S&P Global Senior Manager, Europe & Africa Oil Markets Engagement in London, United Kingdom


Senior Manager, Europe & Africa Oil Markets Engagement

The Location:




The Team:

The role functions as a key member of the Global Energy Markets Engagement team, as well as a leader in the Europe & Africa oil team establishing market engagement strategies for the region and the team. The Europe & Africa Engagement Manager will not only facilitate the development of a strategy and engagement plans for the region oil and refined products markets, but will support the execution of those plans, representing Platts at key meetings in the region and particularly focusing on the market takers.

The Impact:

The Europe & Africa Oil Market Engagement Manager role has proven to be a critical role to elevate Platts visibility in the marketplace, as well as to help drive further market and methodology development in the region. The role most recently served to help advance new gasoline assessments in South Africa ahead of our competition, and also has also demonstrated strong leadership in the jet markets in Europe and globally.

What s in it for you:

  • Visibility with to senior Platts executives (commercial, content and product)

  • Meetings and presentations to middle, senior and C-suite managers of major oil companies and trading houses

  • Meetings and presentations to senior government officials throughout the region

  • Representing Platts formally with industry associations


  • Facilitate the development of an engagement strategy - plan for the region

    • Lead the curation and review of the plan, as well as developing a team to execute the plan.

    • Support execution of the plan through establishment of meetings and supporting commercially requested meetings

    • Monitor regional metrics for engagement to inform our strategy

    • Lead content-commercial collaboration efforts in the region

  • Lead best practices for Market Engagement, including:*

    development of high quality presentation content; development of high quality meeting notes; demonstrating strong presentation and meeting communication skills; demonstrate strong planning skills. -

    • Participate in Methodology planning and development in the region

    • Lead social media content development (blogs; podcasts; webinars) demonstrating market insight for the region and raising visibility of Platts in the region

What We re Looking For:

  • Strong understanding of the Europe & Africa oil and refined products markets

  • Experience in price formation of those markets

  • Previous experience in engaging clients or sources in markets

  • Leadership capabilities with a focus on strong influencing skills for both internal and external networks and the ability to work in matrix positions.

  • Strategic mindset with strong planning skills

    • Superior communication skills including:*

    Public speaking experience; good listening skills and strong written and oral capabilities

  • Strong critical thinking capabilities

  • Understanding of regulatory issues in the region

  • Multilingual capabilities a plus

  • Willingness to travel 40% or more

Basic Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree with master s preferable

  • Proven experience of oil market price coverage in the Europe & Africa region or in another region with good understanding of trade flows and workings of Europe & Africa markets

  • Superior communication skills

  • Strong leadership and execution skills

    • Project - planning or management experience
  • Fluency in another European language would be strongly desirable