Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Commercial Management, Legal, Risk Management
Experience: 8 + Years
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Houston, Texas, United States


Senior Risk Mitigation Manager

Are you passionate about being part of a successful team?

Do you like working in collaborative teams and solving critical issues?

Join our Turbomachinery Services Team!

Our Turbomachinery & Process Solutions team provides industry-leading products and services that optimize the extraction, production and processing of energy. We help a diverse range of customers across the value chain to reduce operating costs and improve productivity.

Partner with the best

Role will be responsible for risk process compliance and for identifying and providing solutions to minimize and mitigate risk within contractual activities for Turbomachinery Solutions (TPS) in North America. In particular, he/she will be driving Contractual Review, Redlining & Negotiation in the commercial phase with the aim to minimize commercial, execution, legal and financial risks embedded in Contracts.

As a Senior Risk Mitigation Manager, you will be responsible for:

  • Being responsible for Commercial risk mitigation, redlining of Terms and Conditions, coordination input/review from functional experts (legal, finance, tax, insurance).
  • Providing guidance to commercial teams during negotiation phases with customers, subcontractors/consortium partners on contract drafting/negotiation (including Terms and Conditions - i.e. LoL, Indemnity, Warranty, etc) to ensure that TPS risk profile/project objectives are respected; this includes coordination with other departments (legal, tax, finance, insurance).
  • Being active support during negotiations with Customers, both in person and by phone/telepresence.
  • Working with TPS business subject matter experts across Risk, Finance, Treasury, Legal, Compliance, and Operations.
  • Ensuring commercial risks are identified and managed across the Project scopes of work by providing overall Project contract risk analysis and development of risk mitigation plans.
  • Ensuring risk process is implemented during the entire commercial tendering process (R0, Pre-tender review, Bid to win review, commercial to execution hand-off) and ensure that NAM TPS Sales & Commercial organization complies with the BH/TPS Inquiry to Order process.
  • Collaborating with global Risk Operations and Governance initiatives.
  • Conducting analysis of tender processes in coordination with the Commercial Operations and Legal teams, to analyze contract specifications and structure (consortium, prime / subcontractor, etc.).
  • Performing simplification of ITO process through strong cooperation with Legal and Finance departments and with Commercial Senior Leadership.
  • Contributing to process enhancements and Commercial training.
  • Following strict adherence to TPS risk procedures, Involvement in weekly Risk reviews.
  • Having constant collaboration & partnership with global Risk Management team.
  • Cooperating with Execution (OTR) Risk team during the Hand-off and Lesson Learned activities.


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have Bachelors degree in either Law, Business Administration, Engineering, or related discipline.
  • Have minimum of 8 years of cumulative O&G or Industrial industry work experience.
  • Have experience and ability to draft and negotiate contracts.
  • Have background in law/ risk.
  • Have experience working in a fast paced and dynamic environment.
  • Have attention to details.
  • Have mother tongue or as proficient as mother tongue in written and spoken English


Desired Characteristics
  • Have German and/or French and/or Spanish and/or Italian language fluency would be a plus
  • Have oral and written communication skills
  • Have interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Have analytical and problem solving skills .


Work in a way that works for you

We recognize that everyone is different and that the way in which people want to work and deliver at their best is different for everyone too. In this role, we can offer the following flexible working patterns:

• Working flexible hours - flexing the times when you work in the day to help you fit everything in and work when you are the most productive

Working with us

Our people are at the heart of what we do at Baker Hughes. We know we are better when all of our people are developed, engaged and able to bring their whole authentic selves to work. 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.

Working for you

Our inventions have revolutionized energy for over a century. But to keep going forward tomorrow, we know we have to push the boundaries today. We prioritize rewarding those who embrace change with a package that reflects how much we value their input. Join us, and you can expect:

• Contemporary work-life balance policies and wellbeing activities

• Comprehensive private medical care options

• Safety net of life insurance and disability programs

• Tailored financial programs

• Additional elected or voluntary benefits

About Us

With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us

Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company with a global reach and exciting services and clients? Come join us and grow with a team of people who will energize and inspire you!
About Us:
With operations in over 120 countries, we provide better solutions for our customers and richer opportunities for our people. As a leading partner to the energy industry, we're committed to achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 and we're always looking for the right people to help us get there. People who are as passionate as we are about making energy safer, cleaner and more efficient.

Join Us:
Are you seeking an opportunity to make a real difference in a company that values innovation and progress? Join us and become part of a team of people who will challenge and inspire you! Let's come together and take energy forward.

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.