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Contract Negotiator

Houston, Texas, United States


Sector: Administration

Posted: 4/14/2023

Ref: BH-230771

Kaitlyn Palividas
Consultant: Kaitlyn Palividas
Your responsibilities may include:
  • Negotiating and drafting multi-commodity master trading agreements (NAESB, EEI, WSPP, ISDA,etc.) with counterparties
  • Ensuring timely execution and review of contracts
  • Managing contracts and ensuring compliance throughout the term of the agreement
  • Developing recommendations on contract renegotiations, cancellations, etc.
  • Identifying changes in contracting practices to generate earnings or cash flow to company
  • Developing a strong understanding of the trade business and ensuring complex non-standard trades are accurately reflected in trading systems
  • Working closely with Commercial Traders, Credit, Compliance, and Legal to accurately prepare and send trade confirmations for complex non-standard trades in a timely manner
  • Developing expertise in trading systems and working with IT on innovative automation solutions and enhancements
  • Providing support for various special projects

  • Bachelor's degree or higher in engineering, economics, mathematics, finance, accounting or other related quantitative field or foreign equivalent
  • 3+ years of experience in the oil and gas industry
  • 1+ years of experience developing contracts and agreements years of
  • 1+ experience in basic contract negotiating and/or commercial evaluation
  • Intermediate proficiency in Microsoft Office

  • Advanced knowledge and understanding of commercial trading, contract negotiations, and the confirmation processes
  • Intermediate proficiency in commercial trading systems (CXL, RightAngle), ICE eConfirm, andQuorum
  • Networking/interpersonal skills and ability to communicate with a wide variety of individuals internally and externally
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral Proven continuous improvement focused skillset
  • Takes ownership of actions and follows through on commitments by holding others accountable and standing up for what's right
  • Listens actively and invites new ideas for shared understanding, then influences and acts to drive positive performance and achieve results
  • Strong sense of teamwork as well as the ability to work independently across multiple functional areas with a high level of self-initiative and drive
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to multi-task effectively among competing priorities
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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