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SBM Offshore believes the oceans will provide the world with safe, sustainable and affordable energy for generations to come. We share our experience to make it happen.

Our Profile.

We design, build, install and operate offshore floating facilities for the offshore energy industry. As a leading technology provider, we put our marine expertise at the service of a responsible energy transition by reducing emissions from fossil fuel production, while developing cleaner solutions for renewable energy sources. More than 7,000 SBMers worldwide are committed to sharing their experience to deliver safe, sustainable and affordable energy from the oceans for generations to come. Together, we are driving progress forward in aTRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION.


Marine Lead – Angola

Responsibilities & Main Tasks

• Manages the overall activities of the Marine & Naval team and coach the team as required
• Focused on operational support, improvement programs andMoCs
• Ensures that the Marine Systems & Equipment are maintained and operated in accordance with the Management System and best practices
• Ensure planning and execution of the Structure, Hull, and Tank inspection programs (including UWILD) consistent with GEMS requirements
• Reviews and validate technical specifications for inspections and repairs
• Maintains Operations Manuals up to date and reviewed according to the operational needs and changes implemented
• Supports in the modifications of design of the unit (management of change) and liaises with Fleet Support (engineering) to develop and implement the changes
• Prepares and manages the budget for the 3-year plan related to the marine activities and liaise with the Operations Managers to ensure that it is captured in the operations plan
• Supports and follows-up internal and external audits related to Marine subjects, as well as the close-out of the consequent actions
• When required, liaises with relevant technical discipline, Classification Societies, and subcontractors, as necessary, to maintain conditions of Class.
• Supports in the investigation of incidents, assign actions, ensure RCA (Root Cause Analysis) studies are carried out and lessons recorded and implemented.
• Assist in maintaining high-level contact with Class to ensure that the FPSOs fleet Special Cycle agreement and the RRDA agreement are in place, allowing effective daily management by the respective Shore bases.
• Maintain high level contact with Flag allowing an effective day to day coordination by the respective Shore bases of the FPSOs compliance with flag requirements
• Liaising with Classification Society Head Office on behalf of the local Operations Management for requests for exemption, extensions etc.
• Review incoming Rules and Regulations updates, verify applicability to the Fleet and initiate process to get the Fleet to comply with these updates as required
• Keep abreast of technological, market, political, financial, execution and economic developments in the offshore/shipping/shipbuilding and related industries
• Ensures the team has clear objectives aligned with the business
• Provides support and ensure individual and team development
• Reports activities and escalate issues to department and operations managers
• Travels to the operating units and yards as required

Job Requirements

Specific skills / expertise / product:

• B.Sc. in Engineering – Naval preferred
• Minimum 10 years’ FPSO experience and/or Sailing Vessels (Oil Tankers, LNG tankers, etc.), including cargo tanks inspections and repairs
• Familiarity with cargo and mooring operations as well as marine equipment
• Experience in management of teams
• Versed in IMO (SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, etc.) and IACS (International Association of Classification Societies) requirements
• Office package (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, PDF, and others)
• Fluent English mandatory, Portuguese proficiency desired
• Willingness to obtainBOSIETcertification and travel to offshore FPSOs, what will be a mandatory factor in the probation period


SBM Offshore N.V. is a listed holding company that is headquartered in Amsterdam. It holds direct and indirect interests in other companies that collectively with SBM Offshore N.V. form the SBM Offshore Group (“the Company”). For further information, please visit our website The companies in which SBM Offshore N.V., directly and indirectly, owns investments are separate entities.

SBM Offshore is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer. SBM Offshore does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status, or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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