BP has embarked on an ambitious plan, to drive efficiency and new business models, by using digital technologies. As the Information Security Lead, you will be responsible for delivering information security and risk activities, by using advanced technical capabilities.

You will lead changes to security processes and procedures, review complex issues, as well as identify and implement security solutions. Furthermore, you will ensure adherence to policies, standards and best practices, and provide technical expertise to internal and external stakeholders.

At IT&S, all the roles are within Chapters. While your role will continue to remain within the Chapter, your initial activities described below may change over time.

  • As part of the Downstream information security team you will work across a range of different business including Air BP, Castrol, Refining, Manufacturing and Retail
  • You will be part of the digital transformation of the Downstream business & experiencing new ways of working with new technologies
  • The role will work directly with our security, business and IT&S colleagues, in addition to market leaders in technology, reporting to the Downstream CISO
  • You will be part of scrum teams delivering change following an agile methodology


Team: As a high-performing, technical lead, you will effectively manage people and support those working in our cross-functional teams. You will help teams grow and deliver the most agile and commercially cost-effective solutions. You will delegate, motivate and be hands-on, alongside your team.

Relationships: You will act as a point of contact for all areas of information security within your accountability. You will develop and maintain a series of internal and external stakeholder relationships, delivering advanced technical knowledge to support project delivery. You will collaborate with others to identify challenges within our Cyber landscape -and ensure security solutions successfully protect BP against cyber risks. You will influence and inspire change in a positive and impactful way.

Security: You will provide advanced technical expertise, specific to Information Security (BIS), to achieve objectives. You will be the go-to person for teams dealing with information security in their segment/functions. You will drive the implementation and application of relevant operating processes and procedures, and ensure all activities adhere to the relevant standards.

Technology: You will build awareness of internal and external technology developments, managing the delivery of process and system improvements. You will identify and implementing continuous improvement plans for Information Security (BIS) and ensure best practice is shared across the team.

Safety: The safety of our people and customers is our highest priority. You will champion a culture of operational safety and ensure our architectures, designs and processes enhance and improve our digital security.

Essential Education :
You’ll have a tertiary level education and/or equivalent relevant work experience.

Essential experience and job requirements :

Business capability:
You have significant experience in either an internal or external information security and risk role, or similar.
You have advanced technical knowledge and experience in delivering security solutions, providing technical advice, and overseeing security processes for the specialism.
You have impressive stakeholder management experience.
Good understanding of the retail business, retail expansion and emerging markets.
Practical exposure and knowledge of loyalty programmes.
Ability to drive consumer data handling best practice.

Leadership and EQ:
You always empower people – encouraging positive team morale and ensuring that every team member with expertise has the power to make decisions, at the lowest possible level.
You always get the basics right, from quality development conversations to recognition and ongoing performance feedback. You can develop, coach, mentor and inspire others.
You comply with BP’s Code of Conduct and ensure your team does too. You also demonstrate strong leadership of BP’s Leadership Expectations and Values & Behaviours.
You create an environment where people listen and can speak openly about the good, the bad, and the ugly, so that everyone can understand and learn.
You embrace a culture of change and agility, evolving continuously, adapting to our changing world.
You are an effective team player, naturally looking beyond your own area/organizational boundaries to consider the bigger picture and/or perspective of others, and building trust-based relationships with leaders and employees across IT&S and BP.
You are self-aware and seek input from others on your impact and effectiveness.
You apply judgment and common sense at scale – you use insight and good judgment to deliver commercially sound, efficient and pragmatic decisions and solutions and to respond to situations as they arise.
Cultural fluency – you operate across cultural boundaries with sensitivity

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