Digital Product Manager – DataOps


Stavanger, Norge


15. august 2022

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Aker BP’s vision is to become the leading exploration and production company within oil and gas. We plan to achieve that by producing natural resources with low emissions and costs, while at the same time creating jobs, along with values for our owners and the broader society. Measured in production, we are one of the largest independent publicly listed oil companies in Europe. We have big plans for the future, which include further growth and a desire to improve the industry.

Aker BP’s Digital Product Managers (Value Stream Managers) manage and oversee the digital improvement and transformation of our critical business domains and processes

Your team

At Aker BP we take pride in being different and welcome different views, mindsets, and competencies. We solve substantial challenges by working as OneTeam with our suppliers, alliances, land and sea. Cooperation is at the very core of what makes us successful, and we create good result using our strengths, while taking care of each other in a safe, secure and inclusive work environment.

We have a clear ambition – to become the leading independent offshore exploration and production company. We want to challenge standard practices in the oil and gas industry and believe our people are the key to being successful.

As a Digital Product Manager – DataOps, you are a key enabler of this ambition; facilitates the change process and empowering individuals, teams and the organisation to change more efficiently towards a data driven company.

This position will have its functional/competence home in the Digital/DataOps function.

DataOps is responsible for operationalizing the vision and strategy for data and information governance and management within Aker BP, enabling the ‘data as an asset’ vision and our ambition is to be recognized as a best-in-class competence center driving innovative use of data throughout the Aker BP enterprise ecosystem. Together with IT & Cyber Security, the Digital Transformation Program Eureka and Enterprise Architecture, we are the building blocks of the Digital corporate function in Aker BP.

Who you are:

  • You are driven to explore and think about what drives business growth and improvement using data and technology; creating and sharing a vision and strategy for the future of DataOps.
  • You enjoy coaching and mentoring teams, empowering them to become self-managing and taking ownership over their deliveries.
  • You lead with empathy to understand the customer’s pain points and wishes; leveraging that to create attractive product offerings.
  • You can translate strategy into a workable DataOps roadmap for Aker BP, navigating around common pitfalls and collaborating with other stakeholders to bring all dependencies to light.
  • You have an interest in optimising and can effectively balance the need for cost efficiencies while still delivering value to your customers.
  • You can plan for value delivery, reconcile conflicting priorities, align with key stakeholders’ time constraints and adjust planning based on changing priorities.
  • You have knowledge and experience working in a complex internal and external stakeholder ecosystem while delivering according to Agile & Product Management principles.
  • You thrive when you get to communicate with people that have different perspectives and priorities, building trust and buy-in for your strategy and roadmap.
  • You have built, managed, motivated and protected teams successfully, ensuing effective collaboration and teamwork, also with third-parties.
  • You have a passion for continuous improvement and using customer insights to understand how to improve adoption, usage, satisfaction and cost of our Data Products.

How you will be successful:

  • You listen attentively and use empathy to understand what drives others.
  • You believe in servant leadership and empowering those around you.
  • You adapt communication to the audience’s needs and stimulate interest; influencing and inspiring people
  • You use effective negotiation techniques to reach agreements on issues.
  • You are motivated by collaborating and partnering with internal and external stakeholders.
  • You can see big picture dependencies, and instinctively know how to win support for your ideas.
  • You can influence, seeing the opportunities and understanding their implications.
  • You are open to change and humble about not always knowing everything, so you ask.
  • You feel commitment and ownership for your product and team; celebrating success, but also standing-up and taking accountability when the team needs it.

Opportunities you will get:

  • We facilitate an active internal job market where people are inspired and encouraged to take on new challenges and develop their competency one-the-job.
  • Empowerment, mandate and responsibility.
  • A #OneTeam performance culture.

At Aker BP, we are convinced that diversity is an important element for success, and we encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Locations: Stavanger, Oslo are relevant for this position. Please specify your preferred location in your application.

Application deadline: 15.08.2022

Background checks will be performed, following consent from relevant candidates. We ask that you enclose your diploma/grade transcript with your application.

Contact information: Ingrid Sternhoff,

We work every day at Aker BP to achieve safe, reliable and cost-efficient production of oil and gas, which is used for energy and the products we need.

We are willing to change, and we want to become leaders in performing even better tomorrow than we did today. While we continue to grow, we must produce with the least possible emissions and the lowest possible costs.

Cooperation between suppliers, alliances, onshore and offshore are the very heart of Aker BP. Together with the Aker companies and our partners, we solve broader challenges by combining the willingness to invest, digitalisation and new technology with the expertise of creative problem-solvers.

We achieve good results by utilising our strong sides, while at the same time taking care of each other in a safe, secure and inclusive working environment.

We call it ONETEAM – it’s not them or us – it’s we.

Om Aker BP

Aker BP is an exploration and production company on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. We are one of the largest independent oil companies in Europe, and we have significant ambitions. The company targets further opportunities for growth and value creation through both exploration and merger and acquisition activities.