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Recruiter NameBetty Wood
Salary£300 per day
Benefits£300 per day
Locations UK, London and the South East
Contract TypeContract





Our Client, a Major international Oil and Gas contractor, is seeking an experienced Vehicle Maintenance Specialist as part of an initial 3 month contract within their highly successful government services division based in their offices in surrey. There is also the potential for up to 3 years’ overseas work.


The Vehicle Maintenance Specialist will on a short term contract for the provision of pre-planned and reactive vehicle maintenance, and spare parts provision for 750 – 1000 vehicles and a small element of marine equipment in Somalia. The majority of maintenance will take place in Somalia with 7 small out stations, all within the UN perimeter.


The successful applicant will take a leading role in developing the Company’s technical, written response to the ITT. Potentially the applicant may be considered moving forward, if desired, for the role of In Country Project Manager for the contract, based in Somalia. The contract will be for 3 years with 1+1 option years.



Candidates should have the following:

  • A strong understanding of Vehicle Maintenance, with a minimum of 5 years of Vehicle Maintenance experience, preferably within challenging, austere and remote environments.
  • Written ability to respond to a technical requirement.
  • Must have worked within an ISO 9000 compliant environment.
  • Computer literate with Microsoft Office, Excel and Word.
  • A self-starter who is able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Experience in working in arduous / austere conditions.
  • Experience in supply chain logistics.
  • Minimum City and Guilds /BTEC Motor Vehicles.
  • As the position will work within the Company’s Government Services division candidates will need to pass the BPSS security vetting process. Applicants must have 3 years up to date and unbroken UK residency. 


DURATION:   Initially 3 months in Surrey with the Client hopeful for a quick start. There will be the possibility for extensions as the contract itself (overseas) is for 3 years with 1+1 option years

                                RATE:             £300 per day 


We are instructed to only submit to our Client candidates whose qualifications and experience match client’s specifications and can work in the UK/EU.



For more information please contact Betty Wood – Managing Director

on 020 8905 2250 or email

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