Contracts Analyst - Commodity trading

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City of London, London

Contracts Analyst will co-ordinate and maintain the trading agreements which support the buying and selling of physical crude oil, feedstocks, refined products and renewables commodities..

Primary Accountabilities/Responsibilities

  • Drafting of commercial contracts/confirmations and responses to counterparties, ensuring these accurately reflect the terms agreed by traders and are captured in the deal recap and internal system.
  • Reviewing contracts and analysing clauses, obligations and liabilities.
  • Providing commercial advice to key stakeholders in the business.
  • Working closely with other internal groups to coordinate the review of the contract terms and to provide updates regarding the status of the contract.

Critical Skills/Leadership Criteria

  • Must possess relevant experience in energy, shipping or commodity trading in a contract management role.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to write clearly and concisely and to use communication skills to influence and achieve objectives.
  • Ability to develop and maintain ongoing working relationships with traders and other stakeholders.
  • Commercially minded with the ability to accurately process data in a focused and methodical manner.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

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Zelda Austen
Zelda Austen
Senior Recruitment Consultant