Company: Chevron
Skills: Legal
Experience: 7 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Pudong Xinqu, Shanghai Shi, China

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.

Chevron is one of the world's leading energy companies, with approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world. We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine, market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy. In Downstream China, our business focus on lubricants and additives.

With leading experience in product innovation, client value for more than one century, Chevron lubricants provide products and services under Chevron, Texaco, Caltex brand for over 100 countries globally.

Chevron Oronite, a subsidiary of Chevron Corporation, is a world-scale developer, manufacturer and marketer of lubricant and fuel additives and chemicals. Our product are designed to help enhance the performance and extend the life of many types of transportation and industrial equipment. The success of our global organization is driven by our 2,000 employees working in research and development, manufacturing, supply chain, and sales and marketing across 14 countries.

We believe that talents, partnerships and performance are the keys to making us a major international energy company. Chevron provides a dynamic working environment which allows our employees to perform their best.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Corporate Counsel located in Shanghai Pudong Office , Shanghai /China ,

Requisition ID#400954

Job Responsibilities

• Work closely and collaboratively with all levels of Chevron's organization in the PRC and abroad to understand the DS&C business and in particular the Oronite additives business in the PRC, their strategies and priorities in order to provide excellent legal support.

• Provide timely, pro-active, comprehensive and quality legal advice to business managers and other personnel in the PRC on a full range of commercial matters, transactions and business activities in the PRC, including business development opportunities and significant transactions and projects. Such advice shall include a comprehensive analysis of legal risks and mitigation plan.

• Draft, review and negotiate successfully in Chevron's favor a variety of commercial agreements for DS&C companies in China, including for procurement, marketing and sales functions, pro-actively ensuring that all commercial arrangements of the DS&C companies in the PRC are properly documented in compliance with Chevron's policies and procedures and PRC laws.

• Provide timely, pro-active, comprehensive and quality legal advice and support on all regulatory matters, including audits and investigations by, and communications with, government authorities.

• Provide pro-active, comprehensive and quality advice in accordance with Chevron's policies and procedures and PRC laws on a broad range of compliance requirements including antitrust, anti-corruption, conflict of interest, corporate governance, employee relations, health, environmental and safety, data privacy and information protection and international trade.
• Regularly train DS&C personnel on Chevron's corporate policies and compliance requirements and changes in applicable PRC laws and regulations to close knowledge gaps as part of a continuing compliance training program.

• Provide pro-active and comprehensive legal support to joint venture operations, including strategies for commercial arrangements, business development, regulatory requirements and contracting.

• Provide quality corporate secretarial support to the DS&C companies in the PRC.

• Provide timely and comprehensive management and support of litigation and investigations affecting the DS&C companies in the PRC, working in coordination with disputes/investigations lawyers in Singapore, the U.S. and/or outside counsels.

• Regular visits (at least twice per month) to the Oronite Ningbo plant to ensure sufficient face to face meeting time to provide the above-mentioned timely, pro-active, comprehensive and quality legal support to the personnel there.

• Select, instruct and manage outside counsel in compliance with Chevron's Outside Counsel Guidelines and processes.

• Such other legal support work as may be notified by the Supervising Counsel to the Corporate Counsel.

• Travel as required within the PRC. Modest amounts of travel abroad.

Job Requirements

• LL.B in China, passed the PRC bar examinations and an advanced law degree from another civil and common law jurisdiction.

• Minimum of 7 years' working experience in a PRC or international law firm or in-house legal department.

• A highly motivated self-starter and team player capable of working in a fast-paced team environment and collaborating with business clients, other in-house counsels, outside counsel and staff.

• Fluent (written and spoken) in English and Mandarin to conduct business and draft legal documentation for local and international transactions.

• Effective in creating and maintaining high client confidence and satisfaction, communicating clearly, simply and directly with excellent professionalism.

• High ethical standards and ability to maintain strict confidentiality.

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

Chevron is one of the world’s leading integrated energy companies. Our success is driven by our people and their commitment to get results the right way – by operating responsibly, executing with excellence, applying innovative technologies and capturing new opportunities for profitable growth. Some of our specialties include generating power and produce geothermal energy; investing in profitable renewable energy and energy efficiency solutions; and developing the energy resources of the future, including researching advanced biofuels.


Our diverse and highly skilled workforce consists of approximately 64,700 employees, including more than 3,200 service station employees. At Chevron, we’re focused on safely delivering the energy needed to power human and economic progress worldwide. But how do we do that when harnessing fossil fuels can be inherently risky? To meet these challenges, Chevron has spent more than 20 years expanding systems that support a culture of safety and environmental stewardship that strives to achieve unequaled performance and prevent all serious incidents and fatalities. We call this Operational Excellence, and it drives everything we do. 


Diversity & Inclusion

We’re committed to reflecting in our workforce the rich diversity of cultures and racial and ethnic backgrounds in the communities where we live and work. We’re also devoted to encouraging a diversity of ideas.


Diversity is one of the cornerstones of our values, which we call The Chevron Way. The Chevron Way states:


“We learn from and respect the cultures in which we work. We value and demonstrate respect for the uniqueness of individuals and the varied perspectives and talents they provide. We have an inclusive work environment and actively embrace a diversity of people, ideas, talents and experiences.”


As a core value, diversity is critical to developing a talented, high-performing workforce needed for ongoing business success. The Chevron Way’s focus on people has helped establish a culture that attracts, develops and retains more diverse talent.


We Support Career & Personal Development

We value the importance of managing work/life priorities by offering flexible work schedules, on-site child care at some facilities, adoption assistance, dual-career couple support, scholarships and tuition reimbursement.


At Chevron, you’ll find a workplace committed to your professional development. You’ll receive support and tools to create your own career path, including education assistance support which pays up to 75% of the cost (including tuition, textbooks, lab fees, and registration and administration fees) for approved courses. To strengthen organizational capability, we develop our employees’ and contractors’ skills and experience through our Invest in People strategy. As part of this strategy, discussions focused on continually improving individual performance are held between managers and employees.




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