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Ably Resources are a market leading specialist recruitment group operating in the Oil & Gas and Technical & Engineering sectors. We have extensive experience of the UK & International markets and our clients are some of the most exciting and highly regarded businesses that operate in multiple locations globally. We partner with clients across the entire energy and technical value chain.  

  • Engineering | Design | Property & Infrastructure
  • Oil & Gas (Upstream and Downstream)
  • Drilling | Marine | Subsea + Subsurface

We are dedicated to helping our clients create world-class capability and achieve their business objectives by securing the highest caliber candidates in the market.
We have an established search process that produces results of a consistently high quality, and given our strong industry specialisation, we have earned a reputation for delivery. With a commitment to excellence, and a belief that rigor and thoroughness yield the best results, our diligence in identifying the right individuals for our clients is something we take very seriously.
Ably Resources is committed to identifying and attracting exceptional talent that can truly impact our clients' corporate performance thus helping them to sustain a competitive advantage. We work to our clients' specific needs in order to select and secure proven, skilled and experienced candidates.
Mission Statement
To be a market leading Global Recruitment Group operating in the Oil & Gas and Technical & Engineering construction sectors

Group operations

Based in UK - Abu Dhabi - Dubai - Bahrain - Houston - Hong Kong - Kazakhstan - Azerbaijan

Latest Vacancies

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Senior Project Manager
£105,000 - 125,000 per annum

Senior Project Manager
Salary: 50,000 to 60,000 AED plus package

Location: Dubai, UAE

My client is ... looking for a Project Manager who has experience working for a main contractor on either rise developments or Villa projects. You will also be required to prepare strategic project management plans, establish project management processes and procedures.

• Preparation of strategic planning/programming
• To define and develop project business strategy, capable of delivering projects in line with fiscal and other constraints of the project.
• Prepare and control operational budgets
• Establishing in house monitoring and tracking procedures.
• Preparation of specific development, design and construction programs and allowances for key activities
• Monitoring and control of external Consultants/Specialists
• Monitoring and controlling design process
• Monitoring and controlling construction process
• Resource planning
• Risk assessment and value engineering
• Claims and impact analysis


• BSc in construction management/ civil engineering.
• Between 10 and 15 years years of post qualification experience in a senior management position with a property development company in the Middle East.
• Handled projects of large scale magnitude from concept planning to close
• A comprehensive knowledge of applicable Forms of Contract, their application and administration
• An astute commercial awareness and knowledge of controlling substantial Main Contractors and Consultant organizations
• Fully conversant with ALL commonly used planning tools and software and in particular Primavera.
• Chartered or Professional Engineer
• Fluency in English language both written and spoken
• Arabic language skills desirable but not essential
• Experience use of MS Office.

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Trainee Estimator
£25,000 - 28,000 per annum

I am currently recruiting for a Trainee Estimator for a large scaffolding business in Glasgow. The ideal candidate will have a background ... in scaffolding and could be currently working for another scaffolding firm but looking to work their way up through the office.

Main responsibilities:

Key duties for the role will be to liaise with the drawing department and give direction towards the cost of the package.
Duties include:
• Liaison with external suppliers and Subcontractors over identified services ensuring that the services that they are offering are compliant with our clients needs.
• Qualify bid with any necessary risk items and exclusions/qualifications.
• Produce an accurate estimate of cost for each individual project from the estimate system/drawing and/or template.
• Estimates creation.
• Produce specification and presentational information
• Attend in-house & external project meetings as necessary.
• Be mindful of deadlines and achieve where possible but keep all involved informed of any delays.

Work Experience:

• Previous experience of the scaffolding industry preferred
• Knowledge of materials/construction method
• Knowledge of Building Regulations & British Standards and how to apply them
• Ability to understand and interrogate sub contractor quotes to ensure full coverage and like for like with other quotes and internal costings from a schedule of rates which will be compiled and maintained.

Recognised building qualification ONC, HNC or degree would be an advantage
To apply, please forward your CV to

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Infrastructure/Senior Infrastructure Engineer
£Negotiable per annum

Due to a heavy workload, my client are seeking to add talented Infrastructure / Senior Infrastructure Design Engineers to their team in ... Cardiff. This is an excellent opportunity to join the company during a period of expansion.


• Undertaking design of roads and highways for a variety of projects and developments
• Design of related features such as drainage, culverts, retaining walls etc.
• Attend client meetings, deliver progress and technical reports
• Supervision and mentoring of junior colleagues
• Liaising internally and externally with Local authorities, statutory bodies and clients
• Delivering projects to a high standard, on time and to budget
• Adopting principles of value engineering into projects


• Degree in Civil Engineering or equivalent
• 3 - 6 years + design experience for roads and highways from conception to final design
• Good understanding of UK design standards and regulations such as DMRB/MCHW and section 38 and 278 agreements.
• Ability to deliver value engineering for projects, with a strong commercial awareness
• Experience of design of drainage, retaining walls etc. an advantage
• Proficiency and working knowledge of software such as AutoCAD, PDS, Civil 3D, WinDes
• Ability to communicate confidently with clients and colleagues and write comprehensive technical reports

To apply, please send your CV using the link.

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Branch Manager
Great Yarmouth
£Negotiable per annum

Ably Resources are working alongside a leading international oilfield services company to source an experienced Branch manager. They are a ... large multinational and multisite company.

This is a permanent/staff based requirement for an experienced Branch manager to be based in Great Yarmouth. A brilliant opportunity to work within an international oilfield services company as the single point of authority in a senior management role.

The successful candidate will meet the following criteria:

- Held a senior management role for at least 5 years
- Technical knowledge and understanding of Valves engineering and maintenance
- Strong Commercial acumen
- Able to communicate from top level management through to workshop personnel.
- Excellent organisational skills

Please send your up to date CV to Dan Spencer at Ably Resources and call into the office for further information on (0)141 271 6026.

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Rig Design Engineer – Rig Equipment & System Specialist
Kuala Lumpur
£Negotiable per annum

Ably Resources are working alongside one of the worlds largest and most reputable Oil & Gas Operators. We are now looking for a highly ... experienced Rig Design Engineer who has a minimum of 15 years experience or above, within offshore O&G projects.

Naturally, all candidates MUST have experience with other Oil & Gas international Operators to be considered. Candidates must also have extensive experience within rig design engineering and rig equipment design engineering. In return as expected, a world class salary and package is on offer for the right candidate. This role will be based in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia but the project will be focussed in Dubai.

This is a permanent/staff based requirement for a Rig Design Engineer with a focus on Rig Equipment design and fabrication.

The successful candidate will meet all of the following criteria:

1. Knowledge of engineering design and fabrication for land rigs, floaters, jack-up rigs, work overs and tender barges for shallow, deepwater and onshore.
2. Conversant with various rig equipment design and manufacture
3. Knowledge and understanding of IMO-MODU code with demonstrable application.
4. International Operator experience
5. Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline

Please send your up to date CV to Daniel Spencer at Ably Resources and call into the office for further information on (0)141 271 6026.

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