AGR strengthens its consultant recruitment division and opens a new office in Oslo to meet the company’s continued growth

AGR, a multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy and software provider, will expand and develop the range of services provided by its consultant recruitment division, with the opening of an office in Oslo to meet the growing demand for new projects brought online in the oil and gas sector. and the renewable energy sectors.

AGR Consultancy already has a network of offices in Stavanger, Aberdeen and Perth and works with associated partners in the main energy hubs of the world.

The largest talent recruitment agency in its industry, AGR Consultancy, owned by Oslo-listed Akastor, part of the Aker family, provides contract, temporary and outsourced talent to most operators on the Norwegian continental shelf .

The company has experienced significant growth in recent years through its success in providing high caliber talent in well drilling and management, underground and in administrative and support functions including finance, supply chain and HSEQ.

“This success story has continued in renewables where the division sees huge potential for growth and market share over the next three years. This includes recently signed contracts with Aker Carbon Capture and FREYR Battery,” said Thomas V Saue, Head of AGR Consulting Services.

“The consultant recruitment division is an important part of our Norwegian services portfolio. By establishing a presence in Oslo, our aim is to provide tailor-made IT recruitment and headhunting solutions and also to introduce engineering talent in renewable energy, transport and other sectors.

Veronica Yri has been appointed Head of Recruitment for the Oslo office and will lead its future growth and business development. Veronica has extensive expertise in staffing and recruitment, with a particular focus on IT. His role will be to develop a collaborative network of consultants who will provide services in specialist areas where AGR already has a strong position, as well as providing talent to new customer segments as AGR strives to position as the preferred solution provider for IT talent. She will also lead the implementation of a headhunting business line.

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Published: 21-10-2022

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