Role synopsisThe Upstream HR and PSCM Planning and Commercial (PandC) team develops and manages the financial planning and performance management reporting for HR and PSCM Functions. The team provides high quality financial and broader performance analysis to support the management of the functional cost base•This exciting role offers a unique opportunity to develop a better understanding of Upstream Business Functions. The role will work closely with ARC on “in-year” performance management vs plan/latest forecast for the Upstream HR and PSCM Functions. The post-holder will prepare high quality quarterly Power BI dashboards for PSCM/HR LTs and co-ordinate the functional recharge process with budget holders to optimise cost recoveryThe Analyst will report to the HR and PSCM Planning and Commercial Director and will develop strong working relationships across Segment, Regional and Group Finance teams, within the HR and PSCM functional performance organisations, and with global Functional budget holders across the functions
Key accountabilitiesManage the Upstream HR and PSCM Performance Management process via control points for spend and headcount, involving liaison with Upstream Finance, functional performance teams and budget holders. Integrate the Above Region and Region financials to track Functional performance and support proposals to optimize cost recovery. Prepare Power BI dashboards for distribution to LTs and manage Group submissions
Responsible for managing the quarterly cost reporting activities, communicating to all relevant stakeholders and support query resolution for successful close outEnsure provision of commentary and insights for performance reporting on Upstream HR and PSCM financial plans by sub-Function and Region, identifying opportunities for efficiencyCoordinate the HR and PSCM Functional Recharges process with ARC and functional performance teams in support of cost recovery processes; and regional acceptance of those costsLiaise with Finance ARC on the Functional cost centre structure and Delegations of Authority impacts from Organisational changesSupport key projects, continuous improvement opportunities, team cover plans and ad-hoc activities impacting team deliverables
- Ensure integration of performance reporting with the financial planning process managed by the team
- Provide analytical support to team members on the Quarterly Plan Freeze
Essential EducationUniversity Graduate or recognized professional qualification in Finance or related disciplines
Essential experience and job requirementsExperience of managing and owning financial performance management processes and systems within BP, ideally supporting business or function activitiesStrong analytical, interpersonal skills and ability to build relationships and networks effectively within a diverse group and deal with sensitive informationManage through ambiguity, influence and collaborate with internal stakeholders across organizational boundariesAnalytical skills – ability to understand data quickly and draw out key messages and insights while maintaining rigour and attention to detailSelf-starter with ability to understand requirements and respond to client needsAbility to manage multiple/conflicting priorities with a strong track record of deliveryStrong Excel, Power BI and PowerPoint skills
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Desirable criteria and qualificationsA good understanding of Upstream finance and performance management processes
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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.
BP's Upstream segment focuses on finding reserves of oil and gas, developing the means to extract and process it and then consistently producing and transporting it to market. This involves using cutting edge technology to find the energy reserves, the ability to drill thousands of meters under the ground, designing, building and operating some of the world's largest most complex production onshore / offshore facilities and finally being able to transport these fluids, in order to provide energy to the world.
BP Upstream Global Procurement and Supply Chain Management (PSCM) is responsible for working with Regional Performance Units (RPUs), the three primary divisions, and other functional groups to maximize value delivered from expenditures with third parties.PSCM provides procurement and supply chain management for oil and natural gas exploration, development and production and related transportation and processing activities. Upstream PSCM has a vision to provide a 'world-class' contribution that significantly adds to the profitability of the business.