Biodiversity & Eco Innovation Specialist

Job Profile SummaryRapidly growing its renewables business is core to bp’s strategy – by 2030 bp aims to have developed around 50GW of net renewable generating capacity up from 3.3GW in 2020.The Biodiversity & Eco Innovation Specialist role will lead the design and delivery of sustainability programmes within bp’s global offshore wind business. The role will identify key priorities for the offshore wind business and lead delivery of programmes that underpin business development and access to new markets and embeds sustainability practices within procurement, supply chain and project activities. The role will build relationships with relevant external stakeholders and develop strategic partnerships that underpin delivery. Within bp, the role will engage with key stakeholders such as Strategy, Sustainability & Ventures (SS&V), Health, Safety, Environment and Carbon (HSE&C), and Communications & External Affairs (C&EA) to ensure alignment and leverage good practice.This role is in support of bp’s Gas & Low Carbon Energy entity which supports all bp’s new energy projects including offshore wind, solar, hydrogen and CCS.At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and ambitious environment. We believe that our team is strengthened by diversity. We are committed to fostering an inclusive environment in which everyone is respected and treated fairly.There are many aspects of our employees’ lives that are meaningful, so we offer benefits to enable your work to fit with your life. These benefits can include flexible working options, a generous paid parental leave policy, and excellent retirement benefits, among others!Job AdvertBiodiversity & Eco Innovation SpecialistThis role is advertised in our UK office locations however we are open to considering candidates from Copenhagen, Hamburg & Madrid. What you will deliver: Acts as a Subject Matter Expert on biodiversityLeads the design, delivery, and integration of bp OFW sustainability programmes, aligned with bp’s sustainability frame and aimsManages the delivery of sustainability programmes, and ensures impact is measured and assessed against performance expectationsEstablishes strategic external partnerships that underpin delivery of sustainability priorities, particularly on biodiversityProvides technical support to finance and business development teams developing offshore wind opportunities, including input into investment governance, OFW strategy and portfolio reviewsProvides technical input and management of one or more sustainability workstreams including circularity, embodied carbon, human rights and biodiversityLeads the integration of sustainability into performance management with finance for inclusion in quarterly business performance reviewsCollaborates with SS&V, HSE&C and others to communicate context and changes to OFW teamsLeads the OFW input to internal and external group reporting on sustainability, such as the bp annual Sustainability Reports and senior management updatesWhat You will need to be successful:Educated to degree level or equivalentChartered with the Institute of Environmental Management & Assessment or equivalentTrack record developing and leading sustainability programmes across a large organisationTechnical expertise in one or more of circularity, embodied carbon, life cycle analysis, human rights, biodiversity, or sustainability in the supply chainExcellent leadership behaviours and track record of influencing business outcomesBroad and sophisticated relationship management – both externally and internally at all levelsDetail oriented and well-organized; able to bring Agile principles into daily activity At bp, we provide the following environment & benefits to you:A company culture where we respect our diverse and unified teams, where we are proud of our achievements and where fun and the attitude of giving back to our environment are highly valuedPossibility to join our social communities and networksLearning opportunities and other development opportunities to craft your career pathLife and health insurance, medical care packageAnd many other benefitsEntityGas & Low Carbon EnergyJob Family GroupHSSE GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNoTime TypeFull timeCountryUnited KingdomAbout BPGAS AND LOW CARBON ENERGYAt bp we’re reimagining energy, and so could you. By reinventing our ‎gas and low carbon energy businesses we’re advancing low carbon energy solutions for people and our planet. That’s why we need talent like you to join us. Together, we will achieve this by: • integrating our gas and renewable capabilities • building and growing low and zero carbon businesses and markets • developing new gas opportunities • driving new decarbonisation technologies and capabilities • leveraging digital to create innovative zero carbon energy solutions • creating new business models that are driven by innovative financing solutions • adopting new ways of working that unleash the ingenuity and potential of our people • collaborating with the rest of our business to present ourselves as ‘one bp’ to our customersLegal disclaimerWe are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, colour, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, socioeconomic background, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning, veteran status or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodations.

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