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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler has an opportunity for an experienced Recruiter on the BSP offshore rejuvenation project.


The BSP project aims to rejuvenate 79 offshore platforms to ensure ongoing production for the next 25 years. The project will run over a five-year period with a possible two-year extension. Amec Foster Wheeler has many years of experience in carrying such projects all over the world and it is our intention to bring our world class systems to this project.


This role requires an experienced offshore recruiter that is pragmatic, delivery focused professional and who has proven experience recruiting and sourcing offshore talent for a multi-national business. The ideal candidate will also be numerate and commercially savvy with experience of recruiting for a number of global locations.


  • Provide outstanding customer service to ensure a positive applicant experience regardless of whether or not the applicant joins the organization
  • Work with project / business leadership and Human Resources (Global Mobility, HR Consultants, and HR Administration as appropriate) to provide recruitment strategy and support in line with departmental and organizational objectives
  • Build and maintain effective business relationships with the Client and Hiring Managers
  • Develop effective and cost efficient recruitment strategies to support, resolve and fulfil department / business resourcing needs and provide solutions to skill shortages by creating action plans
  • Present the company as the “employer of choice” by creating compelling, meaningful, and intelligent job advertisements and professional marketing materials
  • Hold regular meetings with the client and managers and drive accountability for prompt feedback to ensure a positive applicant experience
  • Liaise with Human Resources and Project Team on remuneration issues as necessary such that all compensation, benefit and employment legislation issues are addressed
  • Utilize social media and creative sourcing resources to aggressively target top active and passive talent throughout the industry
  • Plan and organize recruitment events, Recruitment Open Days, and attend National Engineering and Construction exhibitions, and other professional networking events
  • Conduct selection interviews, assist line management in the decision making process
  • Assist managers with making offers of employment using effective negotiation skills to ensure that offers are accepted and selected applicants become new starters
  • Manage recruitment process and maintain up to date / accurate data in the company applicant tracking system

Skills / Qualifications

  • 5+ years’ experience recruiting offshore talent for Oil and Gas multinational companies
  • Prior experience leading recruitment teams
  • Proven credibility representing the business with external customers, clients and suppliers
  • Prior experience and track record recruiting for offshore oil and gas projects
  • Proven knowledge working with POEA agents and knowledge of the process
  • Prior track record of excellent customer service and strong teamwork with the ability of working autonomously
  • Confident recruiter with proven interpersonal and communication skills, which can be demonstrated at all levels of the business
  • Proven capability of managing workload in a high-paced environment
  • Experience working with applicant tracking systems and recruitment processes
  • Strong IT skills to manipulate, format and present data in meaningful reports to make educated business decisions
  • A high level of numeracy and commercial awareness is essential
  • A good knowledge of Global Mobility and compensation practices

Company Overview

Amec Foster Wheeler (www.amecfw.com) designs, delivers and maintains strategic and complex assets for its customers across the global energy and related sectors. Employing around 35,000 people in more than 55 countries and with 2016 revenues of £5.4 billion, the company operates across the oil and gas industry - from production through to refining, processing and distribution of derivative products - and in the mining, power and process, pharma, environment and infrastructure markets.


Amec Foster Wheeler offers full life-cycle services to offshore and onshore oil and gas projects (conventional and unconventional, upstream, midstream and downstream) for greenfield, brownfield and asset support projects, plus leading refining technology.


Amec Foster Wheeler shares are publicly traded on the London Stock Exchange and its American Depositary Shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange. Both trade under the ticker AMFW.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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