Wind Commercial Analyst

Job Profile SummaryResponsible for supporting the business with accounting issues, using sound technical capabilities in controlling, performance reporting and integrated business planning, advising on policy and compliance and working independently and with relevant teams across the business to effectively deliver a range of finance activities to drive the delivery of outstanding results.Job AdvertAt bp, we're striving to meet the growing global demand for safe, sustainable, and affordable energy. bp’s ambition is to be one of the leading providers of offshore wind energy. A career in offshore wind is an opportunity to help shape the future of bp. To power the scale and pace of growth that we are targeting, we need the best people in the industry. As part of the team, you’ll be playing a key role in support bp to move towards our net zero ambition, at the same time as being part of one of our exciting new energy businesses. You’ll help to plan for and develop our offshore wind projects, growing your talent in all kinds of new and exciting ways to define the future of energy!Are you ready to take your career to new heights? Following several recent bid submission and awards for offshore wind leases, we are looking to hire an Offshore Wind Analyst to join our UK team. The successful individual will form part of a multi-disciplinary project team working on the development, construction, and operation of the bp wind projects. As the Offshore Wind Commercial Analyst, you will work on one or more of the projects bp is progressing. You will support and lead a broad range of business activities, including development of the commercial strategy, project economic analysis, deal shaping, the development of the Business case, and investment governance. You will be a critical team member who will see all aspect of the project and help to integrate and summarise them. This role will report to the Senior Commercial/Finance Manager.Key Accountabilities: Own and manage the project economic models and business case, ensuring that they truly reflect the business propositionBuild insightful economic analysis and provide insights that helps develop the optimal deal structure (Power price and CFD, financing, LCOE of competitors and cost assumptions)Participate in developing and completing key commercial topics/strategies, including offtake and bidding strategies (PPAs, CFDs, capacity markets and ancillary services etc.) optionality for offshore wind, the coordinated offshore transmissions initiatives etc)Participation in commercial negotiations related to the agree strategiesContributing to updates of the business case and economic model (Power price and CFD, financing, LCOE of competitors and cost assumptions)Support the internal and external partners and the partner management processesSupport management of outsourced or 3rd party service providersHandling the investment governance process and key commercial performance data for your projectsEssential Experience and Education: Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Economics, Science subjects or equivalent business degree. CFA or equivalent designation are a plus. Experience at running project level discounted cashflow models.Proven track record of generating insightful commercial/economic analysis to support the development of innovative commercial solutions in complex value chains.Other Desirable Skills and Knowledge: Understanding of the key drivers of wind and the wider power industryUnderstands debt and equity structures, joint venture arrangements, hedging instruments, and structured finance arrangementsProven track record of managing external stakeholder and commercial agreementsWhy join us 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! EntityFinanceJob Family GroupFinance GroupRelocation availableNoTravel requiredNegligible travelTime 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, 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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