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Seadrill is one of the world’s most modern offshore Deepwater drilling companies. Using ground-breaking technology we operate in 15 countries across 5 continents, employing some 5,000 people representing 65 nationalities. Our vision is to Set the Standard in Drilling. It’s an ambitious goal. And every single one of us has a part to play. Help us to keep innovating, improving and maintaining the highest safety standards, and we’ll give you what you need to be your best too.


Diversity and inclusion are more than words for us. Everyone is welcome—as an inclusive workplace, our people are comfortable bringing their authentic whole selves to work. We continue to build an inclusive culture that encourages, supports, and celebrates the diverse voices of our people. It fuels our innovation and connects us closer to our customers and the communities we operate in.




Supporting the Recruitment Lead and wider Recruitment Centre of Excellence, the Recruitment Advisor will play a critical role in continuing our journey to become an industry-leading recruitment operation.


Concentrating on Global Corporate Functions recruitment, you will managing end-to-end recruitment campaigns in close collaboration with hiring managers across different areas of our business, in locations across the world. The roles you will recruit for will range from entry level roles up to more complex experienced hire vacancies, so a versatile and innovative approach to different types sourcing and attraction will be key to success.


An excellent communicator at all levels, you’ll be partnering with hiring managers as well as the wider HR team to support the successful delivery of all recruitment campaigns within their respective areas, being the subject matter expert and supporting them at every stage of the process from planning to sourcing and selection and supporting the offer management process.





  • Management of the end to end recruitment process, partnering with hiring managers and the wider HR team to attract and hire the best talent into the functions to which you are aligned.
  • Be the subject matter expert on all recruitment matters within the business areas to which you are aligned, advising on all aspects of the process from planning and attraction to sourcing, assessment and selection.  
  • Work closely and consultatively with the Recruitment Lead and wider HR Team (Recruitment Centre of Excellence, Directors, Business Partners and People Services), providing advice & guidance and regular updates on all recruitment activities and initiatives.
  • Proactive use of direct sourcing methods to increase candidate engagement whilst developing talent pools and pipelines for business-critical vacancies and future requirements in business areas with typically high volumes of recruitment.
  • Manage relationships with recruitment agencies and external stakeholders, regularly monitoring service levels and ensuring business processes and terms of business are adhered to.
  • Accurately maintain the document management system and ATS.
  • Provide a first class candidate and client experience throughout the recruitment process.
  • Continually working to identify opportunities to improve processes and systems, ensuring all recruitment processes are effective, efficient and fit for purpose.





  • Full 360 recruitment experience in an in-house recruitment capacity (leading hiring manager briefings, sourcing & shortlisting, screening, interviewing and assessments and supporting offer management process)
  • Experience recruiting in Corporate recruitment functions on a global scale (ideally with experience specific to some of: UK, USA, South America (Brazil, Mexico), Middle East (Saudi Arabia), Africa (Angola).
  • Knowledge and experience of delivering successful direct sourcing strategies (direct search, cv databases, social media (Linkedin Recruiter in particular), talent pools and talent pipelining.
  • Experience of advising on suitable methods of assessment, ensuring methods used are relevant, engaging and inclusive, whilst being effective at identifying the best possible talent for Seadrill.
  • Ability to think critically and challenge the status quo, always striving to identify and recommend process improvements to ensure the best possible stakeholder experience and quality of hire.
  • A naturally inquisitive approach, keeping up to date with key market data and trends and applying these to how we work at Seadrill where relevant.
  • Consultative approach, with ability to build trust and develop excellent working relationships at all levels, both internally with hiring managers and HR colleagues, and externally with agency partners, assessment providers and local universities.
  • Experience of using an ATS and coaching stakeholders to use the system to its full potential.
  • Experience of maintaining and reporting key MI and data to stakeholders at all levels
  • Excellent communication skills, both internally with hiring managers and HR colleagues, as well as candidates in in different industries and locations.
  • Ability to multi-task and work at pace, working to tight deadlines in a fast paced, often ambiguous environment.
  • Flexible approach to work, with ability to respond positively to change and ambiguity.