OPS Group Shortlisted for Prestigious Scottish Business Awards 2014

OPS Group, the oil and gas recruitment specialist, has been selected as a finalist for the prestigious Scottish Business Awards. The Aberdeen based company, which also has premises in Australia and Dubai and has been nominated in the “Growth Strategy of the Year” category and the results will be announced at the ceremony taking place in the Edinburgh International Conference Centre on 12th May 2014.

OPS Group has experienced a considerable 35% growth in turnover over the past three years, taking it to £19.6 million, and a 50% increase in staff from 2012 – 13, taking employment numbers to over 35.

The Group’s success is largely attributed to the significant investment in technical systems and development of staff through training, with fantastic results. Steve Pryor, OPS Group’s Managing Director, said: “The team and I are delighted to be finalists in the prestigious awards and receive recognition of the continued team effort among colleagues, and mutual commitment to propel the company towards further growth. “We strive to not only grow the business, but continue to develop our dedication to clients and staff through investment in our people and client offering. I’m very proud that this has been recognised by the Scottish Business Awards.”
OPS Group will be attending the Scottish Business Awards dinner on the 12th May, which will host top companies aiming to raise over £1 million for charity, and welcomes Sir Richard Branson, as keynote speaker.

Event organizer, Josh Littlejohn, said: “The companies and business leaders involved are truly the heartbeat of our economy. We are looking forward to bringing the Scottish business community together for an evening which includes a once in a lifetime audience with Sir Richard Branson.”

OPS Group is comprised of a mix of time-served industry specialists and experienced administrative professionals who understand the varied and complex daily challenges that are involved with working in the oil and gas industry. With over 25 years of experience OPS works closely with both clients and candidates to ensure that it finds the best people for the job.

The head office in located in Aberdeen, and the company has premises around the world, in Dubai, UAE and Perth, Australia.

The Scottish Business Awards 2014, sponsored by Virgin Money, is attended annually by more than 1,600 people from the business community and has developed a reputation as the premier event in the business calendar. The evening will be hosted by internationally acclaimed comedian Michael McIntyre and will feature a question and answer session with Sir Richard Branson.
This year’s event aims to break through the £1 million mark in funds raised for charity in just three years.