Baker Hughes Workforce Demand Manager – OFE & TPS in LONDON, United Kingdom

About Us:

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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Purpose of Role:

The Workforce Demand Lead – OFE (Oil Field Equipment) & TPS (Turbomachinery & Process Solutions) is required to provide expertise; in the creation of headcount plans; create and lead the deployment of strategy, programs and processes based on the resourcing requirements of OFE & TPS product companies. The role creates long-term relationships with the OFE & TPS product companies’ leadership and acts as the point of contact for the leadership team members for all aspects of recruiting strategies, including tenders and projects, supporting the redeployment of the workforce as to maximize the P&L opportunities and attract as well as retain talent.


The key accountabilities of the Workforce Demand Manager – OFE & TPS is to fully understand the opportunities for enhancing workforce planning, to drive execution of a plan directly linked to the business cycle including tendering and execution of customer contracts and managing cyclical trends. Overseeing the end-to-end hiring process and act as source of expertize for the team(s) controlling recruiting, hiring and onboarding activities including process management, operational execution, continual service and process improvements as well as customer satisfaction.


  • Collaborate with OFE & TPS product company leaders to fully understand the current workforce mix including employees and contingent resources to be able to assess capability and plan for future headcount volume and competence requirements.

  • Participate in the development of WFD plans/initiatives of OFE & TPS product companies and ensure the plans are systematically updated and communicated to key stakeholders.

  • Advise OFE & TPS product company Leaders on opportunities to change the headcount mix of their teams to reduce staffing costs and increase the volume of contract wins by being able to demonstrate competence to perform as part of all business tenders.

  • Act as the single point of accountability for OFE & TPS product company leaders to build trust-based relationships to underpin and influence resourcing plans.

  • Collaborate with TA Leadership to establish metrics and KPIs to drive performance

  • Influence the effectiveness the teams of Recruiters and Processers who are accountable for the delivery of transactions associated with all talent acquisition, deployment and release activities.

  • Provide reports to leadership to highlight HC trends, movements and statistics and recommend actions to ensure goals and desired outcomes are being achieved.

  • Ensure continuous process improvement.

  • Lead any workforce-related process improvements and cost saving initiatives to ensure best in class service and customer satisfaction achieved.

  • Work closely with TA and monitor competitors’ practices for the attraction and retention of talent, including marketing methods and compensation strategies.


  • Degree level qualification with Oil & Gas industry experience

  • Proven track record of workforce planning, talent acquisition and managing complex HR projects

  • Experience in tender submissions and management

  • Senior HR, Workforce Planning or Talent Acquisition background in a highly matrix environment

  • Understands and works effectively within a matrix structure

  • Demonstrated ability to implement process improvements and creative solutions in order to save cost and reduce turnaround times

  • Team player who has a track record of working with cross functional and geographically dispersed teams

  • Recognizes what is acceptable and not acceptable within the organization including decision authority and compliance requirements

  • High level of personal energy, credibility, pro-activity and presence

  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills



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Job: Human Resources

Title: Workforce Demand Manager – OFE & TPS

Location: GBR-Greater London-LONDON

Requisition ID: 1809387