International Company is Looking for an Offshore Asset Manager


Job Title: Offshore Asset Manager

Work Location: Base Office (30 km away from the city centre)

Position Schedule: 1 year (renewable)

Education: Degree in Mechanical, Civil, Naval Engineering


  • Minimum 10 years of work experience in oil and gas Offshore Engineering and Construction industry;
  • Minimum 5 years of international experience as Offshore Assets Manager on medium-to large-scale and complex projects, in particular with jacket installation, umbilical cable lay, heavy lifts;
  • Minimum 5 years of international experience in Vessel Maintenance as Surveyor/Coordinator positions.

Skills and Competences:

  • Knowledge of assets and equipment and their maintenance techniques;
  • Knowledge of the features related to all mobile construction equipment, with the capability to define unwritten limitations, due to the features of each one. Capability to define the list of project/bids/studies that must be included, in agreement with the procurement/maintenance;
  • Knowledge of the industry standard with particular reference to the Third Parties requirements and to the briefing of specific installation / operation;
  • Capability to elaborate an investment plan and to manage the related budget;
  • Capability to manage the logistic within the company bases (fixed or temporary) and to integrate logistic with fabrication equipment maintenance;
  • Capability to perform the criticalities and the problem solving for all aspects related to ship building, establishing and controlling all aids and equipment for the activity in subject, for both the existing vessels and new initiatives. Capability to interpret vessel general requirements relevant to the activity;
  • Capability to perform the criticalities and the problem solving for all aspects of fleet maintenance and relevant upgrades establishing and controlling all aids and equipment for the activity in subject. Capability to interpret vessel general requirements relevant to the activity;
  • Capability to control the fleet manning through proper systems, plan and elaborate the vessels POBs, managing also the operational and installation aspects of the offshore operations, including the specific services required for the scope;
  • Capability to manage the vessel planning flow of information, interpreting the information available in house and search for information available outside the companies or received by external bulletins and other form of external information, making up a final plan for Assets evaluation;
  • Capability to manage the yard through technical projects development and economical budget benchmark, utilizing proper instruments of geotechnical, structural, construction and packages evaluation.
  • Capability to plan asset utilization in line with the business activity and grant asset availability in time as per project requirement;
  • Knowledge of rules for managing investment projects and warehouse accounting;
  • Capability to monitor the investment, running and maintenance of cost budget, for the specific activities related to the assets;
  • Strong interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills;
  • Strong managerial skills.

Languages: Azerbaijani (fluent); English (fluent)


  • Plan, coordinate and control the Asset Management activities;
  • Ensure completion in accordance with the design requirements and the budget constraint;
  • Promote the development of specific competences and methods to support the operations, coordinating the supply of expert resources to projects;
  • Support the elaboration of the Investment Plan for initiatives;
  • Manage approved projects for development of new Engineering/Construction vessels, logistic bases, equipment and coordinate the relevant activities and ensure the achievement of targets in terms of quality, safety, execution timing and economic objectives defined for each initiative, ensuring the necessary technological support;
  • Coordinate, contribute to and optimize the plan for Engineering/Construction vessels and critical equipment, for acquired/potential projects, ensuring the strategic management of Engineering/Construction vessels and operations of logistic bases;
  • Plan/perform the management, maintenance, efficiency of the fleet and relevant yard equipment, fixed structures, logistic bases and mobile equipment, ensuring the definition/application of the most suitable actions (overall or for Area/vessel as assigned);
  • Plan/perform disciplinary support to the projects defining standard procedures, coordinating operating methods as regards vessels, equipment and yards in its remit. Ensure management of production equipment / related investments (overall or for Area/vessel as assigned);
  • Coordinate/ensure interface between operating methods and operational management for hydro testing, pre-commissioning, diving/survey subsea activities including guidelines, best practices and disciplinary support for in house/subcontracted activities;
  • Interface, contribute to, perform flow of information to allow overall view at project level and the prompt identification of best solutions (overall or for Area/vessel as assigned);
  • Coordinate onshore assistance provided to operative logistics and manage/track project materials/equipment, in order to optimize the support of the Engineering/Construction vessels in line with current/prospect needs of offshore business (overall or for Area/vessel as assigned);
  • Perform/contribute to analysis of asset/equipment technological evolution identifying/developing opportune initiatives to consolidate/improve competitiveness and contribution to the Technological Plan definition;
  • Implement/perform risk/opportunity/knowledge management methodology/tools during execution phases Moreover, the Centralized Function shall:
  • Identify prospect needs in terms of new Engineering/Construction vessels, yards, logistic bases and equipment;
  • Optimize schedule of operational vessel resources assigned to Areas, availability of critical roles on logistic bases and, where required, availability of qualified personnel and/or specialist services in order to support Projects executed in Fabrication yards, as per current/prospect needs of Offshore Engineering/Construction business;
  • Ensure with relevant Centralized functions/positions and applying procedures, the optimal management of assets in own remit, guaranteeing efficiency/appropriate maintenance, in line with defined targets for each project and with company utilisation plans;
  • Ensure, in liaison with Onshore Asset department, the management of the equipment/resources; guarantee moreover operations support during the execution phase in line with project need;
  • Ensure that the Company material in stock is properly managed, assuring an ongoing / optional services for the performance of projects/activities;
  • Contribute with Onshore Asset, Technology Research and Development functions, to the performance of the analysis of equipment technological evolution, proposing appropriate initiatives aimed at strengthening/improving the competitiveness of assets and contributing, for what in own remit, to the definition of Technological Plan;
  • Ensure, in collaboration with Centralized Procurement/Industrial Risk Management/Company Contract Management functions, the implementation of risk/opportunity/knowledge management methodology/tools during execution phases, also guaranteeing compliance with Golden Rules/Silver Guidelines.

Applications to be submitted to [email protected] indicating position title in the subject line