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Company: Chevron
Position: Senior Counsel
Location: San Ramon, CA or Houston, TX

Description: Chevron is accepting online applications for the position Counsel/Senior Counsel through February 2nd, 2024, at 11:59 p.m.

This Counsel or Senior Counsel position supports Chevron’s Americas Fuels & Lubricants business. The position is based in either San Ramon, California or Houston, Texas and reports to the Managing Counsel, Americas Fuels & Lubricants.

Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Providing commercial, transactional, and regulatory legal support on issues relating to Chevron’s fuels and lubricants business in the Americas.

  • Acting as an advisor to or member of commercial teams advising on a broad range of legal issues; drafting and negotiating supply and other commercial agreements; managing legal and commercial risks; ensuring Chevron’s interests are protected and advanced while providing client teams with ongoing counsel on legal issues, contract terms, corporate policies, and claims.

  • Working closely with Chevron’s subject matter experts in tax, HR, finance, intellectual property, compliance, environmental, insurance and project management to integrate commercial agreements within a comprehensive risk management structure.

  • Interpreting laws, rulings, and regulations; developing legal strategies and providing advice on the relative legal risks with such strategies.

  • Communicating clearly, simply, and directly. Providing timely and fit-for-purpose training, reports to business clients and law management.

Contact: Apply here


Required Qualifications:

  • Juris Doctorate from an accredited law school and admitted to practice law in a U.S. state or the District of Columbia.

  • 7+ years of sophisticated transactional legal experience.

  • High attention to detail. Excellent written and oral communication skills (English).

  • Adept commercial and creative thinker with experience collaborating with business clients, other in-house counsel, outside counsel and support staff in a faced-paced team environment.

  • Excellent relationship-building skills. Strong negotiation skills. High ethical standards.

  • Willingness to travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Downstream oil and gas industry experience.

  • Experience with the Petroleum Marketing Practices Act (PMPA).

  • Experience with fuel sales or lubricant sales or base oil sales.

  • Experience supporting a product sales team, including experience drafting and negotiating product sales agreements.

  • Experience supporting a business leadership team.

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