Company: Wood
Skills: Subsea Engineer, Subsea Engineering
Education: Bachelors/3-5 yr Degree
Location: Leeds, United Kingdom

Overview / Responsibilities

Wood is recruiting an SPS Delivery Manager to manage our clients Subsea Production System (SPS) delivery and is owner of the SPS contract, with full responsibility for the results of the team including effective integration with the overall project.

The role is based at Contractors office in Leeds (UK) with regular visits to fabrication sites (Europe and SE Asia) and Company main office (Romania). Expected travel per year around 60-80 days.

Reports to the Project Director, Offshore.

Our Clients and Projects

It's a future for all of us . We aspire to shape a better tomorrow by unlocking solutions that address the biggest challenges facing our clients and our society.

Our clients range from both major and independent operators of onshore oil & gas and clean energy facilities such as carbon capture, utilisation and storage (CCUS) and windfarms, through to suppliers, fabricators and EPC contractors. We execute projects from concept through detailed design, construction and commissioning on a world-wide basis. We our proud to be working on projects that support the energy transition journey, enabling a more sustainable future for us all.

What we can offer
  • Meaningful and interesting projects delivered to leaders of industry across the energy sector
  • Flexible working arrangements that balance client, team and individual needs offering hybrid and remote working where relevant
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion ; we are an organisation actively committed to diversity and inclusion across our business
  • Global connections ; join experts around the world who are at the leading edge of our industry, shaping the standards of our profession

If all of this sounds good to you, review the responsibilities of the role and the requirements of the position below, then follow the link to apply and start your journey with Wood.

Key Responsibilities
  • Directs and manages the delivery of the SPS on a complex technologically novel deep water production system
  • Accountable for the entire scope of work that is associated with the SPS equipment (comprising Subsea Trees, Subsea Controls, Manifold and ancillary equipment), including effective integration as part of the overall project requirements
  • Accountable the SPS meeting project technical, cost and schedule requirements without compromise to safety or operability
  • Responsible for successful delivery of SPS elements being installed on the SWP, together with deep water and new technology aspects relating to the SPS scope
  • Ensure alignment between Company and Contractor on project goals and objectives; and to establish and maintain productive and collaborative working relationship
  • Ensure contract risk management, constructability, and safety-in-design activities are conducted within scope
  • Review and endorsement of MOCs for assigned work scope and as necessary ensure implementation of changes
  • Minimise changes to scope of work, change orders, and specification deviations within scope
  • Champion the integration of delivery across Offshore delivery streams as well as with Wells

Skills / Qualifications

  • BSc / MSc within relevant engineering discipline
  • Previous international offshore oil and gas industry experience including deep water design, delivery and operations
  • Previous leadership experience
  • Track record of delivery in major projects
  • Experience in delivering subsea production components or systems
  • Has a structured delivery approach while being highly responsive to ad-hoc tasks, change and project tasks outside SPS delivery
  • Demonstrates proactive leadership with ability to motivate and supervise team members and contractors
  • Ability to optimise resource allocation
  • Possesses enterprise view and strong business acumen and will lead integration across teams (also outside SPS Delivery team)
  • Ensure timely delivery at right quality
  • Strong communication and reporting
  • Strong stakeholder management
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Strong personal commitment to HSSE
  • Provide leadership and direction to drive the team to achieve HSSE objectives
  • Ensure compliance with all applicable local and international HSSE legislation

Company Overview

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering, helping to unlock solutions to critical challenges in energy and materials markets. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in 60 countries, employing around 35,000 people.

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

Wood is a global leader in consulting and engineering across energy and the built environment, helping to unlock solutions to some of the world’s most critical challenges. We provide consulting, projects and operations solutions in more than 60 countries, employing around 40,000 people. At Wood our common purpose is to ‘unlock solutions to the world’s most critical challenges.’ Through the delivery of our Consulting, Project and Operations solutions across energy and the built environment we deliver exceptional returns for our clients, our people, our investors and the communities where we live and work. Visit us at and follow us on Facebook and LinkedIn.