Recruitment Officer

Full Time


Penspen has been providing engineering, project management, asset management and integrity services to the energy industry worldwide for over 65+ years. Originally founded in the UK in 1954 as Spencer & Partners, the company has now grown to include over 800 members of staff, with major offices in London, Mexico, Houston, Abu Dhabi and Bangkok. During its history, Penspen has undertaken over 10,000 projects, addressing a wide range of challenges from the economic evaluation of pipelines to complex integrated facilities design. Our heritage is onshore pipeline engineering and we have been involved in major pipeline projects around the world. Our range of services has expanded to meet our clients’ needs and we now provide the full scope of engineering services for the lifecycle of an asset.


You will support the business in resource planning to ensure we attract, select, develop and retain the best people, whilst ensuring quality and cost measurements are adopted. To provide resourcing expertise to hiring managers to enable Penspen to deliver its business plan. On a day to-day basis you will source and attract high calibre candidates for both current and future roles and create and maintain excellent on-going relationships with potential candidates and internal stakeholders at all levels. Provide regular reports on key metrics and activities.
Create job adverts for the website, job boards, social media and specialist publications.
Contribute to the review, development and implementation of resourcing standards, processes and guides as and when required recommending any changes as appropriate.
Keep up to date with current employment legislation and ensure that hiring managers are effectively briefed on any relevant changes.
Provide support for bids and proposal.
Support ad hoc resourcing projects.
In addition to the specific responsibilities outlined above, the role may also be required to get involved in other HR-related projects and activities.
Knowledge / Experience (Skills):
Degree educated or equivalent.
Minimum 4-6 years of working experience in oil & gas industry with middle east region experience
Previous in-house and PMC recruitment experience required within an HR department.
Past experience managing all aspects of the recruitment & resourcing cycle including resource planning.
Knowledge of recruitment marketing including social media and direct sourcing metHead of the Departments.
Up to date knowledge of relevant recruitment and immigration related legislation.
Good interviewing skills as well as the ability to train managers in CV screening and interview techniques.
Experience in applicant tracking systems would be advantageous.
Self-motivated with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.
Proficient in using Internet and MS Office Suite to generate reports to provide management information such as time to hire, cost of hire, candidate source etc.
Resilient with the ability to handle difficult and challenging situations.
Tenacious, assertive and able to professionally challenge and influence decisions.
Flexible, enthusiastic and have a proactive “can do” attitude.
Organized with strong interpersonal and time management skills.
Professional and confident approach to working relationships.
Ability to work to tight deadlines and multitasking.
Ability to manage confidential information.
Good attention to detail.
Strong relationship building and networking skills
Degree educated or equivalent.