Serica Energy plc Oil & Gas Staff

Senior Development Geologist

Location: Aberdeen (opportunity for home working in the United Kingdom) UK AB15 6BY

Position Type: Staff

Date Posted: 8 February 2024

Closing Date: 5 March 2024

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Closing Date
5 March 2024

Department: Subsurface

Reports to: Subsurface Team Leader (Northern North Sea)

Salary: Competitive

The Role – Senior Development Geologist

The Senior Development Geologist plays a key role in geological, evaluation and support for producing assets, and matures development opportunities. Acts as a link between the other Subsurface disciplines and has direct input to forward business decisions.

What we are looking for in potential candidates:

  • Degree qualified or equivalent, preferably to MSc or higher level
  • Substantial oil industry experience, preferably within operating companies
  • Strong technical background in Development Geoscience
  • Up-to-date knowledge of industry standard software packages (incl. Petrel, TNAV etc)
  • A clear understanding of other subsurface disciplines

Your future at Serica Energy

Serica offer the opportunity to be part of a busy, vibrant working environment with a strong culture rooted in mutual respect and trust.

We are passionate about building an inclusive working environment that attracts and encourages diversity. We want our employees to feel that they can be their true self, we recognise the potential that this unlocks and the value it brings.

We offer the opportunity to be supported with further training if required and access to competitive benefits such as

  • Company Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • Health Cash Plan
  • Share Save and Share Incentive Plans
  • Life Assurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Personal Accident Insurance and Business Travel.

We also offer the opportunity to work flexibly.

Serica’s Equal Opportunity statement

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunities employer and conduct our recruitment and selection process in a fair and consistent manner that does not discriminate on the basis of age, disability, gender reassignment, marital or civil partner status, pregnancy or maternity, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origin, sex or sexual orientation. 

Serica will make reasonable adjustments to the role in line with the Equality Act 2010.

Recruitment Process

Please note that due to the high applicant numbers we receive it is unfortunately not always possible to get back to all applicants individually about their application. Candidates who are chosen for interview will be contacted directly.

CVs will be processed for review by the hiring manager on a redacted basis to remove bias in the screening process.  The information that will be redacted will be:

  • Identifying personal details such as name, date of birth, contact details, reference contact details,

Educational Institutions

We will contact individuals and invite them to an interview.  We offer in person or video interviews through Microsoft Teams.  The interview structure will be a mix of questions relating to technical experience and skills related to the role and questions relating to the values of Serica.  Second stage interviews may be necessary as an additional candidate assessment for staff roles.

If you have any questions about the role or would like to request a copy of the detailed job description, please email