Independent Project Analysis, Inc. (IPA) improves the competitiveness of our customers through enabling more effective use of capital in their businesses. It is our mission and unique competence to conduct research into the functioning of capital projects and project systems and to apply the results of that research to help our customers create and use their capital assets more efficiently.
IPA is a global company with offices in the United States, the United Kingdom, The Netherlands, China, Australia, Brazil and Singapore. Our client portfolio includes most of the leading companies in the process industries around the world. The IPA project databases are unique and serve as one of the most comprehensive sources of capital project experience in existence. IPA is a financially strong, 28 year-old company with a very strong market presence. Our headquarters in Ashburn, Virginia has openings for project analysts. Major responsibilities include analyzing data, conducting research, developing products, writing reports and giving client presentations.
We are looking for a Project Analyst, with experience in the Oil & Gas industry to join our team! We are seeking candidates that have a proven track record in analyzing project risks, practices, and performance in the process industries. IPA analysts provide these services to a wide range of projects in the refining, chemical, pharmaceutical, and minerals industries. The successful candidate must have the ability to make presentations and to read and understand technical documents. The role requires the successful candidate to carry out project analysis using quantitative and statistical data. This position is located in our Reading, Berkshire, UK office. While the position is based in the UK, the role requires frequent travel to locations throughout Europe, Africa, and the Middle East.
Typical assignments for analysts are from 3-6 weeks long and includes collecting data from project teams, quantitative analysis of that data, preparing a report to the client and then presenting recommendations to the client. IPA reports are an important part of our clients’ decision making processes and so are time sensitive. As a result, analysts work often to tight deadlines and under pressure and so the successful candidate will thrive in this environment. IPA is a professional environment and candidates must be self-motivated and able to work on their own initiative.
There is likely to be up to 30% of your time spent travelling overseas on trips of usually 2-3 days, to a variety of locations inclusive of the Middle East, Africa, Russia and Western Europe depending on the client and the project location.
We would like to hear from candidates who have the following:
- Master’s Degree (or higher) or equivalent in engineering, science (physics, chemistry, geology, biology), statistics, operations research, economics or allied fields
- Quantitative analytical skills
- Excellent interpersonal skills
- Effective written and oral communication skills
- A proven technical track record of the oil & gas or process industries.
- Exposure working within a consultancy environment
- Bilingual proficiency –German speaker desired but not essential
To join IPA, we are offering an excellent remuneration and benefits package. Salary will be negotiated based on the successful candidate’s experience.
We offer competitive salaries, excellent benefits, stable employment and a long-term career path for professional growth and development. Along with your resume, please include a cover letter that explains why you believe you can fill this position to:
Independent Project Analysis, Inc.
ATTN: Human Resources
44426 Atwater Drive
Ashburn, VA 20147
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IPA is an Equal Opportunity Employer