5 Jul 2016

Full-Time Trade Advisor – Oil and Gas

Toni AdewunmiAnywhere

Job Description

View Vacancy – UK Trade & Investment – Trade Advisor – Oil and Gas (Internal Job advert)
The British Government is an inclusive and diversity-friendly employer. We value difference, promote equality and challenge discrimination, enhancing our organisational capability. We welcome and encourage applications from people of all backgrounds. We do not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, colour, ethnicity, gender, religion, sexual orientation, age, veteran status or other category protected by law. We promote family-friendly flexible working opportunities, where operational and security needs allow.
Job Category
Foreign and Commonwealth Office (UK Trade & Investment roles)
Job Subcategory
UK Trade and Investment (UKTI)
Job Description (Roles and Responsibilities)
Main purpose of job:

Managing the work of the UKTI Nigeria Oil and Gas team to maximise the export of British goods and services to the oil and gas sector in Nigeria. This will include liasinging with major players in the Nigeria oil and gas sector to help identify potential supply chain opportunities for UK firms, and facilitate UK- Nigerian commercial partnerships. It will involve close working with UKTI’s oil and gas lead and the team in London, specifically the sector specialist, UK and Export Finance.

Roles and responsibilities / what will the jobholder be expected to achieve?:

Setting and delivering the priorities for UKTI Nigeria Oil and Gas sector team, in consultation with the Oil and Gas Sector specialist and Oil and Gas Lead.
Support and delivery of the annual UKTI- Shell Supply Chain Programme to ensure the programme delivers good value for participating delegates.
Identification and communication of procurement opportunities and the tender process for specific projects within Shell, other IOCs and marginal field operators to Sector specialist and UK companies; maintaining and development of these relationships.
Engagement with and lobbying of the Nigerian National Oil Company and other senior government bodies on behalf of UK companies and help promote reform where needed.
Deliever the Volume objectives for UKTI linked to Oil and Gas

Essential qualifications and experience
Experience or qualification in the Oil and Gas sector
Commercial experience.
Excellent communication skills, written and spoken.
Desirable qualifications and experience
Project management skills/qualification
Required competencies
Leading and Communicating, Collaborating and Partnering, Achieving Commercial Outcomes, Managing a Quality Service
Application deadline
8 July 2016
B3 (L)
Type of Position
Fixed Term
Duration of Post
12 months
Location (City)
Type of Post
British Deputy High Commission
Starting monthly salary ()
N493, 126
Start Date
1 August 2016
Additional information
For more information about the FCO competencies please refer the following link: https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/civil-service-competency-framework
Employees recruited locally by the British High Commission/Embassy in Post are subject to Terms and Conditions of Service according to local employment law in Country.
Employees who are not eligible to pay local income tax: e.g. certain third-country nationals and spouses/partners of UK diplomats will have their salaries abated by an equivalent amount.
Reference checking and security clearances will be conducted.
Any questions you may have about this position will only be answered during interview, should you be invited.

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