May 2018: External Event – BP’s Military Placement Programme – London

BP’s Supply and trading business offers a fantastic structured placement programme giving top military leavers the opportunity to gain commercial experience at BP. If successful in gaining a place on the programme, you’ll complete a 12 month paid placement in which you’ll receive all the training and development you’ll need to deliver great things. With the support of a dedicated mentor, you’ll gain a good understanding of the wider supply and trading business as you develop your skills and knowledge to go on to apply for a permanent position.

Applications open from 19 February 2018 and will be open for approximately four weeks but may close early. 

Placements will be in our London, Chicago and Houston offices. Each role on the military placement programme offers a different experience. Review the role descriptions here and choose the one which most appeals to you. You can apply to one position only and must have the right to work in the country to which you apply. You must be available for full-time employment for 12 months from May 2018.

Sitting within BP’s Supply and trading business, the Market Intelligence (MI) team forms part of the Global Oil Market Analytics community. We serve to deliver tradable insight to our trading benches by identifying, exploring and developing existing and future data sets.

As a market intelligence research analyst, you’ll help drive our commercial insight through analysis projects. You’ll build close relationships across the front office, the wider BP group and external providers to optimise available and expected data, and develop our capability in information collection and management.

To join BP, you’ll need:

  • Experience in intelligence collection and interpretation
  • A keen interest in energy markets and the global economy
  • A desire to add commercial value through analytical insight
  • An appetite to learn about alternate data sources, machine learning and “big data” technologies
  • Strong communication skills
  • To manage multiple projects in parallel
  • Experience in Excel / computer programming languages would be advantageous but not essential.

For more information and to apply click here