Growth Manager Job in Houston, United States

at Marathon Oil
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted April 24, 2018
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent


Marathon Oil is seeking a geology focused Growth Manager to join the Company-s Permian Asset, as a key member of the asset leadership team.- This position will act as the focal point for geology driven growth opportunities across the asset, partnering with subsurface, land, -and business development.- The ideal candidate will possess asset level knowledge in U.S. onshore unconventional plays, preferably in the Permian, and will have meaningful experience in managing asset level acquisition and disposition (-A&D-) processes along with strong technical skills in geology, petrophysics or geophysics.-


Supervise and coordinate the activities, of a growth focused team comprised of engineers, geologists, and commercial experts
Stay abreast of, manage, and deliver new exploration play(s) within the asset geography, working with land and business development teams to add key acreage where feasible
Collaborate with internal and external partners in pursuing new commercial opportunities and strategies which generate value
Provide commercial, technical, and project management support for Business Development-led asset acquisition and disposition related activities including: scoping, evaluation, internal processes, negotiation, interim period and transition activities, post˜losing activities.
Interface with Business Development and other Corporate corporate evaluation groups on strategic portfolio decisions and issues.
Facilitate engineering and economic evaluations of potential property acquisitions and dispositions, and make recommendations for corporate review.


The candidate should have a Master's degree in Geology or Geophysics
Proficiency in Landmark Applications (Seisworks, Geographix, etc.), ArcGIS; Microsoft Office; Experience with risk analysis tools & techniques and onshore databases (IHS, DrillingInfo) is preferred
10+ years of relevant experience including U.S. resource development
Permian geologic expertise (conventional and/or unconventional)
Extensive knowledge of unconventional play development in any basin (Permian preferred)
Ability to lead through influence outside of function, as well as providing strong direct leadership for team
Commercial orientation and demonstrated ability to navigate complex negotiations and influence to achieve desired business outcomes.

Marathon Oil Corporation (NYSE: MRO) is an independent oil and natural gas exploration and production company based in Houston, Texas. With a material position in four of the best oil-rich U.S. resource plays in different stages of development, we offer a variety of career opportunities, whether-you're a recent college graduate or an experienced professional. You'll have the tools to develop and refine the skills and knowledge you-need to succeed.

Marathon Oil Company will take the necessary action to ensure that applicants are treated without regard to their race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, genetic information, veteran status or other protected status under applicable employment law.
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