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Subsea Manager


The Subsea Inspection Repair and Maintenance (IRM) department, located in Zoetermeer, is seeking to recruit a candidate for the full-time position of Subsea IRM Manager.

About the job

You will ensure the planning, execution and management of all findings in relation to subsea pipeline and diving inspections inspections in the Netherlands assets. This function will also lead the inspection of the UK pipelines and subsea structures and provide all the data to the asset. The IRM manager will have a strong HSE skill set with clear track record of having delivered similar integrated scopes of work. This will include developing yearly scopes of work and budgets associated with them. This person will have a key interface with the asset managers and the various engineering groups.

Main duties

  • Leading a team of surveyors, diving inspection engineers and pipeline engineers, this person will be responsible for ensuring the department is accountable for all subsea inspection, control and monitoring of anomalies found.
  • Will be responsible for ensuring all data is managed and stored in the correct manner such that all information is easily accessible and visible to all appropriate parties.
  • Complying with, and supervising compliance with, the applicable legislation and regulations regarding health and safety, the environment, the mining acts in each appropriate areas and the procedures and regulations in the operations manuals.
  • Working with the asset and the previous year’s inspection results, they will develop the yearly scopes of work for approval by the relevant budget holders. The IRM manager will ensure the scope is presented and agreed with the asset with a full justification for the legislation and / or the engineering justification for performing the scopes.
  • Developing budgets and clearly demonstrating budget to assets.
  • Submitting and giving rationale for proposals during participation in various types of asset meetings
  • Developing risk based procedures for inspection to ensure all regulations are met but optimization is made in the scopes.
  • Working with the planners to develop the offshore works; having the planners map this master planning onto (detailed) cluster planning
  • Ensuring work preparation and the achievement of all planned maintenance tasks including all vessel specific requirements
  • Ensuring that the vessels have been manned with company representatives where required.
  • Ensuring the management (including functionally) of the maintenance management system specific for the subsea equipment.
  • Reporting on any discrepancies or anomalies, always supported by explanations, analyses and specifications to the asset (significant anomalies which require immediate attention shall be raised immediately)
  • Ensuring the necessary measures are taken to ensure vessels are in compliance with operations manuals in terms of vessel approvals and audits.
  • Responsible for ensuring the competency of the teams to ensure appropriate diving experience and certification for diving based works in accordance with IMCA guidelines.
  • taking part in asset-related working groups and project groups
  • Managing diving inspection works in the Dutch sector and Cygnus as required ensuring all data is managed and reporting in the correct manner.
  • Responsible for working with procurement to work on tenders and vessel selection for offshore survey works and onshore engineering.
  • Conducting job interviews and selecting new appointees, together with HR
  • Coaching, motivating and challenging staff
  • Conducting performance and appraisal interviews, including planning and conducting them, and following them up
  • Developing inspection plans for subsea projects and provide input into the specifications based on historical information.
  • Assuming responsibility for staff remuneration and development, and drawing up proposals for this.
  • Providing input and support into subsea aspects of projects where requested to do so.
  • Providing vessel support to projects / assets where applicable (i.e. yearly survey campaigns)


  • Degree in Engineering with 10+ years’ experience and significant operations involvement.
  • Experience of leading a team of engineers, surveyors and diving groups.
  • Experience of vessel management and leading construction related campaigns.
  • In depth knowledge of relevant engineering standards, particularly in reference to survey and inspection requirements.
  • Knowledge of rules and regulations of the UKCS, NCS and NLCS
  • Fluent in English
  • Innovative: To be inquisitive and challenge conventional thinking, suggesting improvements and sharing new ideas within the context and boundaries of agreed processes, policies and procedures.
  • Innovative: to be inquisitive and challenge conventional thinking, suggesting improvements and sharing new ideas within the context and boundaries of agreed processes, policies and procedures
  • Supportive: to encourage and celebrate success, performance and diversity across Engie. Being approachable and assisting and developing others according to their needs.
  • Collaborative: to work and communicate effectively with colleagues and stakeholders. Respecting knowledge, experience & building effective relationships.

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We offer a fulltime position in an interesting and challenging environment. For more info please contact us

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