Be the best you can be

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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.

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Recruitment Careers

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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.

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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.

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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.

Business Careers

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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.

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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.

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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

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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

Recruitment Account Manager - London
Negotiable
12 July 2018


Account Manager - London

Location: Waterloo, London
Salary: On offer is an attractive base salary Bonus

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Petroplan UK for an Account Manager to take full advantage of scalable market opportunities from existing clients and hot prospects.

Petroplan has a great reputation as a global specialist recruiter of professionals working in the oil, gas and energy industry. We haven't diluted our offer even when times have been tough. We remain committed to finding work for the people who are dedicated to their industry and craft. We are too - we are the people experts in our industry

Job Description

  • Managing a client or a portfolio of existing clients, identifying new commercial opportunities and maximising these opportunities increasing gross profit.
  • Building strong relationships with clients, understanding their business and people strategy thereby ensuring Petroplan is their recruitment partner of choice
  • Managing commercial negotiations with clients including agreement of commercial terms and negotiation of fees
  • Holding regular meetings with the recruitment teams to communicate new vacancies
  • Resolving Client / Contractor issues, with the management of any conflicts that may arise
  • Achievement of account management objectives on a quarterly basis
  • Agreement and achievement of gross profit target per client with Petroplan stakeholders
  • Attend and participate in global internal meetings, including reporting on clients



Requirements:

  • Be an experienced Account Manager with proven experience of sales delivery in a results-focused environment, preferably within the oil and gas sector
  • Have strong experience in recruitment (minimum 5 years), with a proven track record in billing and delivery against KPIs
  • Preference for experience working in Africa and setting up operations in new countries
  • Can demonstrate a good understanding of the financial drivers of a business to enable delivery of your P&L and improvement in gross profit against each client
  • A strong background in client development including an in-depth understanding of how to build relationships with clients.
  • Can demonstrate good experience in developing and maintaining client and candidate relationships, including with passive candidates
  • Have a charismatic and can-do attitude, can bring solutions and contribute ideas



Please be aware that sponsorship is not available so applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

Please send your CV to Lindsay Sher on [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Petroplan Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Recruitment Team Manager - Technology - London
Negotiable
09 July 2018


Petroplan, as a continuously growing specialist Energy recruitment business, is looking to recruit a Team Manager - Technology based in Waterloo, London
In this role, you will take overall responsibility for the strategy and delivery of the team. You will lead and be responsible for your team's business development and candidate generation activities. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to manage and drive success across the team whilst working their own portfolio and leading from the front. We have a very established client base within Oil and Gas which we have built up over the last 40 years. This is an opportunity with unlimited potential for the right candidate to start a new technology offering from scratch

Key responsibilities in the role will be: -

Management

  • Management and growth of the Team in support of the overall business strategy, ensuring that Recruitment Consultants are properly resourced in line with client demand and that they are being lead, managed, properly assessed and developed throughout the year. This includes monitoring their performance against KPI's and other objectives.
  • Individual coaching and mentoring of Recruitment Consultants and Resourcers
  • Ensure you lead by example and hold your team accountable for placement and GP targets.
  • Ensuring quality assurance and compliance and that a systematic recruitment procedure is followed



Strategic Business Development

  • Working with the Regional Directors, Account Managers and fellow Team Managers to agree business development targets with a view to increasing the profitable client base each year
  • New business development and increasing gross profit over each financial year
  • Building strong relationships with clients, understanding their business and people strategy (and therefore their resourcing needs) and implementing strategies to meet those needs, thereby ensuring Petroplan is their recruitment partner of choice and the first point of contact when business needs arise.
  • Managing commercial negotiations with clients including agreement of commercial terms and negotiation of fees, mark-up etc. and ensuring that comprehensive records are produced and maintained
  • Filling vacancies and achieving your own placement and gross profit targets



Skills & experience

You will:

  • Be an experienced Team Leader or Manager with proven experience of sales delivery in a results-focused environment, within the Technology industry
  • Have strong experience in recruitment (3 - 5 years), with a proven track record in billing
  • Demonstrate a good understanding of the financial drivers of a business to enable improvement in gross profit.
  • Demonstrate good experience in developing and maintaining client and candidate relationships, preferably with passive candidates
  • Build and motivate your team, encourage creative thinking and inspire them to over-achieve.
  • Have an inquiring and inquisitive mind that thrives on building relationships at all levels.



For more details please contact Lindsay Sher at [email protected] or call 44 (0) 1483 881 642

Please note you must be fully eligible to live and work in the UK to be considered for the role above.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

Petroplan Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Senior/Principal Recruitment Consultant - Finance
Negotiable
03 July 2018


Senior / Principal Recruiter - Finance - Energy Sector - Warm Desk - London
Location: Waterloo, London, UK


Petroplan is an International Specialist Energy Recruitment business, we are looking to hire a Recruiter who will have a focus on Finance into the Energy sector.

Why become an employee at Petroplan?


This is a warm desk with a wealth of clients and candidates to contact and build relationships with. There will be opportunities for you to place candidates and work with clients across the whole of the EMEA region.


If you are looking for autonomy, together with the support and freedom to build your own desk then this is the role for you. Petroplan is an entrepreneurial company which encourages its people to become a specialist in their individual markets.


What makes Petroplan different?


Petroplan also offer a number of perks that are a little different to the norm! These include: a 12 noon finish every Friday, an extremely competitive commission scheme together with dress down on Mondays & Fridays.


About you:


You will have 1-3 years recruitment experience preferably within Finance


If you are interested in this role, we would love to speak to you. Please email [email protected]

Petroplan Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.

Contact Petroplan

Recruitment built just for you

We are not an ordinary recruitment business. We are a people business.

Your well being is central to our ethos.

Visit our Contact page to find your local Petroplan office.