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Job Title: Contracts Spec III – Legal

Job Number: 1213745

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job: Legal

Company: Baker Hughes

Due to growth a rare opportunity for a confident contracts lawyer, with strong negotiation skills, now exists within Baker Hughes Lagos office. The role will involve travel, within Sub-Sahara Africa/ Nigeria; expected to be 25%.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

• Provide legal services related to customer contracts for well related services within an assigned Baker Hughes region of the world.

• Review, draft, and modify customer sale, rental or/or services contracts (including job specific contracts, master service agreements, purchase orders, amendments, pre-bid agreements, letter of intent); as well as integrated operations contracts, subcontractors agreements or letter of intent to comply with company contracting guidelines and governing law, and prepare associated documentation and advice.

• Update contracts database with entries for work performed and review status, and prepares periodic reports.

• Negotiate routine contract revisions with customers.

• Provide basic risk assessments and advice regarding routine contractual risk issues.

• Communicate with division personnel regarding contracting policies, procedures and processes.

• Handle special projects, as assigned.

• May conduct contract training seminars for company sales and marketing personnel and other departments.

• May assist in training new hires in contracts department.


• Impressive experience preferably in contract review and negotiation or related legal background. Industry and customers experience preferred.

• Experience in reviewing contracts effectively which are (i) Services, (ii) Rental, Sales and Services, and, (iii) Sales only.

• Experience conducting and concluding email & phone negotiations of the aforementioned contracts.

• Experience promoting a Business Partner approach with Operations.

• Understanding and knowledge of products and services provided by Baker Hughes.

• Knowledge of FCPA, Anti-boycott, Trade Sanctions & Export Controls, is desirable.

• Experience working with internal and external customers as related to contracts administration.

Skill Requirements:

• three years qualified lawyer.

• Understanding of contract law and related legal concepts including practical application in a business environment.

• Fluent English is mandatory.

• Advanced PC Skills.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

• Detail oriented and results focused.

• Strong negotiating skills.

• Understanding of business and cultural environment and customs across assigned region. Ability to work independently and make decisions.

• Commitment to customer service, and to working in a team oriented environment. Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet deadlines.

• Ability to think analytically and creatively.

• Good interpersonal engagement skills and internal relationships.

• Ability to work with minimum supervision and know when to seek assistance.

How to Apply:

If you are interested in working with the organisation and your skills and capabilities match the job profile, submit your application now.

•   Visit: Job Application Portal

•   Enter the “Requisition ID” in the space provided

•   Click “Search for Jobs” for more information and online application for the position.

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