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There are currently the following roles available at Oil & Gas UK

  • Digital and Social Media Lead (London)
  • Business Analyst (London)
  • Deputy Editor (London)
  • Decommissioning Manager (Aberdeen)                                             

Digital & Social Media Lead
Full Time
London

We seek an exceptional Digital and Social Media professional to join a busy Design, Digital and Editorial team as a Digital and Social Media Lead. Reporting to the Design, Digital and Editorial Manager, you will work collaboratively across the organisation and its subsidiaries to provide exceptional digital communications expertise.

The successful candidate will be required to take responsibility for the organisation’s digital projects to meet business priorities, reinforcing the brand and enhance Oil & Gas UK’s reputation. This involves developing and delivering a coherent suite of digital publishing tools.

  • You will have full oversight and operational management of the main Oil & Gas UK website, social media and event microsites;
  • Manage the company’s social media channels, and write and shape web content as required;
  • Manage the relationship with the company’s web development agency, ensuring continuous improvements to the site’s performance and steering any more advanced technical development projects such as the Efficiency Hub;
  • Manage Oil & Gas UK’s video channel and steer output from the organisation, working with design, editorial and communications;
  • Develop Oil & Gas UK’s social media strategy, optimising our engagement through existing channels and recommending next steps.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a degree level education or a relevant formal qualification and have worked in a marketing, PR or communications team.

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and a high degree of literacy. A keen eye for detail and creative writing style, strong time management, project planning and organisational skills as well as being a flexible team player. You will have a strong understanding of visuals, design and brand, possess a good track record in using marketing tools and be comfortable using Adobe Creative Cloud products (with a focus on Photoshop, Acrobat and ideally In-design. Confidence in writing or editing web copy and be a champion for best practice in writing for the web is also required.

The candidate must also have demonstrable experience with Google Analytics, Social media monitoring and planning tools, together with the ability to analyse and manipulate performance data.

If you are interested in this role, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to the HR Manager at [email protected] . A full job description can be found at here    

Due to the high volume of applications 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.                     

Closes 31st August 2018                                                               


Business Analyst
Full Time
London

We are seeking a talented graduate to join the market intelligence team which provides analysis and insight on the oil and gas industry in the UK and offers project support across Oil & Gas UK’s priority areas.

Reporting to the Market Intelligence Manager and as a valued member of the Market Intelligence team of business analysts, you will service the research, analytical and reporting requirements of all the teams within Oil & Gas UK in a timely and professional manner providing general and specialist business advice as required.

The successful candidate will carry out analysis, provide and share insight and presentations and engage with members and key stakeholders in the industry. They will work with thought leaders across the energy sector. As such, the successful candidate must have the ability to prepare, analyse and present complex information in an effective and timely manner with good oral and written communication fluency to match.

Minimum of a 2:1 honours in an economic, mathematical or engineering related degree

The role gives an ideal introduction to this industry, providing:

  • a broad perspective on the oil and gas sector and its importance to the UK economy
  • opportunities to hone analytical, presentational and interpersonal skills
  • the exposure to a wide range of companies across the entire energy supply chain
  • access to senior professionals and industry leaders enabling the creation of a large network of contacts

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 Dionne McGregor at [email protected] . A full job description can be found at here      

Closes 24th August 2018


Deputy Editor
Full Time
London

We seek an exceptional editorial specialist to join a busy design, digital and editorial team as our Deputy Editor, based in London. Reporting to the Design, Digital & Editorial Manager, you will undertake duties with a strong emphasis on writing, editing, digital, social media skills and proof-reading.

You will be responsible for delivering an effective suite of print and digital publishing tools that meet Oil & Gas UK’s business priorities, reinforce the Oil & Gas UK brand and enhance its reputation.

Candidates should have extensive copywriting, editing, corporate and report writing experience preferably with a journalistic background and relevant editorial qualifications and/or training. Ideally having experience working with technical content e.g. energy, engineering, science of similar. A strong news sense with an ability to write and edit content in different editorial styles, from corporate reports to news and features, to marketing copywriting.

The ideal candidate will have strong interpersonal and communication skills and a high degree of literacy. A keen eye for detail and creative writing style, strong time management, project planning and organisational skills as well as being a flexible team player. Intermediate level of using content management systems, email marketing systems, InDesign, PowerPoint, Word, Excel and Acrobat are essential.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors. An understanding of membership organisations, energy issues in general and the oil and gas industry is essential. You must have a keen interest in the industry’s wide-ranging issues and topics, as well as the capacity to cope under pressure, in return for hard work and commitment, the organisation offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits

If you are interested in the vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement to Dionne McGregor at [email protected] . A full job description can be found at here  

Due to the high volume of applications 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.  

Closes 24th August 2018


Decommissioning Manager
Full Time
Aberdeen

The Position

Based in Aberdeen and reporting to the Upstream Policy Director, the Decommissioning Manager will provide subject matter expertise, working in partnership with Members, Government and Regulators to shape the Decommissioning agenda across the sector, ensuring risks are managed and best practice is shared across the industry. The role will focus on leading, coordinating and facilitating projects and groups of members, and working with the various agendas that impact them.

This is a high profile role where the business model is still being developed and the opportunities to develop the UK as a global leader in Decommissioning are within the industries’ reach. The successful candidate will need to be capable of working closely at a senior level with member companies across the whole Supply Chain to encourage proficient late-life asset management and an innovative approach to Decommissioning.

The incumbent will lead on all Decommissioning related issues and late life asset management, as well as handle a range of related asset stewardship and engineering issues. Other key job responsibilities include Decommissioning liabilities, facilitating access to data for the industry and developing assurance products to help manage liabilities for the industry.

The Candidate

The ideal candidate will have broad Oil & Gas skills and experience with a core understanding of the Decommissioning arena. These will be combined with sound knowledge of and exposure to the complexities of stakeholder management and influencing in a trade body context.

Candidates will most likely have a mix of engineering and commercial career history with a broader skillset which enables them to contribute across the wider agenda that this position, and the rest of the team in the Upstream Policy Department, handle.

The Decommissioning Manager must have an understanding of the wider arena and context of the industry and where Decommissioning fits in now and in the future. A good knowledge and understanding of the issues surrounding liability, risk and the legal regulatory framework in Decommissioning would be advantageous.

If you would like to discuss this role in more detail, please contact Karyn O’Neill – email: [email protected] or by telephone 0044 (0)1224 218963.  

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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