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Monday, February 6, 2012

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited: Commercial Advisor

Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited is a subsidiary of Exxon Mobil Corporation and one of the largest oil producers in Nigeria. With a long and established history of operations, the company's oil and natural gas production activities is a major source of revenue for the Nigerian government and economy.

Job Title: Commercial Advisor
AutoReqId: 13817BR
Location: Lagos

Job Description
Reporting to the GM Manager, the successful candidate will support and deliver on MPN’s commercial objectives by planning, developing, drafting, executing and administering commercial agreements as well as employing subject matter expertise to effectively influence outcomes that support the company’s hydrocarbon development and production activities in Nigeria. This position involves direct interfacing with other Industry Oil Companies, Government agencies as well as extensive coordination with internal functional groups such as Law, Tax and Controllers.

Other responsibilities include:
Provide Commercial support and assistance for opportunities and projects in which an ExxonMobil (EM) Affiliate holds working interest
Identify and develop the commercial framework, forms of agreements and strategy required to achieve business objectives
Perform lead negotiator function acting on behalf of EM for various forms of commercial agreements
Develop, review, and obtain internal functional endorsement of commercial agreements
Represent EM views with key stakeholders on non-contract issues such as legislation development, and adherence to local Laws
Term Sheet development and distribution of agreements for functional and partner comment and incorporation of such comments into the respective agreements
Preparation of presentation packages to management with respect to commercial arrangements to obtain senior management endorsement of negotiating terms, strategic alignment and any EM non-standard agreement terms and conditions
Active involvement in industry forums such as the Oil Producers Trade Sector
Undertake document management and record retention duties for all commercial agreements
Mentoring and skill development activities

Requirements of Candidate
The ideal candidate will have the following minimum qualifications:
A Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of second class upper division (2.1) in Business Administration, Engineering or Law
A Master’s degree in Business Administration (MBA)
10-15 years relevant commercial experience
Relevant experience in the Oil and Gas industry or multinational is desirable

In addition, the successful candidate is required to have the following attributes:
Expert in contracting/development of commercial agreements
Expert negotiation and influencing skills
Strong economic evaluation and fiscal analysis skills
Proven business evaluation and strategic planning skills
Proven mentoring and personnel development skills
Excellent interpersonal skills
Effective team player
Strong management/leadership skills
Ability to build/maintain effective relationships
Proven sound commercial judgment

Affiliate Name Mobil Producing Nigeria Unlimited
Employment Type Experienced Professionals

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