School leaver opportunities in Supply and Trading:

At BP developing and producing energy resources that benefit people the world over is our motivation – it’s what drives us.

The role of the Supply and Trading discipline at BP is to to enhance performance and maximise the value of the groups assets through distinctive supply, commodity trading, risk management and information technology, underpinned by a world-class finance, control and compliance infrastructure.

The BP Supply and trading school leaver programme offers an ideal platform for top performers to work in a trading business. 

School leaver opportunities

The supply and trading school leaver programme is an alternative to university that provides you with the relevant skills and experiences needed to succeed in a business role. You will receive the appropriate development needed to be a high performing and valued employee.

What you can expect:

You will receive a 5-year structured training and development programme. As part of the programme you would complete four job four job rotations in front office roles and have the opportunity to be involved in a wide range of commercial activity in our oil, gas and shipping sectors.

Your rotations could include:

• Analysing Market Data.

• Working with Product Control

• Supporting operations team on a trading bench

• Working with the derivatives marketing team

• Supporting commercial trading as part of a financial team

You would be placed in a front office role as an active member of your team. You will receive on the job learning and be line managed and coached by senior members of your team.

Your roles will be varied making sure that you develop the appropriate level of core skills to ensure you have a successful career in our business. On a day to day basis you will be learning a range of transferable business skills such as communication, problem solving, numeracy and IT skills that will make you a well-rounded professional.

School Leaver Programme and beyond:

At the end of the 5-year programme we will help you secure a permanent role in the organisation in your chosen occupation. Alternatively, for those interested in a career in trading you will have the opportunity to become a Trader post the programme.


BP Supply and Trading do not currently offer an apprenticeship programme. 

Salary & benefits

As well as a starting salary of £25,000 plus an inner London allowance, you can look forward to a number of benefits including a daily lunch allowance, competitive pension and subsidised gym membership.


To be eligible for the BP Supply and Trading School Leaver programme you must be on track to achieve 128 UCAS from 3 full A Levels or equivalent. All subjects are accepted excluding general studies. 


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