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Total Rewards Manager – Baker Hughes


Full Time Regular


As a leader in the oilfield services industry, Baker Hughes offers opportunities for qualified people who want to grow in our high performance organization. Baker Hughes with 100 + years of corporate history and more than 58,000 employees has multiple product lines that provide services for oil and gas wells.

Our technology edge – and our ability to apply them safely and effectively – creates value for our customers and our shareholders. Engineers, scientists, technicians and business professionals can make their careers at Baker Hughes in research, development, manufacturing, field operations, sales, finance, IT, marketing and human resources.

Baker Hughes Corporate is currently seeking a Total Rewards Manager to cover the Middle East & Africa Regions.


The successful jobholder would report to the Eastern Hemisphere Total Rewards Director and will be responsible for the implementation of regional and global compensation and benefits strategies in the Middle East and Africa Regions by managing the development, implementation and ongoing support for local benefits and compensation programs within the corporate global governance structure (e.g. medical, dental, life, disability, employee assistance, bonus programs and pension).

In addition, The jobholder would provide technical compensation planning and benefits consulting to Middle East and Africa Geomarket HR Managers as follows:

Management of annual compensation review processes, e.g. merit, bonus issue and payment, compensation review and benefits review.
Determination and recommendation of annual salary budget requirements.
Development and recommendation of benefits program changes, upgrades as well as implement new benefits and ensure consistency within the countries in Middle East and Africa.
Analysis and evaluation salary structures for unique positions to ensure parity with competitive market practices.
Project Management and implementations as part of Global Programs.
Provide technical knowledge of regulations governing benefits.
Participation in salary and benefits surveys and provision of market data.
Manage vendor relationships with consultants, third party administrators and benefits plan providers.


10+ years work experience in Human Resources or related field.
The ideal candidate would be a graduate with extensive benefits and compensation experience preferably in a corporate setting during which he/she should have acquired broad knowledge of HR principles, practices, and procedures, ideally in Middle East, Africa or other emerging market environments.
Professional certification from Global bodies such as SHRM, CIPD or WorldatWork is desirable.
To be considered for this job, you should have strong judgment and analytical skills, demonstrable project management capabilities, complex problem-solving experience, commitment to customer service and proven ability to balance hands-on.
Detail oriented and delivery focused approach with a broader and long-term tactical and strategic perspective.
Country or region-level experience with compensation and benefits programs, practices and philosophies is a prerequisite for the role.
An excellent grasp of compensation and benefit practices and regulations in the Middle East or Africa would be advantageous.


Baker Hughes is a leading supplier of oilfield services, products, technology and systems to the worldwide oil and natural gas industry. By being the service company that best anticipates, understands and exceeds our customers’ expectations, Baker Hughes Advances Reservoir Performance. The company’s 57,000-plus employees work in more than 80 countries in geomarket teams that help customers find, evaluate, drill, produ

Job Details

Date Posted: 2013-04-18
Job Location: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Job Role: Other
Company Industry: Education, Training, and Library

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Career Level: Entry Level

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