Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Legal
Education: PhD/Doctorate
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Location: China
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At Baker Hughes, we are transforming the future of energy. With operations in over 120 countries, we are developing and deploying industry-leading technologies and services to take energy forward.

For more than a century, our inventions have revolutionized energy. Today, we are bringing our expertise to make oil and gas safer, cleaner, and more efficient.

Our people are the trusted experts, relied on to solve customer challenges big and small. 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.

We believe in creating an environment of diversity and inclusion, without bias. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged, and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work.

We're makers, inventors, and leaders who aren't afraid of the tough challenges. We believe pushing boundaries will help to lead the way for a new energy future.

Role Summary

The Senior Government Affairs Manager demonstrates accountability for functional, business, and broad company objectives. In this role, you will integrate and develop processes that meet business needs across the organization, manage complex issues within functional area of expertise, be involved in long-term planning, and contribute to the overall business strategy.

Essential Responsibilities

•Provide business leadership support in developing and implementing government policy initiatives

•Engage with government officials at all appropriate levels as they develop policies that will affect BHGE China business

•Work with BHGE China leadership team to ensure awareness of key issues and BHGE positions on those issues, and use their contacts with governments to maximum effect

•Identify at an early stage emerging regulations and legislation that will affect the business, and ensure business awareness of the potential risks and benefits

•Ensure business point of view is taken into account as governments consider policies, laws, and regulations

•Support sales to governments and state-owned enterprises by helping sales teams tailor bids to government needs, marshalling government support and advocacy for BHGE's bids, and utilizing governmental financing

•Conduct Voice of Government interviews with key policymakers and report to the business on emerging developments


•Master's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, Economics or a Juris Doctorate in Law is preferred

•Prior experience working on government affairs and industry-related issues, ideally in national government (or international organizations) as well as in the private sector is preferred

•Understanding of governmental policy development and decision-making processes, including ability to identify and have access to key decision makers

•Commitment to conducting BHGE's business affairs with the highest integrity, including strict adherence to applicable laws but also in a manner consistent with BHGE's values, which often go beyond mere legal compliance

•Strong orientation towards business growth

•Ability to advise personnel on cultural sensitivities critical to their effectiveness

•Strong oral and written communication skills

•Strong interpersonal and leadership skills