Engineering Lead

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April 16, 2018
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Subsea 7 is recruiting for contract Engineering Lead.

Job Details

Subsea 7 is a world-leading seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services contractor to the offshore energy industry. We provide cost-effective technical solutions to enable the delivery of complex projects in all water depths and challenging environments.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Engineering Lead

Vacancy ref: 58270

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Business area: Surf and Conventional

Working hours: 40 hours per week

Contract type: Staff

Languages in which you may apply: English

Reports to: Engineering Manager

Overview of Role

  • The Engineering Lead plans and coordinates the technical expertise and services required to ensure successful delivery of projects. This scope includes studies and tenders as well as live projects.
  • The resources and competence required to deliver the project will be provided by the Engineering Team and agreed at the outset of the project with the Engineering Manager.
  • The Engineering Lead will contribute to business development and marketing internally to the company's employees as well as externally to the clients as required, support the pursuit of project opportunities and identify/implement the resources and training necessary.
  • Responsibilities may include business development, budget control, project & resource management, engineering operations, performance management, training and all other related business activities.
  • All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture within NigerStar7 and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

Specific Key Responsibilities & Activities

  • Responsible to Project/Tender Manager for delivery to project/tender of all engineering requirements
  • Manage the engineering resources and interfaces on a project/tender to achieve successful delivery
  • Ensure all engineering personnel are aware of BMS and PM7
  • Interface with discipline leads and/or group leads to ensure deliverable schedule is being met and budget is on track.
  • Ensure schedule of engineering is linked to procurement activities, package and fabrication supply.
  • Manage and participate in technical audits of projects and studies.
  • Responsible for ensuring that standard of engineering services provided complies with corporate standards and Client specifications along with appropriate legislation.
  • Develop man-hour estimates and subsequent engineering schedule for implementation to suit overall project plan, taking responsibility for delivery.
  • Identify project resource requirements and liaise with Engineering Manager and Partners to ensure availability and allocation.
  • Promote and facilitate project team awareness of company QA and HSE procedures.
  • Ensure that all procedures and methods of work developed have considered the safety of personnel and assets to minimise loss.
  • Develop project Design Basis.
  • Ensure all documents are checked and approved and have relevant circulations.
  • Encourage awareness and reporting of variations to contract scope.
  • Identify and quantify engineering changes to contract and assist in providing input to contracts manager for Variation Orders (VOs).
  • Ensure engineering on the project team is effective and quality driven Agree and monitor performance objectives with direct reports
  • Ensure that project teams maximise Group knowledge management tools.
  • Actively engage in the project risk assessment and mitigation processes
  • Promote personal CPD (continuing professional development) through regular engagement with the professional engineering community
  • Support the Engineers Competence Development Scheme (ECDS) & Graduate Engineer Development Scheme (GEDS)

Authority / Dimensions:

  • Operate within the Business Code of Conduct
  • Operate according to NigerStar 7's Management Principles
  • Support standards and procedures for the Engineering Function
  • Report functionally to the Engineering Department Manager.

Key Relationships/ Stakeholders

  • Subcontractors and suppliers for engineering and procurement activity
  • Clients for Technical Reviews, and input into tenders and studies
  • Relevant professional bodies and institutions of learnin


  • Project Managers and Tendering Managers
  • Engineering Department
  • HSEQ, Supply Chain Management, Project Controls and Planning Managers
  • Engineering Compliance
  • Offshore Manager(s) and Supervisors
  • Communities of Excellence Manager

Job Requirements

Min Required Experience:

10 year(s)

Min Qualification:

Not Specified

Desired Courses:

Not Specified

Other Requirements:

Person Specification

  • Minimum 10 years' experience of managing engineering input to projects or work packages
  • Ability to lead a team across multiple projects.
  • Sound communication skills, oral, written and electronic.
  • Ability to prioritize own and others' workload, manage time and change control accordingly and direct team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of programme or budget.
  • Ability to manage interfaces within a project structure, including other disciplines, drawing office, document control, project management, client and suppliers.
  • Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints
  • Commitment to Continuing Professional Development.
  • Knowledge in Offshore Oil & Gas Engineering, Subsea Construction, Subsea Structures, Jacket and Topside installation, Hook-Up…
  • COREN Certification.

Application Closing Date
18th May, 2018.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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About Subsea 7

  • Type: Private
  • Headquarters: 4th Floor, Mulliner Towers 39, Alfred Rewane Road Ikoyi, Lagos Nigeria

Subsea 7 is one of the world’s leading global contractors in seabed-to-surface engineering, construction and services to the offshore industry.We provide technical solutions to enable the delivery o...Know More about Subsea 7

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