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Feedstock Analyst job at BP in Shanghai | Careers at BP

Feedstock Analyst

Req ID 80932BR Job category Commercial Countries (State/Region) Central Location China - Central - Shanghai

Role synopsis


Key accountabilities

Provide proprietary trading analytics to Asia Aromatics supply and trading team on fundamentals, market pricing & potential strategies and ensure that the output becomes a key source of competitive advantage vs. the competition.
Responsible for the modelling of the sources of value/risks in supply and trading activities.
Perform swifit and timely analysis of short term proprietary & tactical linking the macro with the micro, resulting in a view to be discussed with business.
Identify mid to long term opportunities and risk for business, provide input to sustain and improve competitive advantages.
Track and identify market relationships & pricing anomalies. Proactively raise to wider team and make analysis when such opportunity arises.
Analyze ideas and produce research supporting Team & foster discussion with and across stakeholders.
Develop close network and trusting relationship with other members in the supply and trading team.
Provide market views of PX, crude oil and feedstock, supplier profitability, downstream dynamics and the implication on aromatics business to support both short term commercial decisions and long term strategy
Based on real time marketing intelligence, suggest potential commercial tactics for Asia commercial team, provide prompt update and monitor impact when macro economy events occur.
Deliver advancement of marketing intelligence capabilities and by fit-for-purpose process and technology to optimize the gathering, analysis, storage and dissimilation of data and intelligence. Maintain and enhance communication bridge for internal and external parties, to maximize value/influence of network, etc.
Accountable for developing Project Execution Plan for assigned projects, including production of an integrated schedule and for subsequent monitoring, reporting and controlling of this plan as needed.
Accountable for integrating and aligning various teams, associated with the project through identification and resolution of conflicts .
Responsible for ensuring adequate communication and alignment exists within the project team.

Essential Education

University degree or above in a highly quantitative discipline.

Essential experience and job requirements

Minimum 5 years of related experience in trading house or equivalent environment.
Practical knowledge of commercial refining or petrochemicals will be an advantage.
Analytically minded and creative thinking abilities, well supported by the ability to conduct own analysis.
Experience of leading major cross business projects and understanding of project management process and practices.
Ability to work with external and internal parties effectively to collect information and exchange perspective.
Strong communication & interpersonal skills and comfortable working in a team environment under pressure to deliver performance.
High proficiency in both English and Chinese.

Other Requirements (e.g. Travel, Location)


Desirable criteria & qualifications


Relocation available

Yes - Domestic (In country) only

Travel required

Yes - up to 10%

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. With a workforce of over 80,000 employees, 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

BP has been operating in China since the early 1970s. With a total investment of US$4.7 billion at the end of 2009, BP is one of the leading foreign investors in China. BP’s business activities include offshore gas production, chemical joint ventures, aviation fuel supply, LPG import and marketing, oil product and lubricant retailing, solar power installations and manufacturing, and the sales of chemicals technology.

In addition to these commercial projects, BP has been actively engaged in energy research activities, particularly clean energy and alternative energy R&D initiatives, aiming to develop clean, sustainable and local energy solutions to support the Chinese economic development. The projects we are involved in include

- Clean Energy Facing the Future – a 10-Year R&D initiative in partnership with Chinese Academy of Science
- Clean Energy Commercialization Centre, a research joint venture in Partnership with Chinese Academy of Science
- BP- Tsinghua Clean Energy Research and Education Centre
- BP-Sun Yat-Sen University Center for LNG Education, Training and Research

In parallel, BP has been working to invest in the community to help address the local issues. By the end of 2009, BP’s total community investment in China exceeded US$12 million and BP’s community practices have been recognized by “2007 Multinational Corporation with Utmost Core Competitiveness in China” Award jointly issued by UNEP and China International Institute of Multinational Corporations, and also “China’s Best Corporate Citizenship Award” by 21st Century Business Herald and 21st Century Business Review for 5 consecutive years since 2004.



Closing Date

[ "24-Jan-2018" ]

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