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Strategy Analyst

  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Economist
  • Date posted: 05/12/2017
  • Job reference: VR/43376
We are currently recruiting for a Strategy Analyst on behalf of our client, and Oil & Gas Operator based in the city center. The Strategy Analyst will support the development of Decommissioning and Transitional Assets strategy, including division and asset portfolio strategies through the following accountabilities and key duties.
Role Accountabilities

-Support the development of DTA strategy, including division and asset portfolio strategies
-Preparation of internal, external and opportunity analysis related to DTAs core business
-Facilitate analysis and evaluation of strategic options, decisions and Risk into project selection
-Provide ad hoc economic services to the DTA LT when required
-Integrate with the Planning team to ensure consistency of methodologies, data and tools
-Participation in cross-asset activities which impact long range strategy, the decommissioning portfolio and the business plan
-Support the preparation and presentation of the annual Decommissioning Cost Estimate for both Plan cycles, the annual Technical Assurance and Advisory Group (TAAG) review as well as for shareholder requests and regulatory updates
-Assist in preparation of management material which is presented Excom and Board meetings

Key Duties

-Perform comprehensive and accurate economic evaluations for project/portfolio opportunities based on value optimization and resource constraints
-Prepare of economic evaluation presentations and delivery of recommendations to management
-Complete economics requirements for leadership and approval presentations in support of investment/strategic options
-Apply, where appropriate, a Decision Risk Analysis technique in the evaluation of business opportunities
-Understand underlying data in support of analysis, be able to articulate this data and where necessary challenge the assumptions underlying the same
-Evaluate the robustness of such projects under various scenarios, including sensitivity analysis / decision trees in order to identify and quantify key risks and value drivers
-Liaise with relevant personnel to ensure consistency and accuracy of technical and commercial data and assumptions used for economic evaluation
-Develop fit for purpose economic models (as required - primary tool is Palantir) to reflect commercial and fiscal terms of each prospect and any potential synergies between existing assets
-Support Business Analysts in developing capability for FM support.