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SW London

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Role Description

We are looking for an Operations Manager to join our client, one of the largest turnkey Engineering and Construction contractors in the offshore industry.  This is a staff role based in their Southwest London office, but with offshore travel as required.  Previous experience in a similar role is essential.

Duties will include;

  • Be focal point for the fleet reporting to local operations management
  • Ensure safe/cost effective scheduling
  • Ensure vessel suitability to perform safely/efficiently activities or propose any alternates activities
  • Participate with PMT (Project Management Team) to offshore installation strategy definition and collaborate to optimise offshore tentative schedule/overall sequences
  • Project vessels readiness remains within PMT remits
  • Assist PMT for the definition/optimization of necessary installation aids/spares and of the support spread validation/choice/optimization
  • Be present and visible on board during startup/critical phases of any offshore activities. Initiate/participate to project Kick Off on board vessel
  • Liaise with engineering/PMT to lead and achieve most efficient/effective solutions for the methodology chosen for construction activities
  • Interface with Corporate to select and optimize resources allocated to vessels and assist the PMT in their timely mobilization
  • Verify the installation schedule and propose solutions in case of discrepancy with the schedule of the bid stage or updated at a later stage
  • Report schedule criticalities to Corporate to ensure that the overall marine unit utilization schedule is maintained/modified accordingly

Skill/experience required;

  • Degree qualified
  • Offshore experience as Vessel Field Engineer or similar
  • Offshore lifting installation activities (preferably within Wind Farm business)
  • Pile driving
  • Offshore construction activities planning
  • Offshore resources planning
  • Survey operations
  • ROV operations
  • Engineering project documents management
  • Technical bid evaluation
  • Risk management
  • Project procurement management

Job Details:

Permanent staff role

Salary - negotiable, please contact us for details

Location: SW London

Start date: ASAP

All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK.

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