Sr. Consultant

India Countrywide, India Countrywide
02 Sep 2016
23 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Full Time
JACOBS is one of the world's largest and most diverse providers of technical and management services. We offer a full-spectrum of consultancy support to commercial, government and industrial clients across many sectors covering refining, chemical, petrochemical, natural gas, and energy industries.

Within our consultancy business we have an opportunity for highly experienced consulting or industry professional having in-depth knowledge of the petrochemical industry to manage and grow our India consultancy business. Reporting to the JC India Manager, the role holder will:

  • take a lead in managing project execution
  • direct and develop a group of analyst and consultants
  • be active in monitoring and improving work processes and tools
  • participate in client interaction and manage client relationships
  • assist in business development activities and proposal preparation
  • Experience more than 8 yrs.

The successful person will become part of a respected and ambitious company with excellent career prospects and international opportunities. The position is based at our Mumbai office and will require working closely with our London office on regular basis.

  • Take a lead in project execution from Mumbai office. Actively manage the project team and ensure smooth execution of projects
  • Proactively build tools and methodologies to drive productivity and growth of the Mumbai team.
  • Undertake and supervise desk research in petrochemicals / polymers, refining and chemicals sectors at a global level.
  • Review and extract industry related information from various global / local databases and publications (for information regarding capacities, projects, demand, supply, trade, prices, etc.)
  • Develop and maintain in-house market models and databases.
  • Co-ordinate and work closely with the London office, providing regular data inputs
  • Participate in other ad hoc and multi-client studies on need basis
  • Bachelor's degree in chemistry or chemical engineering; B.Sc / B.Eng / B. Tech.
  • Postgraduate science or business degree is desirable.
  • Previous experience in a commercial or techno-economic role in the petrochemical industry or within a technical or economic or market consultancy is a pre-requisite.
  • Broad understanding of the petrochemicals business, the structure of industry, the production technologies, plant operations and economic aspects such as markets.
  • Analytical skills including data analysis and identifying and troubleshooting problems. Good understanding of MS Excel including use of formulae and preparation of charts.
  • Research skills, understanding and extracting information from various databases and industry publications.
  • Good command of the English language in written and spoken forms.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite of programs.
  • Should be a self starter, highly self motivated. Be able to work independently and report results and findings to Consultants in the UK and US.
  • Good team working skills
  • Prepared to work in an environment of creative pressure