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Joint Venture Representative
Posted On: 1/3/2014
Close Date: 1/24/2014
Primary job responsibilities include but are not limited to:
• Acting as the primary contact for company and partners in jointly-owned company operated properties and for company stakeholders conducting business on behalf of those partners.

• Responsible for dealing with primary joint venture matters, ensure that negotiations, contractual compliance, fiduciary and ethical standard expected by company are adhere to.

• Negotiating, supporting and advising other company departments to determine optimum operating conditions to manage the flow of products and revenue streams.

• Providing leadership and direction to company stakeholders and joint venture partners involved in jointly-owned properties in the conduct of business relating to those properties.

• Providing leadership and guidance in the development of opportunities in assigned area.

• Setting the standard for terms and conditions of service in company operated facilities in the assigned area and ensure that those terms reflect company business standards.

• Ensuring that company and joint venture partners comply with applicable agreements.

• Communicating company plans and activities to joint venture partners in a manner and quality consistent with company expectations of other operators.


• Performing general duties associated with being the Operator of a jointly-owned property including:
- chairing Operating Committee meetings;
- obtaining partner approval of expense budgets, capital expenditures and various other proposals;
- assisting in the resolution of audit queries from joint venture partners;
- Assisting joint venture partners in contacting stakeholders within company as required.

• Maintaining positive relationships with, and maximizing value for, company and its joint venture partners in the ownership and operation of jointly-owned properties.

• Keeping up-to-date with Petroleum Joint Venture Association documents and guidance and industry practices, precedents and issues.

The ideal candidate possesses a minimum of 10 years direct experience in the upstream oil and gas industry with at least 5 years in joint ventures. A Petroleum Technology diploma or other directly related post-secondary education is an asset.

In addition the candidate has a thorough understanding of oil and gas operations, basic understanding of contract law, production accounting and marketing. Additional requirements include proficiency in Micro Soft Office and related applications.

Send your Resume for this job posting to career@optiema.com

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