Be the best you can be
Building careers in energy is what we do
Petroplan recruits professionals for the international oil, gas and energy sector. We also organise getting our candidates to their place of work and ensure they are paid correctly and on-time. To deliver this service to our clients and to the candidates who rely on us to find them great careers, we consist of many professionals who play to position. Recruiters, mobilisation consultants, payrolling and accounts professionals, marketers, technologists and business support personnel. We all count.
“Our aim is to be the most respected specialist, international energy recruitment business. Valued by our clients, candidates and contractors, we put our people at the centre of our business. We encourage everyone to play to position with a shared purpose of being the best we can be at Petroplan.”
Working at Petroplan
At Petroplan our teams have the option to flex their hours in order to end their week on a Friday lunchtime. We encourage our teams, especially those within a recruitment environment, to recharge and take time to relax. Our offices are situated across the globe in great locations so whether it’s seeing the sights of the UK capital, being on the slopes within 90 minutes of leaving Calgary or socialising in Houston, the boring 9 to 5 is not an option.
At Petroplan, we live up to our ‘Energy Talent Explorer’ strapline. Moving talent is in our DNA. We encourage our teams to think global when it comes to their careers with us. We have offices in energy hubs across Europe, North America, Canada, Africa and the Middle East. Talented recruiters are in particular demand in our office locations as the experience of working across cultures allows for better understanding of the challenges faced by our candidates and employers.
We run a number of different Employee award schemes on a monthly, half yearly and annual basis with rewards ranging from a contribution to a prize of your choice to a company paid holiday. We have different categories for awards ranging from Most Valuable Player of the Month to Employee of the Year so there are plenty of opportunities for you to get recognised.
Highly competitive basic salaries, a lucrative commission structure, outstanding pension schemes and performance and profit related bonuses – there’s something for everyone. Solid IT infrastructure and support mechanisms ensure you have the tools for success at your fingertips.
A comprehensive benefits package including contributory pension, life insurance and a generous holiday allowance. Private health cover with a respected provider and additional benefits which may include money off gym memberships, access to prize draws and discounted holidays, plus further discounts at a range of high street stores and online retailers.
Immerse yourself in the industry and develop your expertise.
In order to be the best we can be on behalf of employers and candidates we train our recruitment teams so they can develop industry discipline expertise. Some of our key markets include Engineering, HSEQ, Supply Chain and Project Services and the niche areas of Subsea and Drilling.
Benefit from immediate access to a premium, prequalified talent pool.
Through an established active candidate base and our carefully cultivated passive professional network we are connected with highly skilled individuals. This resource is constantly expanding and evolving as we reach more than 10 million people online. Our social advertising and database technology ensures we can track and connect with the very best talent the industry has to offer.
Recruitment technology tools at your fingertips.
There is dedicated in-house IT support for the market-leading recruitment database and reporting; plus our recruiters are trained in the use of key applications like LinkedIn Recruiter, industry job boards and social media.
We want you to succeed
There are no airs and graces at Petroplan; we operate within a relatively flat structure where everyone’s opinion matters. We are only successful if we play to position so continual professional development is encouraged no matter what your business discipline.
The Petroplan culture
We want you to love coming to work, so we work hard to create a positive working environment. Our energetic and friendly team regularly spend time together outside of work hours, developing trusted bonds that in turn promote collaborative and effective team work.
Win recognition and awards
In many recruitment agencies the sole focus of the business is often recruitment activity; at Petroplan we know value is created throughout the whole business. We run monthly, half yearly and annual awards to acknowledge this, such as Most Valuable Player or Employee of the Year and encourage our teams to enter industry recognised events. This year our marketing team won the Onrec award for the most innovative use of social media in recruitment.
Our Career Paths
Each of our recruiters are supported by formal sales/ recruitment programmes as well as having one to one support from their manager and the business; they are also supported by a team of resourcers who work to build and maintain our customer connections and ensure our database is kept clean and up to date.
Our experienced account managers nurture and strengthen our relationships which include some of the world’s leading organisations, ranging from consultancies to independents and major operators, assisting them in obtaining more value.
Our marketing team produce award-winning strategic advertising campaigns that achieve measurable results and help our recruiters and business development teams engage better.
Our finance and accounting teams work towards the common goal of providing the best client service in particular relating to invoicing and payments, while making sure our contractors are paid in a timely manner.
Our contractor mobilisation consultants (CMCs) are a specialist dedicated department dealing with contractor onboarding and mobilisation to ensure that our world-wide spread of contractors are safe and happy.
The Governance, Legal, HSEQ , Bid team, IT and HR teams make sure that our staff are protected from a legislative and technological point of view while providing much needed support in work, life and culture to our global offices.
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Petroplan Internal Jobs
Oil & Gas Subsurface Recruiter
Oil & Gas Recruiter - Subsurface - London
Location: Waterloo, London, UK
Petroplan has a great opportunity for a Recruiter with 2 - 4 years "360 recruitment" experience. Preference for a recruitment background in Oil & Gas, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Engineering, Electrical, Subsea, Construction, Drilling, Marine, Project Services or related industries.
Petroplan have a range of benefits and some are a little different to the norm…! These include:
- a 12-noon finish on Fridays
- an extremely competitive commission scheme
- Annual High Billers trip
- International opportunities
- Investment in you and your career
- Casual dress on Mondays & Fridays
- Building strong relationships with specific clients to ensure Petroplan is their recruitment partner of choice and the first point of contact when business needs arise.
- Business Development - researching and approaching new prospect companies, approaching and developing professional relationships with them and converting them to sustainable clients
- Building strong relationships with candidates to ensure Petroplan is their preferred specialist recruitment partner in helping them achieve their career objectives and realise their potential. This will include achieving weekly targets in terms of candidate calls, and liaising and supporting researchers in their challenge to build a quality candidate database
- Generating gross profit through placements in accordance with targets agreed with your line manager, ensuring you run a profitable and efficient desk
- Have 2-4 years "360 recruitment" agency experience, within Oil & Gas, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Engineering, Electrical, Subsea, Construction, Drilling, Marine, Project Services or related industries
- Proven track record in billing and business development
- Be able to demonstrate good experience in developing and maintaining client and candidate relationships, preferably with passive candidates
- Be resilient, determined, proactive and keen to challenge
Please be aware that for the position of Oil & Gas Recruiter - London:
· Applicants must currently be living in London / surrounds
· Sponsorship is not available so applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship!
If you are interested in this role, we would love to speak to you. Please email your CV to [email protected]
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted
Petroplan Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
Delivery Recruitment Consultant
We are looking for a Delivery Recruiter to join our expanding team based in Houston.
What can you expect from Petroplan?
Petroplan has a great reputation as a global specialist recruiter of professionals working in the oil, gas and energy industry.
Our offices are modern and spacious, with Petroplan's approach to flexible working, you can work your hours in order to finish earlier on a Friday. Monday through to Thursday 7am till 4.30pm, ending your week at 12 on a Friday lunchtime.
To ensure that you keep learning and are a true market specialist, attending industry networking and training conferences is also encouraged. Most of all you get to work in THE Global Oil and Gas Hub where we have a strong client base and established reputation!
Is this role for you?
- have 2 years relevant recruitment experience (preferably within upstream or downstream oil & gas)
- be target driven
You're good at:
- Understanding technical oil and gas roles or have the ability to research and understand the role based on client specific requirements.
- Leveraging online recruiting resources such as LinkedIn and the internal ATS to identify, attract, and deploy creative methodologies for sourcing quality candidates.
If this sounds of interest we would love to hear from you, please send your resume to Leontine Fabri at [email protected]
Petroplan Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.
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Your well being is central to our ethos.
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