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Date Posted

May 27, 2015


Spencer Ogden

Job Title

Technical Manager At Spencer Ogden

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Spencer Ogden stands for the best in professional, proactive global energy recruitment and our Oil & Gas team is no exception. Our managers have a wealth of experience both in recruitment and on-site, giving them the perfect insight and knowledge to understand your recruitment needs. We deliver worldwide across the upstream and downstream sectors to an award-winning standard - and its how we do it that makes all the difference.

Technical Manager - Diving & ROV - Nigeria - 28/28- STAFF

Technical Manager - Diving & ROV - Nigeria - 28/28- STAFF

SPENCER OGDEN has an excellent opportunity for a Senior Project Management professional with a strong background of leading on Subsea projects, using both ROVs and specialist Diving Systems. Working with a number of key Operators and EPC Contractors, my client are looking to strengthen their Senior Management Team, with an Operations Manager that will oversee the activity of a large group of project teams and provide technical insight as and when required.

With this comes an even back to back rotation with a counter-part with an excellent salary and benefits package on offer.

Services provided by client : -

- Subsea Installation/Construction

- Inspection Repair & Maintenance incl. replacements and change-outs

- Positioning Support

- Survey

- Project Management

Essential Criteria : -

- You must have an Engineering Degree in a Mechanical, Electrical or Marine discipline.
- You must be fluent in English both written and oral.
- A strong Technical Engineering background in ROV and Diving Systems - Non Negotiable
- You must have experience of managing multiple Subsea projects and managing relationships between different project teams.
- Previous experience of running a Business Unit, responsible for the Financial and Budgeting aspects of the business.
- Strong mentoring skills and the ability to motivate a growing local team.
- You must be willing to work on an even 28/28 rotation.
- Strong people management skills and actively encourage team building whenever possible.
- Prior working knowledge of the West African Subsea market.

Responsibilities :-

- Provide technical leadership and expertise in areas of knowledge and experience - Supervise, direct and review technical contributions of Engineers and project personnel on projects and company-wide activities

- Ensure that Contractors' work and products satisfy contractual requirements and adhere to authority requirements

- Manage the follow up of the engineering progress, compliance with Contract requirements as well as coordinate the risk based follow up strategy with the relevant technical disciplines and engineers.

- Provide direction and oversight to Engineers, Project Engineers and other operations personnel assigned to projects.

- Engage in Business Development for new Clients for all Company's scope of services and always looking at new opportunities or strategies to develop the Company's portfolio of Projects.

- Engage in Business Development for new Clients for all Company's scope of services and always looking at new opportunities or strategies to develop the Company's portfolio of Projects.

- Keep a close eye on Company budgets, always emphasizing cost-control practices.

- Implement and monitor the annual and medium term operational plans, programs, projects to meet overall objectives and agreed timings.

For more information about this specific role please contact our Glasgow Office

Year of Experience

10-15 year


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