Sr. Geophysicist - Stavanger, Norway

at Mercuri Urval
Location Stavanger, Norway
Date Posted May 23, 2017
Category Geophysicist
Job Type Permanent
Min. Years Experience Required 10


We are now searching for an experienced and innovative specialist for the position as Sr. Geophysicist for our Clients Stavanger office. For the right candidate, this is a great opportunity to take on an important role to further develop and position our Client as a trusted and value adding non operating partner.

The Sr. Geophysicist reports to the Technical Manager for Norway. In this role you will have extensive exposure within our Clients broader organisation, and will be a key influencer within all areas pertaining to evaluating and developing subsurface potentials. The ideal candidate for the position as Sr. Geophysicist will present a good combination of the following:


  • Minimum of 10 years of relevant experience
  • Interpretation of geophysical data, such as 3/4D seismic, gravity, EM and other tools
  • Application of special geophysical techniques such as quantative interpretation
  • Geophysical evaluation of producing, developing and exploration assets including farm-in/out
  • Partner liaison on relevant licence committees
  • Good understanding and insights into Norwegian regulatory requirements


  • Fluency in Norwegian and English, both written and spoken
  • Well developed skills to work effectively with multidisciplinary teams of both technical and non-technical backgrounds
  • Able to convert theory and concepts to practic
  • Strong analytics, trouble-shooting and problem-solving skill
  • Open minded and able to transfer negative and positive feedbacks to action
  • Well-developed presentation skills, to individuals¬† and groups
  • Ability to challenge and develop best practise and operational processes across the entire value chain


  • Higher education, at a Bachelor or Masters level, preferably in engineering/process or the geosciences
  • Relevant industry or management experience can compensate for less specialisation in higher education

For further information please contact Mercuri Urval, Tore Nedregaard at +47 975 59 041 or Tone F. Berthelsen at +47 975 59 040. Please note that we cannot reveal who our Client is at this point in time. Please show interest for the position by submitting your CV and application as soon as possible. All applications will be treated confidentially, also towards our client if requested.

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