Commercial Analyst


Description of
this vacancy

Start your career as a Commercial Analyst at Vopak and contribute to social themes such as energy security and energy transition. We offer you a working environment that is safe and pleasant and where equality, diversity and satisfaction are of paramount importance. Ready to develop yourself and make a positive impact? Improve the world and start as a Commercial Analyst at Vopak.

What will you do as a Commercial Analyst?

This position provides coordination of assigned systems and services in the sales and business development groups including related analyses and support for Internal approvals and administration.

What do we offer you?

  • A market-based salary depending on your experience and knowledge and attractive bonuses

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance

  • Short Term/Long Term Disability Insurance

  • Basic Life/AD&D Insurance

  • Supplemental Life/AD&D Insurance

  • 401(k) Incentive Savings Plan

  • Holidays (9 fixed holidays and 2 floating holidays)

  • Tuition Reimbursement

  • Paid Time Off

What do we expect from you as a Commercial Analyst?

  • Minimum four-year college degree in business, chemistry or other related area required

  • MBA highly preferred

  • Minimum of 5 years administrative commercial experience; previous administrative experience in legal, operations or sales departments within the petroleum, petrochemical, chemical and related industries preferred; experience in Company or related industry desirable

  • Strong customer service skills; proven team player; organized

  • Working knowledge of Company offerings, services and company policies, rules, regulations and processes and procedures

  • Familiarity with company pricing procedures and basic contract Terms and Conditions a plus

  • Ability to multi-task, handle multiple projects, deadlines, customers, and conditions

  • Ability to analyze and summarize market and financial data; basic understanding of financial concepts such as budgeting, profitability, credit-worthiness, and related concepts

  • Good computer skills, including ability to easily use MS Office suite; various email, internet, intranet, and other programs; ability to create, read and manipulate Excel spreadsheets and PowerPoint presentations, including charts and graphs

  • Very good English communications skills, both oral and written

  • Quality Orientation

  • Results Orientation

  • Customer Orientation

  • Problem Analysis and Judgment

  • Business Context Awareness

  • Communication and Listening

  • Planning and Organizing

  • Discipline

What does your day look like?

Your core responsibilities are:

  • Demonstrate commitment to and support of Vopak’s SH&E principles and Values.

  • Creates proposals, contracts and setups for direct moves using standard templates

  • Ensures accuracy of details in each contract and contract amendment

  • Ensures deviations from contracts basic terms and conditions are brought to the attention of the appropriate party per company procedures

  • Produces standard contracts as directed

  • Ensures accuracy of contract commitment forms and communicates in an accurate and timely  manner to the group responsible for invoicing

  • Produces contact letters with proposals, escalations communications and follow up letters.

  • Manages input and updating of contracts information and communicates to appropriate staff

  • Administration of Contract Escalations (rate increases)

  • Oversees contracts escalation (periodic rate increases)

  • Enters and maintains all pertinent contracts data in the appropriate software programs

  • Monitors, tracks and maintains all data related to escalation

  • Functions as first line of contact for customers when new services or prices need to be added to the contract or if customer has questions or problems with contracts and terms

  • Demonstrates working knowledge of present and past contracts

  • Assists in developing and maintaining various budget information

  • Prepares Investment Proposals, project summaries and presentations as required

  • Seeks out market intelligence; performs market studies; analyzes information as requested

  • Collects and monitors customer developments; works directly with customers

  • Assists in strategy development

  • Develops and maintains information and reports as needed.

  • Maintains master customer lists and makes them available as necessary

  • Maintains various books, reports and information and makes them available to department personnel as needed

  • Inputs customer market data into database

  • Participates in community outreach activities

  • Trains in Company fundamentals and operational excellence standards.  Acts as the focal point for global Key Accounts Managers, VIP and other Commercial Excellence initiatives as assigned

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States.  The Company will not sponsor immigration or work visas.

Work Environment

This position requires an employee to be in an office environment as well as exposed to outside elements.  Most extreme elements are heat in the summer months of up to 104°F (40°C) and some exposure to cold of generally no less than 15°F (-10°C) in the winter months.  There will be exposure to various chemicals and compounds, including fumes and smells, some of them hazardous.  The employee may enter confined spaces and work in elevated environments.  Employee must be able to wear PPE required by the location.  General office noise may be experienced and louder sounds and vibrations when outside.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  All environments are safe with appropriate PPE.

Physical Demands

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, speak and hear.  The employee is required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; the employee may be required, on occasion, to climb or balance, stoop, kneel, or crouch.  The employee may be required to climb ladders/storage tanks up to 50’ in height.  The employee may be required to enter confined spaces.  The employee may occasionally lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.  Employee may be required to travel by air, rail, bus, or car.

Want to start as a Commercial Analyst at Vopak?

Are you ready to share your vision and contribute to Vopak's projects? Then start as a Commercial Analyst and apply now!

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