Work in the Texan Oil and Gas Capital - Houston

Petroplan’s Houston office opened in 2009 in response to major contract wins in North America. Since then the team in Houston not only provides contract recruitment services for technical staff but has expanded to offer oil and gas businesses in Texas and beyond, professionals skilled in IT, Corporate Services and Finance.

Why work for our Houston office

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, micro breweries 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 were 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.

If you don’t see a current job that you feel is appropriate please do utilise the form and send us your CV as we are always looking for talented individuals to join on our team.

Recruitment Resourcer - Houston (Oil & Gas)
market rate
20 July 2017


RECRUITMENT RESOURCER (OIL & GAS)
HOUSTON, TEXAS

We are looking for energetic, confident and ambitious individuals wanting to kick start a career in oil and gas recruitment!

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:

6 months relevant recruitment resourcing experience (preferably within oil & gas) 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 resume to Lindsay Sher on [email protected] or call 1 832 548 0613
Please note you must be fully eligible to live and work in the US to be considered for the role above.

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

360 Recruiter - Houston
market related
05 July 2017


360 Recruitment Consultant - Houston

Petroplan USA has a great opportunity for a 360 Recruiter with 2-4 years recruitment experience. Preferably from Oil & Gas / Engineering / Technical recruitment background

We are looking for people who have the personality to match the experience.

To make sure you are ideal for our recruitment industry roles, you should be able to demonstrate the following attributes:

The ideal candidate should:

Be considerate, with the ability to listen to others' needs
Have social confidence and interpersonal skills (friendly and rapport-building skills)
Be great at analysing situations in a structured and logical manner
Have emotional resilience with high stress tolerance while taking charge of situations
Excel at influencing others' opinions and activities
Work collaboratively with peers, staff and customers
Focus on customers' needs and possess a business orientation
Be compliant with professional rules and regulations

Working with some great talent in a progressive environment, you'll be richly rewarded for your delivery because investment in talented individuals is central to Petroplan's five-year business strategy.

Why work at Petroplan?

Global Company

  • international opportunities
  • great career development opportunities
  • investment in you and your career



Great pay

  • Great salary
  • Even better commission
  • Great Benefits


Genuine culture

  • Friendly people - work with people who care
  • Your opinions matter
  • Your suggestions are actually considered
  • Half day Fridays



Role and responsibilities for this position:

  • Building strong relationships with specific clients and candidates 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 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
  • Qualifying and working each vacancy positively and enthusiastically, ensuring that you keep relevant colleagues and manager updated
  • Sourcing candidates and liaising with other RC colleagues 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
  • Networking and profile building generally with clients, candidates and colleagues - this could mean networking in the evening


Key Attributes:

  • Have experience in external (agency) recruitment (2-4 years)
  • Be able to demonstrate good experience in developing and maintaining client and candidate relationships, preferably with passive candidates
  • Excellent business development skills
  • Be resilient, determined, proactive and keen to challenge
  • Have an inquiring and inquisitive mind which thrives on building relationships at all levels
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Be persuasive and persistent
  • 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


Please send your CV to Lindsay Sher on or call 1 832 548 0613
Please note you must be fully eligible to live and work in the US to be considered for the role above.

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

Business Development Manager; Central Region
market rate
04 July 2017


Business Development Manager - Central Region
Location: Denver, Colorado (Work from home)
Salary: On offer is an attractive base salary Commission scheme
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Petroplan USA; central to our five-year strategy is development of our development of our USA Central Region offering (Wyoming; Montana; Colorado; New Mexico & possibly Oklahoma & Kansas), enabling Petroplan to take full advantage of scalable market opportunities from existing clients and hot prospects.
Please be aware that for the position of Business Development Manager - Central Region:

  • Applicants must currently be living in Denver, Colorado
  • Sponsorship is not available so applicants must be eligible to work in the USA
  • Applicants must be able to work from home


Business Development Manager - Central Region Job Description
Our Business Development Manager - Central Region 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 the Central Region, by developing existing and new relationships to leverage recruitment opportunities for Petroplan, whilst serving as the interface between Petroplan business units and the client. The successful candidate will have a mature and professional approach to developing and leading a business.
Business Development

  • Building relationships with existing clients in the region, identifying new commercial opportunities and maximising these opportunities, developing additional business through in-depth relationships with the result of obtaining fillable vacancies for the Recruitment Team to work, thereby generating gross profit
  • Growing the Petroplan client base by conducting business development with prospect client companies, including arranging and attending client meetings to generate revenue and gross profit
  • Managing commercial negotiations with prospect clients including agreement of commercial terms and negotiation of fees, mark-up etc. and ensuring, with the Regional Head as appropriate, that comprehensive records are produced and maintained
  • Inputting into the annual Regional Business Plan for the USA, including the plan for Business Development, with overall responsibility for Business Development of specific clients and sectors as outlined in the Region's BD Plan, to ensure commercial, scalable and coordinated business development takes place across the region, focusing on permanent, contract and nominated roles - the Business Plan should be completed within the first two weeks of service



Operational

  • Delivery of a quality service (reflecting Petroplan's organisational values) to all external and internal stakeholders
  • Resolving Client / Contractor issues, with the management of any conflicts that may arise, and delegating where appropriate
  • Liaising with global team members to ensure relevant knowledge is shared from your client portfolio and communicated to all areas of the business


Business Development Manager - Central Region Job Requirements:
Essential - if you do not fulfil these requirements, you will not be considered for the position:

  • Be local to the region
  • Be an experienced Business Developer with proven experience of sales delivery in a results-focused environment, within the recruitment oil and gas sector
  • Have strong experience in recruitment
  • Have a strong understanding of the market in Wyoming; Montana; Colorado; New Mexico & possibly Oklahoma & Kansas
  • 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.


Benefits for the Business Development Manager - Central Region role

  • International opportunities
  • Investment in you and your career
  • International Benefits: As a UK based employer, our 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.
  • 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.


Please send your CV to Lindsay Sher at or call 1 832 548 0613
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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

Contracts and Mobilisation Consultant
market related
04 July 2017


Contracts and Mobilisation Consultant
Location: Houston, Texas
Salary: Market related

This position is a permanent role, Our Mobilisation team has a vital role in ensuring that high quality and standards are maintained when dealing with the mobilisation of contractors to our global client base. You will be dealing with both contractors and clients across a range of seniority levels. The work is complex and requires a mature, logical mind and perceptive approach as well as a patient, can-do attitude.
Please be aware that for the position of Contracts and Mobilisation Consultant:

  • Applicants must currently be living in Houston, Texas
  • Sponsorship is not available so applicants must be eligible to work in the USA without sponsorship!



Contracts and Mobilisation Consultant Job Description

  • Managing the on boarding process for contractors commencing assignments with your allocated clients. This includes handling all mobilisation procedures such as travel, visas, work permits, offshore training, medicals and accommodation. It will involve close liaison with clients and contractors as well as our internal recruitment consultants and payroll team.
  • Key contact for assigned contractors, dealing with queries and complications promptly and efficiently
  • Developing and building on contractor and client relationships.
  • Updating, managing & monitoring contractor information on the internal databases
  • Managing the contractor's contract, renewal, amendments, negotiating new terms and issuing relevant paperwork.
  • Tracking visas/work permits/medical renewals and rotation schedules.
  • Liaising with payroll to ensure invoices are paid promptly and queries are dealt with efficiently.
  • Client and contractor visits and subsequent reporting.
  • Preparing client KPI reports for Account Managers/Regional Directors on request
  • Ad hoc projects for the Regional Director



Contracts and Mobilisation Consultant Job Requirements
Essential - if you do not fulfil these requirements, you will not be considered for the position:

  • Demonstrate a professional level of written and verbal communication
  • Be confident, have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop relationships quickly
  • Have superb organisational and administrative skills
  • Have a proven track record of a strong ability to prioritise
  • Have excellent IT skills (Word, Excel, Outlook and preferably previous experience of using databases) and typing skills of at least 45 wpm
  • Have the ability to work well under pressure, with a robust and resilient attitude in order to deal effectively with work demand
  • Have a committed, keen and hardworking attitude; able to organise oneself and deliver results
  • Be patient with a can-do attitude and a desire/ability to identify solutions.
  • Be of smart appearance
  • Academic qualifications aren't essential but having a degree (or equivalent) will give you an advantage over other applicants



Desirable

  • Experience of working in the Recruitment industry
  • International experience (Canada, US, UK knowledge an advantage)



Benefits for the Contracts and Mobilization Consultant role.

  • On offer is an attractive base salary
  • 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.
  • 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.


Call Lindsay Sher on 1 832 548 0613 or email

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

Business Development Manager Midland, Texas
market rate
04 July 2017


Business Development Manager - Midland, Texas
Location: Midland / Odessa, Texas (Work from home)
Salary: On offer is an attractive base salary Commission scheme
An exciting opportunity has arisen within Petroplan USA; Central to our five-year strategy is development of our Midlands offering, enabling Petroplan to take full advantage of scalable market opportunities from existing clients and hot prospects.
Please be aware that for the position of Business Development Manager - Midland, Texas:

  • Applicants must currently be living in Midland / Odessa, Texas
  • Sponsorship is not available so applicants must be eligible to work in the USA
  • Applicants must be able to work from home


Business Development Manager - Midland, Texas Job Description
Our Business Development Manager - Midland, Texas 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 the Midland / Odessa / Permian Basin Region, by developing existing and new relationships to leverage recruitment opportunities for Petroplan, whilst serving as the interface between Petroplan business units and the client. The successful candidate will have a mature and professional approach to developing and leading a business.
Business Development

  • Building relationships with existing clients in the region, identifying new commercial opportunities and maximising these opportunities, developing additional business through in-depth relationships with the result of obtaining fillable vacancies for the Recruitment Team to work, thereby generating gross profit
  • Growing the Petroplan client base by conducting business development with prospect client companies, including arranging and attending client meetings to generate revenue and gross profit
  • Managing commercial negotiations with prospect clients including agreement of commercial terms and negotiation of fees, mark-up etc. and ensuring, with the Regional Head as appropriate, that comprehensive records are produced and maintained
  • Inputting into the annual Regional Business Plan for the USA, including the plan for Business Development, with overall responsibility for Business Development of specific clients and sectors as outlined in the Region's BD Plan, to ensure commercial, scalable and coordinated business development takes place across the region, focusing on permanent, contract and nominated roles - the Business Plan should be completed within the first two weeks of service



Operational

  • Delivery of a quality service (reflecting Petroplan's organisational values) to all external and internal stakeholders
  • Resolving Client / Contractor issues, with the management of any conflicts that may arise, and delegating where appropriate
  • Liaising with global team members to ensure relevant knowledge is shared from your client portfolio and communicated to all areas of the business


Business Development Manager - Midland, Texas Job Requirements:
Essential - if you do not fulfil these requirements, you will not be considered for the position:

  • Be local to the region
  • Be an experienced Business Developer with proven experience of sales delivery in a results-focused environment, within the recruitment oil and gas sector
  • Have strong experience in recruitment
  • Have a strong understanding of the market in Midland / Odessa / Permian Basin
  • 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.


Benefits for the Business Development Manager - Midland, Texas role

  • International opportunities
  • Investment in you and your career
  • 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.
  • 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.


Please send your CV to Lindsay Sher at or call 1 832 548 0613
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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

LNG Recruitment Consultant USA
Negotiable
04 July 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

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

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