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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

What is Petrofac’s Graduate Development Programme?
Petrofac first launched its graduate programme 15 years ago and since then our global graduate community has grown to over 800 graduate programme alumni. In 2020. Petrofac is looking to recruit recent graduates for its business in the UK, India, and the Middle East across a number of roles and disciplines. Find out more here.

When can I apply for the Graduate Development Programme?
The applications are open from 12:00 PM GMT on 13 January 2020 to 12:00 PM GMT on 10 February 2020. We encourage you not to delay your application, as we reserve the right to close the programme early.

When does the Graduate Development Programme start?
The 2020 programme will commence in October 2020 in Sharjah (UAE) and United Kingdom, and in July 2020 in India.

Who is eligible to apply for the Graduate Development Programme?
We are seeking applications from students who are due to graduate in 2020 or who have graduated in 2019. Applicants need to meet the eligibility criteria regarding education, right to work, and other factors. Please visit the page for the location you are applying in to find out more.

Can I apply for more than one role/location?
No, you can only apply for one role and one location. Due to the high volume of applications, we are not able to offer individual advice on the location and role best suited to your experience.

I graduated in 2018, am I eligible to apply?
We are ideally seeking applications from 2019 and 2020 graduates. If you have work experience, please check out our career site for available roles.

Can I send my CV directly to a Petrofac employee?
The 2020 Graduate Development Programme is managed online, and you are requested to apply online. No other form of application will be considered.

Is there an age limit to the application?
There is no age limit for the application, however, please be mindful that the graduate programme is for those at the early stage in their career and we advise anyone with more than two years of experience to visit our career site for available roles.

What are the application criteria?
In order to be eligible, you are required to meet or exceed the required academic qualifications with a GPA of 3.5+ or equivalent and will need to have the right to work in the country you applied for.

When will I hear about my application?
You will be updated about your application at each stage. The time frame may differ depending on the stages of your application.

Is this an office-based role?
Petrofac delivers projects for its clients and site/location experience is essential. Our graduate programme provides crucial early career development and all-rounded experience within the business. You can expect to spend a significant amount of your time on the early career programme getting first-hand experience at one of our projects. Willingness to travel and spend time on-site is a must.

Petrofac Limited is an equal opportunities employer and as such is committed to creating an inclusive workplace where individual differences are valued and respected amongst all our stakeholders, and where all employees are given the opportunity to fulfil their potential, regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, race, nationality or disability.