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Technical Solution Development Senior Manager

Technical Solution Development Senior Manager

  • Location CN: Shanghai Office
  • Travel required Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
  • Relocation available This role is not eligible for relocation
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ075159
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Innovation & Engineering

Job Family Group:

Strategic Planning & Business Development Group

Job Summary:

Responsible for managing a large team to deliver a broad range of business development activities, including technical and economic evaluation of potential projects, collaborating with teams to develop optimal development solutions, and project managing a range of strategic projects, exercising a strong combination of commercial and technical rigor to help achieve BP's growth objectives.

Job Description:

Our purpose is reimagining energy for people and our planet. We want to help the world reach net zero and improve people’s lives. 

The Advanced Energy Solutions (AES) team within Applied Sciences has been established to drive bp’s research, development, and innovation agenda in the spheres of electrification, energy management and energy systems integration. The team’s purpose, in service of bp’s growth engine businesses, is to position bp to win in these areas by ensuring that bp builds the right key capabilities, places the right technology bets, and leading the effort of combining new and emerging energy technologies and business models to a pre-scale stage.


The role: 

The Technical Solution Development Senior Manager is an active leadership role within the Solution Development team and is wholly responsible for driving, exploring, and implementing the advanced energy solutions through innovation pilots, proof of concepts, pre-scale commercialisation and business development activities. The successful candidate demonstrates their sound technical knowledge to oversee the creation and implementation of technical solutions to ensure project outcomes align with business objectives and to define the use case in various new energy scenarios. The role requires the candidate to be a good collaborator with the engagement of multiple functions and business collaborators across the group.


Accountabilities will include: 

-        Responsible for the entire life cycle of solution development.

-        Lead the delivery of the integrated solutions for the new energy projects including, but not limited to charging and renewable business, Energy Storage System development and OEM innovative project execution.

-        Lead all aspects of the creation and implementation of technical solution within the team, providing guidance and support to achieve project goals. 

-        Ensure the technical quality of deliverables through testing and reviews to best practices standards.    

-        Works closely with cross-functional teams to ensure seamless solution integration.

-        Elaborate the project timescales, technologies, and project costs (if applicable), identify potential risks, and elaborate strategies to make sure a lean but workable solution is developed with an appropriate and acceptable risk profile.

-        Develop standardized specifications and process against developed and demonstrated the centric use cases.

-        Lead budget for technical projects, supervising expenses and optimizing resource allocation.

-        Product validation and electrification roadmap for market entries and deliver the committed end-to-end solutions to ensure business strategy is met.

-        Communicate technical concepts to non-technical stakeholders, fostering understanding and collaboration.

-        Support the potential market commercialization of the proven solutions with Solution Deployment team.

-        Align with internal code of conduct and what we value.


Our commitment to diversity, equity and inclusion: 

At bp, you have the opportunity to be part of Business Resource Groups (BRGs) which believe in the power of inclusion, deeper connections, and shared experiences. They provide a place for employees to learn and share knowledge, to connect, and to improve. The BRGs focus on and encourage talent engagement, development, and retention while creating a broadened sense of community and inclusion for bp employees. The groups cultivate leadership growth by involving employees in developmental opportunities they would not otherwise have access to. Formal and informal mentoring also help employees develop their professional goals and connect with colleagues.  


About you: 

-        Masters’ degree level in engineering, preferably with an MBA. 

-        Proven experience in delivering the successful projects and innovative solutions in the space of BESS, micro grid, and energy management.

-        Comprehensive knowledge on Battery Energy Storage System and its value chain. Strong engineering know-how on demand, design and manufacture of high voltage Li-ion battery, familiar with mechanism, electric-chemical, electrification control, especially BMS (Battery Management System) and EMS (Energy Management System).

-        Good communicator and coordinator with the cross-functional teams.

-        Solid project management experience, organize and prioritize the workstreams and handle the risks to achieve the maximum value for bp’s benefits.

-        Resilient, result-oriented, and strategic-thinking to lead the projects in a complex organization environment.  

-        Independent, agile, and autonomic.

Why join us?

At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering 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, paid parental leave policy among others!

Travel Requirement

Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

This role is not eligible for relocation

Remote Type:

This position is not available for remote working


Acquisitions and divestments, Acquisitions and divestments, Agreements and negotiations, Analytics, Commercial acumen, Commercial Business Development, Communication, Contractual risk management, Data visualization and interpretation, Deal structuring, Decision Making, Developing and implementing strategy, Economic evaluation methodology, Economic modelling, Financial Analysis, Financial Modelling, Influencing, Investment appraisal, Joint Venture Structuring, Long Term Planning, Managing change, Market Analysis, Project and programme management, Risk Management, Sector, market, customer and competitor understanding {+ 2 more}

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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