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Energy and Oil & Gas Attorney in Houston, TX

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Company name

Baker Hughes, Inc.

Organization Type


Job Type


Practice Area

Energy and Oil & Gas

Years of Experience

Min 7 yrs required


Houston, TX

Date Last Verified

Mar 17,2018

Posted on

Feb 26,2018

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Senior Counsel - Commercial and Compliance The candidate will provide compliance leadership to O&G Digital Solutions with key focus on building, maintaining and continuously improving the BHGE compliance culture and will also act as primary legal counsel to multiple business segments of O&G Digital Solutions. Will Act as a business partner by applying combined business and legal judgment to proposed deals, relationships and other issues requiring legal orcompliance attention. Structure and negotiate strategic business agreements and transactions, including software licensing, technology development, professional services and commercial partnerships. Work with the O&G Digital Solutions business team as a legal advisor and partner to identify strategic opportunities to drive growth. Assist with business and compliance integrations in acquired businesses. Manage and support disputes and litigation involving O&G Digital Solutions products, software and services. Proactively manage outside counsel, when brought in to assist. Establish compliance vision and priorities for O&G Digital Solutions. Perform risk assessments to evaluate key risks. Support process simplification in a variety of legal and compliance activities. Ensure rigorous programs to identify, manage and abate key risks, including collecting and reporting on information about risk areas: e.g. early warning system, metrics, audit results. Develop and implement compliance programs, support compliance investigations and lead compliance review boards for O&G Digital Solutions. Support concern-reporting system, supporting investigations, as required, and ensuring matters are closed quickly and appropriate actions taken. Design and conduct strong communication and training programs to drive employee awareness about key risks and legal and compliance initiatives. Collaborate with regional legal colleagues and subject matters experts to advise the business on complex legal/compliance issues that arise out of the O&G Digital Solutions’ global operations.

Qualification and Experience

The candidate must have Juris Doctor degree(or global equivalent) from an accredited college or university. Must have 7 years of experience in business law at a large law firm and/or corporate legal department. Must possess an active Bar membership. Experience with compliance issues, such as: remote site risks, controllership, FCPA, anti-money laundering and privacy is required. Should have the ability to work in complex global environment, substantial experience working in different cultures and an open and tolerant mind with respect to diversity. Ability to communicate in English and demonstrable computer literacy with specific ability to use Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel is required. CAS, Black Belt six sigma process skills are a plus. Must have proven leadership experience and ability to function as a senior member of a management team. Experience handling software and technology related transactions. Demonstrated experience identifying and resolving legal issues quickly and the ability to prioritize competing demands to make real time decisions in a fast paced environment is needed.

Company info

Hiring Coordinator
Baker Hughes, Inc.
2929 Allen Parkway
Ste 2100
Houston, TX 77027-5177