ROLE PURPOSE :
Assist the Manager, Project Leads and Senior Analysts in Business Development team with economic, commercial and political research, analysis and interpretation of data by preparing financial models, competitor intelligence and strategy presentations to contribute to the development of new business through new ventures, JV partnerships, mergers or acquisitions in line with the vision, mission and strategy of MP.
Assist in the collection of data for the strategy review within a specified region or country.
Policies, Processes and Procedures
Implement the Business Development policies and the standard processes for economic evaluation of the potential project Learn how to use established evaluation techniques using parameters like Net Present Value (NPV), Internal Rate of Return (IRR), Breakeven analysis etc.
to ensure a standard set of assumptions and basis for evaluation.
Screening of Opportunities
Learn to use the on-line databases e.g. IHS, Woodmack, Bloomberg , and other filter software to search for opportunities.
Assist in the search within specific countries for opportunities that may be offered by Partners or other sources that need to be explored.
Study the Exploration & Production (E&P) industry of various countries within defined regions to assess the political, regulatory, legal and economic environment which presents potential business opportunities
Conduct basic research for new business opportunities and carry out internal scoring to assess the potential of opportunities for a start-
up venture in a new country.
Use economic or financial models in Excel or use more generic models and templates provided by Project Leads in order to analyse potential business development opportunities.
Study sample contracts from the Government of host countries, collect data on different parameters e.g. Tax rates in order to provide valid input for the financial models to be used for analysis.
Summarise data collected and assumptions for modelling to the Project Manager- Business Development for approval.
Assist in the comparison of own financial model results against the Partner’s financial model, QAQC any material variances and issues with respect to the contract terms.
Learn how to conduct stress tests and sensitivity analysis with the contract terms to test the reliability of the model.
Collect data for the preparation of timely and accurate weekly reports of Business development for various countries.
Knowledge : A graduate in Economics, Statistics or Finance, with knowledge of economic and financial modelling OR Technical Oil and Gas graduate with interest to pursue Commercial industry role
Experience : Up to two -years experience of economics and financial analysis in the Oil and Gas industry
Skills : Good quantitative and qualitative skills, good analytical skills, excellent communication and team player skills.