Recruitment site HeadHunter.ru names Gazprom Neft as the most attractive company in Russia for job seekers

Ratings from recruitment site HeadHunter.ru have again shown that Gazprom Neft is Russia’s top employer according to job seekers, for the third consecutive year. Reasons cited by job seekers for choosing Gazprom Neft as a priority employer include opportunities for professional growth and career development, as well as participation in major large-scale projects and tasks. Gazprom Neft is also named as one of the best employers for anyone starting their career – the company runs a number of training programs for highly qualified professionals in conjunction with leading universities in the country.

Gazprom Neft implements a large number of innovative technological projects – from exploration and production technologies involving the injection of CO2 strata and working with hard-to-recover reserves, to the development of biofuel production technologies and the refueling of planes using a blockchain platform. Job seekers seem to be attracted by the opportunity to get involved in interesting digital projects – developing skills in machine learning, developing algorithms for neural networks in prospecting for oil in rock formations and deploying means of unmanned transport in oil fields.

Job seekers cite potential employers’ corporate social responsibility (CSR) policy and commitment to sustainability as no less important in deciding where to work. Gazprom Neft supports local community initiatives in the places where it operates, as well as the implementation of its own projects and initiatives in the fields of culture, education and sport within the framework of its CSR program “Home towns”.

In addition to this, the company also offers its own employees considerable career development opportunities, with its corporate university offering over 500 educational programs, enabling colleagues to develop the skills and competencies most directly relevant to the company. A succession planning system, focusing on internal promotion, has also been put in place. The company’s forward-thinking business environment has been built around the principles of participatory leadership and cross-functional collaboration – this integrated approach enabling Gazprom Neft employees to maximize their potential through teamwork on challenges and major tasks.

HeadHunter assessments represent the most comprehensive and trusted employer survey in Russia, involving external input from job seekers, internal assessments of company employees, and an assessment of organizational maturity of HR processes. companies. The 2021 survey places Gazprom Neft in first place according to job seekers, and among the top 3 companies with more than 5,000 employees.

“It is important for Gazprom Neft to be one of the most attractive employers in the country. The company has already built one of the best teams in the industry and beyond, but we are always keen to attract qualified, talented and enthusiastic new employees who are committed to their craft. We work hard to ensure that every Gazprom Neft employee has the opportunity to develop while working towards common goals. This is important to us, and we are always striving to create new development opportunities on this basis, in particular through our corporate university.

Alexander Diukov


Alexander Diukov
Chairman of the Management Board, Gazprom Neft

Sherry J. Basler