Project Operations Support Manager - VR/28451

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Status: Permanent
Location: Portlethen, Aberdeenshire
Rate: Available Upon Request

TMM Recruitment is recruiting for an experienced Project Operations Support Manager on a permanent staff basis for an FPSO Operator based in Portlethen, Aberdeenshire.


Hybrid working opportunities will be available and the successful candidate will be working a 40-hour week.  This role would suit a candidate who possesses operations excellence, project management and FPSO experience. 


The Project Operations Support Manager will have the following main duties and responsibilities:

  • Defining operational requirements in accordance with safety, statutory, client and company requirements and ensures that these requirements are met in the project phase.
  • Establishing the formal and informal lines of communication with the client, local regulatory bodies, sub-contractors and suppliers during the project phase as required.
  • Setting up and managing the operations tender, Project Team and operational budget during the pre-operations phase.
  • Managing the recruitment process for onshore and offshore operations personnel and ensuring compliance of personnel with the relevant training matrix.
  • Ensuring that the project fulfils the specified operations requirements.
  • Managing the operational integration in the Project Commissioning Teams.
  • Developing the operations policies, strategies and defines the pre-operations deliverables.
  • Establishing the local shore base and develops the supply chain, including logistic support.
  • Acting as the Asset/Site Manager in the initial operations phase – or works on behalf of the Asset Manager during project transition to operations.
  • Providing progress reporting to Tender or Project Manager and the Department Head of Operations Delivery Management.



  • Previous experience in a similar role, directly within the North Sea oil and gas industry, is essential.
  • Previous managerial or supervisory experience is essential – applicants will be expected to have held an OIM, Superintendent or Asset Manager type role.
  • FPSO experience is essential.
  • Applicants should have acquired both operations excellence and project management experience.

TMM Recruitment

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