Oil Commercial Contractor

  • Location
    City Of London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 37 - £ 40 / Hourly
  • Category
    Energy - Oil Refining & Oil Products
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Energy
  • External Reference
    JN-042021-178906



We are looking for Oil Commercial contractor to start immediately for at least 6 months with a view to being extended. The position will be remote until government guidelines change. Pay will be £37 - £40ph. You will be working in a team, liaising with other team members on a regular basis. Excellent communication skills as you will be writing and drafting contracts. 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. As part of a team of five, this contract position will be based in the Europe Contracts Team in London.



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


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.


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



Required Qualifications:


Strong experience of working in contracts for either Crude Oil, Product Cargoes (additional experience in Natural Gas and/or LNG preferred), ideally gained over 3+ years.


Experience of standard trading and/or contracts practices.


Understanding of Oil Majors GT&Cs and experience in reviewing counterparties' GT&Cs/negotiating Side Letters.


Understanding of financial, operational and legal risks.


Experience in reviewing Tender documentation


Good understanding of Incoterms and transfer of title and risk.


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



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: Zoe Cox