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Paris (Suresnes)
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JOB DETAILS

JOB TITLE: Field Development Engineer

BUSINESS UNIT: Subsea 7 AMEC

REPORTS TO: AMEC Field Development Manager

OFFICE LOCATION: France

 

Subsea 7 is a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the evolving energy industry, with over 80 nationalities across more than 30 countries. Everywhere we operate, our people are inspired to develop new ways of working and adapt to the changing energy industry.

We provide project management, engineering, and construction expertise across the full field lifecycle. These services are delivered within three operational business units: Subsea and Conventional, Life of Field, and Renewables and Heavy Lifting.

Within Africa, Middle East & Caspian region (AMEC), we safely execute Subsea and Conventional projects which connect seabed wellhead infrastructures to surface facilities such as platforms and floating production systems. We are actively present in a significant number of countries in Africa, Europe, Caspian Sea, Middle East and Asia.

DESCRIPTION OF FUNCTION

The Field Development Group is part of the Subsea 7 Business Development and shall:

  • Proactively participate to clients engagements in the early stages of a development, as support to Business Development Managers.
  • Develop relationship with Alliance partner OneSubsea;
  • Manage paid and unpaid studies (as Alliance, or Subsea 7 stand-alone, for external clients or internal studies for Technology and S&M);
  • Support FEED proposals (technical input and cost basis);

SPECIFIC KEY RESPONSIBILITIES & ACTIVITIES

  • Develop strong client relationships in coordination with the Business Development Manager / Client Account Manager to ensure client technical drivers are understood and maintained from concept select to FEED and Tender. This includes performing technical presentations to clients, attending client project meetings and ensuring client feedback is captured.
  • Actively participate to client meetings on field development strategies and decisions, being able to understand and potentially challenge client’s perspectives, to promote novel and optimized subsea architectures.
  • Monitor ongoing study and project work on a continuous basis, to ensure that projects and studies are being performed in accordance with client expectations and Subsea 7 overall strategy
  • Attendance at Client Technology Workshops, Public Conferences as speaker, Tender board reviews, as appropriate.
  • Actively contribute to a positive and proactive working environment within the Field Development Group that encourages a spirit of openness and collaboration with other regions.
  • Contribute to the continuous growth of the business for the Field Development Group and Subsea 7’s alliance with OneSubsea.
  • Maintain a strong and collaborative relationship with the Engineering Departments (in AMEC, GPC, PG), ensuring that:
  • Engineering resource needs for studies and projects are communicated in a timely manner;
  • Progress and performance issues are discussed and addressed appropriately by the Engineering Department;
  • Technology development achievements are accounted for, promoted to our clients and clients’ feedback is shared with Technology Development community.
  • Ensure collaborative relationships are built with the other functions to ensure a consistent approach across the entire business (focus on estimating/tendering).
  • Ensure correct use of the overall technical support disciplines and feedback to these.

AUTHORITY/DIMENSIONS

  • Fully manage paid studies for external clients (SOW clarification, contract negotiation, study execution, close-out and follow-up) as per FDG operating principles.
  • Operate within legal framework, budgets and safety procedures.
  • Operate within Subsea 7’s Management System, policies and strategy.
  • For level of financial authority see MTX-AFGOM-FIN-006

INTERFACES

External

  • Industry bodies
  • Clients
  • Alliance partners

Internal

  • AMEC Business Development Managers
  • Global Account Directors
  • Engineering discipline managers (AMEC, GPC, PG)
  • Technology Managers
  • AMEC Tendering Director
  • Alliance partner early engagement teams

CAPABILITY PROFILE

  • Wide technical knowledge of SURF (design, installation), willingness to learn on other fields (eg SPS, FPSO, Topsides, Reservoir)
  • Experience / expertise in Flow Assurance is a plus
  • Good communication skills, ability to face clients and promote Subsea 7 variety of solutions
  • Enthusiastic about developing Subsea 7 early engagement capabilities
  • Collaborative behavior
  • Good cost awareness, interest in sales and marketing activities
  • Experienced in managing teams and/or departments, including budget and schedule responsibility
  • Encouraging production of new ideas

MANAGEMENT OF APPLICATIONS

All applicants that meet the job criteria will be contacted in the next two weeks by the recruitment team. Remaining applications will be integrated in our database and considered in future job opportunities.

 

WE LIVE BY OUR VALUES

SAFETY | INTEGRITY | SUSTAINABILITY | PERFORMANCE | COLLABORATION | INNOVATION

Our values are not just Corporate words on our Website or a poster on the wall in an office or a vessel. They are our continuous drivers of our behaviors; our actions and they guide our choices.”

John Evans, CEO

 

AN ENVIRONMENT WHERE YOU CAN THRIVE

Whatever your ambitions or professional aspirations, Subsea 7 provides exciting career opportunities, by connecting people and energy all over the world. Here, you’ll have the chance to work in a multicultural environment and embrace new career opportunities, either across AMEC countries or in other Subsea 7 business units.

 

A PLACE FOR INNOVATION

The knowledge, creativity, and ideas our people bring to some of the most challenging and inspiring energy projects around the world drive our growth and success.

 

A CAREER YOU CAN BE PROUD OF

Subsea 7 is an equal opportunity employer. You’ll be surrounded by a diverse, international community of experts, who bring different skills and ideas that help us challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. Diversity makes us smarter.