Economist / Senior Economist - Aberdeen

Ref: 141 Date Posted: Monday 30 Jan 2023

Vero has been exclusively appointed by a leading upstream integrated energy company to recruit an ambitious, analytical, highly numerate individual into this newly created Economist role. The role can be shaped to suit, so highly experienced candidates looking for a Senior Economist role are also encouraged to apply. 

 

Who is our client?

 

Our client is one of the leading production and development operators in the North Sea. They have a strong track record of improving the performance and extending the economic lives of assets within their portfolio, and they have delivered material growth in production and reserves since creation.

 

In addition, our client is creating innovative solutions for the energy transition through their New Energy division. Using cutting edge technology and employing some of the best people in the industry, our client is developing a range of technologies with a key the aim of reducing carbon levels in the atmosphere.

 

Who are we looking for?

 

You might be working in a similar role as an economist, a senior economist, a business analyst or a financial analyst – if so, you are encouraged to apply. However, the role can be shaped to suit different profiles, so consideration will be given to a variety of backgrounds. You might be working in an analytical role, or perhaps you’ve even trained as an accountant in a professional services firm. Our client is looking for a career hungry, ambitious individual with first class data analysis and numeracy skills. You must be tenacious, driven to succeed, and you will pride yourself on delivering an exceptional quality of output. If this sounds like you then please do apply.

 

The role:

 

To enable the business to meet its growth plans our client is looking to hire an Economist or a Senior Economist to join the team and to work across their portfolio of existing operated assets and new developments, including New Energy.

 

The role is sponsored by the Group’s CFO, and will be based in Aberdeen although our client supports hybrid work (3 days in the office). With ample opportunity to make your mark, this role will see you enjoy a high degree of influence and responsibility as you operate at the heart of the group’s decision making and analytical support.

 

Duties:

 

• Provision of general economic analytical support to the business (including the scoping and screening of potential growth targets)

• Support of life of field asset strategies and new energy business

• Preparation, analysis and presentation of economics results to decision makers

• Contribute to the timely production of the group’s annual business plan in relation to North Sea assets

• Evaluation of reserves portfolio in conjunction with the technical teams and head office

• Evaluation of tax and it’s impact on the business

• Maintenance of economic models for UK assets

 

In return our client offers exceptional levels of visibility, unlimited career development opportunities, and an industry leading financial package which includes flexible work. 

 

To find out more please apply with your CV, in confidence. Alternatively, to discuss in the first instance please email andrew@verorecruitment.com.