Contract Specialist

£20k - £31k per annum


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Contract Specialist
London, UK
£20,000 – £31,000pa* (depending on experience)
Permanent role + Hybrid working

We are looking for a contracts specialist to provide sales support and contract execution of international trades of tubular products including delivery coordination, accounting transactions and supporting sales staff and managers. Key responsibilities include accurate, organised 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.

Key Responsibilities

  • Liaising with customers and other offices in relation to enquiries, securing orders and contract execution. 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
  • Responsibilities with trade finance – Letters of Credit, Performance Bonds, Bid Bonds
  • General administration duties for sales/purchase orders such as international delivery coordination, accounts payable and accounts receivables and chasing overdue invoices
  • Maintaining customer files and issuing accurate shipping/customs documentation
  • Supporting global contract administration for a major client e.g. updating price data and documents
  • Accounting transactions for major client indent commissions from SC overseas offices
  • Month end accounting procedures such as closing iTIMS & SAP
  • Physical inventory checks at stock yards located inside or outside the UK (mainly in Europe, CIS or Northeast Africa), if required and company travel policy permits.


  • Excellent SAP skills
  • Salesforce (preferred)
  • Basic international trade transaction skills including a good understanding of INCOTERMS, customs clearance, trade security application, Letters of Credit, Performance Bonds and Bid Bonds
  • Confident and professional in order to develop relationship with customers and suppliers
  • Extensive experience using SAP and other accounting software
  • Experience in administering international trade (commercial terms, export documentation, VAT, Foreign exchange), ideally in an oil and gas, steel environment
  • Experience in arranging international logistics.
  • Experience within a multicultural business environment (Desirable)
  • 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 (Desirable)
  • Experience in writing functional procedures, processes, work instructions and process maps (Desirable)
  • Experience in conducting audits, both internal and external (Desirable)
  • Experience in contract management and execution. (Desirable)


  • £20,000 – £31,000pa* + Hybrid working + Additional Company benefits

In our company values we aim for equity at all stages of the recruitment process, please let us know if we can do anything to make the process more accessible to you.

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