The Manager Commercial Natural Gas Operations will both manage and coach the team and also support development of the team’s trading tactics and strategies. Natural Gas Trading interfaces with a complex and wide range of suppliers and receivers in various countries. The market is a complex environment involving varying influencers, constrained logistical possibilities (Production & constraints, availability of Gas, Pipelines & restrictions), along with changing market conditions but which can yield exciting commercial possibilities when reacting with agility.
To maximize the profit, constant communication internally and with third parties is needed along with a highly motivated, professional team. Excellent working relations with 3rd parties are essential, as well as with all Shell partners. The ability effectively to manage multiple internal stakeholders, whilst maintaining adherence to HSSE, regulatory and compliance controls will be key in this role. Leadership team looking to provide significant increase in support to value growth with the traders and direct value delivery by Operations, through application of Operational Excellence combined with Commercial Agility. The Commercial Operations Manager – Natural Gas will need to deliver this vision through their teams as part of a continuous improvement journey. They must be highly motivated and possess strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills in order to recognize and solve problems quickly. Highly effective planning and organization skills are essential in order to meet the departments demanding schedules and goals. As well as an in-depth knowledge of Trading Operations competencies and responsibilities, this position requires the commercial acumen necessary to develop staff to understand, support and add value to the Trading business.
The Trading market is fast moving and complex. The Trading environment can be intense and pressurized at times. Being able to lead and work in a multi-cultural team, understanding and being able to deal with the team dynamics are essential in this role.
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San Diego, CA
California - San Diego
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