Vessel Operations Manager

Job Responsibilities

Delivering a vessel to the project that:


  • Operates safely
  • Operates efficiently
  • Fully ready to operate (mobilisation)
  • Remains fully operational throughout the project life
  • Identifying the most efficient field-to-field transition between projects
  • Optimising Persons on Board (POB) in agreement with Project Operations Manager, i.e. numbers, skills, organisation, origin etc., to fulfil project needs
  • Continuously improving vessel safety and operational performance
  • Maintaining and updating the technical library for the vessel and its equipment, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and performance norms for specific activities carried out by the vessel and its equipment
  • Carrying out the Performance Management Review (PMR) of direct reports, i.e. Offshore Manager and Field Engineers and ensuring that the PMRs of indirect reports, i.e. Construction Crew, are carried out in due time
  • Support tender teams in provision of vessel information (capability, capacity), best practices and cost input
  • Third-level technical or similar university degree, with 8 years of experience in offshore industry and offshore experience from subsea construction vessels
  • Proven ability to solve operational problems without supervision and deliver effective results to internal clients
  • Contribute to creating and managing a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7, providing safety leadership and championing Subsea 7's critical safety behaviours
  • Strong sense of accountability
  • Strong organisational capacities
  • Outstanding communication and leadership skills
  • Fluent in English
Job location

Sharjah Emirate, United Arab Emirates