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Aberdeen - Westhill

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Subsea7 are looking for a passionate Training & Competency Advisor on a full-time, permanent basis located at our Westhill, Aberdeen office.   This role will form part of our Project & Offshore Operations team and will play a vital part in providing advisory and coordination to this function for the development of our offshore workforce.

This will be a busy and involved role to help ensure compliance and support continual improvement of our mandatory training and competency systems for a diverse and global part of the business.  You will be supporting personnel working on our vessels offshore, and on operational sites and offices across the world.

The Training & Competency Advisor will have both ownership of and be responsible for leading regular reviews of the Subsea7 offshore mandatory training matrix content and of the Competence and Assurance Programme (CAAP) content and process.


What will your responsibilities involve?

This will be a varied position supporting a wide range of tasks and stakeholders. Some of the main tasks will be:

  • Collaborating with various business technical authorities to ensure training catalogue and CAAP content is current and engaging.
  • Providing expertise to the offshore learning management system team to provide guidance around crew training and competence queries and ensuring the system meets our learner needs.
  • Working with Communications to showcase our activities on our intranet, Yammer & other channels.
  • Supports HR teams with specialist advice and solutions on training and competence.
  • Development of learning content using our e-Learning authoring tool and other digital methods.
  • Providing reports to management.
  • Delivering your areas of responsibility in line with your budget.


What are we looking for?

  • Relevant experience within a similar Training & Competency based role and experience with ownership and responsibility of Training & Competency processes is essential.
  • A demonstrable passion and pride in being part of someone’s learning and development experience.
  • High level of interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate and interface with widely diverse groups of stakeholders at various levels and global regions within a large organisation.
  • You will be highly organised, able to deal with prioritising a wide variety of tasks and dealing with highly changeable priorities and schedules.
  • You will have a proficient level of IT skills, particularly with Microsoft 365, Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel, and MS Teams.


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.


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 challenges 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 success.

We encourage new ways of thinking and celebrate our wide range of skills that help us continually challenge the status quo and inspire innovation. An inclusive and diverse environment fosters 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 based on merit are the foundation of how we work and develop together.


What happens next?

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

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Here are 3 top tips to help you submit a successful 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.

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