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Ably Resources are a market leading specialist recruitment group operating in the Oil & Gas, Technical & Engineering and Professional Services 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 value chain.

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

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 , Technical, Engineering and Professional Services sectors

Group operations

UK - United Arab Emirates - Kuwait - Singapore - Malta

Ably Resources is certified to ISO 9001 - 2008 with BSI, Maritime Labour Convention, 2006 (MLC) Accredited and a member of the Recruitment & Employment Confederation (REC). The drive to create a culture towards safety, health and the environment epitomises the Company's Vision and Mission Statement, Safety and Environmental Protection (SEP) Policy, and Drug and Alcohol Policy. Ably Resources is now MLC 2006 Certified.

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M&E Quantity Surveyor
£Negotiable per annum

Ably are representing a well known company in UK construction, who's constant efforts for growth have seen them win several projects in the ... North East of Scotland.

As a result they are looking for new additions to an already strong team, including a M&E QS. You will work with the Commercial/quantity surveying team in relation to commercial & contractual control and support the co-ordination of the efforts of all parties involved in the execution of a specific project or range of projects.

• Carry out tasks as instructed by various members of the Commercial/quantity surveying team, such as measurement for valuations
• Ensure all duties are carried out in accordance with standard company HSE procedures and work instructions
• Management and maintenance of the contract cost reporting system as directed by the line manager
• Prepare cash flows for payments in and out
• Preparation ofaccurate forecasts of project cost to completion and final value
• Sub-contract tender process and support the preparation of sub-contract documentation
• Prepare payment certificates for sub-contract work
• Preparation of interim applications for payment
• Valuation of variations
• Preparation of valuations and claims, ensuring that they are supported by relevant records
• Preparation of accurate monthly reporting of cost and value on the project(s) in line with the Company’s reporting process
• Identify potential risk and opportunities and escalate these as appropriate
• Carry out allocated tasks so as to comply with BMS and Group Minimum Commercial Expectations
• Where appropriate and where used on the specified project, assist with the utilisation of BIM to support progress monitoring, provide commercial reporting and incorporate information to support change management, variations orders and encourage
• Ensure a relentless focus on Zero Harm
• Support the delivery of CSUK’s Sustainability activities

Please contact OR 0141271 6000 for more info.

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M&E Project Manager
£Negotiable per annum

Due to continued growth, my client is looking for 2 Project Managers in the North East (or willing to travel). The candidate must be ... willing to travel the Moray/Aberdeenshire regions and look after multiple projects.

The Project Manager will also liaise with client and attend progress, interface and coordination meetings and will oversee the execution of activities covering MV, LV and I&C associated with Process standards and lead Health and Safety as well as Total Quality initiatives.
• Manage the project team and supply chain to deliver projects to time, cost, and quality targets and standards
• Ensure safety targets and standards are maintained by:
• Knowing what safety excellence looks like and communicating safety with passion and credibility, in order to inspire, motivate and manage the project team to achieve the vision
• Fostering a continuous improvement culture by actively seeking input from all members of the project team and encouraging them to implement safety improvements
• Ensure sustainability targets are achieved by:
• Actively engaging with the customer to understand and deliver their key sustainability objectives
• Promoting Sustainable Solutions around all operations, particularly those related to efficient management of Waste, Energy and Water
• Leading effective Community Engagement Plans and Skills programmes where required
• Manage the customer relationship during delivery, including change and decision making to manage expectations
• Ensure the Company and Divisional procedures and policies are followed by the relevant teams, i.e. the Business Management System, including the Process Operating Model
• Ensure effective records are maintained and kept for project delivery
• Report periodically to Senior Management on project progress, risks and issues using robust reporting systems to meet the needs of the business
• Manage and deliver operational excellence and efficiency through:
• Appropriate use of leadership indicator health check reviews through the Bid, Pre-construction and Construction phases of the project
• Ensuring rigorous monthly project improvement processes are in place
• Thorough implementation of planning, risk, project controls and change controls
• Implementation of Lean principles throughout the project to drive productivity, performance and safety
• Ensuring Lean Visual daily management meetings are carried out to drive project performance

Please contact OR 0141 271 6000 for more information

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Mechanical Estimator
£Negotiable per annum

Ably are representing a well-known company in UK construction, who's constant efforts for growth have seen them win several projects across ... Scotland.
As a result they are looking for new additions to an already strong Engineering/Construction team, including 2 Mechanical Estimator who will manage all aspects of the tendering process and provide technical support for the mechanical operation.


• Ensuring the efficient operation of all systems in accordance with the Business Management System (BMS).
• Analysing enquiry contents, extracting commercial requirements and advising all interested/participating departments of the requirements.
• To interpret the “Scope of Work” and where necessary, formulate and place Sub-Contract Enquiries and appraise subsequent responses.
• Attending “Pre-Tender Meetings” and “Site Visits” and assessing all salient features. Establishing working conditions and ensuring completion of the necessary Site Reports.
• Performing “Quantity Take-Offs” of materials and labour operations from G.A. Drawings, Schedules and Specifications.
• If necessary, establishing “Bills of Quantities” and providing Bills of Materials to facilitate material supply pricing.
• Performing an appraisal of Mechanical Installation Work/ Structural Steelwork etc., and assessing methods of Installation, Manhours and Plant requirements.
• Evaluating “Preambles” and applying Norms/Costs to “Bills of Quantities” or “Schedules of Rates”, including sub-contract elements.
• Establishing Total Man hours and Costs, evaluating Plant, Staff, Site Supervision and Accommodation requirements.
• Summarising Tender and in consultation with the ELT, arrive at a Tender Price.
• Finalising estimates and preparing Tender Submission, including all Qualifications, Considerations and Supporting Documentation.
• Liaising with the Client and all parties concerned during the Tender period.
• Carrying out a review of any resultant “Contract Document”, attending Post Tender Meetings arranging/attending “Kick Off” meetings internally or with Clients as necessary and dealing with post contract queries.
• Completing any other duties as required in relations to skills, activities and status

Ideally you will have a strong background in Engineering Construction/ Mechanical/ Piping etc.

Please contact or 0141 271 6000 for more information.

Ref: ME/SM
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Senior Naval Architect
£Negotiable per annum

Our client is an engineering company providing services within the areas of oil and gas platforms, offshore wind farms, construction ... vessels, offshore service vessels and subsea equipment.

For their marine and renewables business unit in Aberdeen we are recruiting for a Senior Naval Architect.

This will be a permanent opportunity, normally based at our client’s Aberdeen office, but may be required to work in their client’s offices, on site or offshore.

• Applying naval architecture/ engineering methods within a range of projects as directed by line/ project management;
• Developing designs, analysing engineering systems and resolving problems in a fast-paced and dynamic multi-tasking environment;
• Executing duties in compliance with applicable legislation, codes, standards, and company’s quality control and administration procedures;
• Act as project delivery manager where directed, managing the work of project teams and self to deliver work on time, on budget and to a suitable quality standard.
• Reporting to and meeting clients and other interested parties as required;
• Supporting business development activities including sales presentations, meetings, events, proposals and tendering.
• Supporting less experienced engineers.
Qualifications and required skills
• A suitable naval architecture or relevant engineering degree to honours level
• Chartered engineer with RINA, IMarEST or equivalent.
• Substantial engineering design and/or analysis experience applied to hull and marine systems in use in the offshore oil and gas, marine and/or renewables industries.
• Experienced in the practical application of engineering to offshore vessels including onsite supervision.
• Knowledge of UK safety case regulation,
• Knowledge of Classification and Marine Warranty processes
• Understanding of the integrity management methods applied to marine systems.
• Familiar with numerical engineering analysis tools e.g. Finite Elements Analysis Software, Stability Software, Hydrodynamics and Flexibles.
• Working knowledge of office software tools (MS Office suite, Adobe Acrobat, etc.).

Please, send applications and enquiries to

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LPG Technical / Marine Superintendent
£Negotiable per annum

( LPG Technical / Marine Superintendent ) London + Singapore

Ably Resources are working with an expanding leading LPG shipping ... company in UK and ASIA for Technical AND Marine Superintendents to manage the fleet of LPG and LEG carriers.

My client is paying a very attractive package and relocation benefits for these roles. Candidates must have the following:

LPG Sailing experience as Master or Chief Engineer

Onshore Experience managing LPG Ships.

If you are interested in a move to a fast growing ship owner with a global presence please send your CV to

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