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Aberdeen - Westhill, London - Sutton

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Vacancy information

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 1000 projects in all water depths across our energy hubs and we continue to do so, adapting and evolving in an ever-changing world. We are committed to creating a diverse workforce and we look to offer excellent career opportunities as well as providing wide range benefits.

Our success and sustainability are only made possible by continuing to develop our assets and technology through innovation and collaboration, and importantly through the development and diversity of our people who every day ‘Make Incredible things Happen’ at Subsea 7.


The IT Project Manager is responsible for the successful implementation of IT Projects to deliver the identified business benefits. They will oversee the Core Project Team for each project, made up of both internal and third-party members.  The IT Project Manager will be responsible for all stages of the project lifecycle from project identification through the definition, build, test and implementation phases. These IT projects can be from any of the Subsea7 business functions.

The IT Engagement Project Lead will be a self-motivated person with demonstrable experience in the start-up and delivery of projects.

This role is a contract position with the Corporate IT Team and has a global remit.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within Subsea 7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.


Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Direct and manage project teams made up of internals and third parties
  • Primary responsibility for IT Project Management to ensure successful delivery against targeted benefits, to the approved schedule and budget. Responsibilities will include:
  • Management of scope and project requirements
  • Evaluations of solutions, technical options and cost/benefit analysis. Able to apply knowledge and understanding of business analysis techniques to describe a business requirement and to articulate potential solutions.
  • Overseeing configuration and commissioning of solutions
  • Management of validation and acceptance of solutions
  • Facilitation of implementation and supporting the business in change management
  • Prepare and maintain project plans and progress reports, complying with the relevant PMO standards and procedures.
  • Handover of completed projects to Business As Usual support
  • Carry out and report post-implementation reviews
  • Provide input to formal functional IT Steering Committees to review delivery of the IT programme of work, prioritising and facilitating the delivery of the individual projects within the related programme
  • Regular progress reporting and continual review and improvement of ways of working
  • Involved in the management of effective IT change in relation to the introduction, update of, and improvements to systems and services delivered by IT. Advise and support the Business with the facilitation of the management of business change


  • Operate within the Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to Subsea7’s Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the IT Function
  • For level of authority see ‘Authority Limit Matrix’



  • Key IT Partners
  • Vendors
  • Industry peers        


  • Other IT colleagues across the full range of disciplines
  • Business process owners and key functional stakeholders


  • Preferred degree level education, or equivalent experience
  • Proven experience in a similar project management role, preferably with global exposure. A significant proportion of this time should have been spent managing IT projects
  • Knowledge and experience of Agile tools and practices i.e. Azure DevOps, Kanban and Scrum
  • Experience of projects deployed in a secure cloud environment (preferably Azure/AWS)
  • A background in business analysis and project management combined with excellent communications and facilitation skills would be desirable
  • Exposure to data governance, data insights and data analytics
  • Customer-focussed attitude with a high degree of cultural awareness and sensitivity
  • Analytical, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills are required
  • A clear understanding of project management responsibilities and techniques: personnel management, project planning, cost control and progress reporting
  • Understands and adheres to standards and procedures relating to change management, performance management and security
  • Able to work independently, motivate and collaborate effectively with other functions
  • Enthusiastic, energetic and self-motivated with good management skills
  • Evidence of ability to work under pressure and meet tight deadlines
  • Good interpersonal skills and the ability to relate well to colleagues, senior management and IT Partners, with a positive approach to customer care
  • Preferred Project Management qualifications
  • Preferred ITIL qualifications
  • Strong awareness and understanding of relevant industry trends and issues
  • Self-motivated and ability to work under pressure to meet tight deadlines


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