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Recruiter NameSandra Tye
Industry OIL & GAS, Trainers
Salary$7,000 per month
LocationsASIA , Kazakhstan
Contract TypeContract




Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas contractor, is looking for a Craft Training Manager to work on a project in Kazakhstan.



-          Diploma or equivalent in a relevant discipline.

-          Fluent in English.  

-          Must have Russian, spoken, reading, writing at intermediate level as will need to explain training to local nationals (although training will not all be given in Russian).

-          Must have worked at a mid/senior management level previous.

-          Should have recent experience of the job scope below.

-          Should have previous Kazakhstan experience.



The Craft Training Manager shall be responsible to direct, lead and manage the Craft Training Business of the Client. He should be able to develop a team.

•       Manage apprentice programs: Ironworker, Pipefitter, Welder and Crane Operator.

•       Train, coach and mentor Craft Training Mentors.

•       Partner with Site and Safety managers to plan and execute project site training.

•       Manage and evaluate all full and part time craft instructors.

•       Instruct apprentices using the curriculum.

•       Instruct and certify new instructors and proctors.

•       Manage assessment administration.

•       Develop all tools used for the instruction of apprentices.

•       Create and manage the Craft Training department budget.

•       Research and provide outside training opportunities for craft, safety and training employees.

•       Partner with recruiting team on Community Outreach.

•       Supervise Record Keeping for all employee training.

•       Apply for and manage training grants.

•       Plans and uses resources efficiently, aligning training goals with budget allocation.


Core Values:

•         Committed to Safety.

  • Partners with Safety leadership to train safety management and provide safety training for the field.
  • Proactively inquires and schedules required safety training for new projects.
  • Collaborates with Safety leadership on ways to communicate lessons learned as a result of incident reviews and other safety data.
  • Understands that craft training is a service department and that our customers are LPR employees. Providing excellent customer service is a priority.
  • Provides leadership that represents the LPR vision.
  • Urgent and driven to create and execute a cutting-edge craft training program.
  • Commitment to leading a team this is responsive and follows through.
  • Commitment to managing a program that focuses on accurate training records.
  • Demonstrates a deep understanding of craft training needs at the field level and provides solution oriented suggestions for training challenges.
  • Provides leadership that promotes a learning culture for all crafts.
  • Committed to personal professional development and the development of the team
  • Initiates new programs and ideas that support core values, vision and direction of LPR.


Duration:  1 year with possible extensions


Rotation: 90 days on / 15 days off


Rate:  US$7000 per month worked net of any Kazakhstan tax.


Benefits:  Client pays mobilization/demobilization and rotational flights, insurance and medical insurance/medical evacuation, Accommodation, transport and meals.



We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specification.


For more information please contact Sandra Tye

 on +44 20 8905 2250 or email

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