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Recruitment : Resourcing Manager

Recruitment : Resourcing Manager
Merlin ERD

Drilling Recruitment? This is it!!

WANTED: Rising Star to Join Merlin ERD as Resourcing Manager based in our version of Heaven (Perth, Scotland)

Got a passion for people, the drive for client satisfaction and a desire to make a difference? Read on.

At Merlin ERD we collect the greatest minds in drilling and we need an expert recruiter to match talented technical individuals with pleasant clients and challenging, enjoyable projects. This is an opportunity to grow our placement business to complement our established expert Drilling Engineering consultancy.

Merlin ERD Ltd is the latest impressive growth story in Scotland’s rich and successful Engineering heritage. Recognised internationally as leaders in our field, this Perth-based Oil & Gas Engineering Consultancy design and drill the longest wells in the world. A multi-million-pound business, clients range from super majors (Shell, BP, Chevron, Total etc) to smaller, but no less impressive independent oil companies, who contract our innovative services to add value, which can reach hundreds of millions of dollars on single projects.

Employee owned since 2017, Merlin personnel enjoy the associated security and opportunity to share in company profits. If there’s a better business out there, our MD wants to hear about it!

This role will build on an existing income stream from established placement, whilst supporting internal technical recruitment & sharing market intelligence across business units. It offers the opportunity to be transformational both to the parent company and as a specialist recruiter.

This is a key position, essential to the ongoing growth of an exceptional business that has been awarded TWO Queens Awards for Enterprise, amongst its various accolades so far. Merlin personnel are often asked to speak at, or chair leading industry events, have supported UKTI interests overseas and fulfilled the role of government advisors on how Advanced Drilling Techniques can increase hydrocarbon recovery from the North Sea. Better never stops for our people.

You are likely to have extensive industry experience with a highly developed knowledge and understanding of well engineering, drilling and completions having recruited extensively in this sector. You will possess the drive and ambition to grow a profitable resourcing division, capitalising on your exiting industry network of clients and candidates.

This is a varied and exciting role, which has the potential to develop with a business that is committed to be the employer of choice. Merlin offers a range of benefits including Friday afternoon off, non-contributory pension and healthcare. To apply, please forward your CV with a covering letter indicating how you would be invaluable to Merlin ERD Ltd.

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