Shell Contracts Coordinator / Operations Support - Nassau, Bahamas in Bridgetown, Bahamas, The

Auto req ID 79060BR

Job Title Contracts Coordinator / Operations Support - Nassau, Bahamas

Country of Work Location Bahamas

City, State (if applicable) Bridgetown

Work Location Bridgetown

Company Description Shell is a global group of energy and petrochemicals companies with over 90,000 employees in more than 70 countries and territories.

We deliver energy responsibly, aiming to meet society’s energy demands today and in the future in economically, environmentally and socially responsible ways. We operate safely with respect to our neighbors and work to minimize our environmental impact.

We are in search of remarkable people who will thrive in a diverse and inclusive work environment to deliver exciting projects locally and globally. People who are passionate about exploring new frontiers. Innovators and pioneers. People with the drive to help shape our future. Because remarkable people achieve remarkable things.

Job Description

This is a flexible position that requires an ability to remain resilient and positive in a rapidly changing and challenging environment. Preference will be given to individuals who can demonstrate self-direction and a demonstrated ability to capitalise on the opportunities that such changes can provide for innovation and developing new ways of working.

Position Description

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Handle physical documentation processing including Bills of Lading, Certificates of Origin and Customs Documents.

  • Working directly with the Letter of Credit Team to complete Documentary Letters of Credit as needed.

  • Recording operational information from cargo documentation into internal Trading and Shipping systems.

  • Maintaining storage inventory records for existing storage agreements.

  • Providing ad hoc support for the Commercial Operations team.

  • Draft, review and send spot and term sales & purchase contracts in close liaison with Commercial Advisors, ensuring that they accurately reflect the terms agreed by traders as recorded in the deal capture system.

  • Review and respond to non-standard counterparty contracts which may require directly seeking advice from the trader and the Commercial Advisor.

  • Ensure all trades and any amendments are properly documented and acknowledged in a timely fashion.

  • Target agreed KPI performance goals for contract drafting and dispatch.

  • Support the Commercial Advisors in providing pre. and post deal support to the business.

  • Maintain the complete electronic deal record for all trades including contracts, documents and amendments.

  • Maintain the physical records repository in the respective Trading & Supply hubs in accordance with the file plan.

  • Support the Commercial Advisor(s) in maintaining the contract and clause database as well as creating fit for purpose contract templates in consultation with Commercial Advisors.

  • Assist in training and supporting of new joiners to the Contracts team.

  • Maintain compliance with local implementation policies, manual of authorities and SOX controls.

  • Incorporate Shell’s five behavioural imperatives into daily work ethic (external focus, commercial mindset, delivery, speed and simplicity).


  • Should ideally have relevant experience in energy /commodity trading or shipping environment in a legal/para legal, Operations or contract administration role.

  • Must have a flexible approach and be commercially orientated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

  • Must have the ability to prioritise work load and adhere to tight deadlines.

  • Must be able to demonstrate good attention to detail with good written drafting ability.

  • Capable of critically review contracts to identify issues and exposures and to draft constructive responses to mitigate or remove such exposures.

  • An ability to work under pressure.

  • Must have good communication skills, capable of engaging with traders and other stakeholders to ensure all contract are accurate and fit for purpose.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel & Word.

  • Must be fluent English (written & verbal).

  • Evidenced ability to cover multiple roles, including roles on other desks and taking on additional projects.

No. of Positions 2


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Removal Date 24-Jun-2018