We are looking for someone with abroad background and skills to take on a role spanning multiple accountabilities. Representing the Analytics and Structured Products (A&SP) IT team in the Asia region, you will be accountable for the ongoing activities including IT development, support along with commercial engagement and team management. You will work directly with the CIO for the region (acting as deputy) to run the IT capabilities across all the business lines represented there. Furthermore you will also hold the accountability for the Analytics delivery organisation based in Singapore.
As a cross location team, with a focus on multiple commercial areas we face a diverse range of problems. Together with the teams on the ground you will deliver an industry leading technology stack, supporting the commercial teams and building a reputation for technical excellence.
The role will have a level of direct and indirect line management, and will be responsible for the development of a team comprising of permanent, contract, and offshore staff.
Acting as the Deputy CIO as required, and representing the CIO (EH) at appropriate forums and governance in crafting the IT&S agenda for IST Eastern Hemisphere
Champion the regional requirements and priorities within the global programs
Leading the regional A&SP IT team, and all associated day to day delivery, support and development activity
Act as the domain authority for analytics IT in the region, and working with peers develop and maintain a commercially aligned IT strategy.
Participate as a valued member in global A&SP leadership team, bringing regional operational and commercial context to this group of technologists
Budgetary responsibility for both capital and operational funding, local governance and prioritisation
Essential experience and job requirements
We are seeking an individual who is capable of operating in many roles, and so will have demonstrated:
Experience leading teams comprised of technologists drawn from a global pool, delivering and supporting a global application estate.
Operated and lead teams in an agile delivery framework; ideally with DevOps experience
A high level of familiarity with analytics IT and the techniques applied by the analytics teams in a physical commodity trading organisation.
An ability to operate at all levels of seniority, as both a business advisor and technical authority.
An ability to act as both a technologist and a leader in the same role – setting technical direction as well as providing leadership. Experience of Java / Python / Docker / Cloud are highly desirable.
Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)
Desirable criteria & qualifications
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 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.
IST Information Technology & Services (IT&S) is the progressive global IT arm of BP. The expertise IT&S provides is central to the operation and development of Integrated Supply & Trading (IST) - one of the world's largest energy trading businesses. Delivering innovative solutions for supply and commodity trading activity across IST's Global Gas and Oil Strategic Performance Units is at the heart of what IT&S does.
Our people and culture are diverse, reflecting the truly global nature of our business - in excess of 500 employees provide a presence in over 50 countries, with key hubs in London, Chicago, Houston, Calgary and Singapore. We support our people by offering an exciting variety of professions and provide excellent training opportunities to help them progress their careers.
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