Director, Consulting

IHS Markit
London, United Kingdom
03 Aug 2022
02 Sep 2022
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
S&P Global Commodity Insights
The Role: Consulting Director, Gas and LNG

The Team: S&P Global Commodity Insights (SPGCI) is offering an exciting opportunity to join our European Gas and Power Consulting team as Director for Gas & LNG Consulting. The team identifies, develops and delivers high value consulting engagements for a wide range of public and private sector customers across the EMEA region.

The Impact: You will function as a core member of a fast-growing consulting team, reporting directly to the Vice President for Gas and Power Consulting. You will also contribute to the growth and success of the broader consulting business by providing creative ideas towards client engagement, consulting project execution and business development.

What's in it for you: The benefits we can offer reflect the importance of this role in a core growth area. They include:
  • Competitive base salary plus annual bonus; generous annual leave allowance
  • Clear career progression pathway within the SPGCI Consulting organization
  • Opportunity to work on exciting projects in an area of critical importance to our customers
  • Opportunity to work with globally renowned experts in the energy sector, and in adjacent sectors such as ESG, finance, transportation, geopolitics and economics
  • Opportunity to travel to customer sites, conferences and other SPG offices as required
  • Attractive work-life balance: majority of project work will be home office-based
Responsibilities: Key responsibilities include:
  • New business development. Interact with clients to identify core issues to be addressed; develop compelling and responsive proposals; work with SPG sales team and other colleagues to successfully close consulting project opportunities.
  • Project management. Lead consulting assignments for key public and private sector clients across the EMEA region, and globally when required. Effectively supervise junior team members; provide guidance, support and on-the-job learning opportunities. Deliver high quality outcomes which meet or exceed client expectations.
  • Consulting project delivery. Act as a core team member and contribute expertise to assignments both within EMEA region and globally; support delivery of a wide range of natural gas and LNG project types.
  • Marketing. Continuously broaden knowledge across the natural gas and LNG space; build external recognition through interactions with clients, presentations at client, company and industry events, and collaboration with sales/marketing staff.
Regional and occasional intercontinental travel may be required for customer-facing activities, dependent on travel and health advice/restrictions.

What We're Looking For:
You are a highly effective team leader and enjoy the challenge of identifying and solving complex business issues. You enjoy working in a business environment where there is often no standard pre-defined approach and where you need to apply creativity, flexibility and analytical rigour to develop innovative solutions. Most importantly, you are passionate about the success of your customers and your team.

Key qualifications and skills required for this role:
  • Bachelor's degree in economics, engineering or industry-related fields; post-graduate degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 15 years working in a relevant consulting or industry role.
  • Extensive knowledge of commercial and regulatory aspects of the natural gas and LNG business.
  • Sound/proven experience in scoping, managing and leading advisory work for internal and/or external customers.
  • Highly effective verbal and written communication skills, and excellent interpersonal skills with colleagues and customers.
  • Strong analytical capabilities: ability to draw robust insights from complex and uncertain data. Able to find innovative solutions to novel problems.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team-oriented environment and to navigate and excel in a complex, matrixed organization.
  • Demonstrated relationship management skills, including the ability to form strong relationships with key decision makers. Able to build relationships with colleagues and customers of diverse cultures.
Flexible Working (optional)
We pride ourselves on our agility and diversity, and we welcome requests to work flexibly. For most roles, flexible hours and/or an element of remote working are usually possible. Please talk to us at interview about the type of arrangement that is best for you. We will always try to be adaptable wherever we can.

Return to Work
Have you taken time out for caring responsibilities and are now looking to return to work? As part of our Return to Work initiative (link to career site page when available), we are encouraging enthusiastic and talented returners to apply, and will actively support your return to the workplace.

About Company Statement:
S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world's leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you'll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets.


Equal Opportunity Employer:

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law. Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.

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