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Quality Advisor:

The successful candidate will report to the UK & Global IRM GOM Senior HSEQ Advisor and will be responsible for supporting delivery of quality assurance and quality control activities to Company and Contract requirements.

Overview of Role: 

The role of the Quality Advisor within the UK & Global IRM business unit is to provide effective QA/QC and Quality Management support while working alongside internal stakeholders.

All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture and ensure familiarity with and adherence to relevant Company processes and procedures.

Key Responsibilities & Activities: 

  • Provide appropriate levels of proactive QA and QC support to Project service functions with project planning, procurement, equipment preparation, mobilization, and service delivery operations.  
  • Help identify and deliver improvement initiatives to drive predictable performance.
  • Schedule and conduct internal and external audits and verifications in compliance with Company and Contractual requirements.
  • Create, maintain, and update QC Inspection Budgets
  • Collaborate with the Project Manager and agree the appropriate required level of Inspection and Surveillance for all supplier and subcontractor activities.
  • Ensure that third party inspectors are utilized and managed in accordance with supply chain and approval processes to ensure adequate levels of surveillance resources are identified for current and future work scopes.
  • Actively support failure in quality investigations and case management as per the Subsea7 global requirements and recognized best practice.
  • Working with suppliers and the Project Team, set external and internal control of work requirements for Client review and implement agreed Inspection and Test Plans for project specific products and services as required.
  • Review and update Quality Plans, and supplier and subcontractor requirements in line with Contract
  • Responsible for ensuring where appropriate, all engineering and procurement documents are adequately endorsed with quality requirements.
  • Report Company quality management performance and key performance indicators to the Client in accordance with the Contract
  • Provide QA support to supply chain management in respect of supplier and subcontractor assessment, and performance monitoring.
  • Provide QA support to project risk and opportunity management.
  • Support Business Improvement activities and initiatives within UK & Global IRM
  • Support regional HSEQ Function to ensure compliance with Company's Business Management System, policies, process and procedures.
  • Utilize the company Synergi HSEQ Reporting System to report, review and improve business practices and procedures and minimize cost of loss to the business.
  • Utilize the knowledge management tools available to assist UK & Global IRM regions to capitalize from Lessons Learned and to perform in accordance with best practice, striving to mitigate risk, promoting safety and integrity consistently.
  • Provide relevant training on Company Business Management Systems where required.
  • Support tendering activities for future projects as required.


Key Qualifications/Experience Requirements: 

  • Broad understanding of subsea products and operations advantageous
  • Industry approved lead auditor training with relevant experience of auditing, reporting and effective follow-up.
  • Ideally have a technical background and 3-9 years of experience in a relevant engineering or QA/QC role. This should include subjects such as fabrication, ROV/Survey & Inspection operations, electrical and mechanical engineering.
  • Ideally have experience working within the subsea offshore or related industry, some of which must be in a dedicated Quality position.
  • A broad depth of Quality Management System knowledge and experience.
  • Good level of general education, preferably support by a diploma/degree/or other suitable qualification in Engineering or Quality Management
  • Be able to generate, maintain and review quality plans and inspection and test plans.
  • Have a proven track record of working with suppliers of goods and services to ensure delivery of such to agreed technical and legislative requirements.
  • Have commercial awareness of contractual requirements.
  • A good standard of budgetary management
  • A good standard of I.T. literacy, with a working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications
  • Demonstrable ability to lead quality investigations and drive case management in line with good practice principles.
  • Flexible approach to business related travel is essential.


Interpersonal Skills:

The position will require the job holder to interact with people at various levels within the Company and externally with supplier and Client representatives. It is therefore essential that the job holder be in possession of excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills that reflect Company core values and respects individuals.

  • Must reflect Client and Company requirements for conduct and integrity and business ethics.
  • Must be conscientious in execution of work, flexible in approach to work and be able to accept changing priorities as and when the business needs dictate.
  • The position calls for a self-motivated individual who has the proven ability to work efficiently and effectively as part of the project team and as an individual with other functions and locations within UK & Global IRM and the Company.
  • Candidates must have a high level of interpersonal professional communication skills, both written and verbal. This would also include presentation and training skills.
  • The job holder must also have a desire to provide a high level of Customer Service both internally to Company and to prospective and existing clients.
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