• Product Manager

    BP Americas, Inc. Chicago, IL 60684

    Job #2418618330

  • 144261BR

    Job title:

    Product Manager

    Req ID:


    Relocation available:


    Travel required:


    About BP:


    Join us in creating, growing, and delivering innovation at pace, enabling us to thrive while transitioning to a net zero ?world. All without compromising our operational risk management.

    Working with us, you can do this by:

    • deploying our integrated capability and standards in service of our net zero and ?safety ambitions

    • driving our digital transformation and pioneering new business models

    • collaborating to deliver competitive customer-focused energy solutions

    • originating, scaling and commercialising innovative ideas, and creating ground-breaking new ?businesses from them

    • protecting us by assuring management of our greatest physical and digital risks

    Because together we are:

    • Originators, builders, guardians and disruptors

    • Engineers, technologists, scientists and entrepreneurs?

    • Empathetic, curious, creative and inclusive

    Job Family Group:

    IT&S Group

    Legal disclaimer:

    If you are selected for a position in the United States, your employment will be contingent upon submission to and successful completion of a post-offer/pre-placement drug test(and alcohol screening/medical examination if required by the role) as well as pre-placement verification of the information and qualifications provided during the selection process. The drug screen requires a hair test for which BP must be able to obtain a sufficient hair sample for analysis (~4 cm/1 ½" scalp, or > 2 cm/¾" body - arms & armpits/legs/chest)

    As part of our dedication to the diversity of our workforce, BP is committed to Equal Employment Opportunity. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard for race, color, gender, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, military status, age, marital status, socioeconomic background, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, neurodiversity/neurocognitive functioning or any other protected group status. We are also committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application procedures. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, you may contact us or have one of your representatives contact us at ~~~ ; or by telephone at ~~~ 8am-5pm CST/CDT Monday-Friday.

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    Job Profile Summary:

    We are looking for a Product Manager to join our Chicago team and to join us on our journey to digitize our global trading middle office capability. Middle Office Technologies (MOT) are integral to the success of bp's Trading & Shipping organization. The MOT Team is responsible for the delivery of IT solutions for the reporting of P&L and Exposure relating to physical and derivative trading in Trading and Shipping.

    You will be accountable for MOT's business analysis activities and deliverables to shape our digital products. You will work in an iterative Scrum/Agile environment and will be expected to engage in activities such as sprint planning, daily scrums, reviews, and retrospectives. You will engage with business partners in the Commodity Risk community to analyze and prioritize the product backlog items to be delivered by the development team. You will also work closely with partners in other Innovation & Engineering delivery teams on integrated changes and to assess the downstream impact of changes in the Middle Office space.

    This is a unique opportunity to partner with our commodities trading business, to deliver creative technology solutions, adding commercial value as well as achieving our carbon net-zero goals. We have an exciting and challenging, digital vision to support business growth in Bio and Low-Carbon trading, while redefining the day-to-day activities of our users through increased automation

    Time Type:

    Full time


    United States of America


    United States - Illinois - Chicago

    Job Advert:

    You will work with

    The team is located across Singapore, Bangalore, London and Chicago working in multiple squads in an Agile DevOps model. This is a multi-functional team that includes .NET and Java Developers, Solution Architects, Product Managers, SDET Engineers, etc. You will also engage with business partners in the Commodity Risk community and partners in other Innovation & Engineering delivery teams.


    • Analyze and clearly document business requirements, defects, minor improvements, and change requests.

    • Produce high quality analysis artifacts, including precise and accurate user story acceptance criteria.

    • Handle conflict resolution and achieve global consensus on Product Backlog Items.

    • Build strong business intimacy with commercial partners across the organization.

    • Provide issue diagnosis and resolution to support a global user community.

    • Deliver clear user communications and handle user expectations.

    • Provide quality assurance on analysis work through peer reviews.

    • Lead User Acceptance Testing and assist in the performance of regression testing.

    • Lead business process workshops.

    • Help find opportunities for process and system improvements.

    • Analyze data flows and model data requirements.

    Essential experience and job requirements

    • Experience of Business Analysis and requirements gathering using a variety of techniques including Agile.

    • Good analytical skills - Ability to solve complicated problems and absorbing large amounts of detailed information while looking at the bigger picture.

    • Superb Interpersonal skills - Delivering a message effectively and concisely at all levels, on both a technical and a business level. Have excellent written and verbal interpersonal skills. Able to handle conflicting ideas and demands to provide clarity.

    • Self-motivated and self-starting - Working with little supervision and picking up new or unfamiliar concepts quickly. Be confident and demonstrate good judgment. Able to work in a demanding development environment.

    • Be a part of the team- identify standard methodologies, build knowledge transfer artifacts, and perform knowledge transfer. An excellent teammate, with the ability to influence others to achieve success.

    Desirable criteria & qualifications Business knowledge of commodity or financial trading.

    • Experience working in commodity or financial markets front or middle office technology team.

    • Experience working in a global, geographically dispersed teams.

    • Experience working in brownfield sites, where the work requires creating new solutions within an existing array of highly integrated systems.

    Why join us

    At bp, we support our people to learn and grow in a diverse and challenging 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 important, 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!

    We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

    Experience Level:



    Innovation & Engineering