SOCAR-Petrofac Caspian is looking for a Marine Advisor


Position title:  Marine Advisor

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide marine expertise to the management of the offshore installation activities, selection and suitability of marine spread in accordance with project and regional marine standards.
  • Participate in regular site inspections, vessel assurance and auditing task for the project marine spread.
  • Monitor vessel performance and conformance to ensure that all relevant requirements are complied with in terms of the company procedures and practices, Classification Society and State Marine Administration requirements.
  • Provide support to offshore operations during critical installation activities, commissioning, and mobilisation periods.
  • Lead the review and approval process for project documentation involving marine operations. Manage the Self Verification and Oversight (SV&O) process on auxiliary vessels.
  • Following confirmation from asset team, provide return to work assurance after marine spread incident or break down.
  • Review and approve Contractor and Vessel Owner marine key personnel.
  • Ensure compliance of marine spread to Class, Flag, SOLAS and applicable codes and standards.
  • Ensure that all marine audits and resulting actions are tracked using the company provided system.
  • Ensure risks (and RAPs) related to marine vessels are mitigated through specific mitigations and action plans.


  • Class 1 Master Mariner or Class 1 Engineer certificate

Essential Experience and Job Requirements:

  • At least 5 years’ experience of marine operations in offshore industry.
  • Extensive knowledge of towing and anchor handling operations.
  • Proficient in computer use and Microsoft Office
  • DP operator certified
  • OVID registered surveyor

Please send your CV to [email protected] indicating the position title “Marine Advisor” in the subject line of your email.

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.