Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Legal, Regulatory Compliance
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States

Role Summary:

Baker Hughes is currently hiring a Global Investigations Compliance Counsel based in Houston, Texas.

This position leads global investigations and reports to the Chief Compliance Officer. The Global Legal Compliance organization strives to deliver timely, responsive, best-in-class advisory and legal services in close collaboration with business partners and the full Legal function to accomplish the company's objectives while simultaneously protecting its high standards of legal, ethical, and financial integrity.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Manage the investigation process, triage and assignment of matters;
  • Own the reporting metrics/reporting requirements;
  • Drive for an efficient investigation process;
  • Manage significant matters and related reporting;
  • Works closely with Ombuds to monitor trends and metrics;
  • Coordinate with key functions, Regional & Product Company compliance managers to ensure timely closure of investigations;
  • Conducts high priority internal investigations by developing and executing investigative plans, conducting interviews, analyzing relevant information and facts, reviewing evidence and defining issues;
  • Coordinate with external counsel on key compliance matters and build a network of strong external counsel for global support;
  • Coordinate with the relevant business and legal on corrective actions and coordinate implementation with the Global Compliance Team;
  • Assist in compliance-related policy development and ongoing improvements
  • Conduct root cause analysis for compliance issues and set out action plans to address them;
  • Advise the Product Company, Legal, and Compliance Counsel in areas that potentially affect BH's position in investigations, litigation, transactional and other legal matters.
  • Advise on matters related to FCPA;
  • Monitors new laws, rules and regulations relevant to BH Compliance globally.

  • Bachelor's degree from an accredited college or university
  • Law degree from an accredited law school or international equivalent.
  • 10+ years of experience in a law firm or in-house legal department, or a combination of both.
  • 3+ years of management experience
  • Experience with UK Bribery Act, FCPA, and/or other anti-corruption laws and regulations.
  • Experience with Oil & Gas or Energy sectors
  • Verbal and written fluency in English.

Desired Characteristics:
  • Excellent analytical, legal drafting and negotiation skills.
  • Proficient and effective communication skills in both oral and written form, including strong presentation skills.
  • The ability to present complex legal information in a clear and concise manner to a variety of audiences.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects in a fast-paced, hands-on environment.
  • Ability to set priorities and to respond to changing demands from multiple sources.
  • Ability to work independently and effectively in a team-oriented environment.
  • Experience in a multi-national oil and gas setting is preferred.
  • Experience working with different cultures and an open and tolerant mind with respect to diversity.
  • Ability to travel up to 35%.
  • Ability to speak Spanish, Arabic, French and/or another language is a plus.


Houston, TX

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.