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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’.


The SCM Commercial Graduate Scheme is a 1 year rotational programme, enabling graduates to gain experience of Subsea 7's divisions within Supply Chain Management.

The home division for this role will be in the area of Subcontracts and it is envisaged that after the rotational training period is completed the successful candidate will return to specialise in this field.

Based in our office in Aberdeen but some travel may be required from time to time.

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

Summary of Responsibilities

  • During the programme you will receive training both on & off the job and will have the opportunity to work alongside experienced people.
  • Our expectation and your challenge, is that upon completion of the programme, you will be making a confident and independent contribution to the Supply Chain Management function within Subsea 7.
  • As a commercial graduate you will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and support your progression. Your mentor will maintain regular contact providing direction to help you achieve targets and goals.
  • The programme presents graduates with an induction period followed by training and work experience in a range of departments. The departments in this programme include Document Control, Planning, Procurement, Subcontracts, Tendering, Long Term Agreements and Materials & Logistics.
  • Through on-the-job training you will develop key capabilities related to SCM through rotations in each of the divisions.
  • Off-the-job training is organised in visits to various Subsea 7 locations and provides the opportunity to gain deeper insights of some key aspects related to Commercial and Project Support functions. You will participate in project tasks to challenge your presentation and team building skills and network with other Subsea 7 Commercial and Engineering graduates.
  • Following successful completion of the programme you will join the Subcontract division and from this starting point, new career opportunities will be open to you within Subsea 7.
  • The Subcontract division at Subsea 7 is responsible for the effective management of all third party products and services including:
  • Sourcing- Supplier Management
  • Procurement of Goods & Services
  • Expediting
  • You will be required to assist with any other duties that may be required for successful business delivery
  • You are expected to maintain and promote company core values



  • Suppliers


  • Project/Function Managers
  • Engineering
  • SCM (Across the Team/Dept)
  • HSEQ
  • Planning
  • Finance (Cost Control and Accounts Payable)
  • Document Control
  • Materials & Logistics


  • Graduated within the past 3 years with a relevant Degree eg business, management, law/legal studies, Quantity Surveying or Engineering. 
  • Some directly related work experience would be an advantage but not a necessity.
  • Able to communicate with impact.
  • Good organisational skills and smart working methods.
  • Presents self in a professional manner appropriate to the role.
  • Articulates views in comprehensive manner.
  • Produces work of presentable quality.
  • Flexible and able to work to deadlines and adaptable with the ability to work on own initiative and as part of a team.

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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