbeing programs e.g.: Employee Assistance Program, Company Recognition Program
  • Possibility to join our social communities and networks
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in our beautiful Budapest Agora and Szeged offices
  • Assets like phone for private usage and company laptop are provided from the first day of employment with other equipment if requested

bp Hungary won the Most Attractive Employer 2023 Award (SSC / BSC sector) third time in a row at PwC's annual employer research. Come and join us!

Travel Requirement

No travel is expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Analysis Tools, Analytical Thinking, Business Problems, Continual Improvement Process, Cross-Functional Teamwork, Group Problem Solving, Innovation, Microsoft Power Business Intelligence (BI), Python (Programming Language)

Legal Disclaimer:

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company.  We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic status, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. Individuals with disabilities may request a reasonable accommodation related to bp’s recruiting process (e.g., accessing the job application, completing required assessments, participating in telephone screenings or interviews, etc.).  If you would like to request an accommodation related to the recruitment process, please contact us to request accommodations.

If you are selected for a position and depending upon your role, your employment may be contingent upon adherence to local policy.  This may include pre-placement drug screening, medical review of physical fitness for the role, and background checks.

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