Contracts Specialist

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1270666
  • Career Level Manager
  • Experience Fresh
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Contracts Specialist
Employment Type: Permanent
Location: London, United Kingdom
Working Environment: Hybrid, part office based (3 days) on site at client offices/ part home based.
Pay Type: Competitive Salary + Benefits

Contracts Specialist role, London based, Competitive market salary + benefits, globally leading utility-backed energy trading company.

Our Client
Hays are delighted to be working with one of the world's leading energy trading specialists, holding a global presence across all major production and consumption regions, with a platform to trade across all key markets (North America, Europe, Middle East, Africa, and Asia).

Our client operates one of the largest seaborne energy portfolios in the world which gives them a specialised understanding of the way local, regional and international energy markets behave. These insights enable our client help customers increase security of supply, optimise their portfolios, and improve the risk management of their assets.

The commercial hub of the company is in Singapore, with offices located in Japan (Tokyo), the UK (London) and the US (Baltimore).

Your new role
Hays are recruiting for a Contracts Specialist, where you will be part of the Contracts team within the legal and compliance department working with a team of Contracts Specialists based in Singapore and London, who will be responsible for the contracts management process primarily for the physical coal business for contracts and confirmation notices that cover deals originated in both the Asia Pacific, Europe and the U.S.

Key responsibilities will include but not limited to:
To draft transaction contracts primarily for physical coal deals which reflect both the commercial terms agreed with external an internal parties
Review contracts for both parties
Work closely with all internal stakeholders to manage the physical contract workflow process from deal conclusion to final signature whilst ensuring processes are complied with
Review any changes in the contract and make recommendations to the trading and the legal team which are acceptable and in line with the company's policy

What you'll need to succeed
At least 5 years' experience working in a (physical) commodity trading environment with significant responsibility for contracts review, drafting and negotiation.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Able to communicate effectively with internal stakeholders at all levels as well as external counterparty representatives.
Must be meticulous with keen eye for details and able to work in fast-paced and challenging environment.
Strong commercial skills.
Strong controls mindset.
Must be highly organised and able to prioritise workload, adhere to tight deadlines and be able to operate under minimal supervision.
Able to work independently and as part of a team.

What you will get in return
Competitive annual salary.
Comprehensive group term life, personal accident and medical coverage for staff and immediate dependants.
Hybrid working.
Professional Development Learning Programmes.

What you need to do now
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