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Aberdeen - Westhill, Leer

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We are Seaway7, a diverse group of team players, change makers and leaders in the delivery of fixed offshore wind projects. What we do makes a difference to our planet and the future, by bringing sustainable, renewable energy to the world.

We are looking for a Test & Termination (Service Operations) Lead to join our team in Aberdeen, UK or Leer Germany on a staff basis.

The Service Operations Lead (CID) is responsible for the management of all framework agreements (FA) and internal T&T supervisors for planned Test & Termination (T&T) activities that are conducted within the global Cable Installation Delivery (CID) department.

The role actively ensures a holistic support of S7 Project teams to deliver and prepare standardised T&T scopes from tenders to supplier selection, mobilisation, and execution of all upcoming projects.


What you will be doing

  • Align personnel and equipment setup with project team and SCM during of T&T subcontract preparation.
  • Operational management of T&T suppliers for planned T&T activities.
  • Ensuring operational readiness of T&T subcontractors prior to project begin in readiness trackers.
  • Ensuring standard CID QA/QC control measures for subcontractor scope as per requirements are in place and functioning.
  • POC for all Pull In and T&T suppliers maintaining their overall performance and communication of quality issues.
  • Setting up of new CID framework agreements with support from SCM as per identified future market requirements to prepare for upcoming tender requirements.
  • Reserving and planning of inhouse T&T management personnel (T&T supervisors) allocation for projects as per requirements.
  • Plan and conduct feedback workshops with T&T supervisors and Project Management teams to improve CID service scope.
  • Facilitate arrangement of training events as required for CID personnel and subcontractors to ensure project preparedness in alignment with Project Management teams.
  • Actively support project teams with information on CID provided services from early engagement.
  • In alignment with Pull-in and T&T Manager, support preparation of procedures for scope of CID Service Operations Team.


What you will bring to the team

It’s the commitment and enthusiasm of our people that gives us our energy to create change and make an impact for the future. And we want you to bring your personality, skills and experience, powering us to be leaders in fixed offshore wind.

  • You will have detailed technical knowledge and experience of the high-voltage or medium-voltage electrical equipment and cable installation systems as well as offshore work setups of T&T Scopes.
  • You will hold a minimum of 3 years of relevant work experience in a similar position in the offshore wind industry.
  • You will be degree qualified at Bachelor level or equivalent in a technical or commercial discipline.
  • You will have significant, relevant previous experience working in a similar role within the energy industry, as well as experience of a management/team lead level role.
  • You will have proven leadership skills, and demonstrable experience of building teams with the ability to motivate, connect empathetically and collaborate effectively with your team and individuals of all levels across the business.
  • You will be commercially proficient with ability to maintain a high level of diligence and accuracy in your day-to-day work, even in times of high pressures and stressful situations.
  • You will be a good communicator and negotiator, comfortable conversing in English in both written and spoken word.
  • The individual in this position should be willing to travel and work at various international sites at request of manager.

At times, there may be specific qualifications we’re looking for, but we also recognise the power of transferrable skills, so if you feel you have some of the relevant skills and experience we’re looking for, we want to hear from you.


What we can offer you

We offer the opportunity to create a future to be proud of, for generations to come. Whatever the role, wherever the location, everyone plays a part.

And when we say everyone, we mean everyone. Because we believe that it’s our team spirit that makes us special. Whether we’re getting stuck in, overcoming a challenge, or celebrating a success, we always do it together.

Alongside this, we’re continually creating the environment for you to be at your best – in and outside of work. This includes:

  • Career development – access to a range of learning opportunities, as well as being part of a culture that encourages growth and development.
  • Flexible working – everyone has commitments, responsibilities and passions outside of work. With a range of patterns available including hybrid, part-time or flexitime working, let’s discuss how we make time for what matters to you.
  • A holistic benefits package – we pride ourselves in offering a wide range of benefits that support your financial, emotional, and physical wellbeing.


The next steps

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Here are 3 top tips to help you submit an application:

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

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