What We Look For

At Essar we believe that our people are our competitive edge. If you have the passion for excellence and seek a fulfilling career, explore this section to learn more about our job opportunities.

Essar Oil is a fully integrated oil & gas company of international scale,  for which we require people with skill sets and experience to match. Specifics such as educational qualifications and experience will be linked to the job you are applying for and the business under which it falls.

As a potential employee of Essar Oil, you will have intelligence, creativity and diligence ingrained in your DNA. An ability to think (and land) on your feet, the vision to identify problems and spot the opportunities they present, and the drive to change the world for the better are essential qualities.

The six guiding principles listed below will give you a comprehensive picture of the qualities and potential we look for in our applicants:

Essar Oil guiding principles for our applicants:


You must have the ability to formulate new ideas, spot opportunities for value creation, and be willing to take calculated risks to achieve business goals. You can handle ambiguity and have the propensity to find ingenious solutions to problems.


You will have the ability to plan, organise and successfully execute assignments involving complex situations. You will have the capacity to understand the larger picture without losing sight of the smaller details. You must have the ability to reach your milestones, while managing time and material within approved budgets.


You will have an in-depth understanding of operations and a continuous desire to improve. You will be cost-conscious and meticulous in your approach, and will continuously seek to increase efficiencies.


You will possess the ability to leverage interpersonal relationships in the best interest of your work, and have an eagle-eye for the upper-hand in business transactions. With your exhaustive understanding of the business environment, you will easily build a rapport with internal and external customers. You are a team player to the core and appreciate working relationships.


You have the unerring ability to look at everyday tasks from a service perspective. You will invest in building strong relationships, be a firm believer in customer advocacy and continuously work on enhancing product and services to meet customers' needs.


You will be both a student and a mentor. You will be facilitative, encouraging, caring and knowledgeable. You will put in time and effort to learn about the various aspects of your work and business, and coach and inspire people to do the same.

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