This position will be filled at a level commensurate with the successful candidate's skills and qualifications and the business needs of Northern Natural Gas Company. Actual job title and compensation will be commensurate with the candidate's experience and qualifications.
Purpose of Position
The purpose of this position is to market company services for a diverse client/customer base, manage customer relationships and assist in the development of company strategy to maximize transportation and storage revenues for NNG with its clients.
Primary Job Duties and Responsibilities
Create new transportation services to match the needs of shippers while managing appropriate risk levels. In addition, provide excellent customer service to existing account customers, manage daily requirements of these accounts and look for ways to increase firm entitlement of these accounts.
Have a working knowledge of and use financial derivative products to manage risk or capture transportation or storage related value.
Negotiate and structure complex agreements for transportation or storage services, having a complete understanding of market trends and needs.
Proactively market company services to existing and potential customers. Analyze customer’s business to derive optimal business arrangement between customer and company.
Facilitate market expansion projects to meet customer and company objectives.
Increase revenue generation from assigned customers. Develop and maintain market intelligence regarding alternate supply and market prices and conditions.
Ensure NNG is responsive to customers and assist customers in their effective utilization of NNG’s systems.
Assist customers in the interpretations of NNG’s tariffs and procedures and be able to sufficiently explain these procedures to the customer.
Ensure all compliance aspects of position are known and followed; understand and comply with all policies, codes and regulations applicable to position and company.
Perform any additional responsibilities as requested or assigned.
Bachelor’s degree in finance, engineering, business administration, or related field; or equivalent work experience. (Typically six years of related, progressive work experience would be needed for candidates applying for this position who do not possess a bachelor’s degree.)
Eight plus years of experience in the energy industry.
Working knowledge of the mid-continent pipeline grid.
Exceptional oral and written communication skills.
Exceptional analytical and problem-solving skills.
Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks and projects concurrently.
Employees must be able to perform the essential functions of the position with or without an accommodation.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.