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Commercial Advisor

  • Job reference: 916256
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 12/09/2017

Our client is currently recruiting for the position of Commercial Advisor, based in Aberdeen.


Responsibilities include:
Apply extensive commercial experience in order to provide guidance and, insight, on commercial issues across the portfolio;
Interact proactively with the Joint Venture Team, in order to establish commercial priorities and influence the effective deployment of Commercial resource accordingly;
Work alongside JV Managers, identify and mature potential commercial value adding opportunities;
Propose commercial breakthrough solutions in support of JV Manager activity (eg. 3rd party tie back business impasse);
Take a leading role in material and complex negotiations/disputes and in identifying sources of value throughout company's commercial operations;
Play a central role during all phases of creation, review and negotiation of Company commercial agreements;
Support the Joint Venture team through busy periods and taking on Joint Venture Management responsibilities where necessary;
Support business development opportunities on an ad hoc basis;
Ensure that Senior Management are briefed/fully informed on commercial issues and options;
Work alongside the JV Managers to identify areas of risk exposure in Company existing commercial agreements, and where appropriate, highlight to management, along with potential mitigations.

Qualifications & Experience:
Degree qualified;
Relevant experience in a similar advisory role;
Proven extensive oil and gas experience ideally gained in an operating environment and across a range of functions including operations, commercial, business and project management.
Knowledge of commercial architecture, commercial best practice, regulatory and licence requirements and a significant level of experience in the upstream oil & gas sector;
Demonstrates a strong track record of negotiating TPOSAs, TPAs and JV agreements;
Extensive experience of participating in commercial negotiations in the oil and gas sector;
Experience in the commercialisation of new fields and third party agreements involving infrastructure, either as host or third party;
Knowledge of Decommissioning principles and business models (valuations, securities, sureties, planning etc) and associated commercial agreements.

Contract position
If you feel that you are well suited to the above opportunity and would like to find out more then please contact Orion Group for more information or apply by forwarding your current CV quoting reference 916257.



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