OSS (Offshore Subsea) Site Manager
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OSS (Offshore Subsea) Site Manager

Jun 26, 2024

Who is the OSS Site Manager?

The Offshore Subsea Site Manager is responsible for managing activities at the offshore site, with a particular focus on subsea installations. Their primary duties include supervising the installation, maintenance, and repair of subsea structures and equipment, while ensuring workplace safety and compliance with environmental regulations. They work closely with production staff, engineers, and other teams to ensure operations are conducted efficiently and safely, minimizing risks and maximizing productivity.

Key Skills

  • Communication: Ensuring that workers and suppliers are informed of all necessary information to start their tasks in terms of access, schedule, formalities, POB.
  • Reporting: Ensuring the status and condition of the OSS and the contract with the Main Contractor are correctly reported at all levels by the people responsible for each area.
  • Documentation: Coordinating and instructing the generation of ad hoc documents and reports necessary in case of singular events.
  • Coordination: Managing daily teams onshore and offshore, and post-energization of the OSS.
  • Prioritization: Deciding on the priority allocation of daily/weekly work, supporting the onshore team in case of conflicts.
  • Quality: Maintaining consistent QA (Quality Assurance) and QC (Quality Control) procedures.
  • Safety: Managing safety procedures in accordance with corporate QHSE (Quality, Health, Safety, and Environment) policies.

Application Sectors

This role is crucial in both Wind Farm projects, which involve the construction of wind turbine sites, and in the Oil & Gas sector, focusing on operations on offshore platforms.


The ideal candidate must have a degree in Electrical Engineering and significant experience in offshore projects, both in the context of wind farms and the Oil & Gas sector. Required certifications include GWO for on-site safety regulations, valid for two years, OGUK for offshore platform work, also valid for two years, and HUET for subsea operations, valid for four years. A local certification to operate electrical switchgear is also required, depending on the site location.

A deep understanding of maritime legislative conventions, particularly the International SOLAS (Safety Of Life At Sea) Convention, is essential. Familiarity with on-site health and safety regulations and major IT systems, especially MS Office Suite programs, is also important. Proven leadership experience is a must.

If you have experience in offshore projects and are looking for an exciting challenge in a leadership role, apply now to become an Offshore Subsea Site Manager!

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