Job profile summary :
Responsible for delivering deal origination and execution, including agreements and complex structured transactions, providing deal assurance, driving new and existing business growth, leveraging BP's customer base, cross bench offerings and structured products, and building strategic relationships in support of these activities to maximise value.
Job Advert :
Key Accountabilities :
Role is accountable for driving commercial transactions, from inception, through negotiation, internal approval and contract execution, as well as operationalisation.
Individual needs to bring an extensive external regional network, a proven track record of deal execution, with strong multi-tasking capability and proven commercial accumen and in depth expertise in West Africa Oil and Gas, capable of dealing with a range of commercial issues and deal matters.
Key accountabilities include :
Managing key target regional relationships across the energuy sector
Leadership in sourcing, originating and delivering commercial transactions, showing rapid decision making, commercial insights and deal structuring, with a clear understanding of finance.
Ensuring maintenance of Origination hoppers for WAF opportunities
Support and / or lead deal approval process for own transactions in coordination with CD team
Support linkage to functions (legal, compliance, Finance, Tax, Planning) to address any deal issues and ressolve obstacles
Provide and share market intelligence and information flows to the trading benches
Ideal individual will have a track record of covering the West African region as a whole with a strong focus on Nigeria.
Potential candidates with a narrower geographical focis may be considered
Ensure adherence with the Code of Conduct
Assure adherence to legal and regulatory environment in which the origination business operates
Essential Education :
Bachelors degree or equivalent
Essential experience and job requirements :
The candidate is expected to work with minimal supervision and to network independently with team members. The position offers an excellent opportunity to lead the crude oil, Gasoil, Jet, baseoil, Lpg and Gasoilne business and apply commercial and business development skills, develop leadership and strategic thinking skills while expanding networks within the commercial and technical disciplines.
Ideally a strong track record of physical origination, deal structuring and successful executionDemonstration of sound analytical and problem-solving skills, numerate with a good level of financial understanding
Sufficient understanding and exposure to hydrocarbon valuation, commodity trading and freight economics
Very strong proven commercial and leadership skills and strong delivery focus, with high level of energy and enthusiasm
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Strong organisational skills and the ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances
Business understanding including understanding of financial decision-making and planning and financial statement analysis, financial modelling
Solid track record of commercial delivery and experience
Keen inter-cultural awareness and ability to deal with rapid changes in the business environment are also important characteristics
Other essential skills and knowledge :
A very high level of competence in financial structuring, Oil and Gas commercial business development, trade finance, trading
Energetic, self-starting and able to take ideas and run with them without undue supervision
Ability to energise and lead a small team of professionals and build internal networks to deliver on trading bench strategies
Work co-operatively to enhance effectiveness, share ideas and successes
Desirable criteria and qualifications :
College level education in business, Finance or Engineering preferred.
Key competencies :
Strong commercial acumen
Individual must possess team working, influencing, networking & interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels and across organisation
Prior experience in oil and gas, origination, business development in Oil and Gas, trading, refining commercial operations, refinery planning and optimisation, supply
Prior external experience in investment banking, trade finance or structuring or management consulting
About BP :
We are a global energy business involved in every aspect of the energy system. We have 75,000 employees in 80 countries, working towards delivering light, heat and mobility to millions of people, every day.
We are one of the very few companies equipped to solve some of the big complex challenges that matter for the future. We have a real contribution to make to the world's ambition of a low carbon future.
Join us, and be part of what we can accomplish together.
Our supply and trading business connects BP to the world’s traded markets for oil, gas, power, refinery feedstocks and currencies.
We market BP’s equity crude oil and natural gas, import feedstocks for our refinery system and buy products to meet marketing demand.
We offer a combination of unique expertise in physical supply and trading, innovative financial structures, and world-class analytics to deliver long-term value, from wellhead to end customer.