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Regulatory Affairs Specialist

Regulatory Affairs Specialist

  • Location Flexible - Flexible - Flexible
  • Travel required Yes - up to 25%
  • Job category Communications & External Affairs Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 144381BR
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary

Coordinate business-led policy position development across the bio and low carbon fuels and transport space Act as the lead subject matter expert interfacing with west coast regulators and policy makers to advocate for regulations supporting bp policy Represent bp in external trade associations and coalitions as assigned Support projects and strategies at Cherry Point and the fuel supply system in the West Coast of the US and Canada where carbon regulations provide a significant component of value Chair internal coordination forums and maintain proactive relationships with all west coast businesses and functions Preferred location is Cherry Point Refinery, but open to other West Coast locations/non-office based

Role Synopsis:

bp is looking for talented, innovative, and driven individuals to join our team. We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. bp is committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.

The Regulatory Affairs Specialist plays a crucial role in growing our bioenergy business, which has been prioritized as one of bp's five transition growth engines. The successful candidate will work on the West Coast of the US and Canada, acting as the main connector between government regulations and our commercial activity. The successful candidate will be a thought leader, crafting bp's advocacy strategy and helping our businesses identify opportunities and deliver investments.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Coordinate business-led policy position development across the bio and low carbon fuels and transport space.
  • Act as the lead subject matter expert interfacing with west coast regulators and policy makers to advocate for regulations supporting bp policy.
  • Represent bp in external trade associations and coalitions as assigned.
  • Support projects and strategies at Cherry Point and the fuel supply system in the West Coast of the US and Canada where carbon regulations provide a significant component of value.
  • Chair internal coordination forums and maintain proactive relationships with all west coast businesses and functions

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 10 years experience working in energy with significant exposure to biofuels and/or other low carbon businesses and regulations.
  • Experience bringing together regulatory and commercial activity to create value.
  • Strong written and verbal communication and advocacy skills, including the ability to present information in a clear and compelling way.

Our Promise To You:

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and exciting environment! We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. bp is committed to encouraging an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, excellent retirement benefits, and more!

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