Company: Baker Hughes, a GE Company
Skills: Business Development, Sales
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Atyrau, Atyrau Province, Kazakhstan
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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes, a GE Company has a new opportunity for an Upstream Chemicals Business Development Manager (UC BDM) to join our team in Kazakhstan. Reporting directly into the Region Sales Manager, and with responsibility to the Caspian Operations Manager, the role is to:
  • create and develop client relationships and pursue sales opportunities
  • identify and initiate internal business improvement projects
  • identify and co-ordinate technology and service improvement projects
  • coordination of delivering new technology to the market place
  • help set the direction for R&D within the country
  • explore opportunities for company to target future O&G developments

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Coordination of in country Marketing and sales presence at conferences
  • Identification and development of new project opportunities
  • Positioning of company for future projects
  • Responsible for HSE, ensuring full compliance with all company standards
  • Monitors progress of job(s) or project(s)
  • Management of technical projects and chemical trials
  • Provides some technical guidance, work direction and coaching to operational and field staff
  • Handles special projects, as assigned

  • Degree qualified or equivalent. Preferably in Chemistry or similar science
  • Extensive experience of working in production chemicals/oilfield chemistry in Kazakhstan/Caspian area
  • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office packages, particularly word, excel and PowerPoint
  • Awareness of chemical hazards and general health, safety, environment and welfare considerations
  • Fluent in Russian and English
  • Experience of
    • supporting customer accounts and co-ordination of onshore/offshore activities, scheduling and forecasting
    • managing technical projects, chemical trials as well as chemical supplies
    • providing chemical services in an offshore environment
    • working in a chemical laboratory would be beneficial
    • running a chemical services account would be beneficial
    • coaching, motivating and mentoring of staff
    • oilfield marketing, such as attending conferences and presenting papers is desirable
    • working with HSE and QA standards and practices
    • production chemical testing qualification methods
    • HSE and general housekeeping responsibilities within a chemical environment, particularly in relation to the supervision of personnel
    • quality standards required within a chemical environment

Desired Characteristics:
  • Ability to uncover and understand of customer requirements
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Works independently under general supervision
  • Ability to occasionally perform offshore Chemical Trials
  • Ability to use skills, knowledge and techniques in problem recognition and solution development
  • Communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Well Organized and methodical approach to problem solving
  • Skills in motivating, mentoring, developing and coaching individuals
  • Analytical and Problem solving skills
  • Strong abilities in Project planning & Report writing
  • Skilled in identifying process improvements
  • Diplomacy and negotiating skills
  • Ability to work safely and ensure others work safely

Locations: Kazakhstan mainly, but regular travel across Caspian area