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Commercial Advisor

Date: Apr 30, 2021

LOCATION: Calgary, Alberta (CA-AB)
JOB NUMBER: 52743

Why you would want to apply:

Do you possess strong strategic thinking and problem-solving skills? Do you want to be a part of expanding Suncor’s investment opportunity set and adding value for our shareholders? In this role, you will participate in opportunity screening, advance business development projects, support or lead negotiations, manage contracts actively, seek resolutions to disputes, and protect Suncor’s commercial interests in joint ventures.

You will use your expertise to:

  • Advance commercial initiatives related to Suncor’s upstream assets
  • Lead the commercial scope of regional development (Oil Sands) projects over $100 MM
  • Originate and evaluate business development opportunities
  • Negotiate contracts and joint venture agreements
  • Manage conflicts between Suncor and contractual counterparties or partners
  • Execute existing upstream business development opportunities such as asset acquisition and divestiture opportunities
  • Support technology development by putting in place the commercial agreements necessary to collaborate with technology partners
  • Coordinate the economic evaluation of regional development projects
  • Manage and improve the commercial agreements governing upstream assets
  • Collaborate within multidisciplinary project teams

We’d like to review your application if you have…

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • Five or more years of experience within the energy sector
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance, engineering, law or a related discipline
  • Broad knowledge of the oil and gas industry
  • Track record of positively influencing business objectives, conflicts, internal, and external stakeholders;
  • Advanced financial modeling skills
  • Proven ability to solve complex problems and deploy strategic thinking
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate within a large team
  • Results oriented and able to drive both execution and accountability
  • Alignment with our values: safety above all else, stronger together, operational discipline, curiosity and lifelong learning, and act with integrity

Preference For:

  • Completion of a CFA, MBA, or CPA

Where you’ll be working, your work schedule, and other important information:

  • You will work out of our Calgary head office, located in the Suncor Energy Centre at 150 – 6th Ave S.W. combined with remote work arrangements in response to COVID-19
  • Hours of work are typically a 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with some additional hours required occasionally to meet critical deadlines or schedules
  • Occasional travel on an infrequent basis to Fort McMurray
  • After hours coverage may be required
  • We require qualified and safety-focused employees for business-critical roles that maintain our commitment to operational excellence and reliable operations. We are using technology to conduct virtual interviews to adhere to physical distancing recommendations and we are well set up for remote onboarding and orientation.
  • Suncor encourages everyone do their part and support global efforts to limit the impact of COVID-19 with good hygiene practices, physical distancing, and with care and consideration for the people around you. For more information on how we’re responding to COVID-19, click here. #StrongerTogether

Why Suncor?

We are Canada's leading integrated energy company with a business portfolio that includes oil sands development and upgrading, offshore oil and gas production, petroleum refining, and product marketing under the Petro-Canada brand. Our global presence offers rewarding opportunities for you to learn, contribute, and grow in a variety of career-building positions. We live by the value of safety above all else – if it isn't safe, we don't do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our purpose and values.

In addition to rewarding job opportunities, we offer an attractive employee package, including:

  • Competitive base salary, compensation programs, and an annual incentive program
  • Flexible benefits package
  • Rewarding pension and savings plans

Stay connected to us:

We are an equal opportunity employer and encourage applications from all qualified individuals. We are committed to providing a diverse and inclusive work environment where every employee feels valued and respected. We will consider accessibility accommodations to applicants upon request. Check out our social goal to learn how we are working to build greater mutual trust and respect with the Indigenous Peoples in Canada.

Please note that our job postings are typically open for two weeks, so don't delay, apply now.

JOB CATEGORY: Business Professionals