Director, Government Affairs
ConocoPhillips 265 reviews - Washington, DC

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Company Overview

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent upstream energy company, based on proved reserves and production of liquids and natural gas. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the company had operations in almost 30 countries and approximately 16,700 employees as of May 1, 2012, with 2011 average production of 1.62 million BOE per day and proved reserves of 8.4 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2011.


Director, Government Affairs

reports to the Manager, Federal Affairs - Upstream, L48 & Alaska. With the Manager and other government affairs colleagues, this role works to influence industry and other external organizations to enhance company outcomes from the passage of legislation and/or the promulgation of federal rulemakings.

This position is targeted to provide a developmental role for an internal technical employee to gain a broad understanding of the federal legislative/regulatory environment to later apply within the business.

Responsibilities may include but not limited to:
Monitoring and tracking federal legislative and regulatory developments in assigned issue areas, including keeping abreast of externalities that may impact outcomes for the company

Developing working relationships with key external influencers and staff in assigned areas of issue coverage within the Congressional and Executive Branches of the federal government

Participating, as directed, in internal company issue working groups where federal government perspectives are essential

Updating and communicating, as needed, issue developments to key internal company stakeholders


Legally authorized to work in the United States

3+ years of Capitol Hill or Executive Branch experience

3+ years experience with federal/legislative regulatory responsibilities focused in the oil & gas industry

Bachelor's degree in public policy disciplines, science, engineering or other technical field

Demonstrated experience as an effective communicator with excellent analytical, writing and interpersonal skills

Highly motivated, ethical and professional

In order to be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of

March 19, 2013


Candidates for regular U.S. positions must be a U.S. citizen or national, or an alien admitted as permanent resident, refugee, asylee or temporary resident under 8 U.S.C. 1160(a) or 1255(a)(1). Individuals with temporary visas such as E, F-1, H-1, H-2, L, B, J, or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer

Job Function


Government and Political Affairs

Job Level


Team Leader/Supervisor

Primary Location






Line of Business


Corporate Staffs

Job Posting


Mar 5, 2013, 4:07:19 PM

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265 reviews
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston,...