Legal Analyst
Chevron Services Company - Houston, TX

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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.

Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Legal Analyst (Paralegal) located in Houston, TX through May 6, 2013 at 11:59 p.m. (Pacific Standard Time).

Overview:
This position provides dedicated paralegal and contracting support in both Intellectual Property Law and Corporate, Technology & Services groups within Chevron’s Corporation Law Department.

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

The individual must perform delegated paralegal tasks under the guidance and direction of law function attorneys, including:
  • Preparing contracts and exhibits relating to a variety of matters, based on consultation with business clients and review by law function attorneys, including but not limited to professional services agreements, research agreements, information technology agreements (e.g. licensing, purchase and other agreements for software/hardware), confidentiality agreements and amendments to the foregoing.
  • Proof reading contract drafts and exhibits to ensure accuracy and consistency.
  • Working closely with Chevron’s subject matter experts in tax, credit, compliance, and insurance to integrate contractual terms.
  • Analyzing and summarizing contracts and documents for review by business clients and law function attorneys.
  • Working closely with business clients and law function attorneys to resolve a variety of day-to-day issues, and supporting a broad range of commercial transactions and projects.
  • Performing legal due diligence.
  • Multi-tasking and prioritizing work assignments to consistently provide high-quality work product within stated deadlines.

    Required Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum of five years experience as a commercial/contracting legal analyst or paralegal.
  • Demonstrated contracting and transactional expertise.
  • Strong analytical ability and research skills.
  • Strong communications skills (both oral and written). Ability to communicate effectively across broad functional and organizational lines.
  • Self-starter who is adept at working in a true team environment and partnering with management, clients, in-house counsel, outside counsel and staff.
  • Knowledge and understanding of the Microsoft Office suite of tools and legal research applications.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Team values and customer service approach.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to maintain high quality performance with varied deadlines and competing priorities.

    Preferred Qualifications:
  • Paralegal certificate from an ABA-approved program or a law degree from an ABA-accredited school.
  • Substantial experience in negotiating IT-related contracts

    Relocation Options:
    Relocation will not be considered within Chevron parameters. *LI-RH1

    International Considerations:
    Expatriate assignments will not be considered.

    Chevron regrets that it is unable to sponsor employment Visas or consider individuals on time-limited Visa status for this position.

    EOE M/F/D/V

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