Project details

You would have to get a support to our engineering entity based in Biarritz on Offshore Wind project (dynamic cable). 

Job can be done from our Engineering Office in Biarritz 

Role Definition

Aventa is currently looking to hire a Project Manager (experience with Cable/Umbilicals/Flexibles would be a plus) for his KRAKEN SUBSEA SOLUTIONS engineering entity in Biarritz. 

  • A minimum of 7 years’ experience is required as a Methods Engineer, with a minimum of 2 years’ significant experience in cable. The rest ideally spent on flexible/umbilical subjects.
  • Mandatoryexperience as a lead Engineer,  if possible as a project manager (document and technical review, interfacing, subcontractor and supplier management and decision making).

The position can quickly lead to a Project Manager position. 


Capability profile –Knowledge, skill, experience:

  • MSc or Phd in mechanical engineering/hydrodynamics,
  • At least 4 years of relevant work experience in the oil and gas industry or equivalent
  • Tools: Autocad, Mathcad, GIS software (QGis or Arcgis), office suite (including Project).
  • Plus (optional): Mastery of orcaflex or deeplines.
  • Fluent in English
  • Field and Office previous experience

Personal Attributes:

  • Undertake responsibility for production of deliverables, which may include engineering support to DO, design calculations, specifications, procedures, analyses, progress reports, bid evaluations, study reports and various 3rd-party submissions.
  • Experience in working in a multi-disciplined system engineering team
  • Ability to prioritize own workload, manage time accordingly and inform team members where constraints will affect a project in terms of program or budget.
  • Personal interest for analyses tools and development (Python, VBA, …)
  • Demonstrable ability to work within time/budget constraints
  • Ability in working in multicultural group
  • Very good communication/presentation skills. A jack of all trades, curious but very rigorous and detail-oriented.


position based in Biarritz (South West of France)

  • Start as soon as possible
  • Duration: Long term
  • Location: France - Biarritz
  • Country: France
  • Seniority level: Senior Engineer, Lead Engineer

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