Baker Hughes, the S&P 100 oilfield services company based in Houston, will create an Organizational Ombuds Office to serve its employees throughout the U.S., Canada, and Trinidad/Tobago. The primary job duty of the new positions is to, "Offer exceptional organizational ombuds services in accordance with the International Ombudsman Association's Standards of Practice and Code of Ethics, o3 [Organizational Ombuds Office] Charter, o3 Policy and o3 Handbook."
Baker Hughes has opened searches for three new positions for the program. The lead position--Ombuds Principal--will oversee all aspects of the new Ombuds office and serve as the chief designated independent, neutral, confidential and informal conflict management practitioner for the company. Applicants must have a bachelors Degree or equivalent (masters degree in conflict management, ADR or related field preferred); 20+ years professional experience; 10+ years of combined education and experience in conflict management field; 7+ years as an ombuds; and IOA training. The position will be based in Houston.
The Ombuds Program Connection Specialist will serve as an Organizational Ombuds and also develop communications and measurement/evaluation activities for the office. Applicants must have a bachelors degree or equivalent (masters degree a plus); 15+ years professional experience managing information and database development, writing and editing reports/materials, systems analyses, developing customized interventions and evaluations; 10+ years of combined education and experience in conflict management or related field (organizational learning and development, law, psychology) preferred. This position will be based in Houston.
The company is also hiring an Ombuds to be based in Calgary, Canada. Applicants must have a bachelors degree or equivalent (masters degree a plus); 15+ years professional experience; and 10 years relevant work experience (e.g. negotiation, people management, creative problem solving). Application deadlines and salaries for the three positions are not indicated. (Baker Hughes Jobs; Wikipedia.)
Cross-posted from the Ombuds Blog.