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The Role Associate Director, Downstream Capital Cost lead

The Location: Houston

The Team

In this ever-changing environment, the Cost & Supply Chain team play a vital role in major projects decision making. Covering supply chain and cost in Upstream, Downstream and renewables. Based across the globe with over 20 years of industry expertise and considered industry standard for cost trends and forecasts. Working with and influencing IOCs, NOCs,  private oil and service companies. 

The Impact

We are looking for someone to lead our downstream cost team in developing market research and forecasting for our downstream (petrochemical and refining) costs service. In this role you will be able to work with the existing cost team, as well as internal data providers to provide clients the latest downstream cost trends, insights and forecasts. A knowledge of downstream and a background in industry will be required. A detail oriented individual, with strong communication skills and technical understanding will be successful in this position.

What’s in it For You

  • Opportunity to grow in a fast-paced environment, developing expertise in data, in supply chain and development
  • Interaction across S&P Global teams, as well as procurement teams in major operators
  • Part of an international team with high growth potential as well being able to contribute on an individual basis
  • Occasional international travel will be required
  • Opportunities to interact with executive level leadership
  • Opportunities to influence procurement and supply chain initiatives
  • Be a key contributor to the development of new services and products


  • Design, build, and deliver Downstream market research, industry insights and forecasts
  • Update and maintain existing technical specifications
  • Work with team members to collect costs and technical data
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to determine and address data and reporting needs
  • Facilitate delivery of ad hoc analysis and data requests

What We’re Looking For:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, economics, statistics, or industry-related fields required; graduate degree is a plus.
  • Minimum of 5-8 years related experience in petrochemical or refining, acquired by working either directly in downstream or in supporting industries
  • Proficient in MS Excel, PowerBi is a plus
  • Strong presentation skills to be used both internally amongst colleagues and externally amongst customers; must have excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong listening, verbal, and written communication skills with a mastery of the English language.
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work both independently and as part of the wider team.

About Company Statement

S&P Global delivers essential intelligence that powers decision making. We provide the world’s leading organizations with the right data, connected technologies and expertise they need to move ahead. As part of our team, you’ll help solve complex challenges that equip businesses, governments and individuals with the knowledge to adapt to a changing economic landscape.

S&P Global Commodity Insights enables organizations to create long-term, sustainable value with data and insights for a complete view on the global energy and commodities markets.


Equal Opportunity Employer

S&P Global is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital status, military veteran status, unemployment status, or any other status protected by law.  Only electronic job submissions will be considered for employment.  


If you need an accommodation during the application process due to a disability, please send an email to: EEO.Compliance@spglobal.com and your request will be forwarded to the appropriate person.  
US Candidates Only:  The EEO is the Law Poster http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/eeopost.pdf describes discrimination protections under federal law. 


20 - Professional (EEO-2 Job Categories-United States of America), RESECH202.2 - Middle Professional Tier II (EEO Job Group), SWP Priority – Ratings - (Strategic Workforce Planning)

Job ID: 284556
Posted On: 2023-10-10
Location: Houston, Texas, United States
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Associate Director, Downstream Capital Cost lead
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