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.


This position is responsible for the development of the company’s business processes and the management of the company’s operations:

  • He/she is responsible for

    – The successful adaptation of the team to the evolution and deployment of processes (structure and production) accompanying the company’s growth.

    – The quality of all the reports for all the projects for which the engineering team is responsible.

    – the quality of interfaces and relations with subcontractors, prospects and clients.

    – the team’s level of performance on each of its projects.

    – the good working conditions and framework of the teams

  • He/she will support the growth of the business by assisting with the purchase of all equipment, software and licences required for the proper functioning of the business.
  • He/she reports on any technical issues that are blocking the process, highlights the need for development, improvement of processes, techniques or means of production for the team.
  • Depending on the need, he/she takes on the role of project manager when projects involve the need to coordinate the various disciplines.
  • In his/her field of technical expertise, he/she enhances his/her experience by producing the necessary reports. 

Ensures that the invoicing process for all activities for which the team is responsible runs smoothly, in accordance with project schedules.

Ensure a good relationship with the group sales manager, particularly for monitoring and forecasting the level of activity and for the submission of offers. He/she will ensure the technical validation of offers with the support of the technical referents of each discipline.

Participates in R&D projects developed by the entity.

Participates in the recruitment process.


  • Minimum 10 years
  • Conclusive technical and managerial experience in the Energy / Offshore Construction sectors.
  • Preferably experience of installation projects as method/coordinator or equipment design.


Hard skills:

  • Technology watch
  • Management of a multidisciplinary & multicultural team.
  • Management of construction and design engineering projects.
  • Contract, execution monitoring and high-stakes contractual interfaces with clients and subcontractors.
  • Experience of cable or umbilical is a strong point.
  • Good knowledge of international standards covering offshore installation, cable and umbilical design, environmental conditions is a real plus.

Soft skills:

  • Substantial autonomy, excellent listening skills.
  • Conscientious, rigorous, and concerned with the quality of his communication.
  • Ability to lead several multidisciplinary projects with technical solid involvement.
  • Strong curiosity.

Language skills :

  • French
  • English
  • Spanish or Italian are a plus.


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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