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Strategic Planning & Business Development Group
Job Profile Summary
Responsible for supporting the exploration and development of new business opportunities, contributing to the successful development of offers, building relationships with appropriate partner/supplier contacts and supporting execution of strategic projects, whilst exercising a combination of commercial and technical rigor to help achieve BP's growth objectives.
The Business Development Analyst (BDA) reports to the Cherry Point Business Development Superintendent and is accountable for delivering lasting performance improvements through management of the Business Improvement Plan (BIP). The BDA provides a strategic view of the business utilizing multiple lenses including Solomon and internal benchmarking, the BIP, input from integrated supply and trading, amongst other processes. The BDA also acts as project sponsor for key refinery projects; in this capacity they provide leadership and challenge to the front-end loading stages of project development, lead projects through the socialization, approval, and funding processes. They further ensure that Cherry Point's strategic vision overlays all major investment decisions and business development activities.
Business Improvement- Coordinate and manage a 5-year business plan that drives improvements in operation, safety, cost, commercial performance, and competitive positioning at the refinery. Key point of contact for communicating this plan to segment during annual strategy and plan processes.
Asset Strategy Development
Business Innovation and Development
5+ years relevant experience in refining projects, operations, engineering, and/or commercial areas
Strong Excel skills
Strong interpersonal skills and ability to influence
Business analysis experience informing asset investment decisions.
Strong refinery process knowledge and the ability to think creatively about how to extract maximum value out of the asset while delivering bp's strategic aims.
Able to work under pressure, manage simultaneous priorities, and meet challenging deadlines.
Strong written and verbal communication skills.
Strong "one team" mindset.
Demonstrated application of refining and marketing economics, procurement and accounting processes, and/or contracting strategies.
Demonstrated application of stage-gate project management processes and project evaluation measures.
Able to manage "depth of study" with specific task objectives (adequately stress-test options from a wide range of perspectives without imposing accuracy standards that stifle progress)
Experience developing refinery LP cases to support decision making.