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Commercial Advisor

  • Job reference: 932154
  • Location: Aberdeen
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Office & Commercial
  • Date posted: 29/09/2020

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

Responsibilities will include:
Supported by senior colleague(s), take a support / lead role for the company in the review / interpretation / negotiation / preparation of commercial matters - e.g. joint operating agreements, transportation agreements, pipeline agreements, product sales contracts, third party access requests.
Ensure company senior management are fully appraised of all key issues / emerging situations / strategic options, etc. Set up / prepare / present on same. Propose suitable path(s) forward. Follow-up on same.
Work closely with other departments e.g. Development Engineering, Engineering & Subsea to ensure that Operated / Non-Operated field development and operational plans are properly validated and aligned with the Company's best interests and that the Operator is applying sound operating and maintenance procedures.
Work closely with other members of the Commercial Team to develop and implement commercial strategies and tactical plans to develop and manage the Company's current and future business.
Provide advice and guidance on commercial matters to colleagues, senior management / co-ventures' / external stakeholders
Prepare requests for expenditure / ensure requests are aligned with budgets for approval by partners and work with partner group to gain support of same.
Provide input to e.g. the business plan, asset plans and annual budgets - and, where appropriate, works with partner group to gain support of same.

Essential Bachelors degree (ideally a minimum of a 2.1) or equivalent in a business, technical or engineering discipline.

Able to exercise sound judgement / know when to ask for advice and guidance.
Good communication / presentation skills.
Knowledge and experience of the oil and gas industry - ideally in a commercially focused role with an Operator in the UK oil and gas industry.
Relationship builder with networking capability / ability to work effectively in multi-functional teams.
Must be numerate / comfortable with extensive use of Excel (but not macros / Visual Basic programming), Word, PowerPoint.
Good planning and organisational skills
Proven ability to "design" meetings / action plans.
Conversant with industry-specific agreements, contractual terms, commercial developments, etc

Permanent 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 932154

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.

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