You will collaborate with the business and provide technical data expertise and advice in support of the major projects organization. Projects teams utilise data to organise the scope and feed data gathering and reporting for cost, planning, estimating and organisational breakdowns (WBS, CBS, OBS). This includes access to contractor’s data to gain visibility of project progress and allow effective performance management of the contractor’s execution of the work.
Responsible for the Major projects data asset(s) for bp, specific to the measurement of project performance. Supports dataWorx’s initiatives, drives value creation, sets and adheres to data governance, internal standards and external regulatory and legal requirements. Supports a unified, coordinated high value platform, data democratization and continuous improvement of the Major projects data assets.
The Major projects dataWorx scope includes all data elements pertaining to project data, information and digital documentation across bp. The Major projects Data Lead is responsible for supporting and consulting on data aspects of the digital portfolio.
Supports the major project portfolio data strategy including defining and supporting the boundary of, data element prioritization, roadmap, plan and tools needed and used as it relates to reusable and reliable data products.
Acts as a bridge between the major project community and the data community, including the leadership in both organizations, on data strategy and data management expertise.
Prioritizes critical data initiatives within the portfolio to support the digital strategy and create value.
Identifies and raises key issues related to data in the portfolio.
Drives the appropriate use of regulatory and sophisticated data and finds appropriate ways to deliver value in a coordinated, holistic data landscape.
Escalates data issues in the portfolio team, identifies barriers and helps ensure progress to plan, budget and value delivery.
Works with external partners to support the delivery of specific projects and capabilities.
Implements data management processes and policies. Monitors and advises on quality of data and adherence to standards. Leads remediation initiatives with source systems.
Drives an open data culture within the Major Project community and portfolio to minimize silo thinking. Applies data classification for internal sharing and integrating data.
Supports the development of the portfolio’s data capabilities through knowledge sharing and leveraging learning.
Provides leading insight of industry and technology trends and best practices. Provides input into crafting the agenda.
Operates as the Lead for Major Project data management in support of bp’s ambitions.
Represents bp externally and internally in the area of Major Project data management, including monitoring, modelling, performance and sensitivity.
Recommends, advocates for and may lead activities and solutions to drive continuous improvement in data management discipline.
Demonstrates ability to operate effectively across interpersonal boundaries within a highly sophisticated, highly regulated, fast-paced, fluid, Agile environment.
Combines big picture thinking with pragmatism. Able to build and implement a scalable data strategy for the major projects data asset(s).
Builds positive relationships to influence SMEs and technical resources across Major projects, dataWorx, the portfolio and bp.
Can balance short-term needs while supporting the development of longer-term solutions. Shows good judgement.
Participates and/or leads a community of data leaders to drive innovation, performance and development of self and others across the data discipline.
Someone who has vast project delivery experience (preferably in high-hazard, sophisticated manufacturing), particularly crafting, building and operating data platforms including concepts, standards, practices, tools and technologies across the data lifecycle.
Track record of delivering data-related projects and/or efforts, analysis or reporting and proven ability to provide data related mentorship and recommendations.
Highly expert and proficient in data analytics tools, data architecture, data management.
Demonstrable ability to collaborate with technical engineers and domain experts across the technology landscape.
Success in “liberating data”, establishing data as an asset and promoting a culture of innovation and relentless improvement.
Experience in building consensus around data value and gaining support from leadership and organization for the data agenda.
End to end acquisition, analysis and management of project data and information across typical bp operational activities.
Familiarity with industry data standards and platform integration (e.g. CHIFOS and OSDU)