Tullow Oil’s African Recruitment Requirements, Taken Care Of


Tullow Oil are expanding over a wide geographical area. For their preferred recruitment partner this means a set of requirements that’s complicated in terms of functions and technical profiles sought, as well as areas covered.


  • Variety of functions needed calls for a serious recruitment capability
  • Scarcity of technically-skilled candidates for certain nationalities, especially Mauritanian, Ethiopian and Ghanaian


A rather special global campaign including six recruitment days in six different countries as Careers in Africa sought to create the Tullow dream team from the toughest of requirements.


8000 applications, 300 shortlisted, 100 interviewed, 15 placed candidates.

“I must admit, when those requirements came through I thought, “Wow”, but we still delivered.”


Roberta Dutra
Senior Recruitment Consultant

There are a lot of great providers in the market, who specialise in a certain industry, function or territory, but when a company has need of candidates across quite diverse ranges of one or more of those splits, things get tricky. I must admit, when those [Tullow Oil’s] requirements came through I thought, “Wow”, but we still delivered. One of our biggest strengths is our ability to deliver candidates for employers in Africa across functional, sector and nationality boundaries.

Talk with our team about what you want to achieve.


Tullow Oil

Services Used

Recruitment Campaign Consultancy

Talent Pool Resourcing


Ethiopia, Ghana, Kenya, Mauritania and Uganda


Oil and Gas