Job Id: 232170
Location: Lagos
Position: Permanent
Contact Persons: Victor Ogwuda
Job Summary
    This position requires a candidate with business
development experience in a wide range of projects and in all of the
commercial aspects of business development, including economic analysis,
value chain knowledge (particularly oil and gas upstream and midstream)
and negotiation experience.
Job Description
    Supporting the Asset Managers in developing,
negotiating and maintaining commercial agreements relating to
Statoil’s operated and partner operated assets and provide company
representation at license meetings and/or follow-up of asset management
    Support the subsurface team in subsurface and
commercial assessments.
    Be a link towards the authorities in relation to
subsurface activities.
    Support in commercial work (both new and existing
business opportunities), including the establishment of a business case and
valuation, risk assessment, integrity due diligence, market and competitor analysis,
transaction and contractual structure, as well bid strategy and
    Coordinate with other units in Statoil to assess
and incorporate into commercial propositions matters of relevance related
to legal, tax, financing and political and security risk.
    Coordinate the preparation of decision support
documents and presentation of projects for decisions to relevant decision
    Contribute to commercial negotiations with
authorities and partners in cooperation with other internal units.
    Keep continuously updated on developments in
Nigeria regarding petroleum activities, legislation, politics, economics,
competition, etc.
    Establish relationships with other relevant units
in Statoil.
    Establish, build and sustain relationships with key
decision-makers and stakeholders in Nigeria, in both business and politics
as well as with the oil and gas industry in general.
    Ensure HSE, ethical practices and technical
integrity (Statoil’s “non-negotiables”)
    Minimum university education – Bachelor’s degree
within Geology, Geophysics, Petroleum Engineering or data science
disciplines with good academic record. An MBA with bias in oil and gas will
be an added advantage.
    Minimum of 7 years of relevant experience,
preferably in the oil and gas industry and within a role that demonstrates
high proficiency in commercial, economics and business analytics.
    Knowledge of oil and gas development and
production in Nigeria preferred – with related personal network.
    Fluent in English (spoken and written).
Personal Qualities:
    Ability to live by “I am safety”
    Ability to identify with and represent the company
in accordance with its values: courageous, open, collaborative and caring
    High level of personal integrity and high ethical
    High level influencing, negotiation and conflict
resolution skills
    Excellent communication skills
    Business understanding, involvement and stakeholder
engagement skills
    Proactively engages and challenges all commercial
    Solid understanding of technical business
development disciplines
    Self-motivated and independent, proactive and
    Flexibility and adaptability to changing
    Ability to perform and succeed under pressure
We Offer
We offer competitive salaries, a general bonus scheme,
good pension and insurance schemes and a comprehensive welfare package.
Statoil wants to ensure diversity in terms of gender, age and culture.
Application Closing Date
1st February, 2018.

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