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


Executive Search Director

Would you like to lead our Executive Search efforts?

Do you enjoy collaborating to achieve organizational goals?

Join our Human Resources team

Our Human Resources Team provides HR support for client group Leaders, Managers and Employees on organizational and employee matters, as well as coaching, HR process expertise and other general HR activities.

Partner with the best

In this role you will be responsible for the strategy and delivery of Executive recruitment by leading a best-in-class recruiting process and candidate experience. You will be responsible for developing and engaging a highly specialized executive search team, educating the business around the Executive Recruiting processes, leading efforts to attract top talent for highly critical positions and directly leading the highest level of executive searches. You will use a collaborative approach to develop the sourcing and attraction strategy for Executive talent in alignment with Talent Acquisition and Talent Management programs, HR leadership and business leadership to drive enterprise results.

You will be responsible for:

  • Developing and driving the executive search strategy with a focus on innovative sourcing, proactive external succession planning, talent pipelining, market mapping projects, and firm selection/management/execution
  • Leading, managing and developing the Executive Search team
  • Managing the full recruitment life-cycle for the most senior and critical searches - from sourcing through to hiring and onboarding
  • Using influence to raise the aligned business segments collective knowledge on talent acquisition
  • Communicating your knowledge of proven and emerging best practices to business leaders, hiring managers and recruiters
  • Working collaboratively with key business aligned partners to strategize and proactively create human capital plans
  • Applying financial, data analysis, and advanced technical knowledge to forecast and analyze departmental needs and create long-term goals
  • Planning and managing the executive recruitment budget
  • Partnering with other areas of the Talent Acquisition teams on strategic initiatives and special projects


Fuel your passion

To be successful in this role you will:
  • Have a Bachelor's Degree, or equivalent experience
  • Have a minimum of 10 years leadership experience of a Talent Acquisition team in a Fortune 500 company
  • Have prior experience with recruitment operations including Applicant Tracking Systems, automated reporting/tracking (recruiting analytics) and vendor management
  • Have broad recruitment and sourcing experience in executive level searches, corporate staffing, search firm, and/or recruitment process organizations
  • Have exposure to a variety of recruiting/staffing organizational models
  • Be able to lead multiple high-level executive searches with successful outcomes
  • Demonstrate the ability to create and implement a highly visible, enterprise-wide Talent strategy, focused on sourcing and attracting executive talent in a competitive market
  • Have proven leadership skills with the ability to build, lead, inspire and motivate a high functioning, geographically dispersed team of recruiters
  • Display successful experience promoting diversity, equity and inclusion both internally and externally and a commitment to applying an intersectional, equity-oriented lens in executive recruitment
  • Demonstrate the ability to interface and develop collaborative relationships with senior executives and influence other leaders to adopt and participate in strategic change initiatives
  • Have prior experience analyzing data and metrics to implement change in departmental processes
  • Have good experience managing relationships with third-party search firms


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.

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 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

As part of our commitment to the health and safety of our employees, customers and the communities in which we operate, this role requires full vaccination for COVID-19 prior to beginning work.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.