NORWAY RECRUITING THOUSANDS OF ENGINEERS FOR OIL & GAS SECTORThe lack of engineers in Norway is forcing Norwegian oil companies to recruit people from overseas. Norway foresees a promising offshore energy future and the demand of qualified workers by the biggest Norwegian oil companies is increasing.

Last week, Norway‘s richest businessman and domestic investor, Johan Henrik Andresen, stated that Norway needs thousands of engineers to fill the lack of qualified people in the labour market.In addition, the Norwegian Minister of Trade, Trond Giske, believes there is enormous potential for the export of the Norwegian oil industry.

Leading multinational companies in the oil sector such as National Oilwell Varco, Aibel, GK Norge and Statoil, amongst others are signing partnership agreements with – the new online recruitment company specialised in online recruitment for the oil and gas sectors with the aim to combat the skilled workforce shortage. The online platform has already released many job vacancies over the past year and the number of available jobs is fast increasing with the development of the Norwegian oil industry.

This week, the job ads that stand out on are:

• Engineers at National Oilwell Varco in Arendal
• Mechanical Rotation Engineer at Statoil in Harstad
• Senior Mechanical Engineer at Roxar in Stavanger
• Software Engineer at National Oilwell Varco in Stavanger

All the requirements and information for each vacancy can be found online on the respective job ad.

To find out more and start applying, visit the website