As a global energy business, we lead the world in powering a cleaner, more sustainable future. And as our business is so diverse, so are the types of people we employ: from engineers and geologists out in the field, to IT professionals, research scientists, financial traders and retail workers.
Because of this, our teams come from all kinds of different cultures and backgrounds – so a career at bp is always going to be exciting, challenging and full of incredible opportunities.
The CIPS qualification will help you make a real impact in your career. It’s recognised by employers all over the world for producing competent and confident procurement and supply professionals, who can guide and lead their organizations.
Your learning will focus on:
You’ll be able to take all you learn from your studies and apply it directly to a world-leading, multi-national organization.
On our commercial procurement and supply apprenticeship you’ll enjoy plenty of on-the-job experience, with 20% of your time dedicated to formal learning. This will include core degree activity, as well as access to our own Procurement learning and development resources, to help you develop your technical knowledge and soft skills.
You’ll have full support from your apprenticeship training provider and the bp early career programme team – as well as regular structured feedback on your development, progress to date, and next steps. In addition, you’ll be guided at every step by an experienced mentor and buddy.
Over the course of the apprenticeship, you’ll be based our GBS Procurement function as part of our global Supply Strategy Innovation team.
You’ll work on a range of projects that will see you:
To excel as a procurement professional, you’ll need to bring us:
If you’re studying A-levels or completing further education, you must be due to complete your qualification/s in 2020 (we’re unable to progress applications for students who will be part way through their studies when the programme starts).
This programme is for school leavers and others who don’t have a degree. If you’re studying for or have a degree, please apply to our student and graduate opportunities.
We’ll give you details of any travel required during the selection process, and discuss any adjustments you might need.