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EY Supply Chain & Operations - Oil & Gas - Upstream Operations Manager - Consulting in Wichita, Kansas

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Upstream Operations – Energy – Manager - Consulting

The upstream energy industry is facing unprecedented challenges through volatile energy prices, changes to geopolitical landscape and supply and demand fluctuations. This creates an opportunity for the sector to pivot to a long-term strategy that helps address these challenges through an increased adoption of digital tools and capabilities and increased discipline in reducing operational costs and emissions while maintaining revenues and margins. As a result, our clients are investing across the board – from refreshing their operational strategy to implementing solutions that can scale across their enterprise.

The opportunity

Recognizing the need of our clients, we have formulated a digital operations team at the cross section of our supply chain and operations competency and energy sector. You will be working as a part of this team and responsible for helping develop our strategy, approach, solution options and value proposition for our upstream energy clients. This is a high-profile position that will work with Energy leaders and client serving teams across many EY practices.

Essential Job responsibilities

As a part of this role, you will be responsible for:

Client Delivery

As Energy companies explore opportunities to optimize their operational efficiency, you will help our clients understand areas to achieve operational excellence by examining their processes and tools including emissions reporting, exploration, drilling and completions, production, HSSE, accounting, reliability and engineering and examining operational KPI’s that drive costs and revenue. You will help our clients by crafting a strategy in line with their long-term goals or by implementing innovative and data driven digital solutions to drive speed to value. You will lead cross competency teams within EY to bring the greatest value for our clients. You will craft and manage commercially viable engagements for EY.

Business Development

The purpose of this role is to help position EY for growth within the Upstream operations sector in this rapidly changing market. You will help to develop the upstream operations capability within our digital operations team, help author thought leadership material, help develop our ‘Go to Market’ strategy, develop sales collateral and solution materials to position EY in the market. You will learn about the various competencies and capabilities within EY. You will play an active role in the sales to delivery lifecycle of engagements.

Required Qualifications

To qualify for the role, you must have the following:

· Bachelor’s and/or master’s degree in Engineering/ Business/ Technology

· A minimum of 6 - 8 years of Upstream Operations functional experience in drilling, completions, or production operations with a strong background in real-time operating center (ROC) operations

· Proficiency in using ROC software and systems for real-time monitoring and decision making

· Strong knowledge of drilling/completions/production technologies, equipment, and industry standards

· Familiar with upstream oil and gas facility operation and maintenance

· Knowledge of safety protocols and regulatory compliance in upstream operations

· Demonstrated results in improving the profitability of oil and gas operations and fields using digital tools

· Strategic thinking and solutioning skills to craft a strong value proposition

· Strong understanding of current solutions in the market and ability to craft a specific point of view for our clients

· A keen appetite for technology and innovation while having a technology agnostic perspective

· Strong collaboration and teaming skills

· Curious mindset and desire to learn and grow

· Highly seasoned project management skills and ability to complete multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment

· Ability to influence at all levels of the organization, sometimes without authority

· Strong executive facilitation skills related to strategy development and problem solving

· Exceptional written and oral communications skills (including presentations), as well as listening and interpretation skills

· Willingness to go out of your comfort zone to break new grounds and explore part of your Industry Market with which you are not most familiar

Ideally, you will also have

· Prior consulting experience and/or industry experience where you have actively driven improvements in optimizing profitability and/or reliability and can translate that to digital use cases

· Broad understanding of upstream operations and maintenance tools such as Petrel E&P Platform, Techlog Wellbore Software Platform, DecisionSpace, GeoGraphix, Enertia, Aveva PI, Primavera, and ERP systems such as SAP etc.

What we look for

· We are looking for people that are passionate consultants, at the top of their game, but who would like to continue to grow their subject matter expertise and help others around them achieve their potential. If you have a passion for assisting businesses achieve their full potential and working with some of the highest performing teams, this role might very well be for you.

What we offer

We offer a comprehensive compensation and benefits package where you’ll be rewarded based on your performance and recognized for the value you bring to the business. The salary range for this job in most geographic locations in the US is $119,900 to $219,800. The salary range for New York City Metro Area, Washington State and California (excluding Sacramento) is $143,900 to $249,800. Individual salaries within those ranges are determined through a wide variety of factors including but not limited to education, experience, knowledge, skills and geography. In addition, our Total Rewards package includes medical and dental coverage, pension and 401(k) plans, and a wide range of paid time off options. Under our flexible vacation policy, you’ll decide how much vacation time you need based on your own personal circumstances. You’ll also be granted time off for designated EY Paid Holidays, Winter/Summer breaks, Personal/Family Care, and other leaves of absence when needed to support your physical, financial, and emotional well-being.

  • Continuous learning: You’ll develop the mindset and skills to navigate whatever comes next.

  • Success as defined by you: We’ll provide the tools and flexibility, so you can make a meaningful impact, your way.

  • Transformative leadership: We’ll give you the insights, coaching and confidence to be the leader the world needs.

  • Diverse and inclusive culture: You’ll be embraced for who you are and empowered to use your voice to help others find theirs.

If you can demonstrate that you meet the criteria above, please contact us as soon as possible.

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