Baker Hughes Legal Contracts Counsel in KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia

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Baker Hughes, a GE company (NYSE:BHGE) is the world’s first and only fullstream provider of integrated oilfield products, services and digital solutions. Drawing on a storied heritage of invention, BHGE harnesses the passion and experience of its people to enhance productivity across the oil and gas value chain.

BHGE helps its customers acquire, transport and refine hydrocarbons more efficiently, productively and safely, with a smaller environmental footprint and at lower cost per barrel. Backed by the digital industrial strength of GE, the company deploys minds, machines and the cloud to break down silos and reduce waste and risk, applying breakthroughs from other industries to advance its own.

With operations in over 120 countries, the company’s global scale, local know-how and commitment to service infuse over a century of experience with the spirit of a startup – inventing smarter ways to bring energy to the world.

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Role Summary:

Full - Time Regular

An opening for Contract Counsel based in Malaysia. The position will support the Legal Division.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for reviewing, drafting, modifying and negotiating a full range of customer contracts and subcontracts for assigned area, in accordance with Baker Hughes Contracting Policy

  • Provides risk assessments and recommendations regarding contractual risk issues to Operations personnel and Management

  • Provides guidance/advice to Operations personnel and Management and liaises with other corporate representatives on contractual terms, contracting policies and contract-based management of operational and business risk.

  • Co-ordinates and implements contracting policies and initiatives to ensure consistent application in the review and negotiation of contracts within assigned area of responsibility.

  • Co-ordinates and conducts contracts training seminars for company sales, marketing and Operations personnel.

  • Maintaining Contracts database for assigned area of responsibility

  • Co-ordinates and handles special projects, as assigned.


  • Degree in Law or equivalent from a reputable university.

  • At least 10 years post-qualified experience, ideally gained from working with a contracts / legal department of a multi-national company and/or a reputable law firm.

  • Experienced in negotiating and managing high value and complex project contracts even under time pressure.

  • Background in engineering, oil and gas, or construction industry would be an advantage.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Proficiency in both spoken and written English is required. Any other (Asian) language would be a plus.

  • High ethical skills, able to function as a trustful gatekeeper.

  • Organized and self-starter.



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Job: Legal

Title: Legal Contracts Counsel

Location: Malaysia-Kuala Lumpur-KUALA LUMPUR

Requisition ID: 1809024