Company: Weatherford
Skills: Legal
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.
     




ORGANIZATION SUMMARY

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. The Company operates in over 90 countries and has a network of approximately 1,000 locations, including manufacturing, service, research and development, and training facilities and employs approximately 29,500 people. For more information, visit  www.weatherford.com  and connect with Weatherford on  LinkedIn ,  Twitter ,  YouTube  and  Facebook .

Weatherford delivers innovative technologies and services designed to meet the world's current and future energy needs in a safe, ethical, and sustainable manner. Grounded by our core values and inspired by our world-class people, we are committed to being a trusted business partner to those we serve.

 

JOB DESCRIPTION

Senior Corporate Counsel position will support Weatherford's corporate legal team and assist in achieving strategic business objectives by providing high quality legal support in all areas of corporate, finance, securities and financial reporting, internal restructurings, and as needed, merger and acquisitions.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Provide legal support to treasury departments (e.g., for credit facilities, debt offerings, equity offerings) and ongoing compliance matters

Draft minutes and board resolutions of all types

SEC reporting, including Section 16 reporting, 10-K and 10-Qs.

NYSE reporting and compliance

Provide assistance to corporate secretary with corporate governance and public company board matters

Contract drafting and negotiation (e.g., letters of intent, confidentiality agreements, finance arrangements, professional service and joint venture agreements)

Coordinate with hemisphere and geozone legal counsel, worldwide paralegals, and assist various internal clients with business support

As needed, participate in the organization, support, documentation and closing of divestiture & acquisition transactions (at all stages) with appropriate transaction dependent levels of supervision

 

QUALIFICATIONS

10-15+ years applicable experience

J.D., Law

Licensed to practice law in the state of Texas

Should be willing maintain flexible schedule to meet corporate needs 

Experience in general corporate, finance and securities work

Conscientious with strong work ethic

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Strong ability to prioritize workload

Able to remain calm and composed under pressure and in an environment of rapidly changing demands

Excellent counsel and business partner

Ability to fit in an environment which is collegial yet demanding of excellence and fast-paced. 

Preferred:

Oilfield experience (in-house or firm)  

Ability to interface with senior management

Ability to supervise outside counsel

 

POSITION SPECIFIC DETAILS

Weatherford offers competitive compensation and benefits upon hire; including paid vacation to start, matching 401K program, comprehensive benefits program, and employee stock purchase program (ESPP) and opportunities for on-going training and career development. VEVRAA Federal Contractor - Priority Referral Requested

Weatherford is an Equal Opportunity Employer Females/ Minorities/ Veterans/Disabled and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status. 

 

Weatherford is one of the largest multinational oilfield service companies providing innovative solutions, technology and services to the oil and gas industry. We may be a large company, but we empower our team to create fresh ideas that challenge convention and break the status quo. Our employees are the key to driving our growth and success. Everywhere we operate, they are inspired to develop new and efficient ways of raising the bar to meet the needs of an evolving industry and solve our clients’ toughest challenges.

 

At Weatherford, you will work in an exciting, high-energy environment where we are making groundbreaking, award-winning advancements in oilfield technology.  The opportunity to explore your potential is limitless.

               

                Visit www.weatherford.com/careers to learn more. 

 

 

Weatherford is ranked in the Global Top 10 in Rigzone's Ideal Employer Rankings - find out more here.