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North Sea Asset Planning Lead - Houston or Aberdeen

Date: Sep 14, 2022

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The North Sea Asset Planning Lead for Apache Corporation will be a member of Apache’s Planning team at the company’s Houston or Aberdeen office reporting to the Manager, International Planning.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

  • Maintain an asset plan that integrates a long-term view with a short-term executable plan;
  • Provide various plan scenarios as requested;
  • Measure asset level performance against plan in terms of operational and financial metrics;
  • Assist with portfolio analysis initiatives;
  • Develop financial models that deliver cash flow analysis, investment return metrics, net present value numbers and CAGR (compounded annual growth rate) metrics;
  • Drive capital-efficiency improvement capabilities and short/long term strategy for asset;
  • Prepare materials for review by executive team and Board members;
  • Ensure alignment between the asset’s subsurface, operations, financial, and planning functions;
  • Acquire an operational understanding of the industry to compliment financial skills;
  • Basic understanding of capital markets and the impact on key corporate financial metrics;
  • Address ad hoc requests from the asset and executive team as needed;
  • Professional interaction with executive team; and
  • Doing in-depth evaluations of key internal metrics to assist management in historical analysis and long-term strategic planning.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering/Finance;
  • Masters of Business Administration preferred, but not required;
  • 2+ years experience working in planning role within Upstream O&G company, required;
  • 4+ years experience working in Upstream O&G with a strong understanding of Upstream development and production process;
  • High aptitude for financial and economic modeling;
  • Ability to think strategically and work independently;
  • Experience working with Enersight or Anaplan is beneficial;
  • Strong data management and organizational skills;
  • Self starter, strong analytical skills and detail oriented; and
  • Be proactive/engaged in the business and operational planning process.



The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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