Oilfield Equipment HR Director – Sub Sahara Africa

About Baker Hughes

Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

Job Description


  • Do you have the passion for a leading role in Human Resources?
  • Do you enjoy providing support and guidance to leadership teams?
  • Join our Human Resources team
  • Our Human Resources Team provides a best in class service to our employees and global organization.
  • We provide support for day-to-day and operational issues and procedures.
  • Our team collaborates with the business to proactively provide support throughout the on-boarding process, striving to continuously improve our performance. Partner with the best
  • In this role, you will be the primary contact for our regional oilfield equipment Leadership team.
  • You will be critical in developing and executing HR strategy in support of client’s business objectives.
  • Provides expertise and guidance across the HR spectrum.

As the Oilfield Equipment HR Director – Sub Sahara Africa, you will be responsible for:

  • Ensuring Compensation Cost and Workforce planning are line with business activities.
  • Developing Business HR Region Strategy.
  • Partnering with HR COE (Talent Acquisition, Compensation & Benefits, Labor Relations, Learning & Development, Talent Management) and ensuring smooth execution
  • Leading succession planning for the organization, identifying critical roles and preparing potential talent and pipelines.
  • Driving strategies to attract, develop, engage, and retain competent and diverse talent, Global Mobility, Inclusion & Diversity Strategy
  • Leading localization projects in collaboration with the Product Company and Product Lines
  • Coaching Senior Leadership
  • Owning Workforce Planning – Short, Mid, Long Term – for OFE in SSA
  • Providing timely, effective and direct coaching to client group managers, assisting in the development of world class, contemporary leadership skills
  • Executing change Management Initiatives and partnering with Global Product Line on Competencies Management
  • Providing leadership team with appropriate coaching, mentoring and development
  • Partnering with Global Product Line on Competencies Management
  • Providing timely, effective and direct coaching to client group managers, assisting in the development of world class, contemporary leadership skills
  • Counseling clients on HR policies, procedures and programs. Provides leadership team with appropriate coaching, mentoring and development
  • Handling ad hoc projects and tasks, as assigned.

Fuel Your Passion
To be successful in this role you wil:

  • Have a Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from accredited university or college.
  • Be a good communicator and be fluent in English
  • Have at least 8 years’ experience in a variety of Human Resource positions with increasing scope in various countries across Africa
  • Have significant work experience in global multinational organizations or NGO with more than 30.000 employees
  • Have certain professional certifications may be required
  • Be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • Be available to travel up to 40% of the time
  • Have a valid NYSC discharge or exemption certificate ( please indicate clearly on resume) for Nigerian applicants.

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.

Note: 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.

How to Apply

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