Concept Development Planner

Exxon Mobil


About us


At ExxonMobil, our vision is to lead in energy innovations that advance modern living and a net-zero future. As one of the world’s largest publicly traded energy and chemical companies, we are powered by a unique and diverse workforce fueled by the pride in what we do and what we stand for.


The success of our Upstream, Product Solutions and Low Carbon Solutions businesses is the result of the talent, curiosity and drive of our people. They bring solutions every day to optimize our strategy in energy, chemicals, lubricants and lower-emissions technologies. 


We invite you to bring your ideas to ExxonMobil to help create sustainable solutions that improve quality of life and meet society’s evolving needs. Learn more about our What and our Why and how we can work together.

ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India


ExxonMobil’s affiliates have offices in India in Bengaluru, Mumbai and the National Capital Region.  

  • ExxonMobil’s affiliates in India supporting the Product Solutions business engage in the marketing, sales and distribution of performance as well as specialty products across chemicals and lubricants businesses. The India planning teams are also embedded with global business units for business planning and analytics. 
  • ExxonMobil’s LNG affiliate in India supporting the upstream business provides consultant services for other ExxonMobil upstream affiliates and conducts LNG market-development activities.
  • The Global Business Center – Technology Center provides a range of technical and business support services for ExxonMobil’s operations around the globe.

ExxonMobil strives to make a positive contribution to the communities where we operate and its affiliates support a range of education, health and community-building programs in India. Read more about our Corporate Responsibility Framework.

To know more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and the Energy Factor India.

What role you will play in our team



Concept Development Planner for Upstream and Low Carbon Solutions plays a key role in the early maturation of Exxon Mobil’s business opportunities.  It includes the creation of conceptual development plans, integration of data across functions (e.g., engineers, geoscientists, operators, and commercial) to build and test business cases, and management of an opportunity through the activities of concept selection and business-line decision to proceed into front-end engineering design (FEED).  As custodians of the Corporation’s opportunity management framework, Development Planners integrate global technical, commercial, and project expertise to evaluate options, characterize risks, and provide the right information and perspectives to drive unbiased, value-based decision making. Personnel in this team demonstrate the following skills:


  • Technical depth of knowledge in the oil and gas industry, preferably with hands-on experience (e.g., projects, drilling, operations)
  • Commercial/profitability analysis to build, run, and interpret results of economic models.
  • Business acumen, use of judgement, and an analytical approach to problem solving.
  • Decision-framing and decision-making in an environment of high uncertainty
  • Coordination, collaboration, and influence without direct authority to lead teams and manage interfaces.
  • Excellent English communication skills, both oral and written

What you will do



Primary Job Functions


  • Execute opportunity evaluations; generate appropriate screening concepts, develop or lead the development of the technical, execution, and commercial bases, and analyze resulting risks and economic metrics in pursuit of maximizing shareholder value.
  • Understand developmental, operational, fiscal, and Corporate strategic levers to explore and test pathways to commerciality and profitability.
  • Identify, characterize, and communicate the opportunity’s critical value drivers, risks and uncertainties
  • Define, acquire, and analyze information needed to reduce uncertainties sufficiently to establish the business case, as appropriate for the asset type and phase of development
  • Develop, maintain, and use economic models and their results to support business decisions
  • Represent recommended course of action to senior decision makers, including external stakeholders such as co-venture company managers and government authorities.

About You


Skills and Qualifications       


  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, Engineering Technology, Construction Management or Geoscience
  • Minimum 5 years of work experience in the hydrocarbon industry or an energy-adjacent industry
  • Willingness to relocate to Bengaluru.

Your benefits


An ExxonMobil career is one designed to last. Our commitment to you runs deep: our employees grow personally and professionally, with benefits built on our core categories of health, security, finance and life. We offer you: 

  • Competitive compensation 
  • Medical plans, maternity leave and benefits, life, accidental death and dismemberment benefits 
  • Retirement benefits 
  • Global networking & cross-functional opportunities
  • Annual vacations & holidays
  • Day care assistance program
  • Training and development program
  • Tuition assistance program
  • Workplace flexibility policy
  • Relocation program
  • Transportation facility

Please note benefits may change from time to time without notice, subject to applicable laws. The benefits programs are based on the Company’s eligibility guidelines.

Stay connected with us


  • Learn more about ExxonMobil in India, visit ExxonMobil India and Energy Factor India.
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EEO statement


ExxonMobil is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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