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Dow Jones Vice President - Consulting in HOUSTON, Texas

Job Description: About Our Organization:

Dow Jones is a global provider of news and business information, delivering content to consumers and organizations around the world across multiple formats, including print, digital, mobile and live events. Dow Jones has produced unrivaled quality content for more than 130 years and today has one of the world’s largest news-gathering operations globally. It is home to leading publications and products including the flagship Wall Street Journal, America’s largest newspaper by paid circulation; Barron’s, MarketWatch, Mansion Global, Financial News, Investor’s Business Daily, Factiva, Dow Jones Risk & Compliance, Dow Jones Newswires, OPIS and Chemical Market Analytics. Dow Jones is a division of News Corp (Nasdaq: NWS, NWSA; ASX: NWS, NWSLV).

About the Team:

Chemical Market Analytics by OPIS, a Dow Jones company, enables stakeholders in the global chemical industry to improve operational efficiency with deep insights, future outlooks, price discovery and consultation from a celebrated team of subject matter experts. We offer short- and long-term market coverage for more than 200 core building-block chemicals with a full suite of advisory services and top-tier events held around the globe. The worldwide chemical industry looks to Chemical Market Analytics to guide decisions and help manage risk across the entire value chain.

About the Role:

As the Vice President of Consulting, you will establish and implement CMA’s consulting vision, objectives, strategy for predictable & material revenue, and margin contribution. You will act as a liaison between CMA consulting, CMA chemical insights leadership, and Dow Jones Energy leadership to deliver consulting client delight with the efficient use of internal subject matter expertise. You will also interface proactively with global chemical and energy market participants at all levels (including C-suite), to enhance Chemical Market Analytics’ reputation for subject matter expertise and to solicit consulting projects. You will report directly to the Senior Vice President of Research & Analysis.

You Will:

  • Develop, implement, and maintain consulting strategy to deliver consistent revenue growth year-over-year

  • Partner with Vice President of Business Development to develop consulting opportunities and enhance CMA reputation

  • Oversee consulting contract preparation, resource requirement assessment, and quote development

  • Guide consulting project management and acts as project manager for certain projects

  • Evaluate organizational options of hiring in-house consulting resources, acquiring consulting resources, or forming alliances with a consulting firm and recommend best strategic fit to CMA and OPIS management

  • Manage consulting resources to effectively serve clients and support internal multi-client study preparations

  • Guide consulting associates in complex project financial assessments including, but not limited to, IRR projections, cash flow projections, EV assessments, etc.

  • Travel domestically and internationally for client meetings and consulting engagements

You Have:

  • Twenty years’ experience in chemical and/or energy industry consulting

  • Comprehensive understanding of regional energy cost paradigms and relative energy advantages and disadvantages with respect to chemical markets

  • Experience managing multi-cultural consultant teams

  • Project management experience - including multicultural projects

  • Comprehensive understanding of normal terms & conditions of consulting agreements and the associated risks and risk management tools

  • Successfully written and negotiated detailed consulting contracts that deliver fair consultancy profit and client satisfaction

  • Understanding of regional business practices and cultural differences

Our Benefits

  • Comprehensive Healthcare Plans

  • Paid Time Off

  • Retirement Plans

  • Comprehensive Insurance Plans

  • Lifestyle programs & Wellness Resources

  • Education Benefits

  • Family Care Benefits & Caregiving Support

  • Commuter Transit Program

  • Subscription Discounts

  • Employee Referral Program

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Reasonable accommodation: Dow Jones, Making Careers Newsworthy - We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.EEO/AA/M/F/Disabled/Vets. Dow Jones is committed to providing reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals with disabilities, in our job application and/or interview process. If you need assistance or accommodation in completing your application, due to a disability, email us at Please put "Reasonable Accommodation" in the subject line and provide a brief description of the type of assistance you need. This inbox will not be monitored for application status updates.

Business Area: Dow Jones - OPIS - CMA

Job Category: Data Analytics/Warehousing & Business Intelligence

Union Status:

Non-Union / A clear and likely internal candidate

Since 1882, Dow Jones has been finding new ways to bring information to the world’s top business entities. Beginning as a niche news agency in an obscure Wall Street basement, Dow Jones has grown to be a worldwide news and information powerhouse, with prestigious brands including The Wall Street Journal, Dow Jones Newswires, Factiva, Barron’s, MarketWatch and Financial News.

This longevity and success is due to a relentless pursuit of accuracy, depth and innovation, enhanced by the wisdom of past experience and a solid grasp on the future ahead. More than its individual brands, Dow Jones is a modern gateway to intelligence, with innovative technology, advanced data feeds, integrated solutions, expert research, award-winning journalism and customizable apps and delivery systems to bring the information that matters most to customers, when and where they need it, every day.

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Req ID: 41657