Administrative Assistant - Low Carbon Venture
Company: Occidental Petroleum Corporation
Location: Houston , TX
Category: Professional, Energy, Administrative / Clerical
Job Type: Full Time
Posted: 7/31/2018

Occidental is looking for an experienced and motivated individual to fill the position of Administrative Assistant in Houston, Texas.


The position will support a new business, Low Carbon Ventures, whose mission is to extend Occidental’s distinct competitive advantage in carbon capture, utilization and storage (CCUS) and to explore other low carbon opportunities.


Responsibilities will include but not limited to: 

  • Provide high-level administrative support to VP of Low Carbon Ventures 
  • Manage meeting requests including creation/distribution of agenda, meeting logistics, reminders, consolidation of presentations, etc.
  • Preparation of reports, presentation materials and spreadsheets for management or Oxy board meetings utilizing Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint software and MindManager software
  • Handle confidential information with discretion
  • Perform a full range of administrative duties including answering general phone calls, managing calendar/schedules, mail handling, coordinating travel arrangements (domestic & international), review/processing expense report statements
  • Generate and compile data into Excel utilizing formulas and advanced tools to manipulate and display data 
  • Collaborate with various staff and departments to prepare special projects


  • Minimum of 5 years professional administrative experience or related work experience
  • Advanced proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Demonstrated ability to incorporate Excel and other data into presentations and reports
  • Strong interpersonal skills and excellent communication skills (verbal & written)
  • Self-starter with independent judgment to plan, prioritize and organize
  • Strong decision making and analytical skills
  • Ability to anticipate the need to help/step-in without being asked
  • Ability to handle and maintain confidentiality of company information
  • Attentive to detail and accuracy
  • Flexible with a positive approach in a fast paced environment
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality relative to work assignments
  • Able to work overtime as needed


Additional Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with an oil & gas company
  • Experience supporting senior level management
Houston , TX
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