Senior Business Analyst, Upstream

United Arab Emirates - Oil, Gas & Mining - Oil & Gas - Construction, Commissioning & Operations - Academic Master

Are you a driven, dedicated and ambitious
Senior Business Analyst and interested in joining the team of our
client, a major oil & gas company, in the UAE? Our client is offering
outstanding compensation packages, a collaborative work environment and a
balanced work-life company culture.

Feel free to contact

Jerin Varghese, Account manager

Apply now

About this role

Job Summary and Scope of Responsibilities

Major Functions

  • As part of the Commercial Team, the Senior
    Business Analyst is responsible for providing sound and timely strategic,
    commercial, economic analysis and advice in support of E&P operations
    and objective;

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

Strategic & Portfolio Analysis:

  • Provide support to the company Strategy and portfolio management
  • Proactively identifies commercial risks, issues, and dependencies
    for proposed projects and works with the Upstream team to implement
    mitigating strategies and procedures;
  • Maintain a database of market intelligence and current knowledge of
    the key competitors in upstream oil and gas markets, industry and market
    trends, commodity prices;
  • Researches and collates information, on particular assets,
    opportunities with an emphasis on the impact it has from a geopolitical
    angle. Analyses the data gathered and utilizes it to produce quantitative
    and qualitative in-depth reviews and updates of the highest quality;

Petroleum Economics / Economic Analysis

  • Developing, structuring and conducting deterministic and
    probabilistic economic models & evaluations for existing, potential
    and competing assets;
  • Ensure quality compliance and lead all efforts aimed at validating,
    administering, maintaining and updating Company’s economic models, and
  • Provides guidance on the application of fit-for-purpose
    economic/commercial work;

Business Development

  • Provide effective framing and analysis for new business
    opportunities, including M&A, farm-in, farmout, bid rounds;
  • Provide value guidance to management by identifying value levers
    and opportunities for value creation/optimization; quantifying the value
    of upside opportunities and future growth potential and clearly
    communicating the impact of commercial and technical risks on investment
  • Lead projection and preparation of yearly business plan &
    budget in collaboration with all functional and regional teams;

Business Planning and Reporting

  • Monitor, track and report existing operation progress and cost and compare
    with existing business plan and budget;

Reporting and Communication

  • Reports to the Commercial Manager and E&P Director;
  • Enhances relationships with counterparts in other oil and gas
    companies in order to keep pace with technical and market exploration
  • Maintains and exhibits excellent working relationships with all company

Continuous Development of Position

regular research and studies to enhance industry knowledge by attending work
related conferences particularly within the Energy Sector as well as attending
relevant seminars on Finance, Legal and related Industrial subjects.

About you

Minimum Educational, Technical Qualifications/Certifications Required

  • Bachelor degree ideally Engineering, Economics or other
    mathematically rigorous disciplines from a top tier University;
  • 10 years of experience within the Global oil and gas
    sector/advisory services.

What we offer

  • Work Schedule : 5 Days work / 2 Days off;
  • Start Date : ASAP;
  • Work Location : Sharjah, UAE.

About us

Our Client has been operating as a regional upstream oil
and gas company in the United Arab Emirates for almost forty years. It began
its activities in the early 1970’s and was the first regional, independent,
privately-owned Middle Eastern petroleum company to engage in the acquisition,
exploration and development of petroleum concessions; and the production and
sale of crude oil, petroleum products and natural gas. It is headquartered in
UAE, with international offices strategically located in the UK, Iraq and Iran
and affiliate offices in Canada and Egypt. Build your career as a Senior
Drilling Engineer as you participate in some of the most challenging projects.


  • Vacancy number: PUB173760
  • Location: United Arab Emirates
  • Market: Oil, Gas & Mining
  • hours per week: 40
  • Branche: Oil & Gas
  • Education level: Academic Master
  • Area of Expertise: Construction, Commissioning & Operations
  • Closing date: Saturday, September 29, 2018
Apply now

Feel free to contact


Jerin Varghese

Account manager Brunel Energy UAE Dubai

+971 4 315 3038

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