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

Global Key Accounts & Business Support Coordinator - Houston
Negotiable
12 February 2019

Petroplan USA is hiring a Business Support Coordinator to work in our Houston office. This role will provide administrative, research and business support to the VP Global Key Accounts as well as providing business support to the Houston office. The key purpose of this role is to support the VP Global Key Accounts with planning and driving the growth of Petroplan's global key client accounts.

The role will include:

  • Work with the VP Global Key Accounts to write the annual strategy presentation and plans for following year
  • Assisting with bids and tender information in a timely manner
  • Monitoring and reporting on performance management of all global key accounts
  • Writing ad hoc presentations on key client accounts for delivery at Board meetings (by the VP)
  • Preparing reports for each Executive & Business Review meeting
  • Arrange and oversee improvements, repairs, and maintenance of both the Houston and Denver office facilities
  • Main point of contact for office IT issues and needs
  • Administrative support to Regional Manager USA and Commercial Manager if required

You will have the following key skills:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite knowledge (Excel, Visio, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Strong Content writing, presentation writing skills, research skills
  • Project Management and Data Analysis skills
  • Numerate and first class attention to detail, both in writing and numerically
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Have excellent data manipulation and analytical skills; being able to work with large amounts of data and provide meaningful conclusions from analysis of data.

If you would like to apply for this role or hear more about it, please send your resume to [email protected]

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

Associate Recruitment Consultant - Oil & Gas - Calgary
Negotiable
11 February 2019


Associate Recruitment Consultant - Calgary
Location: Calgary, Canada

Do you have some recruitment experience and are looking for a new challenge or are looking to kick start your recruitment career? If so, we would like to speak to you!

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.

Why become an employee at Petroplan Canada?

Attractions: Like all our offices, the Calgary office operates flexible working with Friday afternoons available as free time, so whether you want to take advantage of the slopes, the 700 kilometres of pathways, golf in one of Alberta's many courses or just indulge in the great food and cafe culture - you'll never be bored.

People: Our successful established team are close to our key clients who are also situated in Alberta and have built up a solid candidate network of oil and gas professionals. Our relationships with both make finding and placing great people into sustainable careers a natural consequence of Petroplan's respected reputation.

Is this role for you?

You enjoy working in a recruitment role or you have the determination, perseverance and natural sales ability that would make you a success.

The role will include:

  • 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.
  • Building strong relationships with candidates to ensure Petroplan is their preferred specialist recruitment partner
  • Generating gross profit through placements in accordance with targets agreed with your line manager
  • Sourcing candidates to ensure that you put forward the best candidates for the relevant role
  • Achieving your KPI's on a weekly and monthly basis and celebrating success


How do I apply?

Please send your resume to Claire Salter on [email protected]

Please note you must be fully eligible to live and work in Canada 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 Recruitment Consultant / Account Manager - St, John's
Negotiable
11 February 2019

Senior Recruitment Consultant / Account Manager

Location: St. John's, NewFoundland and Labrador


We'd love you to apply if the answers to all our questions below are yes, the successful applicant will get the chance to recruit for the Canadian market and be based in St John's:

  • Would you describe yourself as a '360 Recruiter'?
  • Is your experience based within a recruitment agency?
  • Do you regularly meet or exceed your monetary and activity recruitment targets?
  • Have you worked successfully in recruitment for at least 2 years?
  • Have you got experience of building and developing client relationships?
  • Can you negotiate profitable and fair deals with your clients?

If it's a yes on all these counts read on….

The Opportunity

Our Senior Recruitment Consultant/Account Manager (Newfoundland and Labrador) will develop our existing client relationships and will create an initial client base from which to generate vacancies and placements in accordance with the budget set. The individual will be responsible for the overall growth, development and profitability of the region along with maximising Petroplan's profile and brand across Eastern Canada.

You will do this by developing existing and new relationships to leverage recruitment opportunities for Petroplan, and also delivering on the roles that are released by finding the best candidates.

What can Petroplan offer you?

* International opportunities
* Investment in you and your career
* 1.00pm finishes on Fridays (7.30am - 4.30pm Monday to Thursday)
* 20 days paid vacation per year statutory vacation days
* Excellent benefits plan
* Excellent remuneration package

Please be aware that for this position:

  • Applicants must currently be living in St John's / surrounding area
  • Unfortunately, sponsorship is not available, so applicants must be eligible to work in Canada without sponsorship

How do I apply?


If this sounds of interest we would love to hear from you, please send your resume to Claire Salter at [email protected]

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

Global Marketing Manager
Negotiable
05 February 2019


GLOBAL MARKETING MANAGER
LONDON

Petroplan are currently recruiting a Global Marketing Manager. This challenging and diverse role is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced, creative marketing professional with an excellent track record to join us during an exciting time of growth within the company. The successful candidate will have an extensive range of responsibilities including the creation and implementation of Petroplan's marketing strategy to engage the relevant local B2B and B2C audiences.

This is a permanent opportunity within Petroplan (part-time candidates will be considered) and the successful candidate will become part of an energetic, value driven and committed operations team who are totally focused on maintaining exceptional customer quality, delivery and loyalty globally. Some global travel will be expected as part of this role.

Role and Responsibilities:

· Develop the Marketing strategy for the business in line with Company objectives & drive the evolution of marketing across the organisation, ensuring all plans are delivered on time and within budget
· Drive recommendations for change to the Petroplan Brand & guidelines (in line with company objectives and ethos), ensuring consistency and coherence with the Brand across the global organisation, reviewing and building our brand library to ensure that people have ample tools and information to promote and reflect the business consistently
· Create and effectively manage the annual marketing budget to generate maximum ROI
· Review and further develop the website as well as optimising it efficiently and driving leads into the business on a regular basis moving forwards
· Develop and help drive our client engagement strategy, with our Global VPs, by building and running our client engagement and loyalty programme globally

Requirements:

· Google Suite knowledge / certification for AdWords, AdSense, Tag Manager, Analytics, Webmaster Tools
· Adobe suite knowledge - Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator
· WordPress / WordPress Page Builder knowledge with CSS / HTML coding
· Mail Chimp (or similar) e-mail marketing automation platform
· Facebook / Twitter advertising platforms
· Social media monitoring experience
· Microsoft Office Suite knowledge (PowerPoint, Excel, Visio, Word)
· Conversion Optimisation Software experience
· Website management experience
· Experience with both B2B and B2C campaigns and execution - primarily focused on B2C
· Have strong experience working as a Marketing professional in the private sector, with at least 3 years marketing experience

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

Internal Recruiter
Negotiable
05 February 2019

Due to continued growth, Petroplan is looking to hire an Internal Recruiter to be based in our London office to help grow the business further. Petroplan is a international energy recruitment business with offices worldwide.

Reporting to the Global HR Manager, you will deliver a 'first class' candidate experience and identify talent in the market. We are looking for someone who has the autonomy to become a trusted adviser to our stakeholders and to deliver an effective end-to-end recruitment process throughout the business.

Key responsibilities will include:

  • Proactive sourcing of candidates and coordinating the entire recruitment process
  • Responsibility for end to end recruitment for all global roles
  • Proactively build talent pools using relevant job boards and LinkedIn
  • Advertise all roles on relevant jobs boards and monitor responses
  • Schedule and conduct initial screening interviews for all candidates shortlisted before submitting to hiring manager
  • Provide a first-class recruitment experience to all internal and external applicants
  • Promote a positive Company image to candidates throughout the recruitment cycle

You will ideally:

  • Enjoy recruitment with experience of recruiting and sourcing talent either internally or within an agency
  • Be a proficient user of LinkedIn and other sourcing methods with the ability to form and develop strong networks with candidates
  • Be comfortable managing a high volume workload
  • Be able to demonstrate experience working to targets and comfortable taking full accountability for end to end recruitment vacancies

If you are interested in this role and would like to hear more, please send your CV to [email protected]

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

HR Administrator
Negotiable
05 February 2019


HR Administrator - varied generalist role - Guildford
Petroplan are looking for a HR Administrator to join a very busy HR team based in Guildford. The position will report into the Global HR Manager and will provide administrative support for our UK and other international offices. This is a perfect role for someone who wants to start a career in HR, there will be exposure to a variety of HR processes which this person can being very involved in.
You will have responsibility for:

  • Producing all standard correspondence for employees
  • Ensuring the HR system is up to date and accurate at all times
  • Recording staff sickness
  • Assisting with on-boarding and off-boarding of employees
  • Supporting the HR Manager in organising training courses
  • Drafting company-wide communication documents
  • Manage the HR email account
  • Responding to reference requests for past employees.


Key attributes - you will:

  • have some experience in an administrative role
  • have an excellent eye for detail, good proof reading skills and presentation and overall high work standards
  • have excellent organisational skills, including the ability to prioritise effectively
  • have excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint)
  • have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Some HR or recruitment experience would be preferable but not essential


If you are interested in the role, please send your CV to [email protected]
Applicants will need to have the right to work in the UK to apply for this position.

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

Account Manager
Negotiable
05 February 2019


Account Manager - Houston
To maintain, manage and grow several of Petroplan's existing key client relationships/accounts, develop existing and additional relationships to leverage GP growth through recruitment opportunities and other possible customer solutions which respond to customer needs; seek and suggest possible customer solutions, ensuring authorisation where necessary, to further grow the client relationship, whilst serving as the interface between Petroplan business units, and the client. Obtain an in depth understanding of the client's people/resource strategy, their resource requirements, plan how to meet these demands in accordance with client deadlines and generate increased business activity and gross profit as a result.

Requirements:

  • Experienced Account Manager with proven experience of sales delivery in a results-focused environment, 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
  • Be able to demonstrate a good understanding of the financial drivers of a business to enable delivery of 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.
  • Be able to demonstrate good experience in developing and maintaining client and candidate relationships, including with passive candidates
  • Have a committed, keen and hardworking attitude; be able to organise yourself and deliver results

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

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