Programme Manager – Strategy & Policy (6 months Maternity Cover)




Strategy and Policy


22 March 2021





Job Function

The Programme Manager will support the OGCI Workstreams and Taskforces to deliver their objectives, both on a day to day operational basis as well as at a strategic level. The Programme Manager will also provide leadership and direction to the work delivered internally by the Strategy and Policy (S&P) team whilst assisting in content development for key briefing documents.

Key Responsibilities

The Strategy & Policy team supports all the Workstreams (WS) and Taskforces (TF) working on the following topics:

  • Methane emissions in the O&G sector.
  • CCUS.
  • Transport (including Hydrogen).
  • Energy Efficiency.
  • Natural Climate Solutions.
  • GHG emissions accounting methodologies and low-emissions opportunities.
  • General policies & strategies (energy roadmaps, engagement, carbon value, target definition, etc).

The Programme Manager will lead the coordination of 1 or 2 Workstreams.

Main Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Support to the Workstreams (WS):

  • To develop content according to the WS/TF annual workplan: roadmap definition & progress, market insight, external policy view, commitments, etc.
  • To prepare requests for proposals and manage the end to end tender process until the contract is awarded.
  • To lead the WS/TF in the preparation, animation and restitution of the meetings (for each WS/TF, frequency may vary between 1 and 2 calls per month and approximately 3 face-to-face meetings per year).
  • To prepare key briefing papers for Executive Committee/CEOs-Steerco on the Workstream’s progress.
  • Any other ad-hoc activities.


Contribution to the Strategy and Policy work (S&P):

  • To support the day-to-day operations of the OGCI (planning, meetings, documents, filing, etc).
  • To prepare talking points to high level representatives in stakeholder engagement and act as liaison point when required.
  • To keep a regular update of the climate international agenda and regulatory evolution, active institutions positioning, on-going initiatives both from public and major private bodies.
  • To provide direction and assist the team in the preparation of key briefing papers for Excom Chair on high level discussions (particularly with CEO Steering Committee).
  • To play a key role in the preparation of the annual CEO event and report, GHG emissions reporting and other internal and external reporting as needed.
  • To contribute to the knowledge sharing regarding the science and regulations on climate change.

Main Interfaces

(Direct and functional reporting relationships; interaction within and between functions)

  • Reports directly to VP, Business Strategy.
  • Regular interaction with the CEO, OGCI CI and other members of the Leadership Team.
  • Liaison with Vice President, Strategic Marketing and Communications.
  • Supervision of the Multi-media Platform Manager.


(Liaison requirements with other companies; consultants; agencies; professional associations; peer groups)

  • Liaison and interaction  with management of Investee Companies.
  • Interaction with a wide range of external stakeholders.
  • Liaison with Member Company representatives or OGCI CI’s Board members, as required.
  • Liaison with and management of consultants and service providers in relation to communications and marketing initiatives.
  • Liaison with representatives from event host organisations.

Education and Professional Qualifications Required

  • Master’s degree in Engineering or International Policy diploma in the energy sector.
  • Relevant work experience in oil & gas, climate change, energy, low carbon transport & notably hydrogen, CCUS will be highly beneficial.
  • Strong communication, organizational, analytical and critical thinking skills.

Additional Specialised Knowledge and Skills Required

  • Demonstrated professional experience in communications, marketing, journalism or in a similar field.

Experience and Technical Competencies

  • The ability to work under pressure to deliver short term deadlines and long-term annual objectives.
  • The ability to quickly grasp and understand new topics, subjects and themes.
  • Good balance between technical, management and policy/economic in low-carbon economy challenge.
  • The ability to interface effectively at multiple levels including with Member company organisations, at both management/strategy level and working group / technical levels.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Knowledge of the climate institutions map, the climate agenda and the critical milestones.
  • Project management skills, strong organizational skills and ability to prioritize and prepare action plans.
  • Good decision making skills and well-developed diplomacy skills.
  • Experience on Methane emissions or Hydrogen would be an added advantage.

Behavioural Competencies Required

  • Passion about climate change – willing to contribute to energy transition.
  • Synthesis and action-oriented mindset.
  • Ability to work in a small and versatile team.
  • Fluent in English; other languages a plus.

Special Aptitudes or Personality Attributes Required

  • Passion for making an impact on climate change.
  • International mindset.
  • Proactive and creative attributes.

Unusual Working Conditions

  • International travel will be required from time to time.
  • Diverse locations of OGCI CI may result in out of hours meetings/calls, as required.

Additional Information

  • The role will be based in London.
  • The role is a 6 month maternity cover.
  • Eligibility to work in the UK is mandatory.
  • Diverse locations of OGCI CI may result in out of hours meetings/calls, as required.

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We thank all applicants for their interest in working with us.  Due to the high volume of applications, only those candidates selected for interview will be contacted.

Please note, neither OGCI Climate Investments LLP nor any of the organisations that recruit on our behalf will ever ask for any payments from applicants at any point in the recruitment process.