Chevron Corporation Sr. Market Intelligence Advisor in Houston, Texas

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.

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The Sr. Market Intelligence Advisor, is part of the Market Intelligence team within Chevron’s Procurement/Supply Chain (PSCM) department, responsible for providing market analysis, cost modeling, forecasting and actionable intelligence to Procurement Management and across category management and procurement teams. The role works closely with category management, including leadership within the PSCM function – as well as with corporate strategic planning, business units, and senior leadership of Chevon – to inform strategic decision-making, including insights into the market, supply-base, and competitiveness. The position is responsible for strategic data and information, trend and scenario analysis, and other business analytics in support of strategic planning and execution for the Chevron Procurement/Supply Chain function and at the corporate level. The Sr. Advisor works with senior management to develop, analyze, and provide input into category management and strategic planning activities by providing assessments of cost impacts across key oil & gas product service lines, key commodities and raw materials, and suppliers, to support implementation of procurement/supply chain strategies.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Identify and collect appropriate supplier, market, economic, financial, competitor, and/or operational data to perform various strategic cost, benchmarking, financial, statistical, quantitative, and qualitative data analysis

  • Translate data into executable and effective market intelligence analysis and reports

  • Provide necessary supporting data and make recommendations to senior management on business development and market strategies, including providing input and/or preparation of information for Investor Relation and Security Analyst Meetings.

  • Prepare corporate-wide recommendations and viewpoints on short and long-term cost escalation for key categories and product service lines.

  • Promote market- and data-driven decision making through active participation as member of the market intelligence team as an enabler to Chevron’s global category management

  • Profiles the overall market and competitive environment, providing insights and recommendations that supports strategic decision-making and for use in internal and external presentations by senior leadership

  • Builds capacity of embedded business analyst teams to collect and analyze market information to support decision making within categories and business units

  • Leads cost benchmarking studies in support of cost management strategies and initiatives for key operational activities

  • Creates and updates comprehensive industry, cost, and benchmarking models including, but not limited to, forecasting, supply constraints, trends, and market forces

  • Provides market and competitive insights through presentations and reports to the global category management teams and various internal management teams to allow effective strategic and tactical decision-making and implementation, including maintaining the relationships with key internal customers to identify emerging needs and business challenges

  • Supplies the market intelligence component of strategic planning, and proactively makes recommendations to management concerning key intelligence items that require further consideration

  • Maintains up-to-date knowledge of data sources, evaluating their credibility and potential utility, and leverages them across the company where appropriate

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Engineering, or equivalent.

  • MBA or Advanced degree in analytical/quantitative discipline or 5 years of related work experience.

  • Minimum of 10 years of highly analytical experience providing Market Analysis, Forecasts, Statistical Modeling, and Planning.

  • Demonstrated solid knowledge of economic analysis, financial analysis, and forecasting methods.

  • Proficient user of econometrics/statistical software (e.g.STATA, R).

  • Experience developing, updating, and explaining forecasting models and outlooks.

  • Market Intelligence experience within the oil and gas industry.

  • Experience in business intelligence and competitive intelligence.

  • Proficiency in economic modeling,using Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated experience developing and delivering presentations and written reports supporting business decisions.

  • Ability to work effectively at all levels of the company and build strong relationships with team members and internal stakeholders across a broad range of functional disciplines.

  • Strong problem-solving skills.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience in research unit of an investment bank, the Federal Reserve System or a multilateral/government organization.

  • Experience with Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software.

  • Experience with Visualization tools (e.g. PowerBI, Spotfire)

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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