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Oslo, Zoetermeer

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Seaway7 is a global leader in the delivery of fixed offshore wind farm projects, supporting developers to bring sustainable, renewable energy to the world through the construction of fixed offshore wind farms.

We are a global company headquartered in Oslo - Norway with five further main offices in Aberdeen – UK, Leer – Germany, Vejle - Denmark, Taipei - Taiwan and Zoetermeer - the Netherlands, and furthermore a local presence in all key offshore wind regions around the world. We employ more than 500 people onshore, and an offshore workforce of around 400.

Our values are what guide us every day: safety, integrity, performance, collaboration, sustainability and innovation.

With more than 10 years of offshore wind experience, a state-of-the art fleet, specialist technologies and a range of integrated contracting models, we are well positioned to seize the opportunities of this rapidly growing market. We are expanding our teams in readiness for this growth. Will you be the next addition to join Seaway7 for this exciting future?

Seaway7 has an exciting opportunity and are looking for someone to become the Seabed Intervention Manager, leading a team of specialist engineers in relation to Geotechnical, Geophysical, Scour Protection, Trenching, Dredging and Noise mitigation, to service our global needs within Seaway7.

Key responsibilities:

  • Develop and execute a global strategy on how the Seabed Intervention team will support all of Seaway7 front end, development, tender and project execution needs. Considering market trends and 3rd party company developments.
  • Ensuring that there are adequate resources within the team to deliver business commitments (onshore and offshore) and that this level is maintained and recognized within Seaway7 and the industry.
  • Manage a multi skilled Seabed Intervention team containing specialist geotechnical engineers, scour protection engineers, trenching/dredging engineers and noise mitigation engineers, being ultimately responsible for the provision of support to all projects and tenders.
  • Be the technical focal point for seabed intervention engineering within Seaway7, liaise with client experts, project teams and sub-contractors. Ensuring that disciplines contribute within the early stages of our projects to better manage our risks.
  • Ensure evaluation the quality of available site investigations on tenders and projects and be capable of specifying and supervising complementary site investigations when needed.
  • Interpret and use offshore site investigation data and be able to integrate results into detailed design of subsea infrastructure.
  • Evaluate digital tools and techniques to develop our digital roadmap for the future.
  • Understand general geotechnical issues and evaluate any associated financial / safety / quality implications to Seaway7.
  • Evaluate and develop Seaway7’s Geographical Information System to better support the business and our client needs.
  • Contribute to Innovation and Technology Development related to soil/scour protection cable and soil/structure interactions. Contribute to internal R & D activities relating to soil/structure and/or cable interaction.
  • The selected candidate will report to the Engineering Director BU2 and will be part of a successful multi-cultural, multi-location team.


  • It is essential that candidates must have proven Engineering experience working to a similar level, preferably within geotechnical, rock dumping & trenching disciplines.
  • Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints is essential.
  • Ability to lead a design team to support multiple projects is essential.
  • Extensive knowledge and experience working on projects across the globe with a good grounding of various soil conditions/behavior that may be encountered.
  • Experience of the design of WTG foundation types including driven piles, monopiles, spud-cans, suctions caissons and gravity bases, understanding team's role/position/responsibilities in various renewables project context, e.g. (PRE-)FEED, EPCI, T&I.
  • Experience of cable routing studies, cable protection techniques and near-mudline geotechnical characterisation studies would be beneficial.

Personal skills:

  • Strong cultural awareness with an ability to manage a multi-cultural, multi location team based in various office locations (Zoetermeer, Leer, Aberdeen, Oslo, Taiwan, US.)
  • Practical thinker with Strong analytical skills, able to develop well defined action plans with a focused on continuous improvement.
  • Creative problem solving - able to suggest and develop new methods and ways of working.
  • Understanding of clients’ needs and ability to suggest and apply “fit for purpose” solutions.
  • Sound communication skills – able to communicate ideas and results to various stakeholders (both in written reports and in meetings, presentations etc.).
  • Understand offshore construction techniques and the impact that design decisions have on the safety, feasibility and cost of EPCI renewable projects.


  • Extended capability in managing self and others, possesses good time management focus, ability to set priorities, creative thinking and someone who supports the wellbeing of the team.


  • Masters degree or equivalent in Engineering would be beneficial to have specialist knowledge and experience in offshore Geotechnical Engineering and subsea trenching equipment and its performance.
  • Relevant working experience within the Energy industries.

Seaway7 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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