Senior Contracts Negotiator - Brussels

  • Location

    Brussels

  • Sector:

    Finance & Risk, Gas, Power and LNG

  • Salary:

    Competitive

  • Contact phone:

    +44 (0) 7974 194 008

  • Job ref:

    J7276

  • Expiry date:

    10/06/2021

  • Consultant:

    Sarah Stott

We are looking for a Senior Contracts Negotiator to join the expanding team of a top level global energy trading company in Brussels. You will be supporting the main business through the management of the counterparty on-boarding process.

This will include the drafting, negotiation and execution of industry standard trading agreements such as EFET, ISDA, MNA and CSA, as well as bespoke agreements. An understanding of European power, gas and carbon market, gained in a similar role within an energy trading company is a must.

 

Role

  • The role will be assisting the Company  with the following:

  • negotiation of trade and other related contracts;

  • interfacing with the relevant business units;

  • corresponding with external counterparties.

 

Responsibilities

  • drafting and negotiating industry standard trade contracts for physically and financially settled energy commodity trading, such as EFET, ISDA, CSA CPMNA and other and bespoke documents, such as brokerage    

  • Agreements and Regulatory Reporting Agreements

  • Interfacing with the relevant business units at the company, i.e. Credit & KYC, Legal, Commercial, Tax, Regulatory

  • corresponding with external counterparties

  • preparing contractual documents, letters and notes

  • preparing briefing notes and approval forms in association with contractual negotiations

  • reviewing and monitoring contractual compliance

  • general administration and document management through the life circle of contracts

  • attending commercial contracts priority meetings

 

Skills and experience

  • university qualified, studies in energy or more specifically oil and gas would be beneficial

  • extensive experience in a similar role

  • work experience within the energy industry and trading business

  • understanding of European power, gas and carbon market, gained in a similar role within an energy trading company

  • excellent understanding of and experience drafting and negotiating general framework agreements used in the European energy trading world

  • knowledge and exposure to understanding of the compliance trading policies and procedures; understanding of the latest developments in the energy trading compliance arena and regulations

  • knowledge of management techniques for the commodity energy industry

  • analytical mind and thorough, with excellent attention to detail

  • commercially aware and customer facing

  • highly motivated

  • well organized and have proactive approach to problem solving

  • proven ability to meet tight deadlines and work autonomously as well as collaboratively with the team

  • excellent communication and strong negotiation and influencing skills

  • ability to build and develop the relationships with the business client and external customers

  • good knowledge of Microsoft Office suite

  • full command of English (written and spoken) language and knowledge of Italian will be beneficial

For more details please get in touch with Sarah Stott on +44 (0) 7974 194 008 or sarah@elevenrecruitment.com