The Marketing & Origination Graduate Development Program supports our Natural Gas, Power, NGL, and Structured Products businesses in Houston. Marketing and Origination professionals are responsible for building and maintaining key relationships, developing unique solutions to address BP’s and our customer’s business needs, and creating additional value for our trading business. To provide the highest level of service, you will interact with many key areas of our business including Trading, Operations, Structuring, and Strategy.
Individuals applying for this role should have excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills. They should also enjoy problem solving, be detail oriented, and be passionate about working in a fast-paced environment. In addition, working within a team that is working towards achieving financial goals in a compliant and effective manner.
Your Development – Graduate Development Program (GDP)
Supply/Marketing, Analytics & Trading has two businesses in the United States, one in Houston, TX and one in Chicago, IL. The location based in the energy corridor of Houston, TX and the BP US headquarters, focuses on natural gas, natural gas liquids, power, and structured products. The business in Chicago, IL focuses on oil and refined products. Supply/Marketing & Trading offers graduate rotation programs in disciplines including Analytics, Marketing and Origination, and Trading. Trading and Analytics paths are offered in both businesses, while Marketing and Origination is offered in Houston only.
This posting is for the Marketing & Origination graduate development program in Houston.
A series of 1-year rotations, lasting for a total program of 2 years. The 2 rotations are decided upon based on business needs, input from the individual on their development goals, as well as the development program Manager. Examples of rotations include Transportation & Operations Natural Gas Analyst, Gas Marketing Analyst, NGL Marketing Analyst, and Structured Products Analyst.
Competitive, with rigorous assessment and performance management throughout
Robust, giving graduates a wide exposure to our business
Supportive, supplemented by a learning and development offer, mentor and buddy system, as well as on the job training
Given exposure to both the Houston and Chicago offices
Fairly recent graduation – within 3-5 years
Essential experience and job requirements
3.2 Cumulative GPA or higher
BP will not support US Immigration sponsorship for full-time or long-term employment
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
There are no additional requirements. Please respond with N/A below.
Desirable criteria & qualifications
Any major as long as you are able to a demonstrate interest in the financial markets
Is this a part time position?
Our business is the exploration, production, refining, trading and distribution of energy. This is what we do, and we do it on a truly global scale. BP operates with business activities and customers in more than 80 countries across six continents. Every day, we serve millions of customers around the world. We are continually looking for talented, committed and ambitious people to help us shape the face of energy for the future.
Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) is BP's face to the traded markets for BP in oil, gas, power, chemicals and finance. IST's role is to enhance Group value through distinctive supply, commodity trading, risk management and information technology skills underpinned by a world class finance, control and compliance infrastructure. IST has a dynamic and highly skilled workforce, which creates value by combining analysis and commercial innovation with the material asset base of BP.
IST's North America Gas and Power (NAGP) business unit handles the supply and trading of natural gas and power in the North American energy market. Its business model is based on the growth of customer-facing businesses, underpinned by BP's supply position, web of interconnected assets, and world-class trading capabilities. The growth agenda is delivered through marketing and origination activities, as well as optimization and acquisition of strategic regional aggregator businesses.
IST fosters a diverse and inclusive workplace for all employees. We are proud of our stance on fairness, equal opportunity and meritocracy, which focuses on all of our employees reaching their full potential.
Integrated Supply & Trading
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