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  • Job reference: RMS0117861

Consultant Gas & Power

  • Sector: Oil & Gas
  • Location: Houston
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted: 12/12/2012
  • Time left:
    d h m s
    (19/12/12)
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The Company:
World leading management consultancy

The Role:
The Consultant will be responsible for working within project teams delivering a wide variety of consulting projects to clients. Project management responsibilities will also be assumed on small projects initially.

Main Responsibilities
Analysis:
Select an appropriate analytical tool(s) for each assignment
Identify, obtain, sort and organise sources of information, both from the public domain and internal databases
Validate, analyse and critically assess sources of information
Manipulate products to extract information and data for consulting projects
Take ownership of and responsibility for analysis undertaken
Generate options and concepts
Prepare high quality written reports in Word and/or PowerPoint
Keep abreast of developments in the energy industry
Follow consulting procedures and methodologies

Consulting projects:
Liaise with colleagues in Research and Consulting to pool information required for consulting projects
Create graphics that deliver messages concisely and effectively
Work directly with clients to generate ideas and solve problems
Be adaptable to work on projects involving upstream, coal and downstream issues in addition to Gas & Power-focused projects
Project management (for small consulting projects) and managing tasks:

Plan own work ensuring short and medium term plans met
Prioritise own work ensuring project objectives are met
Plan the timing, resource and budgeting fees for projects
Communicate with Consulting and Research colleagues to ensure appropriate resource allocations of projects
Ensure the on-track progress of the project in relation to the plan
Ensure that projects are delivered within budget and on time
Business development (will be developed over time, depending on experience):

Develop relationships with consulting clients to foster repeat business
Participate in industry events to network with potential clients, where appropriate
Discuss consulting needs with clients, prepare and present proposals to clients
Communication:

Establish good working relationships with colleagues across the Energy Division
Contact clients making enquiries, and handle queries from clients
Keep client and internal team informed of progress at all times
Share information with team (and Research/Account Management)
Knowledge and Experience
Knowledge of the energy industry, in particular the Gas & Power sector, gained from 2-4 years’ experience. Proven experience of working in project teams, whether in a consulting context or within an operating or service company.

Desirable Skills / Qualifications:
Key Competencies
Team worker
Effective cross team worker, being able to work in an open and trusting way
Ensures high quality work standards are met and appropriate audit trails are created and maintained
Adopts flexible approach towards work
Adaptability
Organisation, logical thinker
Personal time management skills
Results oriented
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

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