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.

Global Key Accounts & Business Support Coordinator - Houston
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.

Account Manager
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.


  • 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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