VC Principal @ Chevron Ventures in Houston, TX

Chevron is one of the world’s leading energy companies, with
approximately 60,000 employees working in countries around the world.
We explore, produce and transport crude oil and natural gas; refine,
market and distribute fuels and other energy products; manufacture and
sell petrochemical products; generate power; and develop future energy
resources, including biofuels and geothermal energy.
Chevron is accepting online applications for the position of Venture
Principle/Executive located in Houston, Texas.
Requisition ID#******


Successful candidate will evaluate, source, prosecute and facilitate
management of early-stage company investments as Venture Principle or
Venture Executive in Chevron Technology Ventures (CTV) Venture Capital
CTV champions the innovation, commercialization and integration of
emerging technologies into Chevron. We identify technology advances
that could strengthen our core operations and lead Chevron to new
opportunities for growth. Through our technology teams and venture
capital group, we scan the globe for technologies that can yield
strategic and financial value. We also look for pioneering startup
companies whose technologies could enhance the way Chevron produces
and delivers energy. CTV can invest in companies at any phase in the
development cycle, from providing early-stage seed investment to
offering capital for full-scale commercialization.
The corporate venture capital group within CTV was formed in 1999 and
utilizes and industry leading, world-class corporate venture capital
process. This activity complements other technology sourcing
activities within Chevron under the corporation s leveraged research
and development model. We invest in the technology companies directly
and indirectly through other venture capital funds. Although we want
to be among the first to take advantage of important innovations, we
also look for superior financial returns.
Our knowledgeable team of professionals has extensive experience in
the energy industry as well as venture investment. Located in Houston,
Texas, the team screens over 400 opportunities a year and manages more
than $350 million in strategic investments. We stay abreast of
developments across the entire technology spectrum. We understand the
broad scope of Chevron s operations and their need for the latest,
most efficient technologies. We work closely with our portfolio
companies, as they push hard to transform their promising new ideas
into full-fledged, sustainable businesses.
Responsibilities for this position may include but are not limited to:

  • Conduct financial, management and technology screening and

detailed due diligence for additional investments. Proven
analytical ability for financial analysis; ability to review and
digest complex legal agreements is required.

  • Interact with a large network of external company industry

executives and venture capital contacts. Interact with portfolio
companies as Board Observer, as needed, to maximize portfolio
company value both the portfolio company and to Chevron.

  • Be a technology scout and source technology to Chevron from

external companies and venture fund portfolio entities. Have a
deep curiosity for technological advancements; leverage proven
position as implementer of new technologies to understand the
hurdles in adoption and utilize the knowledge and experiences
already gained to evaluate numerous technologies in a very high
velocity work environment.

  • Develop and maintain deep understanding and appropriate

documentation of current technological pain points and business
unit strategies within Chevron. Source external technologies
addressing these constraints through external networking and the
use of databases and Venture Capital Limited Partnerships.
Facilitates introduction, assessment, and deployment of new
technologies. Represents venture group and OpCo BU s needs and
position in significant business discussions with management. A
well-developed technical network is therefore required.

Required Qualifications

  • Master’s degree in a technical field and MBA or law degree
  • A minimum of 10 years of industry experience with 5 years

Preferred Qualifications

experience in Venture Capital and startup ecosystem is required

  • MBA or law degree preferred
  • Oil and Gas industry experience preferred
  • A formal training in legal structures is preferred.

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,
religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin,
disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by
law or regulation. Chevron participates in E-Verify in certain
locations as required by law.



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