Our graduate programme is global in nature, meaning wherever you’re based you will benefit from the same outstanding training, development and support. Alongside this, the rotational structure of our programme has been developed to give you choice which means you will be challenged in many different ways, all of which to build your confidence, expertise and experience at pace giving you flexibility to eventually take your career in a direction that suits you best.
With an extensive portfolio and expertise in physical supply and trading, bespoke financial structures, this part of bp helps around 12,000 customers make the most of their assets – all while offering people like you an excellent place to begin a rewarding career.
Alongside a unique opportunity to act as a key integrator of multi-energy solutions across bp, trading & shipping is perfectly placed to support the company’s journey to net zero whilst delivering distinctive competitive advantage. To do this, we’ll need to be constantly pursuing commercial opportunities. Optimizing our core businesses. Looking for new revenue streams.
Striving for more innovative digital and customer solutions, as well as building closer collaboration across bp and beyond. Throughout, the deep expertise and leadership of our people will be key to helping us continue to be one of the world’s leading energy traders.
That’s why we’re looking for the sharpest minds and brightest talent, and empowering them to progress in our inclusive and agile culture. By joining trading & shipping, you’ll have the opportunity to be a part of it all, while working with some of the most dynamic, diverse and high performing teams around.
The team will be on hand to ensure that you’re 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. And, whether you’re learning on the job or in the classroom, joining our trading & shipping programme is the perfect springboard to a rewarding career.
On top of this, you’ll have a buddy and mentor assigned to you, helping you to navigate the organisation, guide your development and learn what it takes to be successful in your career. We have designed the programme to enable flexibility, whereby we will discuss your development track preference during the application process and how your preference aligns with your performance in the selection process. Once you have joined bp and become part of the trading & shipping development programme we will consider changes to your development track according to your performance.
Within I&E, the applied sciences teams will apply science, in combination with engineering, digital and commercial capabilities from across I&E, to help realize our net zero future.
Applied sciences is the home for bp’s scientists; our deep expertise is built on a foundation of world-class laboratory experimentation. Applied sciences is integrated with our customer groups, providing differentiated products and solutions to meet the short-mid term market needs. Applied sciences leads the longer term technology agenda, identifying emerging trends and innovating to develop energy pathways and platforms that will provide the future pipeline for our net zero transition.
The applied sciences development programme will operate in a flexible model that allow graduates to experience the breadth of applied sciences, eg: mission-led placements within country over a period of three years. We support our graduates to get professional accreditation and become chartered engineers and chemists.
Role rotations include credit risk, commodity risk, operational risk and commercial development.
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