Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Exxon Mobil Nigeria Vacancy : Commercial Advisor / Commercial Lead

Mobil Producing Nigeria Limited (MPN) is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation recruits for Commercial Advisor / Commercial Lead. We are one of the largest oil producers in Nigeria.

We are recruiting a Commercial advisor/Commercial Lead (commensurate on experience) with the highest standards of integrity, ability to build strong working relationships and effectively interact in a multi-cultural environment.

Job Title: Commercial Advisor / Commercial Lead

The role

Reporting to the GM Manager, the successful candidate will support and deliver on MPN’s commercial objectives by planning, developing, drafting, executing and administering commercial agreements as well as employing subject matter expertise to effectively influence outcomes that support the company’s hydrocarbon development and production activities in Nigeria.

This position involves direct interfacing with other International Oil Companies, Government agencies as well as extensive coordination with internal functional groups such as Law, Tax and Controllers.

Other responsibilities include:
Provide commercial support and assistance for opportunities and projects in which an ExxonMobil (EM) Affiliate holds working interest

Identify and develop the commercial framework, forms of agreements and strategy required to achieve business objectives

Perform lead negotiator function acting on behalf of EM for various forms of commercial agreements

Develop, review, and obtain internal functional endorsement of commercial agreements.

Represent EM views key stakeholders on non-contract issues such as legislation development, and adherence to local Laws

Term Sheet development and distribution of agreements for functional and partner comment and incorporation of such comments into the respective agreements

Preparation of presentation packages to management with respect to commercial arrangements to obtain senior management endorsement of negotiating terms, strategic alignment and any EM non-standard agreement terms and conditions

Active involvement in industry forums such as the Oil Producers Trade Sector

Undertake document management and record retention duties for all commercial agreements
Mentoring and skill development activities

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
A Bachelor’s Degree with a minimum of second class upper division (2.1) in Business Administration, Engineering or Law

A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)

10 – 15 years relevant commercial experience

Relevant experience in the Oil and Gas industry or multinational is desirable

In addition, the successful candidate is required to have the following attributes:

Expert in contacting/development of commercial agreements

Expert negotiation and influencing skills

Strong economic evaluation and fiscal analysis skills

Proven business evaluation and strategic planning skills

Proven mentoring and personnel development skills

Excellent interpersonal skills

Effective team player.

Stronger management/leadership skills

Ability to build/maintain effective relationships

Proven sound commercial judgment

This position offers a competitive compensation and benefit package commensurate with what is obtainable in the upstream oil & gas industry.

Application Deadline
16th February, 2012

Method of Application
If you meet the requirements listed for this position, please place your online at:
Click on “Search Openings”
In the “Keyword search box, enter 13817BR”