Capability Advisor (SMR)

Job ID: 642509
Category: Marketing
Salary: Negotiable
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Job Type:
Part time
Role synopsis
The Capability Advisor SMR is a member of the Commercial, Sales, Marketing & Retail Capabilities team which is accountable for working with the Downstream businesses to develop strategic organisational capability plans that drive and deliver the business strategy through differential capability building and learning across a global, cross-business environment. The team is part of the Downstream Academy. The post holder will work to assess the needs and demand of the business; design, develop and implement appropriate solutions within the 70:20:10 framework to build capability. The post holder will engage actively with the sales, marketing & retail community to engage and work with a diverse range of delivery teams from a global audience.

We would welcome applications from individuals based at Sunbury, Chicago, Houston or any of our operational and Lubricants sites.
Key accountabilities
Build, maintain and execute a 5 year plan to support the building and sustainment of distinctive sales, marketing and retail capabilities
Develop and maintain relationship with the businesses to identify capability gaps and changing strategic capability requirements
Lead the design, development and implementation of prioritised capability solutions. Where the solutions include learning solutions, ensure solutions are underpinned by 70:20:10 methodology and deployment methods are sustainable and cost effective
Engage and lead faculty / development teams to maintain the quality and integrity of the learning offer to ensure it meets the business needs.
Promote, schedule, plan and facilitate existing virtual and face to face classes to meet business demand
Support the transition of any new offers and maintain the current offer in MT&L working with the Regions, Talent & Learning Services team to ensure a smooth offer to learners and faculty.
Continuously improve the offer in response to delegate feedback and the changing environment, including content improvement and development of new materials, exercises and experiential learning options.
Identify, design and execute opportunities to include virtual and on-line delivery options.
Ability to scale solutions across global businesses in Downstream and beyond.
Link with the broader BP University and DS Academy teams to ensure alignment of activities and sharing/adoption of best practices to enhance the offer and drive the sharing of internal and external best practice.
Utilise external benchmarks and keep up to date with external thought leadership on commercial activities. Curate content for internal audiences.
Essential Education
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent.
Essential experience and job requirements
Technical Behaviours:
Experience of sales, marketing and/or retail activities.
Experience of Lubricants and/or Petchems businesses an advantage.
Organisational capability
Learning needs analysis
70:20:10 solution design & delivery
Experience of virtual & online learning development, delivery an advantage
Core Behaviours:
Influencing skills
Project management
Relationship / stakeholder management
Facilitation skills
Impactful communication
Leadership without direct reports
Collaboration skills – strong team player
Consulting skills
Leadership Expectations/Behaviours:
Maximising value: ensuring competitive ROI with measurable business impact
Build enduring capability: develop talent for today and the future
Energise people: create compelling, targeted solutions
Lead though our values: keep safety, compliance & reliability at the forefront of all we do
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
Travel up to 25%

We would welcome applications from individuals based at Sunbury, Chicago, Houston or any of our operational and Lubricants sites.
Desirable criteria & qualifications
None required
Relocation available
Travel required
Yes - up to 25%
Is this a part time position?
About BP
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.

The Refining & Marketing Segment is responsible for the supply and trading, refining, marketing and transportation of crude oil and petroleum products to wholesale and retail customers. We market our products in over 80 countries, operating primarily in Asia, Europe and North America but also in Australia, Africa and Central and South America.

To remain one of the world’s premier integrated oil companies, BP recognises that it needs a highly respected, high performing, world class HR function which combines the provision of strategic advice to business leaders with efficient and effective transactional support to line managers and employees. HR is one of 3 shared service functions (HR, IT & Services and Finance) that, together with our operating management system and code of conduct act as ‘bolts’ for the company across all BP businesses, helping to ensure that we follow a common purpose. We are looking for talented, committed HR professionals who can work with the business to deliver the right people solutions that create competitive advantage to the organisation.

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