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Infrastructure Negotiator

Houston, TX

Chevron is accepting online applications for the Infrastructure Negotiator position through 02/14/2022 at 11:59 p.m.

Responsible for finding and securing infrastructure that meets the strategic fit set up by PSAT and VCO. The candidate will be responsible for identifying market opportunities, evaluating alternatives, developing negotiation strategies, and negotiating agreements within the markets that Chevron operates.

The position requires basic knowledge of infrastructure within the US for products and extensive negotiation experience. The candidate must be able to apply this knowledge when reviewing requests from internal stakeholders to find the best opportunity for Chevron with respect to cost, quality, and on-time completion.

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

  • Assist internal customers with queries and problems with infrastructure commercial and strategic matters.

  • Understand standard terms and conditions in service agreements and how they protect the company from risks and liabilities

  • Negotiate terms and conditions and strategic pricing for services

  • Provide customer recommendations for infrastructure based on market analysis

  • Assist internal customers with meeting objectives of cost, quality and schedule while maintaining positive working relationships with external stakeholders

  • Ensure all agreements comply with company policies and procedures as well as federal, state and local regulations

  • Ensure timely processing and execution of agreements

  • Work closely with internal customers and SMEs to ensure policies, procedures and compliance requirements are met on all contractual obligations

  • Ensure executed contracts and all relevant compliance and correspondence are uploaded and maintained in the contract database

Required Qualifications:

  • BS in Business Administration or related fields

  • Minimum 3 years of negotiation experience

  • Must be articulate, work well under pressure and consistently be able to meet deadlines

  • Good verbal and written communication skills

  • Good interpersonal communication skills for dealing with internal customers and external service providers.

  • Ability to read and comprehend business contracts through work or educational experience.

  • Well-balanced interpersonal skills and strong verbal and written communications skills are required.

  • Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize tasks are essential.

  • Must be a problem solver with the ability to find resolutions.

  • Must be able to handle multiple tasks and priorities, and handle work interruptions.

  • Must be self-motivated and capable of working with minimal supervision and/or direction.

  • Must be flexible and able to work effectively in a team environment and consistently maintain a professional and respectful demeanor/attitude.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA

  • Understanding of product pipelines and terminals, both infrastructure and operations

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.

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, 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 ID: a2e73f0f264083726c229063fff8e603584ae45cb883a861b37a59590a41e1c8
Employment Type: Other