British Petroleum is beginning a global search to employ over 650 graduates from around the world to join in its three year developmental program called (FLP) the Future Leaders Program. About 150 of the positions are based in the
They are searching for a global workforce needed to continue to develop the company since the world is expected to consume 40% more energy by year 2030.
The company is looking for serious post graduates with proven technical skills to shape the long term growth of its refining and marketing businesses and its information technology (IT) functions with the potential to become corporate senior leaders of the future.
Says Iain Conn, BP’s Chief Executive for refining and marketing: “this exciting program will equip a new generation of leaders with the skills and knowledge to take our business into the future. We are looking for highly capable people studying a second degree, who have international experience and who bring new perspectives to our business. While we continue to develop our current employees into leaders of the future, we must also look at refreshing our talent pipeline with individuals from outside British Petroleum who have targeted skills and capabilities.”
The campaign will target post-graduates at universities and business schools globally and include Duke University, Pratt School of Engineering, N. Carolina and Chicago Booth Business School in the United States.
British Petroleum employs about 50,000 people in its refining and marketing segement.
Interested candidates can find out more and apply online through www.bp.com/flp between now and the end of November this year. If successful, applicants will start work with BP between February and July 2012.
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