Specialist Market Analysis / Petroleum Costs in Houston, United States

at BHP Shared Services
Location Houston, United States
Date Posted December 12, 2019
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent


KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:- - Develop and conduct deep dive analysis into cost escalations across Oil & Gas industry- - Build, develop and maintain bottom-up and top-down forecasting models and cost databases- Identify and monitor key signposts / cost trends / pre-feasibility and feasibility studies in the mining industry.- Prepare, maintain and communicate core forecasting assumptions to support decisions on capital allocations, asset valuations, procurement activities and strategy formulation.- Contribute to MAE publications and deliver insightful market research for clients.- Coordinate information flow between various teams, and specifically between Procurement teams, MAE, PS&D; and Project Service/ PCoE teams. Develop and coordinate effective relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.- Contribute to BHP’s thought leadership endeavours.- Engage constructively with key internal stakeholders, including commercial, strategic and executive functions (main stakeholders: Procurement, Project Services, Finance, and Group IR teams)- Demonstrate and instil an overriding commitment to health, safety, environmental responsibility and sustainable development.- Maintain the highest standards of professional integrity, consistent with BHP’s charter values.SKILLS AND EXPERIENCEThe ideal candidate will possess- A minimum of 4 years of experience, strong academic qualifications and a demonstrable track record in analysis and forecasting.- Understanding of cost drivers for Oil & Gas projects and operations and ability to convert engineering data into meaningful cost drivers.- Experience in economics, knowledge of Petroleum industry, and experience with working on pre-Feasibility / Feasibility studies in Oil & Gas would be an advantage.- Ability to operate independently and to work in a geographically dispersed or virtual team, with 1-up manager located in Singapore, so there will be some time-zone management challenges- Ability to manage multiple stakeholders across different locations (Australia, Singapore, the US)- Quantitative and qualitative research skills.- Ability to manage multiple competing priorities and to work under tight deadlines.- Proficiency in MS Excel and PowerPoint; working knowledge of Eviews software would be a plus but not compulsory- Languages: Fluent English, both verbal and written;Job Type: Full-timeSalary: $108,000.00 to $135,000.00 /year

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