Energy Trading Contract Coordinator - ParaLegal/Legal Administrator

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12 months Initially
Eaglecliff Recruitment
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Energy Trading Contract Coordinator - ParaLegal/Legal Administrator

World Leading Global Energy Trading Company has an exciting opportunity for a Contract Coordinator with previous experience within a legal administrative or as a para-legal role within Energy Trading, Commodities Trading or Shipping to draft, review and send spot and term sales & purchase contracts in close liaison with Commercial Advisors ensuring that they accurately reflect the terms agreed by traders as recorded in the deal capture system.

About the Role:

  • Review and respond to non-standard counterparty contracts which may require directly seeking advice from the trader and the Commercial Advisor.
  • Ensure all trades are properly documented and acknowledged in a timely fashion.
  • To target agreed KPI performance goals for contract drafting and dispatch.
  • Support the Commercial Advisors in providing pre and post deal support to the business.
  • Responsibility for maintaining the complete electronic deal record for all trades including contracts, documents and amendments.
  • Maintain the physical records repository in the respective Trading & Supply hubs in accordance with the file plan.
  • Support Commercial Advisors in maintaining the contract and clause database as well as creating fit for purpose contracts template in consultation with Commercial Advisors.
  • Assist in training and supporting of new joiners to the Contracts team.
  • Maintain compliance with local implementation policies, manual of authorities and SOX controls.

About You:

  • MUST HAVE 2-3+ years' experience in energy/commodity trading or shipping environment in a legal/para legal or contract administration role.
  • Must have a flexible approach and be commercially orientated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Must have the ability to prioritise work load and adhere to tight deadlines.
  • Must be able to demonstrate good attention to detail with good written drafting ability.
  • Capable of critically review contracts to identify issues and exposures and to draft constructive responses to mitigate or remove such exposures.
  • Must have good communication skills, capable of engaging with traders and other stakeholders to ensure all contract are accurate and fit for purpose.

This needs combining with a positive attitude and an ability to work within a large, globally dispersed project team in a multi-cultural environment. You also need to be a self-starter, a logical thinker and a quick learner, with strong initiative and excellent communication, interpersonal and presentation skills, able to write clearly and concisely.

We believe in equality of opportunity for all job applicants regardless of gender, marital status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic origin, creed or religion, disability, sexual orientation or age.

Specialising within Energy Trading, Oil & Gas, Financial Markets and TV & Entertainment, Eaglecliff Recruitment is ISO accredited, a Member of REC and listed within the top 4% for Financial stability by Dun & Bradstreet. Please telephone for an immediate response or email your CV for a reply within one hour. Eaglecliff Ltd is acting in the capacity of an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for contractor resourcing.