Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:
• Serve as member of federal lobbying team with primary responsibility for Downstream issues. Lobby congressional offices/committees, federal agencies, and associations. Able to engage and lobby on multiple issues simultaneously.
• Establish ongoing working relationships with Congressional offices, committee and agency staffs and the heads of trade and industry associations. Represent CVX at key associations including API Downstream Strategy Committee and AFPM GA Committee.
• Able to build a relevant network of Washington, DC contacts that can be leveraged for advocacy.
• Able to maintain working knowledge of advocacy strategies of peer companies, energy associations, and key policy influencers.
• Working with the Manager of FGA, manage Congressional and Administration engagements by senior executives, including contributing to the development of stakeholder engagement plans. Provide written analysis, summaries, updates, and/or policy recommendations on policies, regulations or legislation. Work closely with Legislative and Regulatory Affairs team to provide deliverables to internal client. Engage elected officials, candidates and staff at fundraising events.
• Manage Chevron’s relationships with external consultants. Ensure information derived from all knowledge and information sources is shared with OpCo/SBU clients. Manage issues according to the OE13 Legislative and Regulatory process, including active participation in Chevron Government Affairs Issue Team. Develop and implement Issue Management Plans for High Priority Issues. Manage Stakeholder relationships according to OE 10 including documentation using SMS system.
• Adhere to all legal/compliance requirements associated with serving as a Federal Lobbyist.
• Bachelor’s degree
• Minimum of 5 plus years of Government Affairs or Advocacy experience; existing network of relevant relationships (e.g. in Congress and/or Administration).
• Knowledge of House and Senate Legislative Process and Administrative Agency Regulatory Process–Have a strong understanding of the legislative and regulatory processes and demonstrated ability to develop relationships/network with external stakeholders.
• Subject matter expertise of Downstream and related issues–Experience working on issues facing Downstream including RFS Process Safety and Clean Air Act. Ability to quickly grasp other issues facing energy industry in support rest of FGA team.
• A high level of professionalism and business experience/maturity is required given the level of executive engagement, and stakeholder visibility at the federal and state level for both internal and external stakeholders. Position directly supports/staff’s senior executives in their stakeholder engagement with congressional and Administration stakeholders. Also responsible for supporting executive participation in Trade Association committees.
• Demonstrated exceptional written, analytical, and communications skills including ability to: translate complex concepts into non-technical language, manage communications for senior executives at key events, speak extemporaneously on a variety of topics, and influence outcomes and build consensus.
Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.
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.
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Job Posted: February 25, 2017