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Chevron Corporation Sr. Legal Counsel in Buenos Aires, Argentina

OPG Law – Americas E&P, Latin America Business Unit, Chevron Argentina is accepting online candidates for the Sr. Legal Counsel role.

The successful candidate must be able to provide practical, timely and fit-for-purpose legal advice to the Chevron Argentina business clients and more particular to Asset Development; Production, Commercial; Finance; Health, Safety and Environmental; Human Resources; Corporate Affairs; Supply Chain Management; and Compliance.

The attorney will report to the Legal Manager of Chevron Argentina in Buenos Aires, Argentina.

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

  • Providing legal and corporate advice on a broad range of legal issues including dispute resolution, risk mitigation, contract review and negotiation to other functions such as commercial, production, asset development, human resources, supply chain management, drilling, finance and public affairs.

  • Participating in negotiations and stakeholder engagements with government & business partners to ensure protection and advancement of Chevron’s rights and interests

  • Providing legal support and working with corporate business development and major transaction law group on commercial transactions and opportunities considered in Argentina.

  • Client training on legal and compliance matters.

  • Advising the business clients on legal risks and other issues related to commercial transactions, new legislation including emerging legislative initiatives.

  • Corporate governance of local Chevron legal entities, participate in internal investigations and provide legal support to emergency response teams related to incidents.

  • Management of local litigation matters including coordination with the Chevron international litigation management team as needed.

  • Consulting, in a cost-effective manner, with outside counsel when necessary and appropriate.

  • Interpret laws, rulings, and regulations; develop legal strategies and provide advice on the relative legal risks with such strategies.

  • Maintaining cross-departmental relationships and communicate effectively with key internal clients on legal progress and outcomes to align departmental efforts and priorities with the overall Chevron Argentina objectives and due dates.

  • Domestic travel may occasionally be required, including sporadic international travel.

Required Qualifications:

  • Argentine Law degree

  • Minimum 8 years´ legal experience practicing law with minimum 5 years+ legal experience supporting upstream & midstream activities in Argentina

  • Must possess good interpersonal and communication skills and possess diplomacy, tact and sensitivity. Be client focused and team and results oriented.

  • Ability to deliver business-oriented, cost-effective legal representation to clients on a timely basis.

  • Strong legal analysis and communication (oral and written) skills.

  • Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with a demonstrated ability to learn quickly, capable of working productively in a fast-paced team environment.

  • Proficient use of all MS Office products including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint, and other office automation tools as needed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Postgraduate degree or related course.

Relocation Option:

Relocation will not be considered.

International Considerations:

Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

“ Búsqueda laboral equitativa. El empleador sólo podrá solicitarle la información estrictamente necesaria para el desempeño en el trabajo que se ofrece. Ley n° 6471”

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Chevron Corporation is one of the world's leading integrated energy companies. Through its subsidiaries that conduct business worldwide, the company is involved in virtually every facet of the energy industry. Chevron explores for, produces and transports crude oil and natural gas; refines, markets and distributes transportation fuels and lubricants; manufactures and sells petrochemicals and additives; generates power; and develops and deploys technologies that enhance business value in every aspect of the company's operations. Chevron is based in San Ramon, Calif. More information about Chevron is available at www.chevron.com.

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

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