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External Affairs Adviser – Aberdeen
Health, Safety & Environment Adviser – Aberdeen
External Affairs Adviser – London  
Events Adviser – Aberdeen

External Affairs Adviser – Aberdeen (Full Time, Fixed Term)

We seek a public affairs professional to fulfil the role of External Affairs Adviser in our Aberdeen office, reporting to the External Affairs Manager as a key member of the organisation’s Stakeholder and Communications team.  The successful candidate will assist in driving support and engagement from stakeholders on key messaging connected to OGUK and wider industry activity in local, regional, national and European spectrums by close monitoring of and coordinated responses to political developments pertinent to the industry in Westminster, Holyrood and Europe.

The successful candidate will:

Assist effective delivery of external affairs strategies and campaigns that meet OGUK’s business priorities
Cultivate new contacts across the full spectrum of OGUK stakeholders including civil servants, politicians, their special advisors and assistants in the Westminster, Holyrood and Brussels parliaments as well as to stakeholders in local and regional authorities, regulatory agencies, industry bodies, OGUK members and other interested groups
Employ appropriate tactics for effective, regular engagement to raise awareness of OGUK’s policy positions and strengthen its reputation with key policy makers, decision makers and other external stakeholders
Create high quality, accurate content for briefing materials, consultation responses, policy position papers, and other written or oral communications to support the delivery of OGUK policy positions

Ensure stakeholder management, engagement and communications processes are comprehensively recorded, reviewed, reported and continuously improved

Support the secretariat function for the cross-party parliamentary groups as needed
Monitor the political environment in Scottish, UK and European parliaments, identifying and evaluating opportunities and risk, in order to provide timely intelligence to relevant internal staff and coordinate informed response

Support development of tactics and strategies for effectively challenging misconceptions and inaccuracies about the industry cited by stakeholders

Candidates should have a degree from a recognised university (minimum 2.1) and have solid government public affairs experience with a proven track record of successful advocacy.  A good knowledge of energy issues in general and in the oil and gas industry in particular. You should also have an understanding of the external political environment and political developments, a commitment to stakeholder focus and relationship management along with experience working in partnership with peers and stakeholders at all levels to facilitate effective decision making and issues management to mutual consent.

All candidates should have sound analytical and fact-finding skills, and an ability to identify and understand key issues. You should also have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills and be an effective team player and networker.  They must also be able to think clearly, critically and decisively and be able to provide strong analytical insight.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors.  You must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the industry, as well as the capacity to cope under pressure and to deadline.  In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Manager at recruitment@oilandgasuk.co.uk . A full job description can be found at here

Closes 17th January 2020        

 

Health, Safety & Environment Adviser – Aberdeen (Full Time)

We seek an exceptional HSE professional to join a busy HSE Team as our Health, Safety & Environment Adviser.  Reporting to the HSE Director, you will work collaboratively providing subject matter expertise to the industry, working in partnership with members, government and regulators to shape the HSE agenda across the offshore energy sector, ensuring risks are managed & best practice are shared across the industry.

The successful candidate will further develop specialist knowledge in the selected HSE areas, work with managers and members to develop policy positions on key issues and consultation responses in specialist areas, undertake fundamental research and actively share insight with teams, members and key stakeholders to support policy formation, consultation responses and to develop solutions to industry issues.

You will also take ownership of relevant forums, technical groups and work groups working in specialist areas, setting agendas following actions, chairing and working with members and stakeholders on development of proposed solution to industry challenges including where relevant development of industry guidelines in conjunction with the relevant manager

Candidates must have a detailed and broad understanding of the Oil & Gas industry, especially within the UKCS. Have experience of health, safety or environmental issues, with a sound knowledge of the associated regulatory framework and how it is applied.

In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Manager at recruitment@oilandgasuk.co.uk . A full job description can be found at here    

Closes 15th January 2019

     

External Affairs Adviser – London (Full Time, Fixed Term)

We seek a public affairs professional to fulfil the role of External Affairs Adviser in our London office, reporting to the External Affairs Manager as a key member of the organisation’s Stakeholder and Communications team.  The successful candidate will assist in driving support and engagement from stakeholders on key messaging connected to OGUK and wider industry activity in local, regional, national and European spectrums by close monitoring of and coordinated responses to political developments pertinent to the industry in Westminster, Holyrood and Europe.

The successful candidate will:

Assist effective delivery of external affairs strategies and campaigns that meet OGUK’s business priorities
Cultivate new contacts across the full spectrum of OGUK stakeholders including civil servants, politicians, their special advisors and assistants in the Westminster, Holyrood and Brussels parliaments as well as to stakeholders in local and regional authorities, regulatory agencies, industry bodies, OGUK members and other interested groups
Monitor Brexit developments and support the organisation’s management of Brexit as issues arise
Employ appropriate tactics for effective, regular engagement to raise awareness of OGUK’s policy positions and strengthen its reputation with key policy makers, decision makers and other external stakeholders
Create high quality, accurate content for briefing materials, consultation responses, policy position papers, and other written or oral communications to support the delivery of OGUK policy positions
Ensure stakeholder management, engagement and communications processes are comprehensively recorded, reviewed, reported and continuously improved
Support the secretariat function for the cross-party parliamentary groups as needed
Monitor the political environment in Scottish, UK and European parliaments, identifying and evaluating opportunities and risk, in order to provide timely intelligence to relevant internal staff and coordinate informed response
Support development of tactics and strategies for effectively challenging misconceptions and inaccuracies about the industry cited by stakeholders

Candidates should have a degree from a recognised university (minimum 2.1) and have solid government public affairs experience with a proven track record of successful advocacy.  A good knowledge of energy issues in general and in the oil and gas industry in particular. You should also have an understanding of the external political environment and political developments, a commitment to stakeholder focus and relationship management along with experience working in partnership with peers and stakeholders at all levels to facilitate effective decision making and issues management to mutual consent.

All candidates should have sound analytical and fact-finding skills, and an ability to identify and understand key issues. You should also have excellent communication skills, both oral and written, strong interpersonal skills and be an effective team player and networker.  They must also be able to think clearly, critically and decisively and be able to provide strong analytical insight.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors.  You must be able to demonstrate a keen interest in the industry, as well as the capacity to cope under pressure and to deadline.  In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Manager at recruitment@oilandgasuk.co.uk . A full job description can be found at here         

Closes 13th January 2020

 

Events Adviser – Aberdeen (Full Time, Maternity Cover up to 1 year)

We are seeking an experienced corporate event professional to fulfil the role of the Events Adviser reporting to the Events Manager. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing, planning, and managing the delivery of Aberdeen and regional high – profile industry events including but not limited to, business breakfasts, networking seminars, conferences, award ceremonies, dinners and exhibitions. In addition, the role seeks a candidate who will build and further develop the existing OGUK events calendar.

The candidate will work with expert input from the OGUK leadership team to develop event content and deliver a series of events from concept to delivery, with responsibilities including, but not limited to, budgeting, marketing, speaker and supplier liaison, sponsorship acquisition and event production.

The ideal candidate must have previous corporate events experience and be an excellent relationship manager who influences and collaborates with peers and stakeholders to deliver mutual success. Candidates must also have experience of producing and delivering content for a range of events. Capable leadership abilities are essential in the successful candidate, who must communicate, influence and collaborate with others to deliver event-based activities successfully.  The ability to work well under pressure, managing tight timescales and conflicting demands, whilst maintaining high level of accuracy and attention to detail will be required. They should also be a skilled marketer with experience of advertising, email marketing and social media promotion. Intermediate level digital, website and social media experience is essential.

In return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits.

If you are interested in the above vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Team at recruitment@oilandgasuk.co.uk . A full job description can be found at here         

Closes 24th January 2020

 

Due to the high volume of applications we regret we will be unable to respond to each applicant. If you have not heard from us within two weeks of the closing date, please assume that your application has been unsuccessful.                                                                                     

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