Economist
TotalEnergies
Lagos, Nigeria
4d ago
source : Fuzu

Job DescriptionContext and environment

The Nigerian fiscal, contractual and business regime is complex. TUCN is a large affiliate with numerous assets, projects and economics models to understand and manage.

  • Tight deadlines
  • Occasional heavy workload and tight deadlines
  • This challenging business environment necessitates a highly competent Economics team to help deliver profitable growth in line with DGEP targets.
  • The job holder is expected to question and challenge data and information, demonstrating perseverance and tenacity, in order to arrive at the most sound position / conclusion.

    A high degree of independent working is required

  • The Economist must have good technical knowledge in order to query client contacts, with the objective to secure relevant and appropriate information
  • Candidate profile

    We are looking for young professionals who are motivated and passionate , with excellent academic achievement. Interested applicants should have

  • BSc or MSc (or equivalent) in a technical, finance or economics discipline
  • 0-3 years experience in Oil and Gas industry
  • Highly experienced in the use of Microsoft excel and economics modelling, high level of computer literacy Microsoft Excel / Visual Basic
  • Fluent in English
  • Team player, stable, thoughtful, responsible, g ood communication skills, with a clear potential to learn and with synthesis capabilities to exchange with senior management.
  • Experience in technical upstream metier : preferable but not mandatory
  • Economic studies

  • Carry out economic studies for development projects, exploration wells and new business deals, project sanction dossiers
  • Carry out economic studies for non-routine / transverse business activities
  • Present and explain the results of economic studies to the Group’s decision authorities (i.e. TUCN management, CDEP, BR, COVAL, CORISK / COMEX)
  • Prepare presentations and reports introducing conclusions and recommendations.
  • Asset types : PSC / PSA
  • Critical Contacts : Heads of Departments / Asset managers / Asset Finance / Corporate Budget
  • Transverse

  • Actively participate in delivering annual planning exercises : the E&P Long Term Plan, Budget, PRIME reserves calculation, Exploration & Appraisal budget, ASC932 Cash Flow reporting to the US stock exchange, etc
  • Liaise with the Headquarter Economist and FE / ECO on all studies done for validation committees
  • Develop improved interfaces with technical and financial entities to improve quality and deliverability of economic analysis.
  • Represent TUCN with members of negotiating teams from other operating / government of Nigeria
  • Methods

  • Take a lead in the development, audit and validation Microsoft Excel tools / models used for economic evaluations
  • Develop and validate Microsoft Excel tools / models used at the head office or in the subsidiary for economic studies
  • Elaborate (along with HQ FE / ECO / MET) economic methods and define their application mode
  • Keep abreast of new approaches and proposed alternative approaches to Economic studies
  • Proactively develop internal know-how, methods and methodology
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