Company: Baker Hughes
Skills: Commercial Management
Experience: 10 + Years
Education: High School/Secondary
Location: Singapore, Singapore


Director, Global Government Affairs - Asia Pacific (Singapore)

Do you enjoy working at the intersection of energy and public policy?

Do you enjoy collaborating with dynamic, cross-functional and international teams?

Join our Global Government Affairs team

Baker Hughes is a large and growing energy technology company with operations in over 120 countries, including a strong presence throughout Asia Pacific with a core corporate, manufacturing and operations footprint in Australia, Indonesia, Japan, Korea, Malaysia, and Singapore. This position serves as the primary government affairs support for our APAC leadership, and will also work within a diverse global government affairs team to protect and advance the company's interests across all regions, product companies and corporate functions. The position is based in Singapore and reports directly to the VP, Global Government Affairs.

As the Director, Global Government Affairs - Asia Pacific, you will be responsible for:
  • Leading Baker Hughes government affairs engagement for APAC, and working with partners in Legal, Corporate Affairs, Finance and other functions to execute our public policy strategy;
  • Identifying, tracking and effectively communicating public policy developments to the business and to the Global Government Affairs team, and formulating practical recommendations for the company's response;
  • Strengthening the company's positioning as a key technology enabler of the Energy Transition, with an emphasis on APAC energy and climate policies, funding, and company participation in key coalitions/working groups;
  • Representing the company in key trade associations and other relevant, non-governmental organizations;
  • Managing relevant third-party consultants and service providers;
  • Coordinating APAC commercial advocacy;
  • Managing recordkeeping and reporting consistent with applicable public ethics laws.


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role, you will:
  • Possess substantial expertise in energy and climate policy, and an existing network of constructive relationships at meaningful levels of government;
  • Demonstrate a confident, composed and clear communication style, and the poise and experience to interact with senior leaders inside and outside of the company who reflect the diversity of cultures and customs of the countries in which we operate;
  • Multi-task effectively and balance competing or quickly changing priorities, at times under tight deadline;
  • Focus on internal stakeholder care and responsiveness, with strong interpersonal awareness;
  • Anticipate needs and make judgement calls within your sphere of responsibilities;
  • Have a minimum of 10 years professional experience in government and/or government advocacy on behalf of a company, trade association or government affairs firm;
  • Fluent (verbal/written) in English and at least one APAC language (e.g., Malay)
  • Ability to travel ~20%;
  • Highly value integrity, kindness and a sense of humor.


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 challenge 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 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.

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.