Commercial Analyst - Shipping

Job Title: Commercial Analyst - Shipping
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Qatar, Qatar
Salary: Competitive
Start Date: 2019-05-22
Reference: BH-108705
Contact Name: Vanessa Weedall
Contact Email:
Job Published: May 23, 2019 17:14

Job Description

As part of the Shipping Operations team for the largest producer of Natural Gas in the world the Commercial Analyst - Shipping will provide support to the NFE Shipping Team to deliver an expanded, efficient and flexible company LNG Fleet that effectively and efficiently meets Qatar’s LNG shipping demand for 110 MTPA resulting from the NFE project, while also addressing various structural changes occurring in the coming years.

Key Job Accountabilities 

1. Support all analytical work associated with the ~ 60 vessel acquisition effort for the North Field Expansion, existing vessel replacements and other initiatives. To inform and support all vessel acquisition decisions, provide supporting analysis process (model) that provides long-term shipping cost projections for the full Qatari LNG fleet. The analysis must cover variables such as ship size, fuel consumption, trade patterns, synergies across multiple production sources, etc.
2. Provide a wide range of analytical work to the NFE Shipping Team to support operational, commercial and economic decisions related to technology selection, contractual structures, ownership structures, shipping market industry, and various other items associated with the future of the Qatar fleet. Participate in Logistics Simulation modelling to the extent appropriate.
3. Support the economic and analytical work in support of contractual negotiations with shipyards and ship owners, including commercial support and analysis for all tender evaluations.
4. Work with external contractors as necessary to deliver analytical, commercial other support as required. 
5. Periodically engage with key personnel major NFE stakeholders including technical staff from the NFE Project team, Operating Company, QP and other shareholders to ensure support of all major factors of the fleet expansion effort. 
6. Coordinate initiatives and manage interfaces as required. 

Required Qualification

• Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Marine Transportation, Marine Engineering, or Business Administration.

Required Experience

• Minimum 5 years’ experience in industry, preferably in the energy sector.
• Excellent analytical skills with an understanding of financial analysis and economic concepts. Strong MS Excel skills are required.
• High degree of flexibility and ability to demonstrate conceptual thinking skills.
• Good written and spoken English skills, strong skills in report writing and presentations.
• Good time management, leadership, developmental and interpersonal skills.
• Basic understanding and knowledge of Safety, Health and Environmental Standards as they relate to the oil & gas industry and the marine environment.
• Basic knowledge of gas/oil industry bodies, National and International maritime and shipping regulations.