Consulting Principal

IHS Markit
London, United Kingdom
05 May 2022
18 May 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Your role

Consulting Principal will be a member of energy consulting team at IHS Markit, reporting to the lead of Upstream Oil & Gas Consulting for Europe, CIS and Africa. Principal Consultant will lead delivery of consulting projects by leveraging in-house data and expertise with an aim of developing bespoke actionable insights and solutions for clients along the energy value chain, with primary focus on upstream. The nature of the projects will include supporting clients with navigating the energy transition space, including strategy definition, portfolio optimization, opportunity identification, cost management, performance benchmarking, due diligence and valuation. Clients include various stakeholders along the energy value chain: oil and gas producing companies, regulators, governments, services companies, and financial investors.

Key responsibilities
  • Act as a subject matter expert in one of upstream-related topics - e.g. economic and financial analysis, petroleum engineering, technology, costs.
  • Deliver robust quantitative and qualitative analysis in support of clients' decision-making processes, including A&D, business development and strategy definition
  • Identify data requirements, gather, synthesize and analyze data, build bespoke analytical models
  • Translate analysis into actionable recommendations
  • Leverage IHS Markit databases and liaise with consultants and researchers across the global energy team to generate the required inputs and analysis
  • Perform economic evaluation of assets, portfolios, or investment opportunities
  • Manage execution of consulting projects with moderate complexity ensuring client satisfaction and project profitability
  • Develop high quality insightful presentations for senior audiences to support clients' decision making
  • Support consulting lead with business development

About you

Required skills and qualifications:
  • Ideally 6-8 years of energy industry experience acquired in oil and gas operator organizations, financial sector or management consulting
  • Previous consulting experience highly preferred
  • Strong subject matter expertise in one of upstream oil and gas disciplines: subsurface, economics and valuation, costs, technology
  • Proven analytical and numeric skills and computer literacy
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills
  • University degree in a relevant field - e.g. petroleum engineering, economics & finance, business, data sciences.
  • Strong command of English language, knowledge of other languages is desirable

What we offer
  • Cash incentive plan
  • Opportunity to work with world experts in the field
  • Strong client base and broad product line
Inclusion and diversity are critical to the success of IHS Markit, and we actively encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran, or any other protected category. For more information on the many ways in which we enthusiastically support inclusion and diversity efforts for both candidates and employees, please access our Inclusion & Diversity Statement here .

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