The main goal of the Programme is «raising» of the company’s future managers through intensive development of their professional and leadership competencies.
We are searching for university graduates and young professionals with:
What is the Graduate Development Programme?
Sakhalin Energy undertakes a systematic work aimed at development of Graduates that is an integral part of the company’s HR strategy and is designed to meet the company’s needs for qualified managerial and technical personnel of the required quality and in the required number, capable of achieving the company's short- and long-term goals. The main goal of the Programme is "raising" of the company’s future managers through intensive development of their professional and leadership competencies.
Participation in the Graduate Development Programme is an opportunity for talented university graduates with high potential to build a successful career in Sakhalin Energy.
What are the benefits of working for Sakhalin Energy?
Where can one find the list of vacancies for Graduates positions?
Vacancies for University graduates have the prefix "Graduate" in English and the mark "Young Professional / Молодой специалист" in Russian.
Example: Graduate Process Engineer/Инженер-технолог (молодой специалист)
Graduates of what majors are in demand in the company?
The company is in demand of Graduates of the following majors:
Graduates of what non-technical majors are in demand in the company?
The company is in demand of Graduates of the following non-technical majors:
What should one do if he/she hasn’t found at Sakhalin Energy website a vacancy relevant to the qualification and profile of his/her academic background?
If one hasn’t found a relevant vacancy, one should go to the Vacancies section and register his/her CV for the open vacancy using the instructions available in the section:
Thus, Recruitment Team will have your CV in case of new vacancies.
What requirements does the company set for candidates for Graduate positions?
- 4.0 and above – for candidates to engineering positions;
- 4.5 and above – for candidates to other Graduate positions.
What documents are to be submitted to be considered as a candidate for Graduate position?
Please provide the following documents while registering at the web site:
It is recommended to specify GPA, mobility, mobility to move to Sakhalin (if relevant), availability (approximate date), academic and professional achievements (at each workplace and place of study), the graduation paper theme, the level of the English language in accordance with the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages (CEFR).
The cover letter should contain the information that is not included in CV and should outline why the company and this vacancy is of the candidate’s interest, how he/she sees his/her future in the company and in the profession he/she has chosen.
How is selection of candidates for Graduates positions done?
Selection of candidates for Graduates positions has a few stages:
In most cases the interview with candidates who reside in the other cities is conducted via Skype. The date and time of the interview is agreed with a candidate beforehand.
What is evaluated during the Structured Interview?
During the Structured Interview held as the part of the selection process for Graduates positions the candidates should demonstrate the evidence of their:
Is the level of English important for candidates for Graduates positions?
Knowledge of English at Upper-Intermediate level (B2) is one of the requirements for the selection of a candidate for Graduates position. This is due to the fact that:
In which way shall Grade Point Average of graduation certificate be calculated?
Grade Point Average (GPA) is calculated based on the grades included in Graduation Certificate Supplement in Russian graduation certificate. Please note that grades for differentiated pass-fail tests, term papers and the results of Internship are not included into the calculation base.
What should one do if he/she is a foreign University graduate?
Students of foreign Universities should provide the document justifying the system of grades and the criteria for converting the grades applied in the particular University. Then, the foreign system of grades should be converted into the Russian one to calculate GPA. The Grade Conversion Tables are available in the Internet.
Which categories of candidates can be considered on a priority basis for the Graduates vacancies?
The following categories of candidates may be considered as priority ones for the Graduates vacancies:
What is the duration of the Graduate’s stay in the Programme?
The duration of the Graduate’s stay in the Programme may vary 1.5 to 3.5 years.
It is determined by the discipline to which the position relates as well as by the level of the Graduate’s qualification, work experience and achievements.
What is the Graduate Programme start date?
The company does not set requirements for the Programme start date. Vacancies in the Programme open throughout the calendar year as long as Graduates exit from the Programme. The company and a potential Graduate mutually agree on the employment start date.
What is Graduate’s work schedule?
Standard Graduate’s work schedule in the office is from 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM (for men) and from 9:00 AM to 5:12 PM (for women). Graduate taking an Engineering position must be ready for changes in his/her work schedule and for the transfer to rotation-based work schedule (28/28 days rotation) to get practical experience at the company production assets such as oil and gas platforms, OPF or the LNG plant.
What will Graduate face in the Programme?
Graduate will face:
Is there any Graduates social community in the company?
Since 2012 "Young Energy" Graduates Club has been functioning in the company. «Young Energy» Graduates Club is the social community of the Company young professionals originated on the basis of common interests for implementation of the Programme common goals.
In "Young Energy" Graduates Club young specialists are able to implement joint ideas and projects that are not connected with the company activities directly. For instance, they deliver charity and volunteer projects.
What is expected of Graduate?
Notwithstanding the company’s strong support, Graduate is expected to be proactive, to self-manage his/her tasks and projects, to make deliberate and high impact decisions, to offer an unconventional approach to address challenges as well as to demonstrate intention for continuous development, diligence and result orientation.
What obligations shall Graduate have under the Graduate Development Programme?
When being employed, Graduate concludes Graduate Development Agreement with the company. The Agreement defines terms and conditions of the Graduate’s participation in the Programme and stipulates mutual obligations of the company and the Graduate in terms of the Programme implementation.
According to the Agreement, after exit from the Programme the Graduate is obliged to work for the company not less than 3 years.
What if the Graduate will decide to leave the company breaking the Programme obligations?
In case of the Graduate’s dismissal on both his/her own initiative or on the initiative of the company due to work discipline violation or any other misconduct leading to dismissal according to the Russian Labour Legislation the Graduate is obliged to reimburse the company for the expenses it incurred with respect to his/her training for the entire period of participation in the Programme: