The carbon agenda in BP is rapidly evolving as the Company embraces the energy transition and embarks on a low carbon agenda. BP’s Group Safety & Operational Risk (S&OR) is at the forefront of that change. With air quality also a growing global issue, BP needs to understand the requirements, the risks and the opportunities that could present. This role is key to S&OR meeting the increase in carbon and air quality activity internally and externally, providing leadership, support, guidance and strategic thinking.
As part of a dedicated Carbon team, the role provides guidance on any technical requirements on carbon and air quality to S&OR leadership and the Businesses. This includes support to the activity BP undertakes on the low carbon agenda. The role also includes representation at various external industry forums.
The team has responsibility for the overall carbon and air quality discipline health and for helping set the Group level requirements on operations and projects. With a growing carbon agenda this is an extremely challenging and rewarding activity requiring an understanding of local demands and issues but also the future needs. Success in this role requires working closely with the Upstream, Downstream, and Corporate Businesses Activities & Functions (CBA&F) as well as functional teams.
- Provides deep technical expertise to operations and projects across BP, central Functions and other businesses on Carbon and air quality management. Provides technical expertise to the Group carbon agenda and future ambition through technical analysis, insights and assessments
- Accountable for the technical assurance of GHG and other performance data as used in internal and external meetings and reports including the annual report, sustainability report, executive briefs and disclosure reports.
- Supports the Group Subject Matter Expert (GSME) for Air Quality or Carbon
- Guides and provides input to the development of carbon and air quality capability across the company by working across functions and operating businesses to deliver capability development programmes.
- Participates and supports BP representation at various Carbon related external initiatives and industry bodies to ensure BP fully understands industry approaches, shares and learns from peer activities and influences direction.
- Assesses Group level GHG and air quality risks level risks using data trends and emerging issues and provides an independent technical view to guide company actions.
- Interprets existing GHG and air quality and requirements for operational entities and proposes technical updates to requirements.
- Understanding and interpreting emerging risks to BP in the carbon and air quality space ahead of regulations and changes.
- Integrating technical programmes across the Group working with multi-stakeholders across BP.
- Leveraging selective knowledge and learning from peers and others in a time efficient, constructive and informative fashion.
BA/BSc degree (or equivalent) in Engineering, Physical Sciences or Environmental Sciences
Essential experience and job requirements:
- Has deep technical expertise in carbon and/or air quality management.
- Shows evidence of expertise in activities related to carbon or air quality in operations or projects, with specific oil and gas experience.
- Has established a proven track record through successful performance management and delivery of carbon or air quality activities.
- Has been a significant contributor to the design and implementation of relevant systems and established requirements in carbon or air quality management.
- Has experience of representation at industry organizations and a proven ability to participate in technical contributions in external meetings.
- Has an overall appreciation and experience of relevant carbon or air quality regulatory issues in key regions for BP operations or growth.
- Has a proven ability to integrate delivery across multiple stakeholders and reach agreement on complex issues.
- Has excellent communication skills with experience building successful relationships with internal and external stakeholders
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location):
Please note that outside of the locations stated, other main hub locations will also be considered
Desirable criteria & qualifications:
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