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Contract Specialist

  • Location

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Operations & Middle Office

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £25000 - £30000 per annum

  • Contact:

    Will Goodman

  • Job ref:

    Contract Specialist_1634548557

  • Published:

    about 2 months ago

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

My client, a leading global trading company based in the city are looking for a contract specialist to join there dynamic growing team.

The successful candidate would provide sales support and contract execution of international trades of Tubular product including delivery coordination, accounting transactions and supporting sales staff and managers. Key responsibilities include accurate, organized and prompt transactions, contract management and continuous improvement of operational efficiencies. This role will cover business transactions and contracts mainly within the Europe/CIS /Africa region.

The Role

  • Liaising with customers and other offices in relation to enquires, securing orders, and contract This includes potential customer visits mainly within Europe, if required, and company travel policy permits
  • Interacting with internal corporate departments such as trade risk management, tax, legal, accounting and treasury for processing internal applications and ensuring company rules are being adhered to
  • SAP and iTIMS transactions for purchases and sales
  • General administration duties for sales/purchase orders such as international delivery coordination, accounts payable and accounts receivable and chasing overdue invoices
  • Maintaining customer files and issuing accurate shipping/customs documentation
  • Supporting global contract administration for a major client g. updating price data and documents
  • Accounting transactions for major client indent commissions from SC overseas offices
  • Month end accounting procedures such as closing iTTIMS & SAP
  • Physical inventory checks at stock yards located inside or outside the UK (mainly in Europe, or Baku), if required, and company travel policy

Qualifications/Skills/Personal Qualities

  • Educated to 'A' Level standard or equivalent
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent Microsoft office skills
  • Excellent SAP Skills
  • Basic international trade transaction skills including a good understanding of INCOTERMS, customs clearance and trade security application
  • Prioritising and working independently
  • Organisation and planning
  • Detail orientated
  • Confident and professional - in order to develop relationships with customers and suppliers alike
  • Team-player.

Essential experience:

  • Extensive experience using SAP and other accounting software
  • Proficient user of Microsoft Office
  • Experience in administering international trade (commercial terms, export documentation, VAT, Foreign Exchange), ideally in an oil and gas, steel
  • Experience in arranging international

Desired experience:

  • Experience within a multicultural business environment
  • Experience working with a large range of clients in various locations and understanding complex issues that may arise as a result of different country requirements
  • Experience in writing functional procedures, processes, work instructions and process maps
  • Experience in conducting audits, both internal and external
  • Experience in contract management

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