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

  • Environment Manager – Fixed Term 1 Year (Aberdeen)
  • Communications Manager (London or Aberdeen)
  • External Affairs Adviser (London)
  • Digital Communications Adviser – Fixed Contract 1 Year (London)   
  • Editor (London)
  • Events Adviser – Maternity Leave (Aberdeen)                                                               

Environment Manager – Fixed Term 1 Year
Full Time
Aberdeen

The Role

  • Based in Aberdeen and reporting to the Supply Chain & HSE Director, the Environment Manager will provide subject matter expertise, working in partnership with Members, Government & Regulators to shape the Environment agenda across the Energy sector, ensuring risks are managed and best practice is shared across the Industry.
  • As a functional specialist, the Environment Manager will systematically manage the Environmental regulatory pressures emerging from the EU, UK and Scottish governments affecting the Licence to Operate (LTO) and work across Industry with government and Regulators to monitor and understand the environmental risks associated with hydrocarbon exploration and production to ensure that the risks are appropriately managed.
  • The role will focus on Identify emerging environmental issues potentially affecting the industry, determine their significance and work with the Director to develop policy positions linked to Oil & Gas UK strategic priorities
  • The successful candidate will support the Director in delivering the Strategic Objectives, particularly to Influence the development of new environmental legislation and press for regulatory reform to minimise potential impacts on operations and the competitiveness of the UKCS

The Candidate

  • The ideal candidate will be an Oil & Gas professional with first-hand experience of environmental issues, a sound knowledge of the associated regulatory framework and how it can be influenced and have knowledge and experience of the UK environmental regulators.
  • You will also process a full understanding of the challenges of managing the complete range of environmental issues in the sector and be able to initiate policy/technical actions in the environmental arena.
  • Be an effective networker, with hands-on operational capabilities as well as being a strategic thinker, the ideal candidate must have the ability to operate at a variety of industry levels with credibility within the industry and, above all, the outstanding communication, facilitation and influencing skills to drive an agenda will be required.
  • The right candidate will be able to function in a high profile, relationship-based organisation. Engaging with members and other professional bodies within the industry, and understanding the structure and functioning of other institutions and their respective legislative processes, will be key to success in this role.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors. 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 [email protected] . A full job description can be found at https://www.oilandgasuk.co.uk/careers.cfm   

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.                                                                             

Closing date: 18th April 2018


Communications Manager
Full Time
London or Aberdeen

We seek an exceptional corporate communications professional to join a busy stakeholder and communications team as our Communications Manager, leading a team of three. Reporting to the Stakeholder and Communications Director, you will work collaboratively across the organisation and its subsidiaries to provide exceptional media and public relations expertise.

The successful candidate will drive and oversee the development and implementation of effective media and communications strategies (traditional, social and digital) on issues relevant to the UK oil and gas Industry and on the promotion of events, publications and membership in line with Oil & Gas UK objectives, building on existing relationships and cultivating new contacts.

The successful candidate will manage the activities of a busy team in a dynamic communications environment, co-coordinating and supervising output to ensure high standards and overall excellence.

Excellent and versatile written and oral communications skills, including speech writing and creating advanced presentations are essential. Candidates should have strong ability in managing relationships and the drive to work across teams to deliver business activities successfully.

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 energy issues in general and the oil and gas industry in particular is essential, together with a nose for the newsworthy story. 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 either vacancy, please apply by sending a detailed CV and a personal statement together with location preferred to the HR Manager at [email protected] . A full job description can be found at here

Closing Date: 27th April 2018


External Affairs Adviser
Full Time
London

We seek an exceptional 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 work collaboratively across the organisation and take an active role in developing and delivering policy in key areas in both a proactive and responsive manner to stakeholders in local, regional, and national spectrums, taking a particular lead on Westminster and EU stakeholders and providing support to a Westminster APPG.

The successful candidate will match this output with close monitoring and responses to political developments pertinent to the industry, particularly in Westminster & Brussels and monitor Brexit developments and support the organisation’s management of Brexit as issues arise.

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. Current contact with relevant officials, government agency officials and policymakers would be an advantage along with a solid and demonstrable understanding of the workings of government and the parliamentary procedure with good political nous.

All candidates should 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. An understanding of energy issues in general and the oil and gas industry in particular is desirable but not essential. 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 [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.                                                                                    

Closing Date: 27 April 2018


Digital Communications Adviser
Full Time (Fixed Term Contract- 1 year)
London

We seek an exceptional Digital Communications professional to join a busy Design and Editorial team as a Digital Communications Adviser.  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 and event microsites;
  • 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 or communications team.

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

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.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors.

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 here.


Editor
Full Time
London

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

The successful candidate will be required to undertake duties with strong writing, editing and proof-reading content, but also with an element of media relations work, including:

  • Ensuring that a high standard of factually correct content is produced that will engage targeted audiences;
  • Take responsibility for Oil & Gas UK editorial projects to meet business priorities;
  • Work with the Lead Editorial Adviser in the development of Wireline magazine to ensure it accurately reflects Oil & Gas UK and industry interests through storytelling.

The ideal candidate will ideally have a degree level education or a relevant formal qualification. Experience as a journalist is preferred but not essential.

The candidate must have demonstrable experience in managing, steering, co-ordinating and scheduling multiple and varied editorial projects (including magazines, reports and websites) end to end to strict deadlines, budgets and creative briefs, with an understanding of the requirements of the different stages of the editorial, design and production processes.

You will possess a good track record in translating complex information into accessible language and have a keen interest in the economic, technical and social aspects of the UK oil and gas industry.

This is an exciting role in a high-profile organisation at the heart of one of the country’s most important industrial sectors.  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 the HR Manager at [email protected] . A full job description can be found here.


Events Adviser – Maternity Leave (Aberdeen)
Full Time (Fixed Term Contract)
Aberdeen

We are seeking an exceptional Events professional to fulfil the role of the Events Adviser to provide maternity cover on a fixed term contract for up to one year based in our Aberdeen office. Reporting to the Events Manager, the successful candidate will be responsible for the production and delivery of a series of high quality, profitable events across a range of formats (business breakfasts, seminars, conferences and exhibitions). In addition, the role seeks a candidate who will build and further develop the existing Oil & Gas UK events calendar.

The candidate will work with expert input from the Oil & Gas UK 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 will have a degree level education or a relevant formal qualification as well as solid business events experience in a similar role. Candidates must also have experience of producing and delivering content for a range of events.  Capable leadership abilities and relationship management skills 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.

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


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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