Energy Demand Specialist - Global Energy Major, Middle East

Posted 10 October 2023
Salary £100k-£200k plus excellent relocation package and benefits
LocationDubai City
Job type Permanent
Discipline Energy and Utilities
ReferenceDomestic Energy Specialist
Contact NameRichard Stewart

Job description

Our client are a Tier 1 Global Energy Company, headquartered in the Middle East. They are seeking an energy specialist to join the Domestic Analysis Department within Strategy & Market Analysis. The Domestic Analysis Department provides consultations on strategic planning to the executive management and various company organisations related to the Kingdom’s short- and long-term energy outlook. As such, the department keeps itself abreast with the policy and regulations developments, emerging energy trends, and various challenges and evaluates their impact on the energy outlook.

The outcomes of these analyses are employed to forecast the domestic oil, gas, and refined products demand for the Kingdom. As the sole provider of oil and gas to the Kingdom, the outlook is important to the Company and it is used to develop its long-term plans to meet the domestic energy demand in a timely and cost-effective manner.

Your primary role as an energy specialist will be to analyse the Kingdom’s energy demand in major energy sectors, understand the regulatory forces, policies, and issues surrounding the energy sector, domestically and globally, and their potential impact on the Kingdom and the company. With extensive experience in energy policy, you will be required to apply economic and socio-political analysis to regulatory policies and analyse their impact on various domestic energy sectors.


You will be required to perform the following:

•Identify, collect, organize, and analyse energy data from various domestic sources

•Develop robust short, medium, and long-term energy outlooks for Saudi Arabia as well as scenarios of relevance.

•Understand existing and future policies and regulations and evaluate their impact on the Kingdom’s energy outlook and implications to Saudi Aramco.

•Competently use energy/economic models and other statistical tools for scenario development, technology and policy assessments, and various research work.

•Stay current on relevant issues and trends within the energy sector.

•Review policy drafts and propose suggestions to improve the effects of existing policies.

•Participate in developing strategic plans by collaborating with various departments in the Company.

•Conduct studies on the impact of the company's actions in energy intensive sectors in the Company, in order to understand the impact of the Company's plans on the Kingdom’s energy consumption.

•Present the analysis to corporate management.

•Provide periodic internal publications on developments in key energy sectors in Saudi Arabia

•Participate in the training, development, and mentoring of junior staff.

Minimum requirements

As the successful candidate you will have the following:

•Bachelor’s Degree in Economics, Engineering, or Environmental Science or related specialty from a leading university

•Master’s Degree in Energy Economics, Public or Energy Policy, or a related field.

•Extensive experience of working in the field of energy and policy analysis.

•Ability to work in multi-cultural and multidisciplinary teams.

•Ability to produce high quality reports, studies, and presentations.

•Ability to deal effectively with other staff and with external stakeholders.

•Ability to work under pressure with short deadlines.

•Strong written and verbal communication skills.