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Aberdeen - Westhill

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At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognised globally as a leader across the Energy Industry.  For 5 decades our people have delivered over 1,000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. 

Our sustainability and ongoing success are only possible through innovation, collaboration and the development and diversity of our people, assets, and technology.  By joining Subsea 7, you become part of a team of people who everyday ‘Make Incredible Things Happen’.


Subsea 7 have an exciting opportunity for a Survey & Inspection Planner within our Offshore Resources team. This position will be based at our Westhill, Aberdeenshire office for an initial period of 12 months.

Working within the Offshore Crewing Department, the role will manage all aspects of planning Survey & Inspection crews to maintain and supply a constant source of qualified, competent personnel to meet current and future requirements.

Role and Responsibilities

  • Plan and execute the deployment of personnel in line with strategic manning models, engaging as necessary with territory operations and vessel management.
  • Engage with relevant stakeholders on the succession and development of competent personnel in the pool.
  • Maintain a clear structure of roles and responsibilities within each team.
  • Engage with HR Departments on matters of recruitment and performance management.
  • Ensure all personnel are in possession of the necessary current certification required for their discipline/position.
  • Liaise with internal functions for training and competency requirements for the pool.
  • Ensure that all Offshore Crewing systems are accurately updated in a timely manner.
  • Monitor and maximise the utilisation of staff against their contract days, balancing the use of day-rate and agency personnel costs.
  • Ensure clarity regarding the local content requirements of the jurisdictions we operate in.



  • Recruitment Agencies, including internal agencies.
  • Offshore Unions.
  • Travel Management Company.
  • Training providers.


  • Offshore Crewing Director.
  • The appropriate Pool Owner.
  • Lead Crewing Planner(s).
  • Fleet Crew Logistics Lead.
  • Offshore and Onshore Operations management
  • Offshore and Onshore Fleet management
  • Human Resources management
  • Training & Development
  • Offshore Crewing management, Group-wide.
  • Staff, Day Rate and Agency Offshore Personnel
  • Finance
  • HSEQ


  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role within the energy industry, including processes to mobilise/demobilise personnel around UK and international offshore worksites.
  • An understanding of the technical aspects within the allocated pools and the competency/training requirement for offshore roles within them.
  • Report compilation.
  • Scheduling and leading meetings.
  • Computer literate with proficiency in MS office and database systems.


  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, builds and maintains strong internal/external business relationships at all levels.
  • Ability to develop clear and concise technical documentation, producing written work of the highest standard and presentable quality.
  • Collaborative team worker able to work autonomously and take ownership.
  • Delivers under pressure, flexible to adapt to the changing needs of the business and manage competing deadlines.
  • Solutions based with excellent planning and organisation skills, approaches tasks in a structure methodical manner.

Subsea 7 are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as well providing a wide range benefits and a flexible working environment.

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