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Senior Consultant, Refining

  • Job reference: 912474
  • Location: Saudi Arabia
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Date posted: 18/07/2017

Position Description
The Senior Consultant - Refining advises corporate management and other organizations within the company of general market outlooks, long-term price forecasts, refining capacity developments, as well as opportunities and capital cost trends, which provide the basis for our client's refining capital program.

Minimum Requirements
Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Economics, Business Administration, Financial Management or closely related discipline; advanced degree is highly desirable.
* Must have steadily advanced his/her professional competence in areas of expertise through personal study, relevant and expanding work experiences, seminars, professional contacts and extension courses.
* Must have extensive and relevant, progressive experience analyzing refining industry trends, including relevant modeling and forecasting experience.
* Mastery understanding of the economic and business factors related to the refining industry with proven success applying that knowledge to forecasting potential future trends.
* Sufficient understanding of refining projects necessary to conduct insightful economic analysis of capital investments.
* Solid understanding of the strength and limitations of various modeling techniques and methodologies when applied to forecasting future trends of the general refining market and to specific products.
* Proven ability to effectively communicate what are frequently complex technical and commercial concepts in a clear and succinct manner to individuals and groups from diverse professional backgrounds.
* Must have a proven ability to quickly build and maintain positive, effective networks with internal and external stakeholders of all organizational levels.
* Must have a proven ability to develop a positive, effective and collaborative rapport with corporate management, co-workers, and stakeholders using tact and diplomacy.
* Must have demonstrative ability to effectively coach and mentor multinational junior staff.

Duties & Responsibilities
Develop the company's short- and long-term global refining industry outlooks, including global and regional changes in capacity levels, changes in crude and other feedstock, total production rates by major product groups, global and regional trade balances and the general industry margins and profitability trends.
* Develop long-term products price forecasts by product type and region to serve as the basis for the evaluation of investment opportunities.
* Monitor and assess the impact of international regulations on the global and regional refining business.
* Provide analysis, evaluation and interpretation of current and future trends in support of projects, processes, and financing related to our client's capital investment decisions in the refining sector.
* Keep abreast of developments in the global refining market.
* Represent the company at relevant internal and external conferences and seminars, prepare and deliver presentations on subjects related to the refining and chemicals industries.
* Build and maintain strong relationships with consultancies, industry experts, and best-in-class companies, keep abreast of key developments in the refining industry, which could impact the company's competitive performance.
* Benchmark the company's performance and related processes, practices and technologies against relevant companies in the region and around the world.
* Assist in the training, coaching and mentorship of junior staff.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.