General Electric Skill Pool Manager - Software Development in CELLE, Germany

Role Summary:

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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Role Summary:

Baker Hughes currently has an opportunity for an experienced Skill Pool Manager with a Software Development background, to be based at their Technology Centre in Celle.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate recruiting, training and hiring of employees for Software Development teams

  • Experience in managing and developing people

  • Diplomacy and proficiency in handling difficult situations, such as interpersonal conflict and personnel issues

  • Understand the Agile software development process and how to help team make improvements

  • Know how to help team develop skills

  • Identify and communicate alternative sources for locating new sources for qualified recruits

  • Communicate HR related programs & growth opportunities to new hires and employees

  • Work with Project Leaders to set goals and review progress and appraisal with employees

  • Supervision of employees

  • Create development plan and training plan for employees


  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent.

  • 6+ years recruiting or team lead experience.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability negotiate and sell the value of BHI SW Development to potential hires

  • Good leadership / management skills

  • Ability to build peer relationships as well as work independently.

Desired Characteristics:

  • Previous experience with Software Development teams would be highly desirable.

  • Oil & Gas background would be an advantage.


Celle, Germany

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Locations: Germany; Lower Saxony; CELLE