Careers

FAQ

Your questions answered.

What is it like to work at Cairn?

Cairn is an open and friendly place to work. What makes us different is our pioneering spirit and entrepreneurial culture. We trust employees and will empower you to use initiative and run with your ideas. This is a dynamic business where the right people can thrive and performance is rewarded.

What opportunities will I have to develop my career?

We empower employees to reach their potential. We provide plenty of training and learning opportunities to help our people develop and make the most of their career. From opportunities to learn on-the-job, project work and secondments to attending training courses to develop technical and behavioural skills.

What benefits can I expect?

As well as a competitive salary, our rewarding benefits package includes a substantial pension contribution, discretionary performance bonus, share incentive plan, life insurance, private medical and dental cover and an annual healthcheck. We strongly believe in a work-life balance, with a generous annual leave allowance (plus public holidays) and the option to take additional flexi-leave. We also offer a gym and fitness allowance.

Do you pay interview expenses?

In line with Company policy, we will reimburse candidates for interview expenses.

Will I get to travel?

With international assets and offices in various locations, our people do travel, based on business and role requirements.

What is Cairn’s carbon footprint?

Protecting the environment is a high priority, and we have a robust series of procedures in place to avoid and minimise the impact of our operations. The Working Responsibly section of this website has more information on our climate change strategy and air emissions.

Where is Cairn located?

We are headquartered in Edinburgh, with regional offices in London, Stavanger in Norway and Dakar in Senegal.