Company: Raeburn Recruitment
Skills: Geologist
Education: Masters Degree
Employment Type: Full Time Salaried Employee
Salary: Negotiable
Location: Scotland, United Kingdom

In order to apply for this position, applicants MUST meet the following criteria. If your resume does not match these criteria, you will not be able to apply for this position.

Located in region: Europe      

Our Client, a leading independent Exploration and Production Company with Oil and Gas interests around the world, are currently seeking a Subsurface Manager of the highest calibre for a Staff position based in the UK.
The role and its responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:-

A robust and proven track record within a Subsurface Managerial position working directly for Oil and Gas Operators would be highly advantageous when considering this vacancy.
Extensive experience of the UKCS is required when considering this vacancy.
The Subsurface Manager will be responsible for maintaining and developing the capabilities of the Subsurface Team.
The successful incumbent will be responsible for managing the technical quality and verification of all aspects of the UK's business subsurface work.
The Subsurface Manager will provide robust technical challenges to improve production performance and increase recovery from the producing assets.
Candidates whom are highly knowledgeable in providing subsurface resources as required to support petroleum resource reviews, UK exploration and appraisal efforts and business development assessments as required by UK and Corporate Management are invited to apply.
The role will report to the UK Operated Assets and Technical Manager with a functional link to the Group Subsurface Manager.
Liaise with Exploration and various groups throughout the business to ensure that the appropriate subsurface technical support is provided in line with the Client's Corporate strategy.
Candidates must be educated to degree level in engineering or earth science discipline and Masters in a relevant discipline would be highly preferable and proof provided on request.
The Client are looking for a highly experienced individual having a broad and extensive experience working in the upstream oil & gas industry, primarily focused on production and development projects.
The successful candidate must have a broad experience of all subsurface disciplines with strength in field development, reservoir modelling and production optimisation.
A proven track record of success in leadership and has managerial experience.
Experience in near field exploration and decommissioning activities would be advantageous
Up to date working knowledge of relevant subsurface technical software.
A good understanding of drilling and production operations.
Candidates having a passion for MER (Maximising Economic Recovery) from reservoirs would be highly advantageous to the Client.
Outstanding interpersonal skills and highly experienced in a Management position is required for this role.
Experience of managing budgets is a prerequisite from the Client.
Highly skilled candidates experienced in the managing the subsurface community through the individual performance contract process, promotion recommendations, improvement plans discussions, succession plans
and individual development plans are invited to apply.

Candidates must be educated to Degree level in Engineering or Earth Science discipline and Masters in a relevant discipline would be highly preferable, proof to be provided on request.

Only those with the Right to Work in the UK need apply.
Raeburn do not have the ability to provide Visa sponsorship therefore, current valid ability to work in the UK is required.

Established in 1981, Raeburn has more than 34 years’ experience supporting our clients in the UK and international Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical Industries.




Raeburn is built upon a solid foundation of experience and genuine hands on appreciation of our client’s project and operational developments - from the very first generation of UKCS offshore platforms to onshore refineries, tension leg platforms, pipeline and subsea completions, deep water projects, FPSO developments and de-commissioning projects, Raeburn have effectively supported our clients at all stages of their UKCS and international upstream and downstream projects and operational requirements with qualified and experienced multi-disciplined personnel.




Our combined knowledge of worldwide Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical projects both onshore and offshore, operations and standards, our unmatched professional technical and commercial recruitment experience, pay-rolling services, access to one of the world’s largest Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical specific databases, and our proven experience in the fields of international Visa, Work Permits, Payroll and Taxation management, ensures that Raeburn are best placed to support our clients with their recruitment needs, and provide support and advice on industry related matters.




Raeburn are fully committed to supporting our clients with all their recruitment and on-boarding requirements, and have the scalable structure, experience and dedication to provide a high quality, unrivalled and professional services enhancing efficiency and adding value to our clients’ businesses.




Raeburn have an outstanding track record of delivery for the Oil & Gas & Petro-Chemical industry’s major operators, service companies and contractors at all stages of their developments both in the UK and internationally. We are aware of the ever changing recruitment market and the need to ensure we are pro-active in the delivery of recruitment services provided to our clients, specifically in terms of legislation, technology and contractual demands.




Raeburn’s growing success is built upon our knowledge and expertise within the Oil & Gas and Petro-Chemical industries delivering the very highest of standards and reliability in sourcing the very best talent available in the market. Raeburn’s management and our teams of dedicated recruitment professionals are committed entirely to delivery and support for our clients now and in the future.