Role Definition

Job purpose/ Description of role

The Technical Manager is a crucial role within the Company, responsible for overseeing and managing the activities related to interfaces, LCI, Commissioning, Mechanical Completion and Digitalization and to ensure cross disciplinary technical alignment.

Main responsibilities / Principal Accountabilities (WHAT to do)

Responsible for development and implementation of Project Digitalization strategy

  • Overall responsible for project LCI
  • Overall responsible for definition and implementation of Project Mechanical Completion strategy and systems including hand over processes and procedures.
  • Overall responsible for definition and completion of Project Commissioning
  • Accountable for technical performance according to all relevant authorities, international, client and contractor standards as part of completion and delivery of the system.
  • Assign, review, and provide technical guidance to subordinate staff.
  • Ensure proper engineering quality and usage of quality systems for Project.
  • Monitor any non-conformances and propose corrective actions.
  • Ownership of Management of Change process.
  • Ensure that all alterations, modifications, or changes within the Project are brought to the attention of the Project Manager.
  • Ensure technical deviations to contract requirements are agreed and managed in relevant project deviation system.
  • Liaise with other disciplines, planning, procurement, and QA/QC personnel through work development.
  • Provide technical support and monitoring during all Project phases.

Main Tasks/ Key deliverables (HOW to achieve the main responsibilities)

LCI & Digitalization:

  • Develop and implement an LCI and Digitalization strategy for the Project. This includes defining the scope of activities, establishing timelines, and determining the required deliverables.
  • Oversee the implementation of the strategies by contractors and different Project disciplines.


  • Liaise with FPSO and subsea to develop and implement an integrated commissioning plan.
  • Develop subsea asset commissioning requirements and procedures.
  • Implementation of final commissioning strategy


  • Establish Interface system and tools to be used in the Project.
  • Follow up and monitor interfaces during Project.

Mechanical Completion:

  • Develop and implement Mechanical Completion process, systems, and tools for Project.
  • Define and implement all project hand over processes and procedures.
  • Oversee the implementation of the strategies by contractors and different Project disciplines.

Communication and Collaboration:

  • Facilitate effective communication among project team members, stakeholders, and external parties regarding project requirements, technical strategies, interfaces and documentation processes.
  • Coordinate meetings, workshops, and reviews to gather and disseminate project information.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to gather input, resolve conflicts, and align project requirements with organizational goals.
  • Provide guidance and support to team members on best practices and requirements.
  • Management of Change process

Training and Development:

  • Provide training and guidance to project team members on project LCI and digitalization, interface procedures, mechanical completion, commissioning and relevant tools.
  • Foster a culture of continuous improvement by promoting knowledge sharing and learning within the team.
  • Stay updated with industry trends, emerging technologies, and best practices.

HSSEQ Responsibilities:

  • Demonstrates personal commitment to Health, Safety, and the Environment.
  • Be prepared to work in a manner that ensures the safety and health of all and minimizes environmental impacts by following established statutory and corporate HSSEQ policies, procedures, and guidelines.
  • Committed to participate in HSSEQ awareness and training programs when required.
  • Be prepared to promptly reports any unsafe act or condition, environmental or health hazard, injury, illness or near miss witnessed to immediate supervisor or site in charge.
  • Continuously monitoring, reviewing, and improving our processes to achieve excellent quality and safety performance in all aspects of our business.


  • A minimum of 8-10 years experience in at least one project discipline (Subsea/deep water)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead a group of professionals through all phases and aspects. History of completing projects safely and within cost and schedule requirements.
  • Good commercial skills and business driver understanding to manage the execution of contracts.
  • Good communication skills to manage the interfaces between Project teams located in various locations.
  • Ability to set ambitious goals, high team standards, and to lead a culturally diverse team.
  • Good interpersonal, networking, and relationship-building skills, both internally to the project and with contractors.
  • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Ability to manage the work with minimum direction from the Project Manager
  • International experience and cultural awareness
  • Capable of leading a team


Office based in Fornebu, Oslo (NO).

No hybrid working mode is offered.

  • Start as soon as possible
  • Duration: Long term assignment
  • Location: Fornebu
  • Country: Norway
  • Contract type: Permanent or Contractor
  • Seniority level: Technical Manager
  • Field of activity: Offshore / subsea oil &gas