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Assistant General Counsel, Corporate & Securities

Location: 

Brentwood, TN, US, 37027

Delek US Holdings, Inc. is a diversified downstream energy company with assets in petroleum refining, logistics, renewable fuels and convenience store retailing.  The refining assets consist of refineries operated in Tyler and Big Spring, Texas, El Dorado, Arkansas and Krotz Springs, Louisiana with a combined nameplate crude throughput capacity of 302,000 barrels per day.

 

The logistics operations primarily consist of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek US Holdings, Inc.and its affiliates own approximately 63% (including the 2 percent general partner interest) of Delek Logistics Partners, LP.  Delek Logistics Partners, LP (NYSE:DKL) is a growth-oriented master limited partnership focused on owning and operating midstream energy infrastructure assets.

 

The convenience store retail business is the largest 7-Eleven licensee in the United States and operates approximately 300 convenience stores in central and west Texas and New Mexico.

Position Overview:

Delek US is looking for an experienced Assistant General Counsel to join our Corporate Legal team at our corporate headquarters in Brentwood, TN.  The attorney in this role will advise the Company and senior leadership on corporate finance and securities matters and other public company matters.

 

Specific Duties & Responsibilities Include:

 

  • Monitor and ensure Company compliance with governance-related requirements under State law, SEC rules and regulations, and NYSE listing standards
  • Assist with all matters related to meetings of the Board of Directors and Board Committees, including preparation of meeting materials, resolutions, minutes and relevant research
  • Provide advice and counsel on legal aspects of the SEC filings, including Annual/Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-K/Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, Section 16 Filings (Forms 3/4/5) and registration statements, financial and other communications, including earnings releases and investor presentations
  • Provide advice and counsel on treasury and capital raising transactions and compliance with existing credit facilities
  • Draft, and provide comments on drafts of, securities disclosures, including Annual/Quarterly Reports on Forms 10-K/Q, Current Reports on Form 8-K, Section 16 Filings (Forms 3/4/5) and registration statements, financing and other agreements, investor presentations, other communication and related material
  • Draft the Proxy Statement and related materials for Company annual shareholder meeting and appropriate address shareholder proposals
  • Provide advice and counsel regarding subsidiary management and corporate recordkeeping
  • Assist with development of corporate governance policies and related stakeholder advocacy, including preparation for meetings with Company’s top institutional investors during annual shareholder engagement
  • Advise on relevant corporate governance, investor relations, insider trading and other public company policies and processes
  • Monitor corporate governance trends and regulatory and legislative initiatives for impacts on Company
  • Provide support for M&A activity and contracts review, when required.

 

Requirements – Skills/Knowledge/Abilities:

 

Required Education and Experience:

  • Juris Doctor (JD) Degree with strong academic performance

Admission and good standing in at least one state (if not Tennessee, then eligibility for the Tennessee In-House Counsel Limited Licensure)

 

Preferred:

  • J.D. and Six (6) or more years Law Firm or similar in house securities role and public company matters
  • Experience reviewing, drafting and negotiating commercial agreements
  • Ability to provide practical legal advice to business personnel at all levels of an organization
  • Strong working knowledge of corporate, contract and federal securities laws
  • Understanding of credit facilities and associated legal compliance matters
  • Experience working effectively with senior level management
  • Team player who is willing to pitch in wherever needed
  • Comfortable and confident in thinking independently and making his/her own decisions
  • Ability to quickly and accurately recognize areas of risk/opportunity
  • Excellent communication skills, both speaking and writing
  • Creative thinker with strong problem-solving skills
  • Well-organized and able to work on tight timelines while handling multiple projects
  • Works well with both legal and business personnel

 

Desired Personal Qualities and Attributes:

The ideal candidate should possess:

 

  • Credibility – Can command respect; problem-solver with the ability to analyze problems carefully and conceptualize solutions.  Capable of translating business priorities into HR programs, processes and initiatives that drive value and meet the business needs.
  • Communication skills – Polished; good listener; excellent written and oral communication skills. Ability to exercise strong cross-functional relationship, influence and persuasion skills to manage and deal effectively with change management initiatives.
  • Collaborative – Demonstrates a willingness and ability to work with and through others; able to forge effective working relationships with various parties and encourage them to work together toward common goals. Experience working cross functionally with all areas of HR with demonstrated collaboration & teaming skills.
  • Ownership – Self-starter with creative mind who takes initiative and ownership with a proven track record of putting ideas into practice and assessing results while maintaining strong business partnerships in a dynamic and fast paced environment.
  • Values – A hard work ethic and high energy level; honest and straightforward; outstanding integrity.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. Equal Opportunity Employer/Disabled/Veterans.

BECOME PART OF THE ENERGY

It’s an exciting time to join Delek. We’re on a mission to attract, retain, and engage the best and brightest talent – those who are great team players and leaders who make it their first priority to serve. 

  • We are performance driven
  • We value a passion for excellence
  • We value teamwork
  • We value and reward hard work and dedication

Delek US offers the opportunity to provide you with more than a job – we want to help you build a career. 

Since our inception, our ability to hire the right people for the job has served us well, resulting in an impressive record of consistent growth and profitability. With more than 3,500 employees in nine states, we have brought together a diverse team of professionals passionate about investing their time and expertise in one of the most dynamic downstream energy companies in the market today. 

Welcome to Delek US Holdings

 

 

 

 

 

 


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