Contract Specialist

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Procurement and Supply Chain
  • External Reference

We are currently recruiting for a Contract Specialist based in Canary Wharf The Contracts and Master Data Management (MDM) group manage and sustain core business services to the Supply & Trading organisation. The global Contracts group, based in Houston, London and Singapore, supports contract requirements for the supply and trading business. Our client looking for a candidate who has experience in; Trading, Crude, LNG, Trading

As part of a team of five, this position will be based in the Europe Contracts Team in London.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

The Contract Specialist supports contract requirements for Supply and Trading Organisation.

Timely and accurately prepares contracts by validating trade deal and General Terms and Conditions (GTC), coordinating internal SME reviews and corresponding with the counterparty. Provides contract, GTC and tender guidance and negotiation support to the trading organisation. Leads/supports internal and industry led contract simplification, automation and digital initiatives that enhance efficiency.

Generate contracts/reviewing, understanding and drafting responses to contracts received from customers for our purchase of crude and products cargoes.

Incorporating trade economics, complex physical delivery clauses and legal terms.

Liaising with Traders/Trading Analysts to resolve trade discrepancies on a daily basis.

Liaise and negotiate agreeable contract terms with counterparts, state companies and partners.

Administer all contract work from initiation through to completion.

Review and recommend amendments to customers' General Terms and Conditions (GT&C) as necessary.

Work closely with various departments such as Trading, Operations, Finance, Legal, Credit and Tax.

Support Natural Gas Europe (NGE) a section of GSAT in S&T, active in UK, Denmark, Germany & Netherlands


Work in a fast-moving commercial environment, agreeing priorities and workload in line with business needs and expectations.

Special considerations:

Minimum of 3 years related business experience.

Ability to efficiently plan, prioritise and adapt to ever changing demands.

Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products.

Knowledge of trading systems e.g.: Endur and/or RightAngle


Knowledge of Incoterms (2000 & 2010) and transfer of title and risk.

Experience in reviewing Tender documentation

Experience of standard trading and/or contracts practices.

Understanding of financial, operational and legal risks.

Due to the size of the team, the candidate will need to be proficient within a short space of time with minimal training.

Customer-focused with good planning and organisational skills.

If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider

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Please apply with your CV to: Tayla Mehmet