Vice President & Associate General Counsel #597
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Vice President & Associate General Counsel
CVR Energy is seeking an experienced attorney to serve as its
Vice President -- Associate General Counsel responsible for
corporate governance, securities, subsidiary management, labor &
employment and related matters. Reporting directly to the General
Counsel, the Vice President -- Associate General Counsel must be a
detail-oriented legal technician with sound judgment, strong work
ethic and an ability to balance legal concerns to efficiently meet
business objectives. As member of a small Legal Services
organization, the Vice President -- Associate General Counsel must
be a team player willing to function both independently and
collaboratively, efficiently prioritizing competing business needs
in a fast-paced environment.
Juris Doctorate from an ABA-accredited law school required; top
10% of the class and/or law review preferred .
Admission to the State Bar of Texas required, and must have
remained in good standing in any jurisdiction in which a license
has been issued.
At least 10+ years of experience as a licensed and practicing
attorney in the energy industry, preferably including large law
Extensive drafting and negotiating skills and experience,
including a deep knowledge and understanding of corporate
governance, securities law and regulatory matters relating to a
refining and marketing company.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills with the ability
to create effective working relationships cross-functionally,
including interfacing confidently with internal and external
stakeholders on legal and business matters.
Sound judgment, decision making and organizational skills with a
flexible, collaborative attitude, a desire to continually learn new
concepts and an unqualified commitment to honesty, responsibility
A flexible, innovative and business-minded focus with a
pragmatic approach to problem solving, an ability to adapt to
changing requirements, schedules and priorities, and the skill to
socialize ideas, make recommendations and gather team consensus,
all while maintaining high levels of integrity and discretion.
Fluency in English, both oral and written, required.
Ability to travel, as needed.
Corporate Governance and SEC Reporting. Work closely with the
General Counsel in managing corporate governance obligations
including Board of Directors and Committee support, meeting
management and preparation; NYSE compliance including interim and
annual reporting; SEC reporting including drafting and support
relating to current, periodic and annual reports on Forms 3, 4,
8-K, 10-Q, 10-K and DEF 14A; subsidiary management for multiple
entities; and related matters.
Finance. Work closely with the General Counsel and Finance &
Accounting team on finance matters relating to existing and future
M&A Support. Work closely with the General Counsel on
M&A activity including due diligence, schedule development,
contract review and related matters.
Regulatory Support. Plan, conduct, manage and/or supervise
complex legal, regulatory and compliance assignments related to
refining and fertilizer operations including maintaining a working
knowledge of environmental, occupational health and safety and
Compliance. Demonstrate a commitment to ethics and integrity and
the Company's Mission and Values, and serve as a brand ambassador
in support of the Company's Compliance function. Lead the Company's
Integrity Week, Policy Committee and related activities including
stewardship of the Company's corporate policy program including
policy development and maintenance, training and enforcement.
Labor & Employment. Manage all legal matters relating to
represented and non-represented workforce including dispute
resolution, EEOC complaints, benefits (including service on 401(k)
committees), LTIP administration and related matters.
Special Projects. Execute and manage special projects working
collaboratively across business units to develop, implement and
manage improvements to business processes to increase efficiency
while balancing legal risks with business objectives.
GC Support. Serve as second to the General Counsel providing
comprehensive, business-minded legal support to executive
management and controlling stockholder.
Strict adherence to professional obligations of ethics and
Strict adherence to regulatory and Company imposed
Support and accommodate needs of operations and business
Communicate clearly and consistently across the organization and
within the legal department.
Adherence to the Company's Mission and Values, policies,
procedures and related requirements.
Applicants must be eligible to work in the United States. The
Company will not sponsor immigration or work visas. CVR Energy is
an EEO and affirmative action employer. We encourage qualified
minority, female, veteran and disabled candidates to apply.