Senior Recruiter

Requisition ID
Work Location
Department / Discipline
Position Type
Staff / Permanent

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting for an experienced in-house Senior Recruiter to join our Upstream focused office in Staines. 


This role requires a pragmatic, delivery focused professional who has proven experience in recruiting and sourcing talent within the Oil and Gas sector. This is a permanent, full-time role with flexiblle around hybrid working. 


The role will support day to day recruitment activities witin the Staines office, whilst additionally providing resourcing support to other areas if needed:


  • Responsibility for managing resourcing delivery for a particular function/specialism/business area, working with Hiring Managers to fulfil current and future resource requirements
  • Attend relevant resource meetings with stakeholders to provide updates on vacancy progress, discuss assessment outcomes and obtain resourcing lookahead
  • High and effective utilisation of available talent attraction and engagement tools to identify relevant candidates
  • Actively and professionally promotes vacancies and employer brand to relevant audience via available media channels
  • Accurately match candidate skills with role requirements, taking initiative to explore particular areas of importance or relevance with Hiring Managers and Candidates
  • Identify and recommend most effective assessment method for particular role/specialism and effectively utilise tools available
  • Guide Hiring Managers through a structured interview process, ensuring adherence to legal and ethical obligations throughout candidate assessments
  • Strong influencer, ability to influence candidates throughout the hiring process to promote a successful outcome, pre-empting and acting on candidate hesitation or queries
  • Maintain open and proactive lines of candidate communication, ensuring a positive candidate experience for all, regardless of the outcome of their application
  • Provides timely and detailed feedback to candidates at every stage of their application, particularly following an interview
  • Confidently make offers of employment and coordinate negotiation process between the candidate and business. Interface with P&O (People and Organisation) on contractual queries and coordinate response
  • Collate relevant market data to support talent planning initiatives and process (candidate availability, rate information, candidate mobility etc.)
  • Proactive in obtaining accurate forecast data and developing and maintaining a pipeline of suitably qualified and available talent for current and future projects
  • Facilitate the effective movement of candidates through the resourcing process, encouraging proactive feedback from Hiring Managers and working with Global Mobility/P&O teams to ensure the timely release of employment contracts and an effective mobilisation process for new hires

Skills / Qualifications

  • Experience of delivering high volume and/or complex recruitment campaigns
  • Prior experience of recruiting into the O&G market
  • Experience of using iCIMS or other applicant tracking systems
  • Experience of presenting solutions to customers and working in partnership to deliver to agreed customer requirements
  • Proven ability to negotiate and influence stakeholders internally and externally
  • Prior track record of excellent customer service and strong teamwork with the ability of working autonomously
  • Proven interpersonal and communication skills, which can be demonstrated at all levels of the business
  • Proven capability of managing a varied workload in a fast-paced environment

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

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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