Study Manager

With an impeccable reputation for class-leading execution in subsea construction and marine operations, Ocean Installer deploys our core competencies from the SURF sector to both traditional oil and gas projects and offshore renewable energy transition projects, including wind and tidal. 

As we continue to expand our business we need high quality, dynamic individuals to join our excellent onshore and offshore teams to deliver our clients’ projects – wherever and in whatever setting they require.

The Study Manager position will be an important and recognised role in Ocean Installer with significant opportunity to influence our business, organisation and work environment. The position will have global responsibility and report to the Front End Project Director 

Ocean Installer is growing in 2024 and beyond.  Are you ready to join our world-class team and grow with us?

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What we can offer you

If we look beyond the fact that you would get to work with some of the greatest minds in our industry, extraordinary people from all over the world, here’s some of the things you can expect as a Study Manager in Ocean Installer:

  • Responsible for the technical execution of concept and FEED studies with focus on technical excellence, flawless execution, reducing cost & maximizing profit without compromise to quality or safety 
  • Daily management of all SURF (Subsea, Umbilical, Riser and Flowline) study work from feasibility/concept stage and into FEED including SURF installation studies
  • Lead high competent, multi discipline study team within following segments of the industry: 
    - Offshore Field Developments
    - Renewables
    - Subsea Umbilicals, Risers and Flowlines (SURF)
    - Tow and Mooring Operations
    - Decommissioning
    - Inspection, Repair and Maintenance (IRM)
  • Client liaison, supervision and guidance to internal resources and follow-up of subcontractors necessary to complete the studies, with focus on value to the client, the project and Ocean Installer
  • Develop robust, safe and optimised methods and offshore execution strategies, including focus on integration, engineering, fabrication and installation schedule
  • Development of methodologies and procedures for subsea construction, decommissioning, towing or mooring installation/repair operations
  • Produce technical deliverables in conjunction with draughting, planning and support from other engineers
  • Focus on reducing cost & maximizing profit without compromise to quality or safety

Who we’re looking for

Our ambition is to grow our team by hiring the best talent and to continue delivering the best possible projects, for our clients. This means that we need to find the people that complement our existing colleagues, and someone that meet the requirements within our projects. So, if you do possess some of these qualities, we could be a perfect match:

  • Minimum 12 years of relevant experience
  • Significant experience within the subsea industry specifically related to studies, North Sea and International field development projects including EPCI contracts
  • Experience with a wide range of clients in different regions
  • Engineering (or science related) degree, Master or Bachelor
  • Results oriented with the ability to act decisively
  • Analytical problem-solving skills
  • Proven leadership skills
  • Good workload and time management skills

Reasons for joining us:

If you’ve come this far you might be just what we’re looking for. We know that we all have individual preferences when talking about company perks, and we would love to tell more about all the perks you would have working for us. For now, we have settled with a small tease which we hope that you might appreciate: 

  • A flexible organisation characterised by direct lines of communication and swift decision-making processes, our voice is always heard in Ocean Installer
  • Great working environment in a dynamic and international company
  • Competitive pension and insurance schemes
  • Flexibility to work from home
  • Free access to in-house sports hall (bi-weekly strength training classes with PT, volleyball, football and yoga), gym and squash courts

Ocean Installer actively work towards improving and developing the level of diversity in the organisation. We acknowledge and firmly believe in the benefits and increased value creation for the organisation becoming a further diversified and inclusive company. We welcome and appreciate all applications regardless of gender, gender identity and expression, sexual orientation, age, ethnicity and disabilities


Andrew Wylie

Front End Project Director

Study Manager

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Application date:

June 16, 2024



Employment type:

Permanent position

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