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London - Sutton, Paris (Suresnes)

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Vacancy information

We are seeking new talent through the appointment of experienced Project Directors capable of effectively delivering capital, large scale projects in the region of $300 million to $1 billion on a global basis.

What will you be doing?

From a location of either London or Paris, you will oversee the development and execution of major opportunities in the energy sector. You will have the authority to act and commit on behalf of the business to ensure projects are undertaken in accordance with procedures and contract requirements, always ensuring the highest levels of Safety and Quality are met as well as meeting scheduling and financial requirements.

In an ever-evolving industry, we combine technology, expertise, and solid partnerships to create smarter and sustainable solutions to our clients and the world’s energy needs. Your skills in building, coordinating, and developing teams through the full Project lifecycle from Tender to Execution will ensure the growth of these projects. 

Our growth and documented history of delivery is a result of our people, our culture, our expertise, and we are looking for Project Directors who empower people and embrace new ways of working in a diverse and inclusive environment.      

Key Responsibilities:

·       Establish the Project organisation and secure sufficient and qualified resources throughout the duration of the Project.

·       Establish and implement with Clients and within each Project Team, a Project vision, and goals.

·       Together with your Project Managers, ensure Project Delivery Plans are established for completion of the Projects demonstrating growth throughout.

·       Ensure clear lines of responsibility, clear split of scope of work, clear communication channels and decision-making processes throughout the Project organisation.

·       Develop “team spirit” throughout the Project for maximum understanding and ownership of Project goals at all levels to enhance Project performance.

·       Establish a positive working relationship with all Clients participating in Steering Committees when required.

·       Ensure that systems and tools are in place to allow real-time monitoring of project parameters and performance indicators.

·       Put forward a clear understanding of HSES throughout the Projects and positively influence Safety culture and measures in all Projects phases.

·       Ensure the implementation of an effective Risks and Opportunities Management system for each project.

·       Together with the Project Managers, identify and handle Contract changes and notify the relevant interfaces in a timely manner, of their impact on costs, work schedule and Contract obligations.

·       Ensure that the Projects financial results are on target and initiate any corrective action that may be required.

·       Accurate and timely reporting of Projects status 

·       Ensure proper closing out of the Contracts, both with Company and Subcontractors.

·       Ensure regular feedback of “lessons learnt” is done at each project completion.


What experience would we like you to have? 

·       Demonstrable experience in Project Management  

·       International Project Experience, including expatriation assignments.

·       A proven history of building and engaging teams capable of delivering large scale projects.

·       Knowledge of Health, Safety, Quality and Environmental best practice.

·       Knowledge of Project Management, Planning and Performance.

·       Cultural awareness and sensitivity.

·       Stakeholder Management.

·       Resource Management and Workforce Planning.

·       Financial management and reporting.

·       Risk management. 

 Location and Travel  

Positions are available in London and Paris. These positions require international mobility with some assignments requiring full international relocation. 

Who are we? 

We are Subsea7, a global leader in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry. We make offshore energy transition possible through the continuous evolution of lower-carbon oil and gas and by enabling the growth of renewables and emerging energy. 

At Subsea7, we are looking for people who think differently. We want people who can bring new ideas and who are willing to take on opportunities that will enable us to make a positive impact on a global stage. 

In turn we will lift you up and encourage you to go further.  Onshore or offshore, embark on a journey of opportunities, continuous learning, and development. 


Start your journey with us today. 


An environment where you can thrive 


We recognise that having a diverse team makes us a better, smarter team. Diversity is something we value and regard it as key to our growth. 

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that enable us continually advance the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment promotes creativity, improves decision-making and introduces new ways of thinking. 


Our people are at the heart of what we do at Subsea7 and we are committed to creating an environment where everyone can thrive. Fair employment practices, fair treatment for all individuals and equal opportunity on the basis of merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together. 


What do we offer? 


·       Career development – with access to a range of learning and development opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development 

·       Flexible working – lots of our people work flexibly in different ways. Whether it’s hybrid, part-time or flexitime working. We can’t promise to give you exactly what you want, but let’s have a discussion to see how we can make it work. 

·       Enhanced maternity/paternity leave/adoption leave  

·       A fantastic benefits package – which includes a generous holiday allowance, pension scheme, discounted health and wellbeing packages, electric car salary sacrifice scheme and more. 



What happens next? 


If you would like to apply for this role, simply click the Apply button found on this page.   

You may be prompted to set up a profile with us. It’s quick and easy to do.  Or, if you have already created a profile with us, simply log in and submit your application. 

Here are 3 top tips to ensure you submit a relevant application: 

·       Make sure your CV is up-to-date and highlights the transferable skills and experience you can bring to this role. 

·       We would encourage you to include a cover letter as part of your application. It’s your chance to tell us why you would be a brilliant addition to our team.  

·       Take your time with your application and check there are no errors such as spelling mistakes.  


Once you have submitted your application, we will be in touch as soon as possible with next steps.  


To find out more about Subsea7 visit our website here.  


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