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Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Aberdeen, GB, AB15 8PU

Company: Apache Corporation

Company Overview

Our primary product is energy, and where there is affordable, abundant energy, people are healthier, have access to better education, and are given greater opportunities to elevate their families to higher standards of living.

Nearly 3 billion people — roughly one-third of the global population — live without electricity or without clean cooking facilities. We are committed to providing energy in innovative and more sustainable ways to help raise the standard of living for those living in energy poverty and to meet the ongoing demands of people and economies around the world.

The products we deliver power increasingly cleaner electricity across the globe, fuel tractors and trucks, make fertilizer to keep the world's food supply on the table, and heat our schools, hospitals and businesses.

Our employees bring a wide range of talents and skills to the job every day to tackle complex business challenges. We believe in providing a truly rewarding work environment supported by a benefits platform that ranks among the best in our peer group. Our company offers career development opportunities where employees can grow personally and professionally. We promote employee benefits that cultivate a family-friendly work environment and focus on our employees' overall well-being.

We are committed to being a workplace where all employees are valued and can thrive with a sense of belonging. Our commitment to diversity and inclusion benefits our individual employees, our company and our external stakeholders; we are better as an organization when various ideas and perspectives are brought to the table.

Apache Corporation is a wholly owned subsidiary of APA Corporation (NASDAQ:APA). Apache has operations in the United States, Egypt's Western Desert and the United Kingdom's North Sea and a sister company with exploration opportunities offshore Suriname. Whether supporting Apache, APA Corporation or one of its subsidiaries, team members are employed by Apache Corporation.

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Specific Responsibilities

The Paralegal will be a member of Apache's Commercial team at the Company’s Aberdeen, UK, office reporting directly to the Commercial Manager.  The paralegal’s primary role is to support the performance of legal and commercial activities within the Commercial function.

This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

Commercial and Legal Support

  • Draft, review and amend commercial agreements such as CTIA’s TPOSA’s PPAs, CA’s, transaction documents and co-ordinate internal approvals.
  • Co-ordinate the review and approval of applications for OGA consents, data checks, update to licenses, master deeds etc.
  • Support asset acquisition and divestment activities as appropriate e.g. co-ordination of dataroom data.
  • Ensure the performance of all compliance obligations within our commercial agreements for all North Sea Assets.
  • Liaise with appropriate external legal firms to organise certified or conformed copy agreements when required.
  • Keep the Commercial Department’s Agreements Inventory database, Commercial Procedures Manual, Commercial Agreements database and Agreement tracker up to date.
  • Ensure all files are maintained and up-to-date and material is easily retrievable.
  • Invoice approvals and vendor set ups.

 General Administrative Support

  • Manage all aspects of Commercial Manager’s daily calendar and support the department in the scheduling of internal and external meetings including catering requirements, appointments, conference calls, special events and travel itineraries.
  • Coordinate all travel arrangements globally (airline, hotel, car bookings, visas, meeting logistics, etc.).
  • Maintain a professional administrative environment. This includes proper handling of confidential information, timely completion of tasks, and relationship building with other Executive Administrators in Apache.

Qualifications & Experience

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

  • The commercial team is a small busy team who support a wide range of areas within the business. This, allied with the low-leverage nature of the team, will mean that this role will be best suited to a confident operator with a solid skillset who is keen to take their career to the next level.
  • The position requires strong communication, interpersonal, administrative and organisational skills.
  • The successful candidate will preferably have a relevant legal degree LLB/BA(Hons) but consideration will be given to candidates who have appropriate paralegal experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience working in a similar role for an Oil and Gas company.


The successful candidate should demonstrate and exhibit the following core competencies:

  • Communication: Writes, speaks, and presents information effectively and persuasively across communication setting;
  • Results: Pursues work with energy, drive, and results orientation to positively impact Apache's business success;
  • Collaboration: Works in partnership with others and encourages different perspectives, while building and maintaining trust; and
  • Culture: Willingness and ability to align one's behavior with the needs, priorities, and goals of Apache.

Apache Statement on Hiring

To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to base all employment-related decisions and actions exclusively on employment-related criteria. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to provide broad dissemination of job opportunities, as consistent with the nature of the positions. To provide genuine equal opportunity to all people, it is the policy of Apache Corporation and its subsidiaries to review its employment-related policies and actions on a regular basis to ensure that their application is consistent with their intent.

Equal Employment Opportunity

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