Public and Government Affairs Advisor

08 Mar, 2021


Public and Government Affairs Advisor

Houston, TX

The Public and Government Affairs Advisor will provide broad support to the Mid-Continent Business Unit (MCBU) with the objective of preserving right to operate and creating a favorable business climate for our operations.

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

  • Manage coordination of MCBU’s priority issues, including information sharing, resourcing and project management to assess and develop and execute issues management plans. Support MCBU’s issue management processes, from issue identification through tracking, coordination and resolution.

  • Lead business unit environmental, social and governance (ESG) positioning, communications and coordination across the enterprise.

  • Lead Public and Government Affairs-driven projects and contribute to cross-functional teams in support of business initiatives, including industry coalition building, trade association support, and special projects.

  • Support manager and team in delivering key team deliverables in social investments, communications, stakeholder engagement, issues management and events.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • 5+ years of experience in issue management, stakeholder engagement, advocacy, public affairs or equivalent.

  • Demonstrated project management skills, including developing and implementing plans, coordinating teams in an influential leadership role, and gaining cross-functional and multi-organization alignment. Have a sense of urgency and ability to manage priorities. Effectively allocate time to large number of projects.

  • Excellent writing and verbal communication skills in English, including written corporate communications. Experience in crisis, internal and external communications, communication planning and multiple mediums.

  • Knowledge of unconventional oil and gas development, legislative and regulatory environment, social/community issues and advocacy strategies to address them. Ability to represent positions across business unit operations and enterprise. Understanding of stakeholder engagement and issue management principles and application to MCBU

  • Experience in executing strategic public and government affairs plans, building constructive relationships with internal and external partners and maximizing value to support business objectives. Serve as convener and facilitator to advance change where we operate.

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered.

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.

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Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer.  Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breast-feeding and related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin or ancestry, age, mental or physical disability (including medical condition), military or veteran status, political preference, marital status, citizenship, genetic information or other status protected by law or regulation.

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Job posted: 2021-03-08