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Aberdeen - Westhill
Vacancy information

Who we are looking for?

At Subsea 7, whether you work onshore or offshore, our people all embark on a journey of opportunities and continuous learning and development, where they are empowered to explore new ideas, take ownership of their careers and reach their full potential. 

Due to our continued growth, Subsea 7 have an exciting new opportunity for a Learning & Development (L&D) Advisor to join our Offshore Resources (OR) business area.  OR provide the equipment, vessels and people that power our projects worldwide, and associated training and competency requirements are already managed by our teams.

The successful candidate for this role will therefore require specific L&D experience focused on devising and driving our L&D activities, complementing our existing formal training routes, in order to provide our OR workforce with opportunities to enhance their knowledge, understanding or skills and prepare them for future challenges as part of our energy transition.  Also, the role will ensure our L&D programmes run smoothly using innovative approaches, including online learning, to deliver a quality service to our diverse workforce.

Reporting to a line manager, we are seeking Advisor level candidates who have the experience to help drive L&D within OR who are equally comfortable in a hands-on level role where duties will range from co-ordinating activities to delivering learning.

Applications must clearly demonstrate role relevant experience within L&D.  Flexibility and mobility is also required in order to undertake occasional travel and vessel visits as part of this hands-on support role.

What does the role involve?

This highly varied role supporting offshore, operational site and office-based personnel across our global locations will include, but is not limited to, the following duties:

  • Leading the on-going development of our offshore cadet & other offshore programmes
  • Providing L&D expertise to the offshore learning management system team to ensure the system meets our learner needs
  • Co-ordinate the overall offshore appraisal process
  • Supporting talent management processes offshore
  • Working with Communications to showcase our activities on our intranet, Yammer & other channels
  • Administers offshore opinion survey system
  • Delivering our annual Festival of Learning
  • Co-ordinating the implementation of Diversity and Inclusion and Well Being initiatives
  • Co-ordinates programmes and scheduled events by arranging providers, issuing joining instructions, updating training records, payment of invoices, & collecting feedback
  • Supports HR teams with specialist L&D advice on induction, performance management, L&D solutions, career development and talent management
  • Development of learning content using our e-Learning authoring tool and other digital methods
  • Providing reports to management
  • Delivering your areas of responsibility in line with your budget

What do you need to have?

  • You will have experience in facilitating and organising L&D activities for groups of team, with a preference for experience dealing with remote teams.
  • A progressive thinker, you will have experience in remote/online learning techniques and seek to devise and deliver new and innovative learning methods relevant to your audience needs.
  • You will be highly organised with a keen attention to detail.
  • You will have a passion for learning and development and will take pride in being part of someone’s learning and development experience.
  • Must be highly proficient in IT systems, particularly in programmes such as Excel and PowerPoint, Sharepoint would be advantageous.
  • Ideally you will have experience and knowledge of a Learning Management System and/or with digital content
  • You will be a pro-active person, willing to take on responsibility but also able to work as part of a team.
  • You must be customer focused with a friendly attitude and be confident in communicating with all levels of personnel.
  • Ideally you will have experience of dealing with global or highly diverse groups of people.

What do we offer?

  • Career Development – As well as being able to offer a wide variety of projects to work on we have a dedicated personal development scheme and are committed to developing our engineers to allow them to progress their career through the organisation.
  • A Sustainable Future – Subsea 7 have been committed to the evolving energy sector for over 10 years. As the energy sector continues to evolve, Subsea 7 are playing a proactive role in developing emerging energy markets. These markets include: decarbonising offshore oil and gas, floating wind, carbon capture and storage, offshore green hydrogen production support and decarbonising our own operations.
  • Flexible working – we offer a flexible working environment with hybrid working options available to any successful candidate.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations. 

Along with a wide range of benefits and a flexible working environment, employees can further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy.


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