Senior Commercial Planner (Non-LNG) – Qatargas , Qatar

Job Purpose
Leads Qatargas (QG) hydrocarbon export chain planning for the assigned QG-operated venture(s) to best align LNG production, storage, shipping and sales activities to meet the Company’s business objectives and contractual obligations.
Job Context & Major Challenge(s)
QG operates 7 LNG-producing ventures which share storage and shipping assets but are fiscally independent and have respective customers. The global supply chain covers 77 million tonnes per annum (MTA) of LNG production from 14 trains in 2 different LNG grades and 4 LNG tank farms; to over 40 LNG destinations and buyers; delivered on a 70-strong QG-chartered LNG shipping fleet. QG also operates two 150,000 barrel per day refineries, two Helium plants, two gas trains for the domestic market and a non-LNG storage and terminal to handle associated products.
Contracts involved are invariably worth over US$ 100M with some over US$ 1B per year. The calculation of the Annual Contractual Quantities have a direct impact on the quantity of LNG to be delivered and, hence, on the total revenue for Qatargas.
Multiple time zones of end-customers and 24/7 Production Operations require extensive out of office hours work to maintain continuous communications.
Successful monitoring and maintenance of QG’s Helium delivery plans, flowing gas plans and associated production forecast support the maximisation of plant and vessels utilisation.

Key Job Accountabilities
Create and maintain the production plan for crude helium to both refineries, including required transfers.
Develop planning and scheduling of Helium container loadings.
Support line management in negotiations with the relevant Helium Buyers by preparing all correspondence; supporting analyses and other material.
Coordinate daily flowing gas plan with Asset Manager, Commercial, Associated Products and Flowing Gas Department and Qatar Petroleum to ensure daily and year end targets are met.
Prepare short-term and long-term forecasts for QG non-LNG production and refinery feedstock balance for Ras Laffan Terminal Operator (RLTO).
Coordinate with QP and QG Onshore Operations regarding gas supply plans with QP or between the QG ventures respectively.
Create and maintain the North Field 1 monthly gas import forecast.
Create and coordinate with QP the Associated Products Production forecast for a 7-year cycle

Degree in Engineering, Science or Economics.
Knowledge and/or Experience
8 years oil and gas operational or business development experience in a major facility comprising at least 3 years in supply chain/logistics functions.
Experience of logistics of marine transportation of hydrocarbon products.
Good awareness of commercial and contractual aspects of the oil and gas industry.

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