Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: HR - General, Legal
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: Italy
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Industrial Relations Manager

About Us:

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.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

People are a key part of our success and how we do business; hence, we invest in our 64,000+ employees in over 120 countries. Fostering a diverse and inclusive workforce is not just the right thing to do, but critical to achieving a competitive advantage.

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Role Summary:

The Industrial Relations Manager plays a critical role in the development of the employee relations agenda, supports the Business Senior Leaders and the Human Resources Team in shaping the Industrial relations within the Company. The successful candidate will be able to cruise between deep technical issues and sophisticated and creative solutions looking a meaningful impact.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Implement strategies focused on conflict prevention with Senior Leaders and functional teams also throw analysis on company environment;
  • Work on balancing company strategies with union's involvement, assessing risks and interpreting needs;
  • Define and develop existing arrangements for collective consultation and communication as required for the ongoing evolution of the business, in compliance with collective bargain agreement, company policies and their reviews;
  • Develop external relations consistent to Company culture;
  • Partnership with Government Relations on territorial matters with direct or indirect impact on social partners, including the relations with external suppliers and with trade associations;
  • Support the Industrial Relations Director in implementing business strategies, leading special projects that require dialogue and negotiation with social partners;
  • Ensure alignment with the global Total Rewards, mandatory included, or related matters

  • Bachelor's Degree (Degree in law preferred)
  • Significant experience in a complex and fast paced environment
  • Prior experience as industrial relations/HR specialist
  • Fluency both in Italian and in English
  • Ability to define and lead changes
  • Ability to influence multiple stakeholders
  • Ability to analyse and resolve problems
  • EU work permit

Desired Characteristics:
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Strong influencing skills


  • Italy

This is your opportunity to learn more, do more, live the career you have imagined and be part of a truly diverse organization

Baker Hughes, a GE 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. Learn more

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