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Market Intelligence Director

Date: Mar 29, 2019

LOCATION: Mississauga, Ontario (CA-ON)

Why you should join us:

We’ve created a brand new role within our Strategy Integration and Development team to directly influence our executive Downstream Leadership Team in making strategic decisions regarding our business. It’s an exciting time to join this team, as our Downstream business is continuing to grow, and we want you to be an integral part, helping to shape our strategic and focused growth. We want you to bring your related business knowledge and market insights to act as an idea-generator and influential advisor to help develop our strategies and direction by providing analyses and recommendations to guide the long-term growth of our business. If you are looking for a fantastic opportunity to make significant contributions and advance your career, this role is for you!

You will use your expertise to:

  • Synthesize your knowledge of refined products and related commodity markets into an accurate, consistent and insightful forecast, regulatory and climate change policy impacts on business, bio-fuels and renewable energy, and translate outlooks into strategic implications for Suncor
  • Understand and quickly conceptualize business strategies to deliver insightful, fact-based analyses comparing various competitive strategies and identifying distinguishing tactics that can increase our share of the market
  • Engage and lead studies with external consultants to develop a keen understanding of our key competitor’s approach to market and tactics to benchmark and improve our business model
  • Evaluate announcements, regulatory news, quarterly investor reports, financial filings and press releases of key competitors (and also those outside of our industry) and put into context their impact on our Downstream strategy/business
  • Conduct and maintain a SWOT analysis on each of our competitors and develop analytical tools to quantify their position relative to key energy industry competitive benchmarks and impact to Suncor
  • Link qualitative and quantitative information on global energy and refined products supply/demand trends, logistics, pricing information, competitor strategies, Mergers Divestitures and Acquisitions (MD&A) activities, etc. to provide proprietary market insights aimed at improving our competitiveness
  • Play a key role in the annual strategic offsite meeting that aims to inform Senior leaders on fundamental strategic differentiators amongst key competitors and find opportunities for Suncor to sharpen/augment or reframe its downstream strategy

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

Must-haves (minimum requirements):

  • 10 years of Downstream-related business experience with growing accountabilities and responsibilities including leadership experience
  • An additional five years of market intelligence gathering, strategic planning or other relevant experience
  • A post-secondary degree in engineering, science, business, or economics, or another related discipline
  • Extraordinary story-telling and interpersonal skills and you are able to communicate complex, detailed concepts widely to differing audiences in a concise, compelling manner both verbally and in writing
  • A proven ability to handle contending priorities and meet tight deadlines in a dynamic environment while not compromising attention to detail
  • Alignment with our values of: safety above all else, respect, raise the bar, commitments matter and do the right thing

Preference for:

  • Hands-on experience with scenario planning, strategy development and competitive analysis
  • Knowledge of key energy trading strategies and the renewable energy market
  • Strong economic and financial research, analysis and modeling skills
  • Working towards or completion of an MBA

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

  • You will work out of our Downstream head office in Mississauga, located at 2489 North Sheridan Way
  • Hours of work are a regular 40-hour work week, Monday to Friday, with the potential for extended work hours based on business needs

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 – do it safely, or don’t do it. Our strong track record of growth and a focus on sustainability mean tremendous potential for the future. Learn about our mission, vision 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.

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

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