Maersk Oil, Aberdeen


JAB has supported Maersk Oil for a number of years. This relationship has developed from a local agreement to a global remit including recent Executive Search Campaigns at Director Level with Maersk Oil, Qatar. This status has been achieved through working in partnership with Maersk and gaining a complete understanding of Maersk Oilís Exploration and Development programmes. This allowed an accurate and professional representation in the market place ensuring delivery on all campaigns.


Manger, Projects and Services Ė Maersk Oil, Aberdeen

Job Description

One of the more strategic assignments was that of their Manager, Projects and Services for their G&G team in Aberdeen. Maersk approached JAB with a view to identifying a Manager of Projects and Services who ultimately would manage the team that provides the UK geoscience community with the appropriate geophysical data and technical support for New Ventures and Licence activities in exploration and for Asset teams in the Petroleum Engineering Department. This was a business critical role and one which would allow Maersk to significantly manage and grow their exploration programme.

Chronological Process

JAB successfully delivered this campaign within the agreed time scale,


JAB engaged the market with a methodology identifying suitable operators and strategically approaching candidates within competitor oil companies around this role.


JAB maintains a strong relationship with Maersk’s International recruitment teams to the extent where JAB are now involved with exclusive exploration, development and production recruitment campaigns on behalf of Maersk Oil Globally.