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Houston, Texas Baker Hughes
Would you like to lead a team that ensures legal support across our global organization?

Do you enjoy collaborating with cross-functional teams to deliver a first-class service?

Join our leading Legal Team

Our Legal Team takes responsibility for reviewing and negotiating sourcing contracts for global mergers, acquisitions, joint ventures and strategic investments. We provide support across all product companies, collaborating closely with all legal teams. We partner with the business to provide advice, guidance and action to ensure the success of the future of our business.

Partner with the best

The Subsea Drilling Business (SDS) is growing and we are looking for a senior and experienced person to join our team! The successful candidate should be comfortable wearing two hats: (i) a senior paralegal hat (60%) and (ii) a senior contract manager hat (40%). As a critical member of the SDS Legal & Compliance team, the Senior Paralegal and Contract Manager will help the attorney(s) manage many of the day-to-day tasks required of a successful, effective and efficient legal department, including crafting and driving policy, drafting corporate resolutions and generally managing the corporate secretarial needs of the company, assisting with negotiating and drafting various commercial customer and supplier agreements, performing legal research as needed, assisting with compliance and KYC needs, notifying attorneys of pressing docket issues, preparing files, investigating, compiling and organizing records, preparing documents for legal counsel review and handling special projects as assigned.

As a Senior Paralegal and Contract Manager, you will be responsible for:

• Negotiating with customers, suppliers and agents

• Managing risk approvals for customer contracts and obtain/track proper approvals

• Helping develop proposals and may include compiling and submitting required tender documentation

• Developing and maintaining filing system

• Managing certain tasks within the Compliance function

• Drafting and revising agreements

Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

• Show experience in leading a team of legal professionals

• Have hands on experience as a contracts manager

• Have 7+ years of experience in Paralegal, Contract Negotiations, Commercial Sales Strategies, or similar

• Have an ABA-approved Paralegal Certification

• Have a Bachelor's degree from an accredited university or college

• Have the ability to provide creative and compliant solutions while juggling multiple priorities

• Be able to perform effectively in a non-hierarchical, team type environment

Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

• Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. We invest in the health and well-being of our workforce, train and reward talent and develop leaders at all levels to bring out the best in each other.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

• Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities

• Comprehensive private medical care options

• Safety net of life insurance and disability programs

• Tailored financial programs

• Additional elected or voluntary benefits

About Us

With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!
About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

Baker Hughes Company is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.