Commodity Contracts Analyst

Group 29



Stroke 1

Role Type


Group 7


London, UK

Our client is a leading Energy Trading company who trade crude oil and refined products in the UK and Europe as well as a range of paper derivative products such as swaps, futures and options.

As the Contracts Analyst you will co-ordinate and maintain the trading agreements which support the buying and selling of physical crude & products as well as renewables commodities. The team provides a trading support function and requires efficient and accurate administrative support and the ability to undertake regular ad hoc project tasks on behalf of the Contracts team.

The Contracts Management Group provides key support to Trading and Operations plus interaction with other functions such as Legal, Treasury, Insurance, Finance, Marine, and Tax departments for contractual concurrence. The team also coordinates external Counter Party negotiations.


  • Drafting of commercial contracts/confirmations and responses to counterparties, ensuring these accurately reflect the terms agreed by traders.
  • Reviewing contracts and analysing clauses, obligations and liabilities.
  • Providing commercial advice to key stakeholders in the business.
  • Supporting maintenance of general terms and conditions applicable to the company’s commercial activity.
  • Working closely with other internal groups to coordinate the review of the contract terms and to provide updates regarding the status of the contract.
  • Promoting the development of best practice processes in line with company goals and reporting requirements.


  • Hold the legal right to live and work in the UK on a permanent basis without restrictions or meet the relevant criteria for employer sponsorship under the UK points-based immigration system.
  • Must possess relevant experience in energy, shipping, or commodity trading in a contract management role.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to write clearly and concisely and to use communication skills to influence and achieve objectives.
  • Highly organised with the ability to prioritise workload and adhere to tight deadlines.
  • High attention to detail with good drafting abilities.
  • Must have a strong team work ethic and the ability to work independently.
  • Commercially minded with the ability to accurately process data in a focused and methodical manner.
  • Proficient in using Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.


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