Program Manager - Delivery and Change Specialist

  • BP

Job Description

Role synopsis BP is looking for talented, innovative and driven individuals to join our team. We support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. BP is committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly. There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are important, so we offer benefits to enable work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy and others. The Program Manager - Delivery and Change Specialist role is critical in the delivery of BP’s Downstream Procurement. Responsible for the delivery of strategic and continuous improvement initiatives across BP’s Procurement, this crucial role will partner on change management activities and help deliver demonstrable results to the business’ bottom line. The role accountabilities include defining, delivering, tracking and reporting multiple continuous improvement as well as larger project/programs encompassing elements of strategy, culture, people, process, systems and metrics. The role is also responsible for change activity, as well as the communications associated with assigned projects. Key accountabilities Program Management Contributes to the delivery of continuous improvement and change projects in Downstream Procurement. Contributes to the successful delivery of the Downstream Procurement strategic agenda. Reports progress on assigned projects and change activities. Works with key Procurement and business stakeholders to implement change and drive value Works with colleagues across the regional delivery and change teams to deliver consistency and commonality in the Downstream Procurement strategic agenda. Ensures the appropriate management of change and mitigation of risk is applied to change activity. In-Year Planning and Delivery Contribute to the development of materials and inputs into key business processes and performance management forums. CommunicationsOwns the development and refinement of Downstream Procurement communication materials and channels to inform and bring teams along the change journey. Essential Education University degree in a technical/business discipline or related equivalent business experience required. Essential experience and job requirements Significant experience in project/program change management. 5+ years of relevant experience required Consulting, Project or Program Management, Procurement/Business Transformation or other related experience ideal Skilled application in developing and deploying multiple communication methods and influencing at all levels in an organisation. Basic application in converting strategic direction and agenda into tangible project plans, and mobilising resources to deliver those plans. Skilled application in program and project management Basic application in managing medium/large transformational change programmes – developing and implementing strategy to improve the effectiveness and efficiency of a business area / unit. Basic application in procurement process and operations, and process change (desirable but not critical) Skilled application in change management and communications Previous experience in a project or programme delivery environment is desirable, with experience in delivering strategy, process, system, and organisation change Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location) There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below. Desirable criteria & qualifications MBA or Advanced masters degree preferred Experience in Procurement advantageous but not critical Relocation available No Travel required Yes - up to 25% Is this a part time position? No About BP We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together. Segment Downstream Closing Date 30-Dec-2018 Disclaimer If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test (and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½†scalp, or > 2 cm/¾†body – arms & armpits/legs/chest) As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at or by telephone at 281.366.1999. Read the Equal Employment Opportunity is the Law poster and the poster supplement - for more information about Equal Employment Opportunities. (Spanish version) BP is an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer. View our policy statement. Eligibility Requirements If you are applying for a position in the United States, you must be at least 18 years of age, legally authorized to work in the United States; and not require sponsorship for employment visa status (e.g., TN, H1B status), now or in the future.

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