IT Service Owner - Safety and Operational Risk

Recruiter
BP
Location
Sunbury-On-Thames, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 Sep 2019
Closes
29 Sep 2019
Ref
1260536876
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Job Profile SummaryThe initial service assignment for This Service Owner Role will be to manage the BP Group Safety and Operational Risk; Group Risk; and Group Strategy Corporate Functions. These functions provide common solutions across the BP group for our Group HSSE and Risk Management agenda, including HSSE Incident Reporting and analysis; Health and wellbeing; and Requirements Management. They also incorporate critical Governance Risk and Compliance activities for our core control frameworks in Internal Audit as well as consolidated Risk management and recording. The S&OR function operates as an independent entity with embedded staff within the BP businesses responsible for driving the safety agenda across the company in support of individual lines of business. The Service owns and operates the central safety management applications used across the Group.S&OR has the ambition to provide advanced capabilities for predictive and proscriptive analytics at the heart of their offer to the business. S&OR technology aims to transition from the operation of a suite of applications to providing deeper group wide data analytics capability to support the prediction of safety incidents before they occur by bringing insight from across the global business to support safety and risk management. A strong knowledge of data analytics and application to safety and risk are therefore critical.Key Challenges :-The Business strategies for some services are under review and update so an immediate activity will be to work closely with key business and IT stakeholders in your area to build a consensus and drive delivery of a revised business and IT strategy and roadmap, aligned with broader strategic objectives, over a 3 -5 year time horizon for your services.Support the modernisation of technology delivery by driving transition from the current largely outsourced management of the technology to a more agile and rapid model of deliver and change able to take advantage of new analytical and enabling technologies to support the business agenda.Ensuring successful delivery of ongoing strategic projects (Circa $4m) within the service(s), ensuring these continue to be aligned to strategic business and IT imperatives, utilising appropriate implementation methodologies; driving benefit realisation from the activities; and ensuring the enduring model on completion of the projects are aligned to the wider technology modernisation agenda
Segment: Corporate & Functions
Job Family Group: IT&S Group
Relocation available: No
Travel required: Negligible travel
Time Type: Full time
Country: United Kingdom
Job advert: Role SynopsisAs an IT Service Owner, you will be accountable for building and running IT Services. You will own a set of IT products that help BP solve problems, deliver value and operate safely and responsibly. The choices you make will determine the success of those IT products in meeting that challenge. Your mission is to be the IT provider of choice to your area of BP - delivering innovation at speed where it's wanted, and day-in-day-out reliability where it's needed. You will operate in a dynamic and commercially focussed environment, with the resources of one of the world's largest IT departments, and some of the world's leading IT vendors at your fingertips. You will grow and strengthen our technical talent base - bringing experts together to solve BP's problems.Essential RequirementsIdeally a Bachelor's (or higher) degree from a recognized institute of higher learning, ideally focused in Computer Science, MIS/IT, Mathematics or a hard science.Ability to manage wide ranging global stakeholder groups across the organisation - business, IT&S and third parties. This includes excellent influencing skills; sound judgement and decision making skills; high levels of professionalism and self confidence. This role requires extensive interaction with the executive teams and users of the technology. Stakeholders span the broad BP organisation and the ability to manage organisational dynamics and to partner to align diverse groups on a path of action is critical Experience of operating in a Safety management or GRC environment, with a strong understanding of control frameworks , ideally in an Oil and Gas EnvironmentChange leadership experience and knowledge of working with modern software manufacturing and technology delivery models. Agile, Continuous Delivery, and flow techniques such as KanBanProfessional Experience Essential ExperienceTwo of the following:Experience running several IT operations teams - responsible for delivering reliable and commercially efficient operationsExperience of an IT business interface role with senior stakeholders - successfully balancing business demands with enterprise drivers, being the face of IT to the businessExperience of leading IT large projects or programmes - securing investment, running governance, selecting solutions and vendors, planning, and running through to operations.Plus:A real passion for technology and its power to drive business efficiency, value and innovationExperience leading several large teams ("manager of manager") with a focus on growing and developing talent and building an inclusive cultureExperience in managing vendors and relationships in both matrix and line management models in a geographically diverse environment.A deep understanding of the business or functional area of BP which the Service supports - its strategy, its market, its challenges, its processesA deep understanding of the technologies in use in the Service, their strengths, weaknesses, lifecycle and competitorsMastery of business processes used to manage a corporate IT department, such as financial planning and management, risk management, acquiring and retaining talent. Flexible WorkingIn IT&S we are committed to the provision of flexible working arrangements. Agile or flexible working encompasses a wide range of working options which support individuals to their full potential. It is more than ad-hoc home working or part time working, it's about finding the best way and role modelling BP's IT technology to get a job done, that works well for both the business and our employees.So even if a job is advertised as full time, please reach out to the hiring manager or the recruiter as flexible working arrangements may be considered.
About BP: We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day. We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future. Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.

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