Are you our future communications advisor?
Our Communications Graduate Program
ConocoPhillips in Norway is looking for a graduate with a bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism or IT. Start date is estimated to September 1, 2020.
The one-year Communications Graduate Program lays a broad and strong foundation for future careers in ConocoPhillips. The Communication team plays a key role in managing the day-to-day business and a graduate position offers you the opportunity to gain a holistic view of the oil and gas industry, as well as a broad understanding of the elements that drive our activities. The program combines on-the-job work assignments, various types of training, mentoring and networking opportunities to accelerate the development of early career professionals. This unique start provides graduates a strong business and organizational understanding, which will benefit their future careers.
In addition to the day-to-day development and challenges, a Communications graduate will participate in a graduate program together with other graduates in ConocoPhillips in Norway. After successful completion of the graduate program, you will be offered a position within the ConocoPhillips Communication team organization. ConocoPhillips offers exciting and challenging long-term career opportunities in support of our ambition to remain a key player on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. We therefore seek a candidate with dedication and a genuine interest in our business, and we offer you the chance to work in an exciting international business environment and gain valuable experience.
Components of the Graduate Program
A graduate will benefit from varied work assignments in our Communications groups, which is helpful in building essential skills and valuable networks
Short assignments in HR, Operations and other key functions
Content production (e.g. articles, videos, photos, audio, podcasts, etc.) to many different publishing platforms, internal and external including social media (SoMe), should be expected, as this is a vital part of our integrated communications approach
An opportunity to learn more about the oil and gas industry and the company’s operations in Norway
As a graduate you will be involved in various tasks, and during the assignments you will be challenged to develop your skills along with the interdisciplinary teams you work with, developing your working and communications skills essential to our business.
These assignments provide an exciting opportunity to get to know the organization, and better plan for further career developments. Common for all assignments is that you will be working with real issues, actively contributing to meet the Norway business unit’s goals. You will also be assigned a mentor and a career coach. Together with your mentor and career coach, you will develop a skills development plan that will serve as the foundation for your career in ConocoPhillips.
During your first year in ConocoPhillips you can expect to have formal training, including New Hire courses. As a graduate, you will also be given the opportunity for networking through the Young Professionals Forum.
ConocoPhillips encourages life-long learning for all employees. Courses and e-learning opportunities are available to our staff throughout their career life cycles.
Bachelor’s degree completed by the summer of 2020 within communications, journalism or IT
Less than two years relevant experience
Fluent in English and Norwegian, both verbal and written
Legally authorized to work in Norway on a permanent full-time basis
Analytical/technical skills with a practical approach to problem solving
Creative, able to generate new ideas
Interpersonal communication, both written & oral presentation skills
Organizational skills – able to prioritize responsibilities
Decision making, focus on results with high levels of initiative
Dependability and adaptability
Proactive and ability to ask good questions
Ability to work both independently and as part of a team
Excellent computer literacy
Minimum average grade B
Ability to work in a hectic work environment
The position is located onshore in our office in Tananger. Sporadic offshore trips should be expected. Please note that an offshore health certificate- and a basic safety training course is required before going offshore.
ConocoPhillips offers competitive terms of employment and good welfare benefits.
Any questions regarding the position or the recruiting process can be forwarded to COPNORecruiting@conocophillips.com.
You must complete the entire application process, which includes answering all prescreening questions and providing your eSignature within the application deadline November 1, 2019.
Please note that you can refer to your attached CV in the fields regarding work experience and education. All applications must include following attachments; motivation letter, CV and transcript of records to be considered.
ConocoPhillips is the world’s largest independent E&P company based on production and proved reserves. Headquartered in Houston, Texas, the Company’s office in Norway is in Tananger outside Stavanger. ConocoPhillips is the operator of the fields in the Greater Ekofisk Area and a co-owner in partner-operated assets on the Norwegian continental shelf. We are 1800 employees in Norway, with approximately half working at our installations in the Greater Ekofisk Area.
ConocoPhillips is the pioneer on the Norwegian Continental Shelf. This year marks the 50th anniversary of the discovery of the Ekofisk-field – which was the start for Norway as an oil and gas nation. The company is a long-term player in Norway. For more information, see http://www.conocophillips.no.
The company’s employees across the globe abide by our core SPIRIT Values for safety, people, integrity, responsibility, innovation and teamwork. For more information, see http://www.conocophillips.com.
“ConocoPhillips is an equal opportunity employer”