Director, Global Government Affairs - MENATI

10-13 years
15 days ago 4 Applied
Job Description

Are you a Government Affairs Director looking for an interesting opportunity
Do you enjoy being part of a successful team
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Baker Hughes is a large and growing energy technology company with operations in over 120 countries, including a strong presence throughout MENATI with a core corporate, manufacturing and operations footprint in the United Arab Emirates, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, Egypt, Turkey, and India. This position serves as the primary government affairs support for our MENATI 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 Dubai and reports directly to the VP, Global Government Affairs.
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As a Director, Global Government Affairs - MENATI, you will serve as our primary liaison to MENATI policymakers. You will support and often lead cross-functional working groups addressing the intersection of our business with government initiatives in the region. You will work within a global team to monitor, prepare for, and shape government politics relevant to the enterprise. You will play a pivotal role in ensuring our position in the future of energy.
As a Director, Global Government Affairs - MENATI, you will be responsible for:

  • Leading Baker Hughes government affairs engagement for MENATI, and working with partners in Legal, Enterprise Customer Solutions, 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 MENATI 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 MENATI commercial advocacy.
  • Managing recordkeeping and reporting consistent with applicable public ethics laws.

To be successful in this role, you will:
  • 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.
  • Have experience in UAE.
  • Have fluency (verbal/written) in English and Arabic.
  • Have flexibility to travel 20% of the time.
  • 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.
  • Highly value integrity, kindness, and a sense of humor.

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 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
#LI_OnsiteAbout Us:
We are an energy technology company that provides solutions to energy and industrial customers worldwide. Built on a century of experience and conducting business in over 120 countries, our innovative technologies and services are taking energy forward - making it safer, cleaner and more efficient for people and the planet.
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.



Baker Hughes Company is an American international industrial service company and one of the world's largest oil field services companies. The company provides the oil and gas industry with products and services for oil drilling, formation evaluation, completion, production and reservoir consulting.

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