Energy Manager at KPMG Nigeria

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KPMG is a global network of independent professional services firm with deep expertise in the provision of audit, tax and advisory services to clients in various industries and sectors of the economy. The Firm is well represented in Nigeria and across the African continent, with the objective of providing exceptional and quality services to multinational, regional and local clients and to enhance the product offerings in certain previously under-serviced markets.

We are recruiting to fill the position of:

Job Title: Energy Manager

Location: Lagos
Job Type: Full time
Sector: Oil and Gas

Overview

  • The Energy Manager has the overall responsibility of reducing the carbon footprint and energy usage of the organization. Specific areas of focus will include promoting energy efficiency procedures and direct emissions reduction measures across Organization’s portfolio.
  • In addition, the Manager, Energy will look at the company’s sources of energy, create models with the different energy sources to aid examining oil/gas production & gas processing processes and monitor energy usage.

Skills and Capabilities
Strategic:

  • Provide advisory on the likely impacts of the Nigerian power (electricity) supply industry to energy related transactions for the organization.
  • Develop a Power and New Energy growth plan for the organization – chat a clear implementation plan for decarbonization, renewable energy investment option(s) and other forms of new energy.
  • Overall responsibility for framing the New Energy growth potential for the organization and evaluating potential Energy Transition business opportunities for feasibility studies/assessment – accessing where and how the organization could play in the renewable and new energy space.
  • Lead data modeling/analysis and staying current on relevant issues and trends within the energy sector.
  • Monitor prevailing sector regulation and policies within (FGN/NNPC) and global green energy enabling initiatives, carbon credits and other incentives to access benefits to the organization and ensure the continued alignment with all business transactions and decisions.
  • Create and oversee the implementation of short and long-term projects and strategies that increase energy efficiency, reduce greenhouse gas emissions, and minimize unnecessary consumption in the organization’s operational sites, to satisfy the more stringent demands for environmental stewardship and the insistence of investors and lenders on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) leadership.
  • Critical stakeholders management and Participation at key gas forums including Nigerian Gas Association, OPTS Gas Sub-committee, Nigeria LPG Association, International Gas Union etc. including supporting the GM, New Energy speaking at those forums to advance the organization’s interests through such forums.

Operational:

  • Access the electrical load and power generation capacity across the assets and facilities within the organization to ensure optimal power utilization and efficient energy usage.
  • Responsible for monitoring the fossil fuel (diesel, pms & gas) consumption and investigate/recommend alternative renewable sources for fuel displacement to generate power across assets/facilities within the organization.
  • Model energy usage of the business with the different energy sources
  • Work with the key stakeholder(s) to establish an emissions footprint for the organization’s current operations.
  • Drive the implementation of the decarbonization pathways for carbon dioxide and methane emissions abatement across the organization’s operations.
  • Formulate clear/actionable maturation roadmap for gas to power, renewable and other forms of new energy option(s) for the organization.
  • Lead the team for overall project master planning, implementation, execution, and delivery, in a seller doer capacity for the selected renewable and new energy option(s), ensuring strict compliance with regulatory, governance and integrity matters across the business.
  • Lead the team to ensure their activities are aligned with the scorecard of the company.
  • Lead the negotiations and facilitate the acquisition of PPAs and other requisite certifications for bankable power investments in Nigeria.
  • Oversee people capability development standards -coaching/training, competence development and performance management to ensure availability, motivation and effective deployment of talents required for sustained energy transition strategy execution

Dimensions:

  • GHG emissions reduction leading to the preservation of climate and biodiversity
  • Adherence to environmental, social and governance (ESG) leadership.
  • Access to funding of non-fossil fuel projects
  • Potential positive impact to the organization’s share price
  • Investment in renewable energy is fast becoming a license to operate for IOCs.
  • Business Performance (boost in energy production, business growth & diversification, HSSE).

Qualifications & Experience

  • First Degree in Engineering, Physical Sciences, Business, or related Analytical disciplines.
  • Minimum of 15 years post-qualification experience, the last 3 which must have been in a power utility or oil & gas company.
  • Membership of relevant professional body or institute i.e. COREN, NSE, AAPG, NAPE etc.
  • Exposure to upstream/midstream/downstream Oil & Gas value chain is important.
  • Thorough understanding of the Industry as well as the dynamics of the business environment and economics of individual entities to elicit credibility with all levels of management.
  • Demonstrated ability to lead/orchestrate negotiations on major transactions with business and technical partners at local and international levels.
  • Must be a decisive and credible leader with influence across all stakeholder groups.

Other Information:
Quality Standard:

  • Extent to which marketing, sales, operating plans, and budgets are driven by Corporate Strategies
  • Quality and effectiveness of business continuity plans
  • Performance of direct reports
  • KPIs against Actual performance results

Skills:

  • Project Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Negotiating
  • Multi-disciplinary and integrated approach to achieving goals.
  • Problem solving
  • Deployment of cutting-edge technology
  • Coaching
  • Innovative, creative, and excellent solutions
  • Managing Performance
  • Market Intelligence.

Application Closing Date
Not Specified.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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