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Glasgow, Houston, Paris (Suresnes), Singapore
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Vacancy information


Subsea 7 have an exciting opportunity for a Package Manager / Package Lead to join our Pipeline Group on a full time staff basis.  Due to the global nature of this role we can accept applications for candidates who are able to work in our Glasgow, Paris (Suresnes), Houston or Singapore offices.

The Pipeline Group is a Service Provider to the Business within Offshore Resources and our mission is to tender and execute all rigid pipelines packages carried out using Subsea7 spoolbases, bundle yard and the Global Enabling Rigid Pipelay Vessels, Seven Antares, Seven Borealis, Seven Oceans and Seven Navica. The Pipeline Group combines the capabilities of PPT, PTAG, Installation Engineering and vessel management consolidating expertise and knowledge in the areas of pipelay operations and engineering, materials, welding, coatings and lay analysis.

The PG Package Lead/Manager is part of the delivery team for the tender / project within Subsea 7 and is the focal point within PG towards the Tender/Project Lead or Manager. The package Lead is responsible for the completion of the work related to the PG scope within the targets of safety, production, manhours, schedule and cost. The Package Lead works with tender teams to identify and quantify risks at the bidding stage then manages performance and risk throughout the project life cycle.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

When assigned to a tender:

  • Agree the battery limits of the PG scope with the tender team.
  • Coordinate the activities of the various PG disciplines involved on the tender in accordance with the PG tender process map.
  • Ensure all PG deliverables are issued to the PG management for review and then to the tender team in line with the scope assigned and as per schedule.
  • Facilitate the PG tender review cycle (kick off meeting, strategy review, management review and tender hand-over).

When assigned to a project:

  • Organize the PG start up activities on the project: clarify and confirm the battery limits of the PG scope and split of responsibilities between PG and Project Team through RACI matrix, develop anticipated schedule of all PG activities, develop and agree with project team deliverables and key dates for all PG activities, re-confirm PG’s cost budget for PG activities with Project Team. Identify any changes up or down from as-sold position.
  • Coordinate the activities of the various PG disciplines involved on the project in accordance with the PM7.
  • Ensure PG activities progress safely with the appropriate level of quality and as per schedule.
  • Control and report progress of PG activities against the agreed budget and schedule. Prepare and organise Project Monthly Status Report for review by PG Management and Project team.
  • Check that the allocated resources are adequate to carry out the work and meet the target is adequate.
  • Identify changes, risks and opportunities and ensure proper management of the same in conjunction with the project team.
  • Highlight any areas of concern and seek arbitration in case of conflicts related to internal interfaces.
  • Assist the Project team during meetings with COMPANY as required.
  • Plan and deliver the site and or vessel mobilisation[s] and support the readiness reviews in due time prior to startup of operations.
  • Follow up & analyse the progress of the sites and or vessel and lead the trouble shooting of any safety, quality or technical issue on site.
  • Enforce the PG project closeout and issue PG snapshot.


  • Operate within the Code of Conduct.
  • Operate according to Subsea 7’s Management Principles.
  • Standards and procedures for the projects function.
  • Refer to the Authority Limit Matrix for the level of authority.
  • The PG Package Lead/Manager reports to the Project/Package manager (line) and to the PG Projects Delivery Manager (functional).
  • Reporting to this position are PG personnel assigned to the project/tender.



  • COMPANY Representative for the PG package when required by the project.
  • Subsea 7 Subcontractors and Suppliers for the PG package.


  • Tender / Project team
  • PG Management
  • PG Engineering function (Installation, PPT, PTAG)
  • PG SCM function
  • PG Commercial function
  • PG P&O function
  • Spoolbase Managers and or Offshore Managers


  • Engineering Degree or previous relevant experience.
  • Recognised project management credentials or relevant previous experience.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to prioritize own workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members when constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget.