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Whether your long-term career remains within bp or not, completion of our placement programme will give you the best possible start in meeting your post-military career aspirations.
You’ll develop core skills and knowledge through on-the-job and formal training. Combining role-specific with broad industry learning, you’ll gain a firm understanding of your responsibilities, the wider business, and how to perform to the best of your capabilities in that context.
Your training will be tailored to the skills and knowledge required for your role within the business.
Courses may include:
You’ll also be able to benefit from any presentations, learning and networking opportunities run by the business during their time on the programme.
Our programme enables you to gain work experience within one part of bp’s supply and trading business while you seek out a full-time role from within the bp business. Our direct hire opportunities offer the chance to move into full-time roles at a level commensurate with your experience.
Service leavers can offer unrivalled experience, outstanding personal qualities and a wealth of transferable skills that will be of considerable benefit to our supply and trading business.
Trading & shipping is a global business employing over 3,000 people. Diversity is one of our core strengths and we aim to have a workforce that’s representative of the societies in which we operate.
This means attracting, developing and retaining the best talent – wherever that may come from. Our ability to be competitive and thrive globally depends on it.
The recruitment of those who have served in our armed forces will add to the mix of skills, experience and perspectives that we have already. What’s more, ex-military personnel have lived our values in the career they’ve enjoyed so far.
bp trading and shipping (T&S) is one of the world’s leading energy trading houses. Our traders work with our partners to buy, sell and move energy, integrating our products and services to provide energy solutions for 12,000 customers in 140 countries.
At any one time, about 300 ships are on the water for bp, enabling us to move around 240 million tonnes of oil, gas and products every year. Our state-of-the-art Partnership Class LNG vessels have also helped reduce carbon emissions by 190,000 tonnes in 2019.
From the people who chart our course to those who put our plans into action, bp is an exciting place to be for anyone who wants to be part of the global energy business
As one of the most successful energy companies in the world, with operations in over 80 countries, we are ideally placed to meet the broadest range of career aspirations
bp offers world-class programmes for students, graduates, interns, cadets and early years insight courses for students still in school