Company: BP
Skills: Electrical Engineering, Technical Manager
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: London, England, United Kingdom


Technology Insights is a truly global team within Launchpad & Ventures in bp. We act as in house advisers and specialists understanding emerging and disruptive technologies that pose opportunities or threats to bp businesses.
We advise our thought leaders and decision makers on strategic pivots, investment targets, R&D strategy and opportunities for new business building too.
Our Vision is to illuminate and drive the most valuable innovations relevant to bp in the energy transition.

About the job:

As the Battery Technology Advisor you'll generate meaningful insights across all aspects of battery and energy storage technologies.
It's a senior position and requiring someone with proven expertise and understanding of battery chemistries, battery metals, and the evolving global innovation landscape around these, as well as strong interpersonal skills too.
There's a lot at stake, and the associated exposure to senior management, it is a fantastic opportunity to do it well.

You'll have the opportunity to:

Advise and craft bp's strategy, be empowered to challenge bp's strategic direction and get connected with decision makers across the Group.
  • Act as a senior adviser and thought leader on battery technology.
  • Categorise the evolving innovations and work with colleagues in Technology Insights to maintain ongoing scanning and monitoring.
  • Identify the breakthroughs that matter to bp's businesses or that present opportunities for the businesses of the future.


Reporting directly to the VP Technology Insights, you will:

  • Be the Technical and business development point of contact for all battery and fuel cell matters; including driving alignment on strategic outlook and external comms/positioning
  • Lead strategy for technology-enabled growth renewal options for bp. This includes business model development and review, and contributing input to a range of futures scenarios
  • Lead initial siting review and subsequent due diligence of M&A, Venturing and Strategic partnership opportunities your field
  • Act as the bp representative on Technical Advisory Boards for Start-up investments


About You:

  • To be successful you'll need deep expertise in Insight Origination: the Identification and prioritisation of new business opportunities and/or trigger points for new technologies and business models that may be disruptive
  • Demonstrable expertise in battery, fuel cell or energy storage technologies
Are you excited and energized by solving difficult leadership and technical challenges in a production growth environment, learning new skills, leading and influencing others while handling cultural change? Yes? This role is for you.

At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits:

  • A company culture where we respect our diverse teams and are proud of our achievements
  • Possibility to join social communities and networks
  • A healthy work-life balance
  • Chill-out and collaboration spaces in a modern office environment
  • Learning and development opportunities to craft your career path
  • Life & health insurance, medical care package
  • And many others benefits!
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, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.
Apply now!
Technology Insights is a truly global team within Launchpad & Ventures in bp. We act as in house advisers and specialists understanding emerging and disruptive technologies that pose opportunities or threats to bp businesses.