Industry: Oil, Gas & Energy
Career: Management
Category: Management
Work Experience: 5 - 10 years
Location: Kyiv, Ukraine
Contract: Project
Job Description

Job description:

The Team Leader shall be a senior expert who will assume the overall responsibility for the smooth implementation of the Project and the efficient use of the Project's fund. This includes the timely submission of project's administrative reports and responsibility for all other contractual and logistical arrangements related to the Project including communication and visibility. The Team Leader will lead day-to-day operations of the Project and will also provide substantial technical input, in particular in the following activities:

  • Description and analysis of the demand for gas storage products on the markets of the EU Member States, Energy Community Contracting Parties (incl. Ukraine) and Turkey in the following 20 years. 
  • Analysis of options for Ukrainian storage assets utilisation under a set of probable scenarios of gas sector development.

The Contractor shall carry out an economic assessment (financial review) of Ukraine’s gas storage facilities, in particular, prepare the following:

  • Cost-benefit analysis of different strategic options for certain UGSFs or groups of UGSFs;
  • Analysis of strategic options for individual UGSF or groups of UGSFs:
    • 1) storages for introducing private sector participation into the gas storage infrastructure;
    • 2) storages, required for critical technological needs of TSO, if any;
    • 3) storages, state ownership (full or partial) in which they should remain for the security of gas supply reasons;
    • 4) storages for conservation or decommissioning if any.
  • For storages to be decommissioned, prepare an analysis of proposed alternatives (e.g. cost-benefit analysis of conservation, withdrawing cushion gas and injecting inert gas);
  • Propose regulated or negotiated access regime for each category of UGSFs based on recommended strategic options and criteria upon which such an access should be applied;
  • High-level cost estimates of the rehabilitation/upgrading/decommissioning of UGSFs according to the recommended options, to introduce the recommended working regimes and capacity products.
  • Description of the recommended capacity products (and respective approach to tariffs) for the Ukrainian storage system operator(-s) (SSO) which would be economically attractive under the selected scenarios, inclusive of respective high-level requirements to storages (injection/withdrawal regimes, access, metering etc.);
  • Interoperability requirements/draft contracts between the SSO and the operator(s) of the adjacent transmission system(s) as well as of the required capacity products at exit and entry points to and from UGSF compliant with the 3 rd Energy Package. 

This requires close to full time work in Ukraine throughout the Project.

Qualifications and Skills:

  • University degree in Economics or a relevant, directly related discipline. Master's degree in business administration, finance or strategic management would be an asset;
  • Proven team management skills;
  • Excellent spoken and written English is a must, good command of Ukrainian or Russian would be an asset 

General Professional Experience:

  • A minimum of 10 years of general professional experience in energy sector;
  • Experience on advising the Government authorities in the energy sector would be an asset.

Specific Professional Experience

  • Minimum 5 but preferably 7 years of managerial experience (team leader), which include at least one advisory project with the budget of not less EUR 500,000;
  • Minimum of 5 but preferably 7 years of professional experience in the gas sector;
  • MUST HAVE: Recent (since 2009) professional experience in strategic and engineering management consulting, and experience in developing, refinement of strategies, business models, business processes for EU operators of underground gas storages with active volume not less than 0.5 bcm;
  • Experience in consulting projects related to the Third Energy Package implementation in gas sector would be an asset.

The minimum recommended input of the Team Leader is 360 man-days.

Contact person
Fatima-Zohra Aidani
P: 0031624921797