Assistant Commercial Manager - BV Operations/Oil & Gas

at Black & Veatch in Dover, Delaware, United States

Job Description

Assistant Commercial Manager – BV Operations/Oil & Gas

Date: Jun 19, 2022



Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

We believe real value is powered by the unique skills and experiences of our professionals. The interchange of ideas from a diverse group of people gives our teams an expanded perspective and the ability to find better solutions for our clients.

Company : Black & Veatch Corporation

Req Id : 64141

Job Title : Assistant Commercial Manager – BV Operations/Oil & Gas

Location : USVRTL

Business Unit Sector : COR-BVOPS-COMMERCIAL

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Project Only Hire : No

Visa Sponsorship Available: No

Job Summary

Our Energy & Process Industries sectoris driven to meet clients’ rapidly changing infrastructure needs in consulting, design, full EPCand commissioning/start-up of LNG facilities, Floating LNG facilities, gas processing and NGL fractionation, gasification/gas to liquids, hydrogen and ammonia/fertilizers. Our knowledge, capabilities, and innovation include our proprietary PRICO® technologies. This enables our team to assess and choose tailored solutions with greater quality and efficiency for our clients. The value chain spans natural gas and natural gas liquids, midstream, wholesale markets, power generation and utility segments.

The Assistant Commercial Manager position is assigned to either a Project Contract, Line of Business, or a combination. This position is an entry-level management position. It may have supervisory/lead responsibility over Project Contracts personnel or functions. Acts as a commercial specialist who develops advanced concepts.

In addition to performing duties as assigned, this position is primarily focused on seeking responsibility in the areas of providing support to Commercial Group management in terms of all commercial aspects including business deliverables, decision making and impact, accountability, and financial measures (budgets, turnover etc.); supports the setting of deliverables schedule, and supports obtaining the necessary resources from other departments. Manages and supports in developing commercial strategies for tenders and project contracts in its future business. Provides assistance in developing and providing input into the strategic/operations plans, contract templates and training.

This is an assistant manager with or without direct subordinates. May supervise work of others not reporting to this position. \#LI-AS0

Key Responsibilities

Able to influence Black & Veatch clients and able to lead work scope to manage/oversee a Project Contract program. Assists in training and development of other professionals.

Commercial Management:

+ Leads project contract teams on projects of limited size or scope.

+ Assists LOB PCMs and/or services managers in major activities as needed.

+ Identifies opportunities for improving Project Contract processes and systems.

Business Management:

+ Provides business services for major projects and capture of major projects.

+ Interfaces with project teams and Directors to ensure Project Contract supports execution.

+ Coordinates resource requirements with services managers and department head.

+ Provides leadership in identifying and addressing major department issues.

Regional Office/Group Management:

+ Manages division Project Contract process and systems development.

+ Collaborates with the regional office management team to achieve maximum value contribution.

+ Provides leadership to development of regional plans for Project Contract support on projects in support of regional execution office and project field sites within region for multiple Line of Businesses (LOB).

+ Reviews work of others.

Management Responsibilities

Acts in capacity of a “lead person.” Does not have management responsibility for the people to whom they provide work direction.

Preferred Qualifications

A Law degree will be advantageous.

Preferred Skills:

+ Global Business Knowledge

+ Experience in the oil and gas markets, including LNG and FLNG projects

+ Cross Cultural Agility

+ Understanding of Legal, Insurance, Finance, Tax and Treasury (LIFTT) issues.

+ Drafting, reviewing, negotiating and finalizing Technical Service Agreements, Confidentiality Agreements, MOUs, Teaming Agreements and all manner of engineering, design-build and EPC contracts, whether lump sum, cost reimbursable or any combination thereof, including those utilizing an open to close book process.

+ Able to assess and apply LIFTT issues to facts to resolve project commercial issues.

+ Leadership skills to include the ability to manage, lead, guide/coach, develop, motivate, and mentor team professionals.

+ Proven communication and inter-personal skills.

+ Self-starter and ability to make decisions independently.

+ Computer skills.

+ Planning skills.

+ Proven knowledge of Project Contract management.

Minimum Qualifications

Education: Bachelor’s degree in any discipline.

Experience: Five to seven years of relevant Commercial management in Home Office or Field Office. Managed a minimum of at least three (3) commercial projects.

All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Typical office environment. Domestic or International travel may be required.


Communicates effectively


Directs work

Instills trust

Interpersonal savvy

Organizational savvy

Optimizes work processes

Salary Plan

CML: Commercial

Job Grade


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Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy.

Our comprehensive benefits portfolio is a key component of this commitment and offers an array of health care benefits including but not limited to medical, dental and vision insurances along with disability and a robust wellness program.

To support a healthy work-life balance, we offer flexible work schedules, paid vacation and holiday time, sick time, and dependent sick time.

A variety of additional benefits are available to our professionals, including a company-matched 401k plan, adoption reimbursement, tuition reimbursement, vendor discounts, an employment referral program, AD&D insurance, pre-taxed accounts, voluntary legal plan and the B&V Credit Union. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

We are proud to be a 100 percent ESOP-owned company. As employee-owners, our professionals are empowered to drive not only their personal growth, but the company’s long-term achievements – and they share in the financial rewards of the success through stock ownership.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.

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Job Posting: JC205725349

Posted On: Feb 25, 2022

Updated On: Jul 04, 2022