Consulting Associate Director (Oil, Midstream and Downstream)
Dubai - Office Park
IHS Markit provides data, strategic research and analysis so that our clients can make critical decisions with confidence.
Energy, chemical players and financial institutions rely on us to better understand market, company and economic behavior to adjust their business strategy.
Our data and research ranges from near / long term outlooks, competitive benchmark, market analysis and technology assessments.
We are looking for a talented individual to join our oil markets, midstream and downstream (OMD) business within the OMD Middle East & India (MDEI) Consulting team in Dubai.
You will provide consulting to a broad range of downstream clients in the MDEI region showcasing your downstream expertise and leveraging IHS Markit’s market research.
You will utilise your client facing, business development and project delivery skills and experience. Collegiate working with others across IHS Markit is a key aspect of this role.
What you’ll be doing
Developing opportunities in the Middle East for single-client engagements through relationship development and marketing activities
Architecture of leading consulting projects including integration with and cross-selling of other IHS Markit products and services via direct and indirect client contact
Determining deliverables that best serves client needs and budget and maximizes the IHS Markit opportunity
Leading consulting activities related to market analysis utilizing existing IHS Markit integrated downstream tools and databases
Lead improvement efforts in database and model improvements. Actively pursue and develop unique analytical approaches that provide value to IHS Markit’s clients and / or potential clients
Maintaining awareness of client activity so that conflicts of interest or the perception of conflicts of interests can be avoided
Providing and using your project management expertise to deliver leading results to clients
Manage the analysis and report generation required to satisfy single client projects.
Lead project teams to deliver complex projects, analysis and reports
Writing concise written reports and deliver presentations to clients
Mentoring and guide analytical and staff support in a team environment
Over time, direct management of a team
10+ years of relevant downstream / refining industry experience with 5+ years of refining operating company experience and experience of downstream consulting (external or internal)
Deep experience in refinery operations, economics and planning with a thorough knowledge of downstream petroleum markets, refining processes, refinery planning and industry issues.
Knowledge of emerging downstream issues and technologies a plus
Experience in developing consulting methodologies and processes and a track record of consulting to external and / or internal customers
Experience of developing and delivering downstream consulting projects for Middle East and Indian clients
A good understanding of how natural resources, political stability, and labor influence regional and global petroleum and energy markets
A bachelor’s degree in chemical engineering or mechanical engineering, MBA would be advantageous
Proficient public speaker
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent analytical and organizational skills
Cooperatively work across the organization at multi levels to efficiently and effectively utilize the resources and knowledge base available in a team approach
Communicating internationally with consultants in other world regions in multiple time zones effectively
Team leadership skills (direct and indirect)
Flexibility for domestic and international travel
Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint
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