Marine Lead - SBM Operations

Req Id:  12926
Job Family:  Operations - Onshore Engineer

Luanda, AO, 50307


Our Vision.

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 a TRUE. BLUE. TRANSITION. 




Responsibilities & Main Tasks

  • Manages the overall activities of the Marine & Naval team and coach the team as required.
  • Focused on operational support, improvement programs and MoCs
  • Ensures that the Marine Systems & Equipment are maintained and operated in accordance with the Management System and best practices
  • Propose and implement tactics for the maintenance of marine equipment
  • 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 studies are carried out and lessons recorded and implemented.
  • 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

  • B.Sc. in Engineering – (Marine, Naval or Mechanical preferred)
  • Minimum 10 years’ experience in offshore operations / FPSO experience and/or Sailing Vessels (Oil Tankers, LNG tankers, etc)
  • Familiarity with cargo and mooring operations as well as marine equipment
  • Experience in management of teams
  • Versed in IMO (SOLAS, MARPOL, STCW, etc) requirements
  • Office package (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, PDF and others)
  • Fluent English mandatory, Portuguese proficiency desired
  • Willingness to obtain BOSIET certification 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 at 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.