Commercial Interface Manager - Trading

Shell Nigeria

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Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemical companies, operating in more than 70 countries. Our aim is to meet the energy needs of society in ways that are economical, socially and environmentally viable, now and in the future. Our focus on innovation and technology has made us a leading manufacturer, distributor, and marketer of refined petroleum products and has us ranked amongst the top 50 most innovative companies in the world.

Job Description    

  • The role is expected to provide leadership in identifying and implementing third-party trading opportunities in the region together with optimization of Group value at the upstream/downstream (trading) interface in Sub-Saharan Africa Third party includes both government and private sector opportunities.
  • The incumbent will play an active role in upstream re-structuring developments that have a cross-business impact and will act as the in situ commercial interfaces between upstream and trading/downstream in the region
  • To sustain and grow Crude Trading business in Nigeria, by originating, structuring and closing out crude oil Business Development projects, the individual is expected to have proven high capacity, commercial mindset, a sound understanding of trading, related upstream O&G and structured financing apart from excellent interpersonal skills.

Job Requirements :   

  • High capacity individuals looking to enter the core trading arena are invited to apply for this role.
  • Knowledge of upstream commercial drivers, refinery economics and structured financing along with a sound understanding of the trading business is desirable.
  • Experience in trading and/or financing is essential. 
  • Strong interpersonal skills are required to forge and maintain relations with internal business units, government entities and private producing and marketing companies alike.
  • Strong evidence of high level of intelligence, commercial acumen, consistent delivery, able to grasp new concepts very quickly and highly numerate.
  • Relevant Business Development experience along with proven ability to build strong working relationships with key stakeholders and to use this to sell ideas to customers.
  • Excellent communication and influencing abilities.
  • Ability to challenge the status quo hunger for getting deals done and generating value.
  • High sense of ownership and accountability for the deal process

Note

  • We occasionally amend or withdraw Shell jobs and reserve the right to do so at any time, including prior to the advertised closing date.
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  • The Shell Group and its approved recruitment consultants will never ask you for a fee to process or consider your application for a career with Shell. Anyone who demands such a fee is not an authorized Shell representative and you are strongly advised to refuse any such demand.
  • Shell is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Summary

Company

Shell Nigeria

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)

Location

Lagos

Specialization

Sales/Business Development and Consulting/Business Strategy & Planning

Job Type

Full-Time

Minimum Qualification

Degree

Preferred Years of Experience

3 - 5 years