Subsea 7 Vessel Operations Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Subsea 7 Vessel Operations Manager Jobs in Nigeria

Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

The VOM is the single point of contact for Operations, project and tendering teams for any particular vessel and provides the continuity of knowledge of a vessel’s capabilities, performance, cost base and technical library.

The role supports both the Project Manager and the operations Manager of the ship in delivering project performance by planning, executing, measuring and improving a range of issues associated with maximising efficiency of the ship’s construction activities.

Vacancy ref: 58466


  • Provides assistance to project engineering and operation expertise in project execution and project preparation.
  • Accountable to the project utilising the vessel for delivering a vessel:
  • That is fully operational with all necessary personnel (marine and project) and equipment / consumables
  • That is operating safely and efficiently
    Responsible for the continuous improvement of vessel performance.


  • Support tender teams in provision of ship information as required. Provide technical expertise to review feasibility, schedule and POB/equipment.
  • Highlight requirements for modification of existing assets.


  • Issue Project / Operations interface and responsibility matrix after project kick-off meeting.
  • Organise Technical Review related to dedicated vessel prior to HIRA.
  • Review & Comment Installation Procedures and ensure compliance of project specific tools with vessel equipment
  • Review and update Ship Compliance Report issued by project
  • Provide Operations Expertise (dedicated offshore personnel) in Engineering review (HIRA)

    Vessel Readiness:

  • Responsible for Asset preparation. Single Point of Contact between Project and Technical Entity for preparation or modification of Equipment in order to deliver a spread fit for purpose.
  • Maintain SOP & STPs (Standard Operating
  • Procedures and Standard Task Plans), ship technical documents (deck lay out, general arrangement drawings, crane curves…) up to date and ensure availability under the relevant Sharepoint site Library
  • Risk Assessment database to be updated for vessel generic activities
  • Define and update on a regular basis vessel standard consumables list
  • Ensure project consumables (such as welding, diving, coating, rigging, ROV, survey consumables) required on top of vessel standard consumables are defined and delivered by project to the vessel.
    (input project)
  • Define Marine Offshore Personnel on board (POB) required for project operations (quantity and origin of personnel for each role and each operation phase)
  • Project crew : Ensure skills and quantity of offshore personnel is fit for purpose. In case of personnel shortfalls, source adequate personnel supported by Crewing Department.
    Inform Operations Manager about vessel scope to allow proper manning of marine crew:
  • Interface with Crewing department to develop and maintain a training matrix and ensure that offshore crew is trained according to vessel standard works, country and project requirements.


  • Third-level technical or similar university degree
  • 8 years of experience in offshore industry
  • Proven experience managing Anchor Handling Tugs and Cargo Barges.
  • Proven ability to solve operational problems without supervision and deliver effective results to internal clients.
  • Common sense approach to work, which incorporates and embraces all aspects of the Niger Star 7 HSES and Quality policies. The VOM must be able to demonstrate a high standard of HSE and Quality leadership in work behaviors.
  • Strong organisational capacities
    Outstanding communication (who can interface and is at ease equally with managers or members of the workforce) and leadership skills
  • Fluent in English.

    How to Apply

    Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 31st March, 2019.

    For more information and job application details, see; Subsea 7 Vessel Operations Manager Jobs in Nigeria

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