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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

Specialties

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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Island Construction Manager
Abu Dhabi
£Negotiable per annum

My client a leading oil development company is looking for a Construction Manager to join their team to lead construction activities on the ... island and manage contractor performance. They would be required to support the Island Manager in the management of their contractors to ensure work is performed safely to agreed schedule and to an acceptable standard. You would also have the skills to provide leadership and direction to the IPMT Construction Team personnel to effectively coordinate and monitor and the work. Ensure that the assigned scope of work is carried out without any significant HSE incidents and within the project cost, quality and schedule requirements.

The Ideal candidate would have;
• B.S or equivalent degree in Engineering or HNC/HND from an accredited university/college or fully accredited trade qualification with a minimum of 20 years relevant experience in the Oil & Gas Industry.
• At least 12 years onshore/offshore client/PMC experience.
• Middle East experience would be an added advantage.

Responsibilities Include;
• Lead the Construction Team to support the objectives, strategies, obligations and requirements of the projects.
• Champion safety in all construction aspects and promote the safety objective that “Nobody Gets Hurts”.
• Ensure construction progress and performance are on schedule and as planned.
• Responsible for all SIMOPS & PTW processes and manage SIMOPS interfaces with Operatives and drilling on the island.
• Identify and lead interface management with HSE/Drilling/Logistics on the project.
• Review and approve EPC Contractors construction plans, procedures and schedules.
• Ensure all contractors and sub-contractors are compliant with safety expectations, policies and procedures.
• Ensure that material delivery planning by the Contractor is in accordance with the agreed schedule.
• Communicate the short and long term goals to the on-island construction team and provide early warning notification of any potential commercial/schedule risk or opportunity.
• Take a lead role in mentoring UAE Nationals in Construction Management.
• Ensure performance and logistics planning by the Contractors meets the project needs.

Ref: CG/ICMAD
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Senior Site Manager/Project Manager
Oxford
£Negotiable per annum

My client a large build consultancy is looking for a Senior Site Manager/Project manager to work on a permanent basis on their education ... projects. The ideal candidate will have a proven experience delivering projects to the desired outcomes and within quality, time and cost limits. They should also have experience in working on multiple projects at same time.


Key Responsibilities

• Arrange and chair design team meetings at which the Client is usually represented.
• Take minutes of meetings and distribute to intended recipients.
• Create and maintain Issue/action Logs for all projects.
• Internal financial responsibility for projects in terms of profitability and correct drawdown of fees in line with resource levels and cost to complete.
• Create and maintain Risk Logs for all projects.
• Create and or maintain ant chart programmes.
• Preparation of highlight/milestone reports.
• Communicate at all times with all design team members either in-house or with external consultants.

Essential Requirements

• Construction or property background.
• HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in construction or property.
• Define project tasks and resource requirements.
• Lead the implementation of projects to live environments by providing direction and support to project team.
• Manage project budgets and resource allocation.
• Monitor and report on project progress to all stakeholders.
• Present reports defining project status, risks, issues and contingency plans.
• Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.
• Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.
• Proven experience in people management.
• Proven experience in strategic planning.
• Proven experience in risk management.
• Proven experience in change management.
• Proficient in project management software.
• Excellent reporting and communication skills.
• Methodical approach to work and ability to work under own initiative to strict deadlines.
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Desirable Requirements

• Degree qualified in project management or other construction related discipline.
• Proficient in use of Microsoft Project.
• Chartered member of CIOB, RICS, APM or equivalent body.


Ref: SSCF
Added: 27 Nov 2014



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Quantity Surveyor : Design & Build
City of London
£Negotiable per annum

Quantity Surveyor : Design & Build

Ably are working in partnership with a young and vibrant company, with a refreshing Senior ... Management team that are passionate on delivery and client satisfaction. Exciting times are ahead for this innovative organisation that pride’s themselves in services delivery are driven by a collaborative culture fashioned by highly experienced, talented individuals.
Ensuring their ethos and values extend not only throughout the company but also to their entire supply chain, which is built on strong and trusting relationships.
The company boast’s three main divisions, Civil Engineering, Construction and Fit Out, each one led by a Main Board Director. Their culture and values are engrained into each of these divisions, where, safety, quality and satisfying the client’s requirements are paramount.
As a Quantity Surveyor you will be responsible for all aspects of the cost process, from tendering and procurement, through to construction phase and final account sometimes focusing on a single project, but also taking on multiple projects where required.

Detail
You will be responsible for:

• Carrying out sub‐contractor, materials and consultant tender enquiries, appraisals, attending pre‐selection meetings and placing orders on the Bay Cost Database.
• Receiving and reviewing sub‐contractor applications for payment and producing certificates.
• Receiving and reviewing variations and compensation events from the subcontractor, and attending meetings where necessary.
• Attending valuation meetings, progressing payments with the Client, issuing Final Account and ensuring compliance with the Construction Act.
• Attending Cost Value Report Valuation meetings, producing reports and reviewing with Commercial Manager/Director.
• Drafting all contractual letters in the event of a dispute or other issue and liaising with Commercial Manager/Director on the best course of action.
• Being the main point of contact for the client in relation to the commercial aspects of projects, and representing the interests of Bay with the client.
• Providing regular feedback and updates to the Commercial Manager/Director on all commercial aspects of a project.
• Assisting with the preparation and presentation of reports to the Board, when required.

Skills, Experience, Personal Qualities and Qualifications/Training

• A degree in Quantity Surveying is preferred.
• Experience of working in the new build / Fit‐Out sector is essential.
• Driven to succeed and self‐motivated.


• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to build lasting, successful relationships with clients, suppliers, subcontractors and other personnel.
• Excellent planning and organizational skills.
• Excellent negotiation skills, with the ability to secure the best possible outcome for the business, whilst preserving future client relationships.
• An analytical approach to challenges and a positive approach to problem solving.
• A strong team player.
• Possesses a great attention to detail, accurate and numerate.
• Reliable, proactive and shows initiative.
• Able to keep cool under pressure and when working to demanding deadlines.

Salary & Benefits Package
• Competitive salary and benefits package, which is negotiable depending on skills and experience.

Ref: QS/PS
Added: 26 Nov 2014



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Project Manager
City of London
£Negotiable per annum

Project Manager : Design & Build)
(Must be from a Construction Background)

Ably are working in partnership with a young and ... vibrant company, with a refreshing Senior Management team that are passionate on delivery and client satisfaction. Exciting times are ahead for this innovative organisation that pride’s themselves in services delivery are driven by a collaborative culture fashioned by highly experienced, talented individuals.
Ensuring their ethos and values extend not only throughout the company but also to their entire supply chain, which is built on strong and trusting relationships.
The company boast’s three main divisions, Civil Engineering, Construction and Fit Out, each one led by a Main Board Director. Their culture and values are engrained into each of these divisions, where, safety, quality and satisfying the client’s requirements are paramount

As a Project Manager you will manage and direct day-to-day operations on site, to ensure projects are completed safely, on time and within budget, whilst meeting our exacting quality standards.

Detail
You will be responsible for:

• Full site set-up.
• Management of the site and site team.
• Procurement and control of subcontractors.
• Assist with the preparation of the master construction programme and phasing documents, monitoring, tracking and reviewing as necessary to ensure all critical dates are achieved.
• Adapt and enforce on site safety procedures and practices ensuring compliance with all statutory and company requirements. Production of Bay Construct RAMS and approval of RAMS for all parties engaged on site, Construction Phase Health & Safety Plans and Traffic Management Plans and other site specific documentation. Delivery of Tool Box Talks and Site Inductions.
• Convene and chair weekly (or as necessary) meetings with the site team, subcontractors and on all project specific matters.
• Liaise with local and statutory authorities to ensure specific elements of construction are fully compliant with relevant legislation.
• Ensure quality on site is achieved in line with company standards, project documentation and statutory legislative requirements.
• Advise commercial team of any daily cost related matters or known potential variations to the contracted works.
• Develop solutions to project challenges to mitigate potential delays or costs.

Skills, Experience and Personal Qualities

Ref: PS/PM
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Senior Site Manager/Project Manager
Hampshire
£Negotiable per annum

My client a large build consultancy is looking for a Senior Site Manager/Project manager to work on a permanent basis on their education ... projects. The ideal candidate will have a proven experience delivering projects to the desired outcomes and within quality, time and cost limits. They should also have experience in working on multiple projects at same time.


Key Responsibilities

• Arrange and chair design team meetings at which the Client is usually represented.
• Take minutes of meetings and distribute to intended recipients.
• Create and maintain Issue/action Logs for all projects.
• Internal financial responsibility for projects in terms of profitability and correct drawdown of fees in line with resource levels and cost to complete.
• Create and maintain Risk Logs for all projects.
• Create and or maintain ant chart programmes.
• Preparation of highlight/milestone reports.
• Communicate at all times with all design team members either in-house or with external consultants.

Essential Requirements

• Construction or property background.
• HNC/HND or equivalent qualification in construction or property.
• Define project tasks and resource requirements.
• Lead the implementation of projects to live environments by providing direction and support to project team.
• Manage project budgets and resource allocation.
• Monitor and report on project progress to all stakeholders.
• Present reports defining project status, risks, issues and contingency plans.
• Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs.
• Knowledge of project management techniques and tools.
• Proven experience in people management.
• Proven experience in strategic planning.
• Proven experience in risk management.
• Proven experience in change management.
• Proficient in project management software.
• Excellent reporting and communication skills.
• Methodical approach to work and ability to work under own initiative to strict deadlines.
• Excellent IT skills including Microsoft Office – Excel, Word, PowerPoint.

Desirable Requirements

• Degree qualified in project management or other construction related discipline.
• Proficient in use of Microsoft Project.
• Chartered member of CIOB, RICS, APM or equivalent body.


Ref: SSCF
Added: 26 Nov 2014



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