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ConocoPhillips Senior Counsel - Corporate Securities in HOUSTON, Texas

Title: Senior Counsel - Corporate Securities

Location: NORTH AMERICA-USA-TEXAS-HOUSTON

Job Number: 00SBK

Our Company

ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, ConocoPhillips had operations and activities in 16 countries, $70 billion of total assets, and approximately 10,800 employees as of Dec. 31, 2018. Production excluding Libya averaged 1,242 MBOED in 2018, and preliminary proved reserves were 5.3 billion BOE as of Dec. 31, 2018.

Employees across the globe focus on fulfilling our core SPIRIT Values of safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. And we apply the characteristics that define leadership excellence in how we engage each other, collaborate with our teams, and drive the business.

Description:

The Senior Counsel – Corporate Securities will be responsible for supporting SEC/NYSE reporting and Corporate Governance matters.

Responsibilities may include:

  • SEC & NYSE Reporting

  • Advise on ’33 Act Offerings and ’34 Act Reporting Requirements

  • Preparation of Proxy Statement and Annual Meeting materials

  • NYSE compliance, including annual and interim written affirmations

  • Insider Trading Program Administration, including Section 16 filings

  • Corporate Governance

  • Preparation of Board Meeting materials and minutes

  • Administration of Corporate Governance Guidelines, Committee Charters and Code of Ethics

  • General Advisory Responsibilities

  • Advise following groups:

  • Controllers

  • Treasury/Finance

  • Human Resources

  • Corporate Communications

Qualifications:

Basic/Required:

  • Legally authorized to work in the United States

  • J.D. degree from a law school accredited by the American Bar Association

  • Admission to the Bar of the State of Texas or other appropriate jurisdictions

  • 7 years of legal experience with SEC/NYSE and Corporate Governance matters

Preferred:

  • In-house experience preferred

  • Thorough working knowledge and experience providing legal advice and services in connection with mergers and acquisitions undertaken by a large international company

  • Thorough working knowledge of the "1940 Act", the Securities Act of 1933, the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and/or other federal securities laws, and experience preparing and filing registration statements and other filings required by law, as well as supplements, information and proxy statements

  • Excellent negotiation, presentation, collaboration and diplomacy skills

  • Mature judgment and discretion

  • Ability to lead and prioritize assignments which may be broad in scope and complexity and which involve reciprocal work with employees in different departments and/or with varying degrees of seniority

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills and acute attention to detail

  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines and function independently without extensive supervision

  • Ability to learn quickly and apply company policies, procedures, operations and industry practices

  • Ability to easily and effectively communicate with Legal management and internal business clients

  • Ability to work within broadly defined objectives

  • Strong individual initiative, discipline and commitment to superior performance and continuous improvement

  • Delivers results through realistic planning to accomplish goals

  • Listens actively and invites dialogue for exchanged views, then influences and acts to drive performance and achieve results

  • Builds strong relationships based on trust and seeks collaboration across organizational boundaries to achieve goals

  • Analyzes stakeholder needs, global, political, and market trends to understand how they shape the future and impact business results

To be considered for this position you must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions, attaching your resume with transcripts, and providing your eSignature on or before the requisition closing date of May 17, 2019.

Candidates for this U.S. position 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 A, B, C, D, E, F, G, H, I, J, L, M, NATO, O, P, Q, R or TN or who need sponsorship for work authorization in the United States now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

ConocoPhillips is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, gender identity or expression, genetic information or any other legally protected status.

Job Function: Legal

Job Level: Individual Contributor/Staff Level

Line of Business: GOVERNANCE, CORP & COMPLIANCE

Title: Senior Counsel - Corporate Securities

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