Decommissioning Policy Manager
Oil & Gas UK have created a new leadership role of Decommissioning Policy Manager to bring strong technical & commercial expertise and influence to a critical issue with far reaching impact on the Oil & Gas UK membership, and the E&P industry a whole. Based in either London or Aberdeen offices of Oil & Gas UK, this role sits within the Upstream Policy Team. This is a high-profile role, providing industry-leading expertise to members. The successful candidate will work closely at senior level with member companies across the whole supply chain to encourage proficient late-life asset management and an innovative approach to decommissioning affording the UK a competitive advantage which will shape the future of the industry in the UK and beyond.
Energy Policy Manager
An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Energy Policy Manager to promote the development of energy policies and related regulatory framework which support the strategic objectives of Oil and Gas UK. The successful candidate will work closely with regulators, investors and member companies to achieve clear shared energy policy with single, common and agreed position of climate change and ETS. With the advent of Brexit, the EU framework in which our industry will continue to work will be absolutely key to its future; this issue will play a hugely important part in this role.
External Affairs Adviser
We seek an exceptional public affairs professional to fulfill the role of External Affairs Adviser in our Aberdeen office, reporting to the External Affairs Manager as a key member of the organisation’s Communications and External Affairs team. The successful candidate will work collaboratively across the organisation and take an active role in developing and delivering policy in key areas in both a proactive and responsive manner to stakeholders in local, regional, and national spectrums, with a particular focus on Scotland. The successful candidate will match this output with close monitoring and responses to political developments pertinent to the industry, particularly in Holyrood.
Candidates should have a degree from a recognised university (minimum 2.1) and have solid government public affairs experience with a proven track record of successful advocacy. Current contact with relevant officials, government agency officials and policymakers would be an advantage along with a solid and demonstrable understanding of the Scottish political system.
All candidates should have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills and be an effective team player and networker. They must also be able to think clearly, critically and decisively and be able to provide strong analytical insight.
This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors. An understanding of energy issues in general and the oil and gas industry in particular is desirable but not essential. You must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the industry, as well as the capacity to cope under pressure and to deadline. In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.
Closing date: 6 June 2017