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Turnaround Advisor

Turnaround Advisor

  • Location Netherlands - Europoort-Rotterdam, ES: Castellón Refinery, DE: Lingen, DE: Gelsenkirchen - Scholven
  • Travel required Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role
  • Job category Operations Group
  • Relocation available Relocation may be negotiable for this role
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code RQ070582
  • Experience level Senior
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Job summary


Production & Operations

Job Family Group:

Operations Group

Job Summary:

Responsible for delivering maintenance and reliability activities, using advanced technical and analytical capabilities to support standardisation and consistency of processes and provide guidance on the best approach for improving reliability performance to ensure the safety, efficiency and reliability of operations.

Job Description:

Turnaround Advisor (Eastern Hemisphere)

We are looking for a seasoned Turnaround preparation and execution professional who will support bp’s requirement for safe and reliable operations. As a Turnaround Advisor you'll provide assurance by delivering an independent assessment of TAR and Outage compliance to process and more importantly readiness for execution, you'll also identify and support event optimization opportunities in terms of scope solution development, planning and scheduling processes, through application of best practices and mentoring, assist regional teams in terms of maintaining performance and proficiency in the areas of work identification, planning, scheduling, execution, quality and certification.

In this role you will:

  • Provide assurance of conformance with OMS procedures, ensuring the adoption of TAR and execution tools, standards, and processes in regions

  • Deliver “best practice” ways of working through direct influence and mentor to regional teams

  • Lead or support region readiness reviews identifying risks and optimization opportunities

  • Lead or support specific execution CI activity through Communities of Practice and/or external networks

  • Support the evaluation and implementation of new or emerging Tools and Processes.

  • Ensure that lessons learned are routinely and systematically gathered, codified and disseminated to other regions and sites

  • Provide SME support to the regions for planning, execution and management of TARs, Major Outages, Execution and Maintenance Campaigns

  • Lead or support improvement interventions when required

  • Develop, maintain and co-ordinate standard training packages for procedures and guides

  • TAR Advisors would be required to act as Subject Matter Experts (SME’s) for TAR tools, based on personal experience (E.g. Primavera, Pims, Roser, etc.)

  • Cover 2 out of 4 regional clusters (Eastern Hemisphere) comprising of Production as well as Refining assets

  • Collaborate closely with 2 Sr. TAR Advisors each covering 1 asset cluster

In this role we have the following requirements:

  • 3-5 years TAR leadership role in TARs & Outages Event Management and/or TAR Planning & Scheduling Management

  • Experience in leading and delivering Turnaround or Maintenance improvement initiatives 

  • Track record in integrating business planning into activity sets 

  • Professional background in relevant core technical discipline, i.e. Maintenance & Reliability, Engineering & Technical Services, Integrity Management, Projects, Operations

  • Expert knowledge of industry TAR delivery processes. Deep knowledge on TAR fundamentals and ‘good practices’ – good understanding how to drive excellence in TAR preparation and execution

  • Proven skills in networking across regions, cultures and disciplines 

  • Advisory skills at senior level 

  • Ability to facilitate and challenge perceived boundaries across disciplines 

  • Demonstrated ability to identify and deliver work process improvement opportunities 

  • Senior leader with the ability to lead multi-disciplined and diverse teams towards a common goal  

  • Good command of English are essential

This position is office based at our central Dutch BP office near our BP Refinery - Europoort Rotterdam. Candidates must be in the possession of transport towards our location. The location can't be reached by public transport.

Travel Requirement

Up to 25% travel should be expected with this role

Relocation Assistance:

Relocation may be negotiable for this role

Remote Type:

This position is a hybrid of office/remote working


Agility core practices, Agility core practices, Asset health monitoring, Asset Life Cycle Management, Asset Management, Business Acumen, Cost-conscious decision-making, Cost Leadership, Cost Performance Management, Decision Making, Defect Elimination, Digital fluency, Equipment criticality assessment, Equipment strategies, Facilitation, Influencing, Maintenance, history and coding, Maintenance fundamentals, OMS and bp requirements, Plant economics, Presenting, Problem Solving, Process Safety Management, Reliability Fundamentals, Reliability in Design {+ 8 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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