Specialist – Oil & Gas – Petroleum Asset EXcellence (PAX) Upstream in Amsterdam, Netherlands

at McKinsey & Company
Location Amsterdam, Netherlands
Date Posted February 8, 2018
Category Petroleum Engineer
Job Type Permanent



Undergraduate degree ideally in Petroleum Engineering or closely related specialty; Post graduate qualifications in business is advantageous

8+ years of experience working within an Oil & Gas company, either at an operator or service provider/OFSC Upstream focused (e.g., reservoir engineering, production optimization, drilling and completions, well intervention, services and facilities)

Strong background in project management and/or asset management for onshore or offshore assets

Exposed to different commercial agreements across different assets and various JV partners (national or international)

Strong business insight, impressive career development, and outstanding performance track record

Experience participating in or leading operational improvement projects

Excellent written and oral English communication skills are required

Flexibility to travel

Who You'll Work With

You will be based out of our Amsterdam, Oslo, Vienna or Munich office and will be part of the Petroleum Asset eXcellence (PAX) unit, a New Venture within McKinsey's Oil & Gas Practice.

Your work will directly contribute to increasing the value of Upstream assets and turnaround operational performance. McKinsey's renowned advisory, combined with specialized expertise in reservoir / well management, drilling, production optimization, onshore / offshore operations and asset management, allows PAX to integrate with the existing asset team to address current business and performance challenges - to maximize and realize the intrinsic value of the asset, whilst improving capabilities and sustaining change.

What You'll Do

You will apply your industry experience to support clients and provide expertise and support to our client teams.

You will work as a team member for specific client (Oil & Gas) operations, transformation and improvement programs with direct contact to key members of client organizations. You will provide analytical support to teams, through the development and application of our proprietary Oil & Gas models.

Additionally, you'll work closely with client executives, traditional McKinsey client service teams (CSTs), and sector teams to develop recommendations based on the findings and ultimately drive implementation and change. We expect you to participate in or lead key internal knowledge-building initiatives as well as conferences and client workshops.

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