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Trading & Shipping Development Program (Houston)

Trading & Shipping Development Program (Houston)

  • Location United States - Texas - Houston
  • Travel required
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available
  • Job type Graduates
  • Job code 129842BR
  • Experience level
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Job summary

Our trading & shipping program is global in nature – wherever you’re based, you’ll benefit from the same outstanding training, development and support. The rotational structure of our program provides you choice and means youll be challenged in many different ways – all of which will build your confidence, expertise and experience at pace, giving you the flexibility to eventually take your career in the direction that suits you best. The team will be hands-on to ensure youre involved in projects and roles of significant value – giving you exposure to markets, deal making and stretch opportunities. There’s also an excellent chance that you’ll be involved in new and exciting projects, such as unexplored areas of analysis, optimization or commercial opportunity. Whether you’re learning on the job or in the classroom, joining our trading & shipping program is the perfect springboard to a rewarding career.

The Trading & Shipping Development Program in our Houston, TX office supports the Gas & Power Trading Americas (GPTA) group. Possible development tracks Include:

  • Trading
    Joining our energy trading team, you’ll be part of managing our trades on the major energy commodity exchanges and the OTC market as well as our daily exposure to global currency and interest rate fluctuations. You’ll have the opportunity to experience different trading disciplines and styles from physical trading to paper trading and may even have the opportunity to specialize in quantitative or financial markets trading. Beyond that, you’ll have the chance to work across rotations, including market analytics, physical operations, chartering, and working as trading analyst for one of our trading benches.
  • Analytics
    Analysts have the opportunity to directly influence the bottom line as part of a highly commercial and skilled team. Working in the fast-paced world of our trading floors and with access to vast amounts of data and information, you’ll focus on driving continued growth in trading profits and acting as a subject matter expert on energy market fundamentals. This organization includes specialists working in market analytics, structuring and data science. Depending on your focus, possible rotations in data strategy, in market analytics on the cross-bench team or with a specific trading bench, or in structuring where you will be supporting the origination of many exciting new projects across the oil, gas, power and low carbon markets.
  • Commercial
    Every year, bp invests billions of dollars searching for new sources of energy, supplying our customers with the fuels they need. You’ll help to ensure we make the best use of our investment. We want you to be in the best position to propose new and creative ways to maximize value.There are many commercial teams responsible for building and maintaining key relationships, developing unique solutions to address bps and our customers business needs and creating additional value for our trading business. Our rotations includemarketing & origination, structured products, trading operations, chartering and strategy.

Upon entering the Trading & Shipping Development Program, all grads will attend a “Boot Camp,” focused on learning the business of Trading & Shipping at bp.

Our trading & shipping program is global in nature – wherever you’re based, you’ll benefit from the same outstanding training, development and support. The rotational structure of our program provides you choice and means youll be challenged in many different ways – all of which will build your confidence, expertise and experience at pace, giving you the flexibility to eventually take your career in the direction that suits you best. The team will be hands-on to ensure youre involved in projects and roles of significant value – giving you exposure to markets, deal making and stretch opportunities. There’s also an excellent chance that you’ll be involved in new and exciting projects, such as unexplored areas of analysis, optimization or commercial opportunity. Whether you’re learning on the job or in the classroom, joining our trading & shipping program is the perfect springboard to a rewarding career.

The Trading & Shipping Development Program in our Houston, TX office supports the Gas & Power Trading Americas (GPTA) group. Possible development tracks Include:

  • Trading
    Joining our energy trading team, you’ll be part of managing our trades on the major energy commodity exchanges and the OTC market as well as our daily exposure to global currency and interest rate fluctuations. You’ll have the opportunity to experience different trading disciplines and styles from physical trading to paper trading and may even have the opportunity to specialize in quantitative or financial markets trading. Beyond that, you’ll have the chance to work across rotations, including market analytics, physical operations, chartering, and working as trading analyst for one of our trading benches.
  • Analytics
    Analysts have the opportunity to directly influence the bottom line as part of a highly commercial and skilled team. Working in the fast-paced world of our trading floors and with access to vast amounts of data and information, you’ll focus on driving continued growth in trading profits and acting as a subject matter expert on energy market fundamentals. This organization includes specialists working in market analytics, structuring and data science. Depending on your focus, possible rotations in data strategy, in market analytics on the cross-bench team or with a specific trading bench, or in structuring where you will be supporting the origination of many exciting new projects across the oil, gas, power and low carbon markets.
  • Commercial
    Every year, bp invests billions of dollars searching for new sources of energy, supplying our customers with the fuels they need. You’ll help to ensure we make the best use of our investment. We want you to be in the best position to propose new and creative ways to maximize value.There are many commercial teams responsible for building and maintaining key relationships, developing unique solutions to address bps and our customers business needs and creating additional value for our trading business. Our rotations includemarketing & origination, structured products, trading operations, chartering and strategy.

Upon entering the Trading & Shipping Development Program, all grads will attend a “Boot Camp,” focused on learning the business of Trading & Shipping at bp.

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