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Cape Town, South Africa.

Petroplan’s base in Cape Town was opened in 2013. This investment provided on-the-ground support for clients centred in South Africa. Our close-knit team both recruits and mobilizes oil and gas contract personnel from South Africa to as far as Mozambique where we are registered to comply with local employment conditions.

The modern office is located in the heart of the Central Business District in Cape Town with some of the best restaurants and eateries in the world on your doorstep. As with all of our offices, flexible working is an option; this means you can end your week on a Friday lunchtime.

With an extended weekend our people take advantages of the outdoor pursuits that the locality of Cape Town affords. So, whether it’s taking 10 minutes walk to the beach for water sports or trekking up Table Mountain, a trip to Robben Island, or getting  on the Wine route; recharging for a busy recruitment week is easy.

If you don’t see a current job that you feel is appropriate please do email your CV to [email protected] as we are always looking for talented individuals to join on our team.

Recruitment Consultant (Wells & Drilling) - London
Negotiable
22 September 2017


Recruitment Consultant / Senior Recruitment Consultant (Wells & Drilling)

Location: Waterloo, London, UK

Salary: On offer is an attractive base salary Commission scheme

An exciting opportunity has arisen within Petroplan UK looking for an established "360 Recruiter" to join our business based in London

Please be aware that for the position of Recruitment Consultant:

  • Applicants must currently be living in London / surrounds
  • Sponsorship is not available so applicants must be eligible to work in the UK without sponsorship!



Recruitment Consultant Job Description

  • 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
  • Sourcing candidates and liaising with other RC colleagues to ensure that you put forward the best candidates for the relevant role


Recruitment Consultant Job Requirements:

Essential - if you do not fulfil these requirements, you will not be considered for the position:

  • 2-5 years 360-external recruitment experience (agency), preferably in Oil & Gas, Technical, Engineering OR 2-5 years' sales experience with a track record of success and sales achievement that would be interested to work within wells & drilling recruitment
  • Proven track record in billing and business development
  • Can demonstrate good experience in developing and maintaining client and candidate relationships, preferably with passive candidates
  • Be resilient, determined, proactive and keen to challenge



Desirable

  • Recruitment experience within Oil & Gas / Engineering / Technical
  • Degree



Benefits for the Recruitment Consultant role

  • International opportunities
  • Investment in you and your career
  • Early finishes
  • Regular casual dress
  • Working from home opportunities
  • Your suggestions are actually considered



Please contact Lindsay Sher on 44 (0) 203 667 8624 or [email protected]

Only Shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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

Inspection & QA/QC Recruiter - London
Negotiable
20 September 2017



Inspection & QA/QC Recruiter - London
Petroplan, UK has a great opportunity for a Recruiter with 2 - 4 years "360 recruitment" experience. Preference for Oil & Gas, refining, chemical, construction, mining, or any project based agency recruitment experience.

Why this is a great role:

  • Live clients with constant flow of roles coming in volume
  • Plenty of clients to go after that have not been contacted
  • International reach with the ability to get a variety of regional visas for contractors (gives us a huge advantage on our competitors)
  • Fast turnaround on requirements



Typical roles you will work:

  • QM'' inspectors
  • NDT inspector
  • Mechanical inspector
  • Electrical inspector
  • Welding
  • Coatings
  • ATEX
  • CSWIP
  • QA / QC



Requirement for the role:

  • 2 - 4 years "360 recruitment" experience. Preference for Oil & Gas, refining, chemical, construction, mining, or any project based agency recruitment experience.
  • MAIN PREFERENCE for someone who has worked on international projects (ideally middle east, gulf region). Dealing with visas, country regulations, etc.
  • Understanding of bill rate recruitment, packaging up candidates
  • Volume and fast-moving recruitment experience
  • Business Development / sales experience



Please contact Lindsay Sher on 44 (0) 203 667 8624 or [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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

Trainee Recruiter - London
Negotiable
12 September 2017

TRAINEE RECRUITER
LONDON, UK
We are looking for energetic, confident and ambitious individuals wanting to kick start a career in oil and gas recruitment to be part of our International Specialist Energy business offering a trainee programme with global travel opportunities
Does this sound like you?
From day 1 you will be fully submerged into the exciting world of recruitment with the complete support from our experienced team. Comprehensive training will be ongoing to assist you on your journey from Resourcer to Recruitment Consultant and beyond! There's no time frame, you will progress based on your ability and performance, so prove yourself and you will advance quickly.

The oil and gas market is immense - there is lots of money to be made! Being part of such a niche industry allows for speedy career progression as well as the opportunity to earn an attractive benefits and commission package.

So apply now and be part of a growing specialist global recruitment consultancy.

Your immediate responsibilities will include:

Daily passive and active candidate sourcing
Communicating across the globe on a daily basis
Creating and developing relationships with candidates
Networking
Screening candidates and matching them to vacancies
Advertising vacancies using relevant job boards etc.
Learning about the recruitment process
Drive sales through building long term relationships
Sourcing and selecting candidates against vacancies, assisting the relevant recruitment consultant on each vacancy
Hitting placement and KPI targets
Building the business' candidate database, ensuring all candidates' full details are stored and kept updated; putting new candidate details on our recruitment as instructed by account managers

Desired Skills and Experience:

2 years sales experience (with a track record of success) or a Recent Graduate with a related qualification
You must:
Have an inquiring and inquisitive mind which thrives on building relationships at all levels
Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Be able to gain people's confidence, put them at ease and develop relationships quickly
Be persuasive and persistent
Be of smart appearance
Have good organisational and administrative skills
Have excellent IT skills - a working knowledge of Linked In is preferred as is database experience
Have the ability to work well under pressure, with a robust and resilient attitude in order to deal effectively with work demand
Have a good eye for detail, presentation and overall high work standards
Have a committed, keen and hardworking attitude; able to organise oneself and deliver result's

Please send your CV to Lindsay Sher on [email protected] or call 44 (0) 203 667 8624
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.

Oil & Gas Recruiter - London
Negotiable
12 September 2017


Oil & Gas Recruiter - London

Location: Waterloo, London, UK
Salary: On offer is an attractive base salary Commission scheme

Petroplan, UK has a great opportunity for a Recruiter with 2 - 4 years "360 recruitment" experience. Preference for Oil & Gas, Mechanical, Electrical, Instrumentation, Engineering, Electrical, Subsea, Construction, Drilling, Marine, Project Services or related industries

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!



Oil & Gas Recruiter - London Job Description

  • 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
  • Sourcing candidates and liaising with other RC colleagues to ensure that you put forward the best candidates for the relevant role



Oil & Gas Recruiter - London Job Requirements:

Essential - if you do not fulfil these requirements, you will not be considered for the position:

  • 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



Benefits for the Oil & Gas Recruiter - London role

  • International opportunities
  • Investment in you and your career
  • Early finishes
  • Regular casual dress
  • Working from home opportunities
  • Your suggestions are actually considered



Please contact Lindsay Sher on 44 (0) 203 667 8624 or [email protected]

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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

LNG Recruitment Consultant - Houston, Texas. USA
Negotiable
05 September 2017


Recruitment Consultant - LNG
Location: Houston, Texas
Your Boss: Regional Director - responsible for Petroplan's overall business performance in the USA
About Us: 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 - and they still are. 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. And we also like to have a life! So if the sociable and outdoor lifestyle is for you read on.
Why become an employee at Petroplan USA:

  • Location: Our offices are modern and spacious, the local team is a great example of the opportunities for career progression at Petroplan, as a many of the team started out in our other international offices. 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. This approach makes it easy to take advantage of Houston's great eateries, microbreweries and climate. If you like to travel, you can reach Mexico, Las Vegas, Miami and the Rockies in 2 hours by plane or the cool capital of Austin by car. Most of all you get to work in THE Global Oil and Gas Hub where we have a strong client base and established reputation.
  • International Benefits: As a UK based employer, our Texan team receive company wide-benefits as well as locally relevant incentives. As well as offering 100% paid medical, dental and vision cover, 21 days' vacation; we also offer monthly incentives and rewards.
  • Keep learning: Attending industry networking and training conferences is also encouraged and regular train the trainer events happen in the month to further embed a teamwork ethic. Just in 2016 the team took part at the Offshore Technology Conference, the largest oil and gas trade show in the US.
  • Get involved: Petroplan also encourages the team to take part in charity and external voluntary work. Recent support was for charities that included a team participating in the MS150 Bike Ride and contributing towards to Toys for Tots charity. We have also recently created a CSR committee which consults the team about local fundraising activities and plans a schedule of CSR events going forward.
  • People: Being part of an international business, you can reach beyond the boundaries of your location and tap into company's broader knowledge base. With over 40 years' experience in the oil and gas industry our teams' collective capability makes us a specialist recruiter with a respected reputation. The team demonstrates a real meritocratic success based culture, over 60% of the team has been promoted at least once over the last 2 years.



Is this role for you?
You actually like working in an LNG recruitment role. Identifying talented candidates and convincing them and an employer that they belong together. What's more you enjoy convincing people at oil and gas employers who may have career opportunities that you and your team can solve their hiring headaches.
You're good at:

  • Creating a profit from recruitment
  • Networking with hiring managers and senior people at employers
  • Building strong candidate relationships based on trust and understanding of their career goals
  • Keeping on top of monthly activity measurement objectives


And even better at:

  • Negotiating fees that are fair but profitable
  • Making your colleagues smile
  • Managing your own brand


Don't apply if:
You have never worked as a recruiter in the LNG or have less than 2-4 years' agency recruitment experience within LNG
Call Lindsay Sher on 1 832 548 0613 or email [email protected]

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

Recruitment Team Leader - London
Negotiable
05 September 2017


Petroplan, as a continuously growing specialist Energy recruitment business, is looking to recruit a Team Leader 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.

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 Leaders 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 Oil & Gas / Engineering / Construction 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) 203 667 8624

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.

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