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Welcome to Ably Resources

Welcome to Ably Resources, a market leading specialist recruitment group operating in the Oil & Gas and Technical & Engineering sectors.

Here at Ably we are an innovative, results focused recruitment consultancy building its reputation by consistently delivering the right people to the right job!

We deliver cost effective permanent, contracting and temporary staffing services. Our dedicated team believes in the importance of networks and industry knowledge where we work in partnership with a large range of clients from small, independant companies through to global blue chip operators.

Mission Statement

To be a market leading Global Recruitment Group operating in the Oil & Gas and Technical & Engineering construction sectors


Oil & Gas, Drilling/Marine/Subsea, Technical & Engineering, Architectural markets

Operating in the international arena as well as nationally and locally Ably can achieve and are able to deliver a quality choice to our clients whenever and wherever they require resource.

Group operations: UK - Abu Dhabi - Dubai - Bahrain - Houston - Hong Kong - Kazakhstan - Azerbaijan

Ably Resources Opens Additional International Office in Dubai – January 2014

Ably Resources continue to grow at a substantial rate with the opening of a new representative office in Dubai, UAE. The opening of this Ably Resources office is an important step towards realising the business goals within the Middle East and African markets. The new office is part of the continued growth at Ably Resources as the delivery of our service evolves in the coming years.

Ably Resources Director, Mark Lombardi comments, "Ably have been successfully providing recruitment solutions in the Middle East for the past 3 years. As a result of our on-going business activities, our commitment to partners and our long term strategic vision to build upon an already successful business in MENA, we are delighted to announce the opening of our representative office in Dubai at Business Bay”.

Ably Resources Divisional Manager, Ami Wright, said, "We have had a very warm reception from our existing clients with operations across the UAE. Through recommendations and introductions we have also had a lot of interest from other businesses in the region who are excited about Ably’s global network of professionals and our ability to quickly identify and mobilise the best staff, whenever and wherever they might be in the world."

The Dubai office is located at:

Office 3612, Churchill Executive Tower, Business Bay, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Over the past 12 months Ably have doubled the size of their recruitment team focusing on supporting the following markets:

  • Engineering | Design | Property
  • Oil & Gas
  • Drilling | Marine | Subsea

Latest Vacancies

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QHSE Engineer - Projects
£31,885 - 47,827 per annum

QHSE Engineer – Projects

Ably Resources are representing a QHSE Engineer of Projects position based in the Netherlands. This is ... a staff position with an Oil and Gas/Maritime Company on a 6 week on and 6 week off rotation. Our client is a family owned business with a hands on innovative approach.

Responsibilities include but are limited to:

1. Represent the Company to their clients while supporting the vessel team on board.
2. Reporting and advising on QHSE issues and setting up on board familiarisation and training programs.
3. Contributing to the QHSE awareness of all employees by conducting training, tool box meetings etc.
4. Providing guidance in external inspections while monitoring and giving advice on incident follow up.
5. Working in the office in between offshore projects where you will be conducting risk analyses, preparing QHSE project documentation and organising project inventories.
Requirements for the role are:


1. MVK Diploma or NEBOSH Diploma/equivalent
2. Experience in a similar role within the Oil & gas/Offshore industry
3. Knowledge of shipping industry standards – Solas/Marpol etc.
4. Holds a valid BOSIET, HUET and gas detection certificate.
5. Audit Experience
6. Willing to work on rotational on board a vessel


1. Experience in heavy lift industry
2. First Aid and Basic Fire fighting Certificate

For more information regarding this position or others similar please reply direct to this advertisement or contact Heather Pringle based in our Glasgow office for more information.

Added: 21 Oct 2014

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Geotechnical Engineer (Milan)
£Negotiable per annum

How does a year in Milan working for a Global Engineering and Construction company sound? This is an excellent opportunity for a ... Geotechnics and Soil expert to experience life and work in Itlay’s most vibrant city.


•Analysis of soil results and advising on the requirements for any additional investigation
•Partial supervision of site activities and laboratory tests and evaluation and interpretation of the results
•Design of soil improvement methods as alternative to foundations on piles such as vibroflotation, stone columns, jet grouting, tamping, preload with drains
•Issue of specifications for pile execution or soil improvement
•Design of rigid and flexible roads and concrete paving
•Performance analysis for slope stability, pile driveability
•Issuing of the complete geotechnical report
•Technical assistance to the Civil team and construction team
•Design of foundations for typical and special works such as cooling towers and storage buildings


•Geotechnical / soil mechanics specialist
•Experience in the structural design of foundations
•Be expert in PLAXIS 2D (3D an advantage), LPILE, APILE, TZPILE, SLOPEW, GRLWEAP
•Be up to date with all recent developments in geotechnics
•Fluent in English with a second language desirable

Salary / Terms:

12 month contract open to extension
Based in Milan with a single apartment provided, negotiable day rate, and an additional monthly living allowance
Sixteen days holiday and paid flights home to the UK every four months

To apply, please send your CV using the link.

Added: 17 Oct 2014

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Planner – FPSO Projects Singapore
£Negotiable per annum

ABLY RESOURCES are working in close partnership for a world leading floating production company to find an experienced Planner to join ... their Singapore office at an exciting time of business growth.

With over 30 years of recognised success in providing floating production vessels to the Oil industry, our partners boast an impressive fleet of FPSO and FSO vessels and have extensive operations across Asia, the Americas, Europe and Africa. A key goal of the business is to expand their current presence in the Asia Pacific region and in order to do this they are currently looking to recruit for a number of positions within the Singapore office including an experienced Planner.

As a Planner within the Singapore office you will be responsible for planning on multiple areas on a number of projects and assisting in the preparation of tenders for new business. In addition to this, a vital part of this positon will be developing project schedules, monitoring the progress of existing projects and compiling relevant reports related to your role. Finally, you will be liaising closely with a number of different departments in the business, supporting the projects team in developing in order to further develop the planning process for future activities.

In order to be successful in this role you will have a minimum of five years planning experience working on floating production systems and be fully competent in all aspects of project controls with a particular focus on planning. In addition to this, you will be degree educated in a relevant engineering discipline and have had previous experience working on FPSO projects.

On offer is a fantastic opportunity to join a true market leader in the field of floating production at a time of sustained growth within the Asia Pacific region, and excellent prospects for future career development exist for the right candidate. Further, you will be handsomely rewarded with an excellent salary and benefits package.

Apply now for more information on this rare opportunity

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Setting Out Engineer
£45,000 per annum

Setting Out Engineer
Location: North West London
Salary: Negotiable

An experienced Setting Out Engineer for an established ... Main Contractor who work throughout the UK on traditional build projects.

The Company:
My client is a privately owned award winning building contractor which is part of a larger organisation that specialise in general construction, house building, civil engineering and high end fit out and refurbishment. With a mixed portfolio of Public and Private Bodies, High End Residential and Commercial builds, the company continues to enjoy growth and success.

Based in central London, the Company can offer continuous projects to the correct individual.

The Job:
They are looking to recruit an experienced, permanent Setting Out Engineer to work on their London projects who is a good all rounder and can oversee work, supervise sub contractors and set accurately to zero tolerances on complex designs.

• Able to set out accurately on extensions
• Able to set out detailed R C Framed structures
• Prepared to work on several London based projects
• Strong communication skills
• Capable of assisting with management of sub contractors.
• Ensure all work progresses in compliance with H & S procedures.
• Previously worked on a high rise development
• 3 years plus experience of busy construction sites.
• Recognised, relevant qualification

Added: 15 Oct 2014

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Construction Manager
£Negotiable per annum

ABLY RESOURCES are working in close partnership with one of the world’s leading providers of floating production systems to find an ... experienced construction manager to fill a key positon within their Singapore office.

With over twenty years of success in providing FPSOs and related products our partners are recognised globally as true market leaders in this field. Due to a sustained period of growth they now urgently seek an experienced construction manager to oversee the work of the project construction team and third party construction contractors in order to ensure that floating production systems meet the company’s high standards upon delivery.

Based in Singapore the construction manager will have ultimate responsibility for ensuring that FPSO vessels are constructed in accordance with company designs and completed vessels are able to endure long term operation with minimal maintenance. A key part of this role will be managing the workload of a large number of engineers and third party contractors to ensure that construction projects run to plan.
The ideal candidate will have an extensive engineering background in oil and gas construction projects, and hold an engineering degree in a relevant discipline. In addition to this, it is important that candidates are able to demonstrate previous experience of project controls, specifically cost control and have had previous management experience.

On offer is a rare opportunity to join one of the world’s leading floating production companies to work on exciting new projects a time of sustained business growth. Furthermore, the successful candidate will benefit from a market leading salary and benefits package and enjoy significant prospects for future career advancement within the company.

Apply for more information on this fantastic opportunity.

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