Graduate Opportunities in HR
graduate scheme

Graduate Opportunities in HR

Competitive salary
Aberdeen · Londonand 2 others

Job description

Find your future at BP

We’re powered by different perspectives. Together, we’re combining our knowledge, skills and ideas to create a brighter future for energy. Whatever your background – you’ll find a future here at BP.

We find, develop and produce energy resources, every day – energy that’s behind the products that keep us all moving. That’s a challenge we rise to as a team. In HR you’ll play a key role in researching, recruiting, retaining and rewarding individuals who will help propel us forward in our global energy challenge. At BP, it takes all sorts of people to make our work possible. You could be one of them.

HR graduate programmes at BP
Our HR team ensure that we’re always evolving as an industry leader by developing world-class learning programmes and anticipating the demand for new skills and talent. We need HR representatives with the confidence to step into a business facing role who have an interest in and understanding of the industry to help us continue to drive our business forward. Our BP HR graduate development challenge programme will give you the responsibility, training and support that you need to take your HR career to the next level.

Supporting our people’s development is what makes us one of the industry’s best workplaces. With a variety of training courses you’ll rotate through a three-year programme, splitting your time between two exciting and challenging business facing and specialist roles. You’ll take on real responsibility and gain exposure to the HR challenges we face every day. We’ll guide you every step of the way with an experienced mentor and graduate level buddy. By the end of your programme, you’ll be amazed by how far you’ve come. And as exhilarating as all this may seem, it will just be the start of your BP experience.

Duties and responsibilities
The precise nature of your role will be determined by your skills as well as the needs of the business but your duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Attracting and retaining the best talent to maintain our position as an industry leader
  • Creating programmes and reward schemes to continue individual and collective development
  • Acting as a main point of contact regarding HR sub disciplines
  • Ensuring our commitment to doing the right thing stays at the core of everything we do

Where to go from here
There’s more to our work and a career with BP than you could possibly imagine. So the next thing to do is get online and experience it for yourself. Please note that vacancies will be filled on an on-going basis after opening and we may close applications before the stated deadline. Therefore, we highly recommend you submit your application as early as possible in order to be considered for the opportunity of your choice.

Company information

Graduate and intern opportunities in engineering, science, business and trading

Developing and producing energy resources that benefit people the world over is our motivation – it’s what drives us. So we’re constantly pushing the boundaries of what’s achievable. Demanding more of the resources we use in an effort to create a more sustainable future.
So as society’s need for energy continues to grow, we rely even more on our vast team of talented individuals who come together and make everything we do possible. From pipeline engineers and automotive experts, to analysts and technicians – everyone plays a pivotal role in our success.

It’s our differences that power us. The experiences, skills and perspectives that make up our team all have their role to play. And when they come together, our future has no limits. And neither does yours.

Person requirements

Because we offer such a breadth of opportunity, you could come to us with a good degree in a range of subjects. Our online degree matcher will help you find out where your skills could take you at BP. You can find it at

Wherever your talents and aspirations lie, we expect a high level of academic achievement. But every bit as important will be the individual attributes and personal qualities you bring to our team.

Our whole approach is built on working together, being consistent and having the courage to do the right thing. All of which is underpinned by a commitment to safety and excellence in what we do. It’s essential that you share those values.

Qualifications and experience requirements

  • A minimum of a 2.1 degree in any discipline
  • You must be in your final year of your degree or you must have already graduated
  • You must be able to articulate a strong rationale for why you want to pursue a career in HR and demonstrate your understanding of HR in a strategic organisation via the research you have conducted
  • You must also demonstrate exposure to the field of HR via study, voluntary activity or work experience

Accepted degree subjects



Competitive salary


Aberdeen · London · Pangbourne · Sunbury-on-Thames

How to apply

Closing date: 29/12/2017

This job listing will no longer be available on Prospects from 29/12/2017

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