Commercial Representative

Responsible for the implementation of Tolling Agreements and SPAs with emphasis on customer management/relationships, including planning LNG cargo schedules, power and feed gas forecasts, inventory management, and system and procedure development. This position requires daily interface with customers, commercial operations and the marine operations teams.

Essential Functions & Duties/Responsibilities

Participate in the management of customer relationships with regard to the integrated supply chain of planning & scheduling, commercial operations, settlement, invoicing and revenues.
Support performance of contractual obligations and requirements under tolling agreements and SPAs.
Support preparation of the LNG cargo Annual Delivery Program (ADP) for Customers and Owners, and work with Customers to implement monthly and daily updates.
Day to day interaction with operations and marine departments, and customers on cargo schedule forecasting, ship loading logistics, power and gas forecasting and general communications.
Communicate with customers and coordinate with Commercial Operations team to implement adjustments to LNG cargo schedules, feed gas forecasts and power schedules based on operational circumstances. Communicate cargo forecast and schedule adjustments with the relevant internal and 3rd parties.
Coordinate contractual monthly and daily reporting obligations with customers.
Support development of cargo scheduling policies and procedures as well as the related software tools which are used for cargo scheduling and other commercial operations activity.
Ad Hoc projects and reporting, as assigned by department managers.

Key Relationships within and outside the Company
Internal: Vice President ? Commercial, Director ? Commercial; Senior Managers – Commercial, Operations Team, Marine Operations team, Legal and IT/MIS teams.

External: Customers, Pipeline companies, LNG vessel personnel, Shipping agents, Independent surveyors, any other 3rd party personnel in relation to cargo scheduling

HSE Roles and Responsibilities
Support the policies, efforts, and programs of  company’s Health, Safety and Environmental Management System. Actively participate in the HSE Management System Policies. Ensure that HSE concerns are given priority in all activities completed within their area of responsibility. Implement routine inspections to ensure safe operating conditions.

Working Conditions & Physical Expectations
Primarily a typical office environment
Possible rotational on-call assignments after business hours after start of commercial liquefaction export operations

 

Requirements

Must have have at least two years LNG/Natural Gas ERCOT or related commercial experience
(4 year degree in related field plus at least two years of LNG commercial operations experience preferred)
Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy.

Ability to interpret and maintain in-depth understanding of key commercial agreements.

Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Must be able to remain calm in stressful conditions and make rational decisions.
General knowledge of computer operations desired.
Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office (particularly excel)
Ability to prioritize effectively, multi-task when necessary
Ability to secure resources and information to get the job done
Ability to work effectively on short notice and off- hours