Saturday, October 24, 2009

Anadarko; Indonesian National Legal Counsel

Posting date: October 24, 2009
Expiry date: November 08, 2009

Anadarko Petroleum Corporation is one of the largest independent oil and gas exploration and production companies in the world, and we are now an active investor in Indonesia s oil and gas Industry. With an operated and non operated offshore exploration portfolio, we continue to seek further investment opportunities in Indonesia under Anadarko Indonesia Company.

Owing the size and scope of our projects in Indonesia we are seeking to create a regular full time senior attorney position to manage all legal matters tar the company including

transactions and compliance matters.

Indonesian National Legal Counsel (Code: NLC)

Position requirement
A Juris Doctor (JD) or Bachelor of Laws (LLB) or Master of Laws (LLM) from an accredited United States or International Law School (or equivalent). Must also be a native bahasa Indonesia speaker and be fluent in English at a level commensurate with an advanced U.S. professional degree. The successful candidate should have a minimum of five (5) years experience in the international Oil and Gas Exploration and Production Industry (i.e. “Upstream Oil and Gas”).

The successful candidate must be a fully-qualified practicing attorney with significant business experience and be familiar with the United States Foreign Corrupt PracticesAct, the Indonesian Anti-Corruption Laws, and the United Nations Convention Against Corruption. He or she should be familiar with, and have direct experience with negotiating, drafting and implementing all, or most of, the following: Production Sharing Contracts, Joint Operating Agreements, Farm-In Agreements, Stock Purchase Agreements, Purchase and Sale Agreements, Drilling Contracts, operations agreements. Must be able to effectively meet deadlines. Familiarity with BPMigas procurement procedures would be helpful. Previous experience working in a Corporate Legal Department would prove valuable. Should also have experience managing and/or working with other attorneys, paralegals, and support staff proving the ability to function productively in a team setting.

The successful candidate will possess effective communication, advocacy, presentation and multi-disciplinary team working skills. Organizational skills and workload management skills are essential. Must have excellent legal research skills and be facile with all MSOffice programs. A pleasant personality is desirable for contributing to a proper workplace environment.

Position responsibilities
The successful candidate will work closely with the current expatriate Legal Advisor on all legal matters and will gradually assume responsibility as capabilities are proven. Must learn and be able to apply all of the company s policies and procedures for which the company s Legal Department has responsibility including the company s Foreign Corrupt Practices Act Compliance Policy and its Code of Business Conduct and Ethics.

The successful candidate will be expected to work and interact with fellow attorneys and with expatriate technical and management personnel as well as all Indonesian national employees of the company, both in Jakarta and based at our headquarters in Houston, Texas. He or she will be asked to participate on applicable committees of industry trade associations. On occasion, international travel may be required.

How to apply: Please open our recruitment website at
Closing date for application: November 8, 2009
(Only short listed will be notified)

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