Project Quality Manager

Req Id:  15160
Job Family:  HSSE-Q&R-OE - Win/Execute/Operate

Monaco, MC


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. 





You are responsible for ensuring compliance with all standards, rules and other requirements imposed by Company, Regulators, Clients and other relevant Stakeholders.


You are the focal point for quality to the Project, and to the Client, contractors and vendors.


You play a key role in promoting and embedding strong quality leadership, positive behaviors and culture amongst your Project.


You lead the activities related to quality to provide effective support to the Project. Description


You are responsible for ensuring compliance with all standards, rules and other requirements imposed by Company, Regulators, Clients and other relevant Stakeholders. You are the focal point for quality to the Project, and to the Client, contractors and vendors. You play a key role in promoting and embedding strong quality leadership, positive behaviors and culture amongst your Project. You lead the activities related to quality to provide effective support to the Project.


Responsibilities / Key tasks


· Develop, implement, and manage the Project Quality Plan and its associated processes, including Project Critical Assessment, Project Audit Plan, Non-Conformance Management, Site Quality Surveillance, Quality Incident Investigation, Project Life Gate, and Lessons Learned throughout the project life.

· Serve as the focal point to liaise with clients on quality-related matters within the project.

· Proactively interact with the PMT, as well as interface with other disciplines, Fabrication Yard/Subcontractors, and Vendors to ensure quality matters are effectively managed in accordance with project standards and requirements.

· Define and implement Project Quality Key Performance Indicators (KPIs), conduct thorough analysis, generate performance reports, and initiate improvement actions as necessary, in close collaboration with the Project Management Team (PMT).

· Provide quality induction and awareness on applicable Project quality requirements, including Quality Rules, to all relevant stakeholders, including Vendors and Subcontractors during Kick-Off meetings or other dedicated sessions.

· Promote a Quality culture on the project, ensuring the implementation of best practices and continuous improvement of quality standards and systems.

· Ensure coordination and closure of actions on quality notifications/escalations within the project following quality notification/escalation processes.

· Ensure that non-conformances within projects are handled according to NCR processes, with root cause analysis (RCA) and corrective actions satisfactorily addressing the root cause of the issue.

· Ensure all lessons within the Quality scope of activities are continuously monitored and managed in accordance with Learning from Performance and Learning from Experience processes.

· Lead and/or conduct internal and external verifications/surveys/audits, and ensure that appropriate corrective actions are identified and effectively implemented.

· Contribute to the qualification and/or selection of vendors/sub-contractors.

· Contribute to continuous improvements of the systems and tools by providing feedback and lessons learned to the discipline community and Process Owners.

· Review all applicable quality-related documents submitted by Fabrication Yard/Subcontractors and Vendors, including final documentation.

· Drive the performance of quality resources within the project quality organization, ensuring that responsibilities are clear and priorities are effectively addressed.

· Where required, participate in leading quality incident investigations or be part of the incident team.


Effective Implementation


· The performance of the project, operation, vendor and/or yard in relation to quality

· On-time delivery and quality of required input, documentation and reports to the satisfaction of relevant Stakeholders

· Timely closure of verification/survey/audit/incident reports and related actions.

· Survey results after campaigns and trainings

· All project personnel are made aware of the Project Quality Requirements via Project Quality induction process

· All Personnel and Fabrication Yard / Subcontractors and Vendors, are made aware of Contractor’s Quality Rules including the importance of it in day to day work via Project Quality Induction and Fabrication Yard / Subcontractors and Vendors Kick Off Meetings;

· Robust Project Criticality Assessment taking into account previous risks and potential risk to establish appropriate criticality rating and inspection level

· The extent of inspection and surveillance in QCPs / ITPs will commensurate with the Criticality requirements (HSSE, operability, Schedule and financial consequences) taking into account design complexity and manufacturing / fabrication complexity;

· Manufacturing / Fabrication activities shall be carried out in accordance with approved procedures and specifications

· All personnel shall perform their respective task in accordance to specified requirements and only suitably qualified and competent personnel are utilized in the work processes

· A risk based Project Quality Audit Plan (Project Quality Audit Schedule) is implemented effectively and audit outcome is mitigated and managed accordingly

· All Non-conformances are managed accordingly to ensure effective correction(s) to rectify the problem and appropriate corrective action(s) to prevent recurrence including identifying potential risk through review of Vendor / Subcontractors internal NCRs and taking appropriate actions

· Quality records shall demonstrate objective evidence of conformance to procedures and specifications

· Key Quality Assurance processes such as NC Management, Site QA Surveillance, Quality Incident Investigation are implemented effectively and its outcome is monitored via appropriate tools i.e. Register etc., and all essential details including breach in Quality Rules are identified and tracked as an input towards improvement actions

· Project Quality performance are reported in accordance to the established project Quality Reporting and KPIs

· Gate Review Process shall be executed in accordance with the planned project schedule

· Quality Lesson Learned are tracked and managed accordingly throughout Project Life

· Timely coordination and closure of actions resulting from quality notification / escalation


Typical deliverables


· Project Quality Plan

· Project Audits Plan

· Project Site Surveillance Programme

· Project Criticality Assessment report

· Project Quality reports including notably: Project KPIs and other applicable company required KPis


Education & Experience


Qualification Requirements:


· Bachelor / master’s in engineering, Science, or in Quality related disciplines.

· Minimum 10-15 years’ experience in Oil and Gas industry in Quality Assurance or Quality Control function or HSSE / Process Safety

· Minimum 10-15 Project Experience with good understanding of Project Management Fundamentals, Engineering principles, lifecycle and assurance process and Construction Processes involving fabrication activities as well as special processes.

· Demonstrated proficiency with quality investigation tools with minimum 8 years’ experience in conducting Quality investigations resulting from Non-conformance, major Quality and/or HSSE incidents and other background of process investigations.

· Proven track record of utilizing analytical tools to improve quality metrics and achieve measurable results.

· Possess certifications in welding, Non-Destructive Testing (NDT), and coating processes.

· Strong Auditing Skills and has Lead Auditors Competency Certificate i.e. ISO 9001 or other equivalent standards

· Strong proven understanding of Quality Management Systems i.e. ISO 9000 ISO TS 29001 etc., Processes and its interfaces.

· Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, in combination with strong interpersonal skills and demonstrated technical writing skills.

· Strong ability to work in a fast-paced environment, flexible and capable to prioritize workload accordingly and is a TEAM Player.


What do we offer


We offer you a job with a high level of diverse tasks and responsibilities in an international concern that highly values the development of its employees, quality and safety. You get the freedom to take a range of responsibilities in a rapidly evolving environment. In addition, we offer you a competitive salary package and challenging opportunities for growth. Our recruitment process


When we see a possible fit we will arrange for a telephone interview as a first step in the process. If this telephone interview is successful, we will invite you for a face to face interview; in most cases there will be two rounds of these interviews. When needed, because of distance / different locations, we will arrange for a virtual interview. During the application process you will have the opportunity to ask us any further questions about the role, the organization, and benefits




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.


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