Principal Consulting Gas and LNG Latin America
Wood Mackenzie
MX-Mexico City
hace 20 días


For the past 40 years, Wood Mackenzie has established its reputation as a trusted source of intelligence, enriching lives by empowering clients with unique insight on the world’s natural resources.

Now, as part of the Verisk Analytics family, that legacy is even stronger. Aligning with the world’s leading data analytics company extends our ability to help clients overcome the toughest challenges with our unrivalled analysis and advice.

We will continue to build on the power of our existing approach to assess and value individual assets and companies, allowing our clients to pursue the most promising opportunities.

Together, we inspire and innovate the markets we serve providing invaluable intelligence that informs the strategic decisions that will ultimately shape the future direction of our global natural resources.

Role Purpose

Wood Mackenzie is a trusted advisor to the natural resources sector. As a key member of our Gas & LNG Latin-America team, you will be responsible for managing strategically, commercially and operationally driven consultancy projects in all aspects of the global energy sector, with a strong focus on the gas and LNG value chain.

The position requires an analytical mind-set with the ability to apply detailed knowledge and experience of the energy markets to a broad range of consulting projects and client situations.

These analytical capabilities must be accompanied by a strong command of oral and written communication skills in both internal as well as external and client-

facing environments. Additionally, the role demands outstanding team management capabilities, in a consulting context, with an understanding of coaching and other team development techniques.

Finally, sound delivery planning and managing skills in a client-facing environment are required for the purpose of this role.

While the principal focus of the role is the Latin-American markets (with a primary focus on Mexico), the job holder may be involved in a range of consulting projects spanning other regions of the world, primarily United States and Canada but also potential experiences in Europe, the Middle East, Africa or the Asia-

Pacific regions. The successful candidate can thus expect a reasonable degree of national and international travel.

Main Responsibilities

As a Principal Consultant at Wood Mackenzie you will lead our consulting assignments and business development efforts. Your main responsibilities will be :

  • Understand the global and regional gas and LNG market dynamics, being able to effectively discuss recent event and implications with clients and colleagues (Consulting and Research)
  • Engage clients to identify potential business opportunities, translating open-ended business inquiries into formal project proposals : effectively identify the ideal project methodology, properly scope the associated work (identifying relevant work-
  • streams and type of resources required to complete) and put forward a high-level work-plan and appropriate pricing

  • Manage complex consulting projects and specific workstreams within larger projects, effectively setting up a detailed project plan and executing work towards key milestones.
  • You will be ultimately responsible to execute such work on time and within budget

  • Become the main point of contact with key client stakeholders during project delivery (status calls, presentations) and to channel specific market inquiries
  • Train, coach and mentor Junior consultants
  • Engage consulting colleagues across other sector groups and with Wood Mackenzie research staff to deliver the best value to our clients
  • Generate innovative ideas and approaches to industry issues, both within particular assignments and to the consulting practice as a whole
  • Knowledge & Experience Required

  • Top-tier university degree (master’s / diploma / PhD) in a relevant field and / or MBA from a top business school
  • Previous experience (5+ years) as project manager in an energy focused consulting role or a strategic project management / advisor role within the Oil and Gas industry
  • Strong understanding of the energy value chain (exploration, development, production, transportation, transformation and commercialization)
  • Strong understanding of operations, business models and strategies
  • Experience managing and executing consulting engagements
  • Experience in business development (transform open-ended business questions into actionable work proposals) : developing a consulting scope of work and associated work-plans
  • Experience building and maintaining relationships with clients
  • Track record of quickly becoming knowledgeable and speaking credibly about a wide-range of subjects and themes
  • Fluency in English and Spanish is mandatory
  • Core Competencies

  • Energy focused You are passionate and knowledgeable about the global and regional gas and LNG markets, and you are able to transform that expertise into valuable insights for internal and external clients
  • Issue identification, problem solving and analysis - You identify relevant themes, problems and issues. You identify a broad range of solutions that tackle the root cause of the problem
  • Client focused - You are dedicated to meeting the needs of internal and external clients. You seek out and use information on products and services to make improvements.
  • Efficiency focused - you find ways to do things to ensure quality, accuracy and cost effectiveness
  • Determined and resilient - You work hard, take pride in what you do, recover from setbacks and keep going when times are tough
  • Building and Maintaining Relationships - You understand your impact on, and how to work with others. You share ideas and experience to achieve objectives
  • Communication - You are able to communicate effectively in a global context, utilising technologies in a way that ensures mutual understanding
  • Wood Mackenzie Core Values

    Wood Mackenzie is a place where we are committed to supporting our people to grow and thrive. We value different perspectives and aspire to create an inclusive environment which encourages diversity and fosters a sense of belonging.

    Wood Mackenzie values each individual's contribution and helps them reach their full potential while sustaining an organisational culture of health and well-being.

    Our core values are :

  • Respect for the Individual
  • Persistence
  • Confidence with humility
  • Teamwork
  • We understand the importance of bringing your whole self to work and to achieving balance between work, family and other life commitments.

    We are open to considering flexible working arrangements to enable the greatest spectrum of talent to contribute to Wood Mackenzie's success.

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