NEW JOBS: UK Oil and Gas Authority hires London recruitment agency for new Aberdeen-based jobs

Andy Samuel, the recently appointed Chief Executive of the UK Govt’s Oil and Gas Authority has hired a London-based recruitment agency to select candidates for a pack of top jobs at the Aberdeen-based quango.

But despite the wages for the new chiefs being paid by the taxpayer, salary information has not been provided by the UK Dept of Energy (DECC).

Samuel said: “The recent decline in the global oil price has magnified the challenges facing the UK oil and gas industry. Working closely with Industry and Government, the OGA has a central role to play in creating a positive future for this critical UK industry.

“The successful candidates for these exciting roles will have a unique opportunity to develop and implement new oil and gas strategies for the UK. They will use their industry expertise and exceptional leadership qualities to create a high-performance culture based on collaboration and efficiency.”

Samuel is looking to hire three remaining executive-level Directors, as well as four further senior leaders who will be influential in delivering the ‘maximising economic recovery’ strategy for the North Sea’s oil and gas fields.

The Director, Offshore Exploration and Production will be responsible for ‘effective stewardship’ of oil and gas exploration and production from the North Sea. To support this, OGA will appoint three senior managers to lead targeted regional development strategies in the Northern North Sea and West of Shetland, Central North Sea, and Southern North Sea and Morecambe Bay.

They will work alongside an Exploration and New Ventures Manager, who will work with industry and government to drive exploration activity.The Director, Technology and Projects will lead the development and delivery of OGA’s technology and decommissioning strategies, as well as leading the OGA’s relationships with, and focus on, the wider supply chain industry.

The Director, Policy, Performance and Economics will be responsible for leading the Maximising Economic Recovery Strategy, working with Industry and the Treasury to drive improved industry performance, develop excellent relationships with the UK and Scottish Governments and manage the OGA’s external affairs.Western Isles energy advisory service Coal Communities logo for TIG jobs advs

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The Energy Isles – low carbon tourism in the Outer Hebrides 2015 – 2016 project

Tighean Innse Gall (TIG)  in partnership with Outer Hebrides Tourism are delighted to have received funding from the Coastal Communities Fund to deliver a major energy efficiency project for tourism related industry in the Outer Hebrides.

Tighean Innse Gall (TIG)  is now recruiting for a team to deliver this project.  Applicants are sought for the following posts:

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