IHS Markit Senior Upstream Business Development Consultant in Dubai, United Arab Emirates

About IHS Markit

IHS Markit harnesses deep sources of information, analytics and expertise to forge solutions for the industries and markets that drive global economies. Our company partners with clients in business, finance and government to provide the unrivaled insights and perspectives that lead to well-informed, confident decisions. We call this The New Intelligence. IHS Markit serves more than 50,000 key customers in more than 140 countries, including 80 percent of the Fortune Global 500. We help decision makers apply higher-level thinking to daily tasks and strategic issues across a host of industries and disciplines including energy, finance, automotive, engineering, technology, maritime and trade, aerospace and defense, chemical, and economics and country risk.

Headquartered in London, IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) is committed to sustainable, profitable growth.

Our Upstream experts work closely with our Clients’ teams to provide Upstream energy data, insight and advanced analytics that maximise workflows, produce innovative solutions to complex challenges, and position organisations for sustainable growth.

We have an opportunity for a Senior Upstream Business Development Consultant to play a leading role in maintaining client consulting relationships, developing new business and managing and delivering projects across the Middle East region. The core areas of focus are upstream reservoir technical and cost, and operating performance benchmarking and operational improvement.

The successful candidate will be a key member of the IHS Markit reservoir technical team and is expected to be able to shape, articulate, represent and sell our capabilities in this area to clients. These capabilities include the IHS Harmony suite of reservoir evaluation software and related consulting expertise. They will also be accountable for a Consulting Sales target and being responsible for project and product execution.

The Senior Consultant will also engage with a range of colleagues throughout the global Upstream Research & Consulting team – notably in EMEA and Canada to manage and grow the practice and deliver strong financial results. They will advance integration objectives of the overall Upstream business division, notably the growth of reservoir evaluation software as well as consulting.


The successful candidate will demonstrate:

  • Graduate Degree in Petroleum Engineering, or equivalent.

  • Demonstrable experience in the oil and gas industry (preferably including work in E&P companies) with strong knowledge of reservoir evaluation techniques and tools, and oil & gas field development and operational experience.

  • First-hand experience in consulting and project management gained with a consultancy or oilfield service company.

  • Demonstrated ability for consultative selling to E&P clients and having sales targets, related to reservoir evaluation or other technical areas.

  • Experience as an end user of reservoir evaluation tools and techniques.

  • Experience in oil & gas field development and operations.

  • A broad understanding of E&P asset and portfolio economics, exploration and development, drilling, cost management, supply chain management and performance improvement.

  • Analytical, quantitative, and able to see the big picture and draw conclusions (and oversee project staff who are similarly engaged) by synthesizing and digesting available data.

  • Demonstrated management and leadership skills. Able to lead and or work in teams across offices and with members in other practices in a cooperative and efficient manner.

  • An excellent and articulate communicator, with strong writing and editing skills.

  • Required language(s): English (Outstanding writing skills in international business English). Arabic language skills would be highly desirable.

  • Required computer skill(s): Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft PowerPoint.

  • Willingness to travel internationally for business.

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