Noble Energy, Inc. Permian Business Unit Manager in Houston, Texas

Leads and manages the business activities of a multi-discipline professional team and support staff to explore and develop exploration, exploitation, development and production opportunities to achieve corporate goals. Responsible for all operations within the Business Unit. Responsible for the day-to-day management of staff, employee feedback, and development.

Detailed Description

  • Manages, directs and supervises all operations and employees within the business unit.

  • Communicates and provides unit information to division and corporate management

  • Develops and executes exploration strategy to achieve Company, Division and Business Unit goals

  • Maximizes Company’s production and other Business Unit assets through effective use of capital and personnel

  • Develops Division goals, budget, and strategic directions and decisions with management team

  • Reviews and recommends new ventures for company growth

  • Evaluates and recommends Business Unit prospects and projects

  • Maintains vigilance regarding health, safety and environmental issues

  • Provides guidance on business development transactions for trades, acquisitions, and divestitures relative to unit operations

  • Provides direction on non-op activities and elections and prioritizes spend on new lease activity

  • Provides input on long-term marketing-related commitments based on unit forecasts

  • Works closely with Midstream partner (NBLX) to ensure smooth flow of operations and mitigation of downstream challenges

Job Requirements

  • Working knowledge of engineering, geoscience and land functions as well as industry best practices for personal and process safety

  • Good understanding of support functions (Land, Marketing, Government Relations, Supply, Midstream partners); Proven experience collaborating with and/or leading these functions preferred

  • Ability to organize, prioritize, and make decisions under time restrictions

  • Strong leadership skills specifically in providing feedback and coaching to include developing Manager and Director level leaders

  • Strategic mindset that allows the team to focus on near-term goals but also contribute to defining long-term value creation

  • Supportive, organized, results oriented, energetic, caring, clear communicator, feels comfortable making decisions quickly

  • Ability to distinguish and then leverage strengths across the talent in organization to drive continuous improvement

Additional Details

  • Bachelor’s degree in Petroleum Engineering or related discipline

  • Typically requires a minimum of 15 years experience, with progressive leadership roles

  • Extensive experience leading large teams related to Reservoir Engineering, Subsurface Development, Corporate and/or BU Planning, Production Operations, Production Engineering, Completions, Facilities Engineering and Finance

  • Some experience leading field employees preferred

Job Title: Permian Business Unit Manager

Location: Houston, TX, US

Organization Name: Noble Energy Inc