WS/2768 - Senior Commercial Analyst - Business Intelligence Company

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Senior Commercial Analyst - Business Intelligence Company




Highly competitive salary


UK London or Aberdeen

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EU Nationals or UK Work Permit Holders

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A leading Business Intelligence Group seeks to recruit a Senior Commercial Analyst to join their NW Europe Team to enhance their regional research and consulting practice. Working within an experienced Team, your role will involve monitoring and collating E&P activity through primary and secondary research, analysing data and providing insight to clients. Applicants invited with a minimum of 5 years’ upstream oil and gas experience combined with a good understanding of the NW Europe region’s assets and companies. The ability to analyse E&P activity, in particular corporate strategies, development opportunities, M&A deals and government regulations is highly sought after. The role will provide ample career development opportunities whilst gaining valuable experience working alongside seasoned E&P professionals.

The Group is a leader in the supply of business intelligence and market analytics for the oil and gas industry. They have grown rapidly in recent times through expansion and targeted acquisitions and are committed to further investment. Their goal is to continue to enhance independent data, research, and consulting services for global energy companies and associated financial and oilfield services markets.

You will be working in a mixed team, combining highly experienced industry veterans to graduates, who provide unique technical and commercial insights to the Company’s E&P clients, supporting exploration and business development decisions. Their research combines deep technical information and knowledge with insight verified by a highly experienced team of industry experts, delivered through online databases, reports and analysis.
The role encompasses many functions including:
  • Be proactive in understanding all aspects of the business, the market and research processes.
  • Build good working relationships within your team of analysts but also reaching out to peers across the Group.
  • Research and summarise operational news flow and information on assets, companies and markets to help maintain the Company’s NW Europe database.
  • Prepare and update commercial valuation models for assets, companies and production fields/hubs.
  • Interpret E&P company information and draw out insights
  • Provide thought leadership on the NW Europe E&P sector through quality analytical written reports, client and industry presentations
  • Develop a strong working relationship with the Company’s Consulting Team by supporting business development initiatives and providing regional expertise on projects
  • Contribute to the design and future development of the Company’s research product
  • Build a strong network of relationships and contacts across the industry
  • Travel within NW Europe to conduct intelligence meetings and provide support to clients.
  • Be proactive in further developing you skills and understanding of E&P activities across North West Europe.
  • Be proactive in seeking out and learning from your senior peers.

This is a unique opportunity for someone with an interest in E&P research and analysis, commercial technical evaluation and a leaning towards working in an entrepreneurial culture.
The successful candidate will have:
  • Oil and gas related Degree essential.
  • Previous research experience desired.
  • Inquisitive mind, attention to detail and be a fast learner essentail.
  • Enthusiastic with ambition to deliver high quality research.
  • A minimum of 5 years' expeirence in the upstream oilfield market essential.
  • Operator or service company experience essential.
  • Knowledge of the NW Europe upstream oil and gas sector essentail - A good understanding of the region’s assets and companies highly desired.
  • The ability to analyse E&P activity, in particular corporate strategies, development opportunities, M&A deals and government regulation highly desired.
  • Experience of Financial Analysis and/or Petroleum Economics, especially in preparing and analysing asset and company cashflows highly desired.
  • A strong appreciation of the challenges facing the market and client base.
  • Confidence in public speaking and ability to communicate complex issues to clients, both verbally and in writing essential.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, and an ability to create and proof compelling content for external audiences essential.
  • Strong project management skills – ability to see the big picture whilst immersed in the granular details
  • A good understanding and practical experience in data handling and analysis
  • High level of competence in standard Office software
  • Experience of GIS software and relational databases would be an advantage
  • A strong team player with good interpersonal skills but with the ability to work under own initiative to meet project deadlines
  • Ability to develop and maintain a strong professional network across the E&P sector.
  • Good contacts within oilfield service companies, operators and analytical community desired.
Other Information
Package: A competitive Salary plus Benefits Package (e.g. Health, Vision, Dental Insurance, flexible vacation and work schedule...) is on offer commensurable with skills and experience.

To apply for this job:
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2) Please make sure you upload your CV and submit a Cover Letter. Your Cover Letter in support of your application, should outline a) why you feel you may be particularly suited to this position (i.e. relevant skills/experience and education) b) your availability and c) your salary expectations.
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