Company: BP
Skills: IT - Analysis & Management, Project Management
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Sunbury-on-Thames, England, United Kingdom

BP has embarked on an ambitious plan to modernize and transform using digital technologies to drive efficiency, effective and new business models.

As a Project Management Lead you will take full responsibility for the definition, approach, facilitation and completion of medium-scale projects (typically with direct business impact and firm deadlines). You facilitate scoping and business priority-setting for change initiatives of medium size and complexity, helping senior management to ensure that all plans and work packages are aligned to expected benefits. You also lead activities required to realize these benefits. Ultimately, your work will help us become a digital leader in our sector, so we can drive energy transition and solve real-world problems.
  • You will work within an agile delivery squad initially focused on Loyalty, Promotions and Insights.
  • This role will interact directly with our customers, development teams, business product owners and 3rd party vendors.
  • If you have experience in petroleum retail and can adapt and deliver solutions meeting the demand in the marketplace, come join our team.
Team: Developing the capability of your teams to deliver the most agile solutions is one of your top priorities. Our culture is exploring, thinking and doing, and you will live this every single day. Working across the team you will identify, assess and manage risks that may affect the success of the project.

Relationships: You will develop and maintain a series of internal and external stakeholder relationships and support project delivery. The role requires ability to influence and inspire change in a positive and impactful way.

Project Management: You will identify communication needs and facilitate open communication and discussion between partners, acting as a single point of contact by developing, maintaining and working to business engagement strategies and plans. You will monitor benefits and improvements against what was predicted in the business case, you will ensure that all participants are informed and involved throughout and fully prepared to exploit the new operational business environment once it is in place. You will monitor progress against agreed quality and performance criteria and develop opportunities for improvement, including monitoring and resolving supplier performance issues.

Technology: You will build awareness of internal and external technology developments, managing the delivery of process and system improvements, identifying and implementing continuous improvement plans for and ensuring best practice is shared across the team.

Safety and Compliance: Safety of our people and our customers is our highest priority. We will advocate and help ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance a culture of operational safety and improve our digital security.
  • You are educated to degree-level and/or have equivalent relevant work experience.
  • You are PMP-certified, with relevant experience.

Technical capability:

Essential: Waterfall
  • Business Risk Management
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management

Desirable: Waterfall
  • Contract Management
  • Financial Management
  • Performance Management
  • Requirements Definition and Management
  • Benefits Management
  • Sourcing

Essential: Agile
  • Benefits Management
  • Project Management
  • Relationship Management
  • Requirements Definition and Management

Desirable: Agile
  • Business Risk Management
  • Contract Management
  • Performance Management
  • Sourcing
  • Financial Management

Business capability:
  • You can work across project management domains to initiate, plan, execute, monitor and close projects:
    • Project integration management
    • Project scope management
    • Project time management
    • Project cost management
    • Project quality management
    • Project human resource management
    • Project communications management
    • Project risk management
    • Project procurement management
    • Project stakeholder management
  • You empower people at all times - encouraging positive team morale and ensuring that every team member with expertise has the power to make decisions, at the lowest possible level.
  • You always get the basics right, from quality development conversations to recognition and ongoing performance feedback. You can develop, coach, mentor and inspire others.
  • You comply with BP's Code of Conduct and ensure your team does too. You also demonstrate strong leadership of BP's Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours.
  • You create an environment where people listen and can speak openly about the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that everyone can understand and learn.
  • You embrace a culture of change and agility, evolving continuously, adapting to our changing world.
  • You are an effective team player, looking beyond your own area/organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others, and build trust-based relationships with leaders and employees across IT&S and BP, applying cultural sensitivity.
  • You are self-aware and seek input from others on impact and effectiveness.
  • You apply judgment and common sense at scale - you can use insight and good judgment to deliver commercially sound, efficient and pragmatic decisions and solutions and to respond to situations as they arise
In IT&S we are committed to the provision of flexible working arrangements. Agile or flexible working encompasses a wide range of working options which support individuals to their full potential. It is more than ad-hoc home working or part time working, it's about finding the best way and role modelling BP's IT technology to get a job done, that works well for both the business and our employees.

So even if a job is advertised as full time, please reach out to the hiring manager or the recruiter as flexible working arrangements may be considered.