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Junior Originator

Junior Originator

  • Location Ghana - Flexible
  • Travel required Yes - up to 10%
  • Job category Supply & Trading Group
  • Relocation available No
  • Job type Professionals
  • Job code 130171BR
  • Experience level Intermediate
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Job summary

The Junior Originator reports to the Ghana Regional Manager and shall be responsible for providing support to the RSO through the delivery of deal origination and implementation, including agreements and complex structured transactions, providing deal assurance, driving new and existing business growth, leveraging BP's customer base, cross bench offerings and structured products, and building strategic relationships in support of these activities to maximise value.
The role is accountable for supporting commercial transactions, from inception, through negotiation, internal approval as well as operationalisation. Individual needs to show a proven track record with strong multi-tasking capability and proven commercial acumen, capable of dealing with a range of commercial issues and deal matters.

Lead target regional relationships across the energy sector
Support the sourcing, origination and delivery of commercial transactions, showing decision making, commercial insights and deal structuring
Support linkage to functions (legal, compliance, Finance, Tax, Planning) to address any deal issues and resolve obstacles
Provide and share market intelligence and information flows to the trading benches
Ensure adherence with the Code of Conduct
Assure adherence to legal and regulatory environment in which the origination business operates
The candidate is encouraged to work with minimal direction and to network independently with team members. The position offers an opportunity to apply commercial and business development skills, develop leadership and strategic thinking skills while growing networks within the commercial and technical disciplines
Ideally a proven record of physical origination, deal structuring and successful implementation
Demonstration of sound analytical and problem-solving skills, numerate with a good level of financial understanding
Very strong confirmed commercial and leadership skills and delivery focus, with high level of energy and enthusiasm
Written and oral communication skills
Organisational skills and the ability to adapt quickly to changing circumstances
Strong background of commercial delivery and experience
Keen inter-cultural awareness and ability to take care of rapid changes in the business environment are also meaningful characteristics
Commercial acumen
Individual must possess team working, influencing, networking & interpersonal skills with the ability to work with people at all levels and across organization
Energetic, self-starting and able to take ideas and run with them without supervision
Ability to energise and lead a small team of professionals and build internal networks to deliver on trading bench strategies
Work co-operatively to improve efficiency, share ideas and successes
Capable of dealing with a range of commercial issues

Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree or equivalent
MBA or master’s degree in marketing, strategy or oil and gas an advantage
Experience in oil and gas, origination, business development, trading, refining commercial operations, an advantage
Prior experience in investment banking, trade finance or structuring or management consulting an advantage
Consistent record of deal implementation, with strong multi-tasking capability and confirmed commercial acumen

We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, gender, gender expression, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status. We will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.

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