Commercial Adviser

  • Competitive
  • Scotland Scotland Aberdeen
  • Contract
  • Oil & Gas
Commercial Adviser
Description:   Purpose of Role:  
•           The purpose of this role is to progress 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.

Critical Responsibilities:
•           Ensures that all activities are carried out in a safe manner complying with all regulatory requirements, legislation and HSEQ procedures

Areas of Responsibility:
•           Providing day to day management of operational commercial agreements for NOV assets and operated assets.
•           Identifying 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 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 relevant stakeholders 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
•           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, etc.:
•           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
Site:   Aberdeen
Sub-Department:   OBO & Commercial
Location:   Rubislaw House

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, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 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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