Job title: Commercial Advisor
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Expertise: Commercial
Salary: Negotiable
Location: UK - Scotland
Job published: 13/07/2022
Job ID: 32885

Job Description

Subsurface Global is currently recruiting for a Commercial Advisor for a UK based E&P company.

This will be a full-time staff position based in Aberdeen.

Candidates must have the right to work in the UK.

Purpose of Role:

The purpose of this role is to drive forward the commercial aspects of the business, and deliver optimal commercial solutions, both to maximise value in its various forms, to appropriately manage risk, negotiate new high quality commercial arrangements, or amend existing agreements, in accordance with legislative and government guidance, and identification, management and resolution of conflict.

Areas of Accountability, Responsibility and Competence Level:

  • Providing day to day management of operational commercial agreements for non-operated assets and operated assets
  • Identifying, with the hub Business Manager / JV Adviser and Non Op JV Manager where appropriate, where value can be optimised and risks managed, and ensuring that such incremental value and risk mitigation is secured
  • Ensuring relevant stakeholders have a timely awareness of the actions required to be in full compliance with obligations, making clear which individuals or teams are responsible for enforcing or performing such rights and obligations
  • Ensuring any risk to, or erosion of contractual rights is robustly resisted through stakeholder management and appropriate escalation so that existing rights are preserved and enhanced
  • Enforcing or performing contractual rights and obligations that are allocated to the Commercial Adviser and supporting the performance of such rights that are allocated to others
  • Proposing, with the relevant hub JV Adviser (where appropriate), amendments to the commercial agreements in the first instance with the VP Commercial and then with relevant stakeholders as necessary and then negotiating such amendments as appropriate with relevant functional support
  • Ensuring the legal team and hub JV Adviser (where appropriate) are consulted in respect of the commercial agreements, particularly regarding any communication with counterparties, disputes, amendments, or regarding any interpretation questions
  • Ensuring that the implementation of all agreements is supported by timely and thorough ‘handovers’ to all the relevant areas of the business
  • Ensuring obligations, actions and responsibilities are uploaded to the agreement obligation tracker system and that all actions are carried out
  • Ensuring the protection of business-critical information and documentation, including application of the Group Records Management standard
  • Responsibility for maintaining the Commercial Operations Framework document related to each asset for which the incumbent holds responsibility
  • Ensuring that colleagues in relevant assets and supporting functions are provided with the relevant information to understand the commercial intent behind the agreements, the opportunities for further value enhancement and a summary of the key risks in the agreements
  • Support Business Development activities as required
  • Any other reasonable duty as per instruction by your manager.

Critical Skills, Qualifications & Experience:

  • Performance focussed with commercial mind-set, agility and a focus on delivery and performance as well as problem solving
  • Demonstrable stakeholder management skills and ability to learn from and influence others
  • Ability to recognise links between wide ranging issues with the skill to develop overviews and propose solutions under changing circumstances.
  • Sound communication and relationship building skills with the proven ability to form strong and trusting working relationships with a wide range of stakeholders, and to influence and motivate individuals to work together in pursuit of team goals
  • Demonstrates the ability to be results oriented with a commercial focus and has the enthusiasm to seek improvements in business performance
  • Awareness of HSEQ Policies and Business Management System (BMS)
  • Awareness of Values & Business Principles

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