• Investor Relations Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 months ago(11/6/2018 1:49 PM)
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  • Company Overview

    Apache Corporation, founded in 1954, is one of the world's premier independent oil and gas exploration and production companies. With operations in the United States, Egypt and the United Kingdom (North Sea), the company has a presence in domestic and international basins.  Apache is proud of its portfolio that includes exploration in conventional, unconventional, onshore and offshore operating areas.

    At Apache, there is a world of opportunity. With a history of using sound financial practices and an abundant inventory of near-term and future development projects, the company is admired across the industry for its ability to navigate in a rapidly changing world. Apache succeeds in recognizing opportunity and acting quickly. The growth of the company comes from the coordinated efforts of its diverse and accomplished workforce.

    • Our vision is to be the premier exploration and production company with global assets focused on North American growth.
    • Our mission is to grow in an innovative, safe, environmentally responsible and profitable manner for the long-term benefit of our shareholders.
    • Our strategy is to deliver top-tier returns by maximizing recovery and minimizing costs through continuous improvement.

    Apache is proud to have been named a Top Workplace in Houston and San Antonio and is one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune. Our global team is brought together by a shared sense of ownership, team of teams approach and the knowledge that best answers win.

    Apache provides a challenging and rewarding work environment, supported by a premier total compensation package that includes competitive base salaries and benefits along with performance-driven incentives.

    For additional information about Apache, please visit:

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    Key Duties/Responsibilities

    Position Title: Investor Relations Manager


    Location: Houston, Texas


    Specific Responsibilities:

    The Investor Relations Manager for Apache Corporation will be a vital member of Apache’s Investor Relations team, reporting to the Vice President, Investor Relations.


    This role will be primarily responsible for the following:

    • Assisting with the development and implementation of overall investor relations strategies and policies;
    • Managing relationships with key sell-side analysts, institutional investors, financial media, and shareholders;
    • Collaborating with IR-Vice President and other executive team members to develop and script quarterly earnings calls/webcasts, news releases and shareholder communication materials as well as other external communications, this role has extensive interaction with the C-suite;
    • Working with other corporate departments and the operating regions to produce communication tools and products, including the annual report, investor kits, fact sheets, and presentations, as well as supporting materials necessary for use with in the investment community;
    • Monitoring company performance relating to investor relations;
    • Analyzing peer company performance and industry trends;
    • Scheduling and coordinating investor relations events such as road shows and site tours; and
    • Traveling occasionally when needed.

    Job Qualifications

    Professional Qualifications & Experience:

    The successful candidate will have the following qualifications and experience:

    • Knowledge of investor relations, including experience consulting for and/or working with oil and gas exploration and production businesses;
    • At least 10 years of experience working for and/or preferred with a large publicly traded energy companies that have worldwide assets and operations, midstream experience a plus;
    • Proven experience writing financial communication documents, press releases, earning call scripts, investor presentations, understanding and experience with SEC disclosure rules and compliance;
    • Knowledge of Bloomberg, FactSet and other financial reporting systems and proficiency with PowerPoint and Excel;
    • Strong understanding of the financial modeling techniques used by security analysts to project a company’s operating and financial performance and the resulting value for stock;
    • Outstanding communication, interpersonal, management, administrative, organizational, and leadership skills;
    • Experience implementing sound decisions when faced with multi-faceted problems;
    • Demonstrated ability to communicate vision, set team goals, strengthen an organization, engage employees, build teams, and develop talent;
    • Ability to take a creative, wider perspective, out of the box thinking approach;
    • A bachelor’s degree in finance, business, investor relations or a related discipline; and
    • An MBA, CFA or comparable post-graduate degree is highly desired.

    Behavioral Competencies and Personal Characteristics

    The successful candidate will exhibit the following behavioral competencies and personal characteristics:

    • A “Team of Teams” mindset with the objective of aligning your vision, mission, and strategy with the company’s overarching vision, mission, and strategy;
    • A natural desire to work with a sense of urgency and a contrarian spirit;
    • The capability to change and generate process improvements for greater effectiveness and efficiency;
    • Strength of character, including the highest levels of honesty, integrity, ethics, professionalism, trust, and loyalty;
    • An approachable, likeable personality;
    • An entrepreneurial mindset with a strong track record of agility and ability to thrive in a dynamic environment;
    • A hands-on employee who can also see the big picture;
    • The energy and ability to work collaboratively across the entire organization;
    • The agility and flexibility to work in a fast-paced company culture;
    • Confident, while checking ego at the door, and fearless in the face of speaking up to challenge norms or convention;
    • Self-aware with excellent communication skills, both written and oral;
    • Excellent analytical, strategic, business judgment, and problem-solving skills;
    • Enthusiastic and eager to learn; and
    • Team focused, service oriented, and values driven.

    Core Values and Leadership Attributes

    The successful candidate will lead by example through the embodiment of, and by embracing, Apache's Core Values and Leadership Attributes:

    Core Values:

    • Expect top performance & innovation;
    • Seek relentless improvements in all facets;
    • Invest in our greatest asset, our people;
    • Foster a contrarian spirit;
    • Drive to succeed with a sense of urgency;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be compromised;
    • Conduct our business with honesty & integrity;
    • Treat our stakeholders with respect & dignity; and
    • We derive benefit from the earth & take our environmental responsibility seriously.

     Leadership Attributes:

    • Responsible irreverence;
    • Focus on team accomplishments over personal gain;
    • Decisive, invested, committed;
    • Safety is not negotiable & will not be comprised;
    • Fire in the belly;
    • Lead by example, be an ambassador for Apache’s values;
    • Sees the big picture, translates into action;
    • Sound judgement and emotional maturity;
    • Best answers win;
    • Working managers; and
    • Effective communicators.


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