Cordant Technical & Engineering expands to Aberdeen and Abu Dhabi
Located in Union Street, the new Aberdeen office is being headed up by Claire Naha who recently joined Cordant Technical & Engineering. She has over 14 years’ international experience in Engineering recruitment, specifically within the Oil & Gas, Well Engineering, Drilling and Subsea sectors. The office has opened with four consultants with plans to grow this to 10 by the end of this year.
Cordant Technical & Engineering’s long-term goal is for the Aberdeen office to be at the heart of all its UK Oil & Gas recruitment business, with other stand-alone divisions specialising in areas such as Subsea, ROV, Marine and Drilling. It will be placing both permanent and temporary staff. The consultancy has already started generating interest amongst local companies, having made successful placements for XL Group and ATR Group.
Closely aligned to the Aberdeen opening, Cordant Technical & Engineering has also established a base in Abu Dhabi to service UAE and neighbouring countries. The Abu Dhabi branch is based in the Corniche area of central Abu Dhabi and covers all aspects of Technical & Engineering and Infrastructure Recruitment.
The Abu Dhabi office is already working with major oil & gas and infrastructure companies, some based beyond the UAE in countries such as Qatar and Saudi Arabia. As in Aberdeen, the longer-term aim for the new office is to create specialist sub-divisions to encompass Oil & Gas, Renewable Energy, Marine, Automotive Rail and Infrastructure and it will be recruiting for both permanent and temporary staff across these areas.
The office will be headed up by newly-recruited and highly-experienced Business Manager, Ricky Sangrador and it is looking to recruit more experienced consultants over the coming months. Ricky has been based in the Middle East for more than 25 years and specialises in recruitment for the Oil & Gas and Energy industries.
Shaun Simmons, Managing Director of Cordant Technical & Engineering, comments: “It has always been our goal to be the number one agency of choice in our chosen sectors. Aberdeen and Abu Dhabi are well-known as key centres for Oil & Gas, Energy and Infrastructure companies, so it makes strategic sense for us to establish ourselves in those locations with the best specialist consultants in the market. As many companies in those sectors are based in both places we are already seeing a lot of referral business between the two.”
Cordant Technical & Engineering also has offices in Manchester, Newcastle, Bristol and Maldon.