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Marine Assistant

Location: Sharjah- UAE


At Subsea 7, we take pride in being recognized 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 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


Subsea 7 is looking for talented Marine Assistants to be based in the UAE on permanent basis as part of the Middle East Business Unit for primarily supporting the Marine Operations Depart (OOK).

The Marine Assistant will be directly reporting to the Marine Operations Manager (OOK) and will be working in conjunction with other support departments.



  • Prepare SOWs for charter of third-party vessels
  • Prepare SOWs for various services related to vessel mobilizations (catering, H2S, IT etc.)
  • Liaise with the SCM Chartering team, vessel owners, Subsea 7 port captains and port engineers on routine basis
  • Prepare TBEs for vessel charters and other associated works
  • Coordinate and plan pre-on hire vessel inspections with Subsea 7’s internal marine inspection team or third-party inspectors
  • To keep track of follow up on pre-on hire vessel inspections
  • Coordinate and keep track of MWS inspections – Suitability Inspection, On-Hire Condition Inspection, On/Off Hire ROB inspections
  • Prepare and submit letter requests to Client for vessel mobilizations – Provisional Approval letters, Request for Aramco charts and publications, No Objection Letters etc.
  • Liaise with and assist Operations team for support on marine operations



  • A degree/diploma in marine, logistics or another relevant field
  • Minimum 5 years of experience working in the Middle East with EPCI contractors, marine vessel owners, logistics operations or with marine inspection companies
  • Familiar with Saudi Aramco system for marine mobilizations, vessel charters and operations
  • Proficient in MS Office – Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Fluent in both spoken and written English; good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Domestic travel and at times international



  • Strong analytical skills
  • Creative problem solving - able to suggest and develop new methods and ways of working
  • Sound communication skills – able to communicate ideas and results to various stakeholders both in written reports and in meetings, presentations etc.
  • The ability to work in a team as well as individually with a minimum of supervision
  • The ability to organize and prioritize own work and as such have responsibility for discrete work packages ongoing simultaneously
  • Understanding of clients’ needs and ability to suggest and apply “fit for purpose” solutions



We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are committed in creating a diverse workforce and look to offer an exciting and excellent international career opportunities as you develop your skills and aspirations.

Along with a range of employment benefits, career development opportunities (mentoring and development programmes) and a flexible working environment, our employees can also further enhance their work-life balance through our Remote Working Policy and wellbeing through a Medical Private Plan and a Wellbeing support initiatives.


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All applicants that meet the job criteria will be contacted in the two weeks following the application submission date by our AMEC recruitment team. Remaining applications will be integrated in our database and considered in future job opportunities.

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