Associate Director Biofuels

  • Full Time
  • Dubai
  • Posted 2 months ago

S&P Global

S&P Global Commodity Insights – Energy Advisory Services

The Role: Associate Director, Oil Markets, Midstream & Downstream (OMD) Consulting

The Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

The Team: this position is in the fast-growing Middle East and Indian Subcontinent (MDEI) consulting team of the Oil Markets, Midstream & Downstream (OMD) in S&P Global Commodities Insights division.

We advise clients on crude oil, refined product, storage, retail markets and custom scenarios in the MDEI region and support our clients’ understanding of the increasing interdependence between crude markets, refining, petrochemical, energy transition (including biofuels) & mobility.

We are proud to have developed many pivotal market strategies for several National Oil Companies (NOCs), Independents and key stakeholders in the region and acted as commercial advisors in several recent large capital formation deals in the region.

Our clients range from leading NOC’s, Governments, Lenders, Investment companies, and their associated industry bodies. We will continue leveraging our extensive regional experience, capabilities, and synergies with other S&P Global teams to deliver an aggressive growth plan in the next three years.

We are recruiting an experienced professional with strong energy transition & biofuels background in the OMD segment. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to work with a diverse, dynamic and fast-growing team of consultants with wide-ranging backgrounds in energy and the hydrocarbon value chain. The varied and changing nature of our projects leads to the development of a diverse set of skills and exposure to different industries and clients, including senior industry leaders and policy makers.

Lead the regional consulting team’s development of energy transition & biofuels business within our client base including a go to market strategy & plan
The role will focus on helping our clients within the OMD segment to develop and implement programs to decarbonise and successfully navigate energy transition
Effectively manage entire consulting projects or significant workstreams within medium size projects.
Manage project resources and progress against the project plan to ensure on-time delivery of a quality set of products
For large projects, participate actively in the execution of the scope and delivery, leading segment regulatory assessment, demand, supply and price forecasts
Apply energy industry knowledge to a variety of market designs and situations as required by client needs
Build consensus across groups with competing priorities within the project team
Efficiently review analysis and modelling efforts done by other Team or project team members and provide feedback for improvement
Participate in client or industry events and share key takeaways that impact the consulting team’s work and priorities
Lead client meetings and presentation of a project’s reports
Develop the team’s business in the region by actively reaching out to potential clients, preparing pitch decks and leading Business Development meetings
Support positioning S&P Global and our team as the go-to consultancy for energy transition and key transactional projects in the region
What We’re Looking For
8-15 years of experience in the oil, refining & energy industry within operational, consulting, technology or engineering companies related to the segment
The candidate should be able to demonstrate expertise in the segment, having a high-quality professional network in the region will be a significant plus
Proven client facing, analytical and quantitative skills are required
Once priorities are agreed upon, the ability to work with autonomy with minimal direction is required
Significant experience within the segment relating to energy transition, biofuels and sustainability is a must have
Minimum qualifications are Bachelor’s degree in chemical, mechanical or industry related engineering
Candidates with a master’s degree in one of the above-listed disciplines are highly preferred
Strong written and oral presentation skills in English (Arabic is a plus).
Must have an analytical frame of mind and be prepared to use data to back up opinions
Some travel is required on average around 20% of the time (but could occasionally be more)
Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment, influencing stakeholders, providing ideas and open feedback
Flexible Working

We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at the interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

The Company

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world’s leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our Team, you’ll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organisations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets.

S&P Global Commodity Insights – Energy Advisory Services is a leading provider of strategic, market, and technical advice to energy companies, investors, and government entities.

Why work for S&P Global Commodity Insights

Our Benefits: We invest in our success as a company by investing in our people. At S&P Global, we’re committed to comprehensive, competitive benefits for our people. We provide benefits to support the health and financial needs of our people while helping make their working life experience more rewarding. S&P Global offers flexible work arrangements that provide practical solutions to help our employees balance their many commitments. To further support parents, our enhanced parental leave offers the same leave time to all parents regardless of gender, welcoming a child through birth, adoption, foster, or surrogacy, which will be 26 weeks of paid leave or the current statutory minimum by country, whichever is higher (15 weeks of the countries legal maternity coverage plus additional 11 weeks Company pay is paid at 100% of basic salary).

S&P Global offer a flexible working environment with our anchor/flex working model, a well-being allowance, wellbeing programs including online fitness sessions and more.
Some benefits are subject to enrolment and locations.

Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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202 – Middle Professional (EEO Job Group) (inactive), 20 – Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), BSMGMT202.2 – Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group)

Job ID: R31265

Posted On: 2023-01-03

Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates

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