General Counsel

CITGO is a US-based refiner, transporter, and marketer of transportation fuels, lubricants, petrochemicals and other industrial products headquartered in Houston, Texas. The company owns three large and complex refineries in the United States and is the 5th largest refiner in the country. The company has over 3,400 employees and also owns and operates terminals, pipelines, and lubricant blending and packing plants. CITGO also has over 4,900 independently owned branded retail outlets across America. Due to recent changes in the executive team, there is a need for the appointment of a General Counsel.

The General Counsel provides legal counsel to CITGO’s President and CEO and to members of senior management. This individual will be responsible for providing the vision and direction for the members of the Legal Department as well as establishing and championing Legal Department’s goals and objectives. The General Counsel will evaluate business strategy alternatives to determine course of action and assist in defining organizational guiding principals, objectives and expected outcomes. The successful candidate will participate in long range planning and the annual budget review. This individual will direct business activities with the assistance of the Assistant General Counsel and member of the Legal Department.

The General Counsel will monitor the legal issues affective CITGO and participate in the legal strategy of significant litigation regulatory activities that could have a material impact on CITGO. This individual will participate in Management Planning and Development process and in setting salary and bonus planning guidelines, as well as conduct performance reviews for direct reports and recommend salary increases and bonus payments.

Based in Houston, TX

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