Chevron Corporation Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Climate Analyst in San Ramon, California

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 Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Climate Analyst located in [[filter5]] , [[filter4]] / [[filter3]] through November 16, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time).

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This position leads Chevron's efforts to manage U.S. federal and international climate change policy, legislation, and regulations including issues related to market-based mechanisms, energy efficiency, transportation, power generation and energy infrastructure. This position conducts analysis of potential business implications and opportunities as a result of the climate-related regulations and legislation. It works with the Manager of Federal Affairs and his/her team on regulatory issues and serves as a business segment advisor on the development of advocacy positions and messaging. This position will also provide supplementary support on California legislative and regulatory climate issues, as needed. Additionally, the position will work with internal stakeholders in upstream, downstream, midstream, OE/HES, Corporate Strategic Planning and Corporate Governance on these same issues. It requires strong understanding of U.S. and international climate change issues and related policies, legislation, and regulations, such as carbon pricing mechanisms, renewable portfolio standards, and efficiency standards.

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

  • Track, assess and provide analysis on U.S. federal and international climate change policy, legislation, and regulations, including issues related to market-based mechanisms, energy efficiency, transportation, power generation and energy infrastructure. Use existing Government Affairs resources to accomplish this work.

  • Coordinate, develop, and deliver climate analysis in briefing materials and presentation to Executives, the Corporate Climate Change Team, OPCOs, Business Units, trade associations, and U.S. government officials.

  • Work with Chevron in-country teams and business segment advisors to assess business implications of potential climate policies and advise on compliance obligations, advocacy strategies and messaging.

  • Working with the Federal Gov't Affairs Team, represent Chevron on trade association and think tank climate policy committees and discussion groups.

Required Qualifications:

  • Bachelor Degree in Public Policy or related field

  • A minimum of 5 years of relevant experience

  • Demonstrated ability to analyze complex issues involving U.S. government policy, legislative and regulatory requirements and relate them to business strategy, plans and operations.

  • Possesses skills needed to reduce issues to core components and key business impacts.

  • Experienced working with other SME's, business leaders, and others in developing company positions in response to issue and multiple-component advocacy approaches.

  • Facilitate advocacy strategy and execution among SME’s and advocates, including Corporate groups, PGPA, Operating Companies and Business Units.

  • Support internal teams, including Government Affairs Community of Practice, Legislative and Regulatory Affairs Team, and Corporate Climate Change team work and processes.

  • Practiced in performing research to support issue analysis and advocacy.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead project and issue teams through issue management work process, delivering consensus around work products and achieving schedule driven results.

  • Ability to build and promote teamwork and work with all levels of an organization.

  • Possesses skills needed to develop and take action on strategic plans, while anticipating and managing change.

  • Able to foster excellent working relationships to motivate and lead internal and external multi-stakeholder groups to achieve desired results.

  • Directly support advocacy activities and efforts by providing written analyses, meeting memos, executive communications, and internal and external presentation materials.

  • Present and engage with the Corporate Climate Change Team to provide subject matter expertise in the development of corporate policy positions and messages.

  • Provide guidance and content for executive communication materials.

  • Prepare analyses and presentation materials for PGPA Management and Corporate Climate Change Team.Excellent communication skills (written and oral) with ability to describe complex concepts to a non-technical audience.

  • Track record of responding to inquiries from government officials and others regarding company positions on issues.

  • Proficient networking skills within the company, industry association committees and key government and public stakeholders.

  • Skilled in advocating company positions before legislators, regulators, trade associations and governmental organizations and third parties.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Masters Degree in Public Policy or related degree plan

Relocation Options:

Relocation may be considered within Chevron parameters.

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.

Regulatory Disclosure for US Positions:

Chevron is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or regulation.

Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain locations as required by law.