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General Manager - Grand Valley Minerals Company

Caerus Oil and Gas is looking for a General Manager to lead its new business line, Grand Valley Minerals Company. This role will provide executive management and leadership to the organization while growing the business through the acquisition of minerals and/or royalty interests from third parties and Caerus. To date, we have hired some of the most talented and passionate professionals in the industry.  We believe in technical excellence and intellectual curiosity. We seek to foster an environment that nurtures ideas and rewards success. This role is an exciting opportunity to design and build a business from the ground up. Every day is different at Caerus so being able to adapt quickly to change is essential.

What You’ll Do

  • Provide executive management and leadership to GVMC in a manner consistent with Caerus’ Vision and Values.
  • Develop and execute the business plan and annual budgets approved by the GVMC Board of Managers.
  • Recruit, hire, manage, develop and retain the appropriate staff.
  • Work with the accounting and finance staff of Caerus Operating to maintain accounting records and produce financial reports that accurately reflect the business activities of the minerals business unit.
  • Pursue tactical and strategic minerals acquisitions within the Piceance Basin (and, when appropriate, and with the prior approval of the GVMC Board of Managers, acquisitions in other U.S. basins).
  • Work with the CFO of Caerus Operating to create and maintain an appropriate capital structure for GVMC and, when necessary and with the prior approval of the GVMC Board of Managers, raise new debt and/or equity to finance acquisitions.
  • Prepare GVMC for IPO, sale or other exit opportunity.
  • Present monthly financial and operations reports and quarterly business strategy reports to the GVMC Board of Managers.
  • Work with the Operational Planning and Corporate Engineering Department to prepare quarterly reserve reports. The year-end reports shall be audited by NSAI and presented to GVMC Board of Managers and GVMC’s commercial lenders. Likewise, the mid-year report is to be presented to GVMC Board of Managers and GVMC’s commercial lenders.
  • Work with the Caerus finance staff to maintain and update monthly a financial model for the current year and subsequent five years.
  • Work with the Caerus Land Department to administer and maintain accurate records with respect to ownership, contracts, agreements, record title, oil and gas leases and other land records.
  • Work with the Caerus Legal Department to draft and negotiate required legal documents and in the selection of outside counsel for certain matters where it may be appropriate or required.
  • Work with the Caerus CFO on all tax matters and the selection of outside accounting and tax experts where it may be necessary.

The best candidate for this role will have a solid track record of successfully building and managing a portfolio of mineral and royalty assets from outside parties. You will bring innovative and entrepreneurial mindset and will thrive in a fast paced, ever changing, and highly collaborative environment. Ideally, the General Manager will have previously built, led and developed a similar department/business line and is strategic, structured and knowledgeable.

What We’re Looking For

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in industry-related specialty, technical, or business-related field.
  • Advanced degree such as, MBA or JD preferred.
  • 10+ years related experience in the oil and gas industry required.
  • Previous mineral and/or royalty management experience required.
  • Ability to travel up to 40% of the time.

About Us

Caerus Oil and Gas was formed in 2009 to invest primarily in conventional oil and gas properties. The Company intends to invest, in a contrarian strategy, in upstream oil and gas assets. The overall strategy includes a combination of acquisition, optimization, and development activities. Our value creation drivers include building reserves and production followed by expanding acreage, development and exploration inventory. Our operations are currently concentrated in the Piceance Basin with a daily production rate of 343 mmcfe, 3.1 TCFE in reserves and 560,000 acres.

Additional Details

  • This position is located at our headquarter offices in Denver, CO and includes competitive pay, benefits package (including medical, dental, vision), 401K, parking/transportation stipend, and generous vacation/PTO.
  • For the right candidate, reimbursement of relocation expenses
  • Caerus provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, and genetics.
  • Applicants must be currently authorized to work in the United States on a full-time basis.
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