General Manager - Platforms: BH-53145

Competitive Leadership Salary

Aquaterra Energy Ltd are at the forefront of offshore oil and gas engineering, supplying specialist award-winning engineered products through to conceptual design, analysis and construction. Partnering with a global customer base, they have delivered over 1000 projects worldwide and are trusted within the industry for their innovation, expertise and quality driven approach. The business is headquartered in Norwich with a wider network of offices in Aberdeen, Australia, Norway & Egypt, employing c.95 people. The highly experienced, forward-thinking Board sustainably manage the business for today and the future, with their people at the heart of everything they do. Focused on maintaining a highly motivated, engaged and expert workforce, Aquaterra Enegry Ltd is an inclusive working environment with a firm commitment to ESG and a vibrant, ambitious and collaborative culture. 
Scaling for continued growth, the role of General Manager for the Offshore Platforms business is key to their strategic plans and offers exciting scope for future senior leadership progression. Reporting to the Technical Director with exposure to the Board, the role requires an ambitious, commercially focused individual with proven global engineering project delivery skills and strong business acumen from within the offshore oil and gas industry. With responsibility for leading and developing the Platforms Project Managers and Project Controls team, you will oversee the delivery, quality and continued revenue growth of the business unit.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Report to the Technical Director and Company Board on project delivery status and performance
  • Lead the Project Management Office within the P&L, ensuring control and reporting is in line with best practice
  • Develop and drive strategy to achieve profitable and sustainable growth targets
  • Lead, inspire, develop and coach both highly skilled and junior teams 
  • Lead business improvements to drive continued efficiencies and quality
  • Provide effective stakeholder and long-term customer relationship management, developing future partnerships and optimising commercial opportunities
  • Work in close collaboration with the Business Development Manager to deliver successful tenders
  • Ensure effective subcontracts are secured to deliver best practice and commercial advantage
Aquaterra are looking for this individual to be based from their Norwich Head Office with an understanding that some travel will be required to various global off-shore project sites. Supporting the Executive Board in the leadership and growth of the business, you will be an ambassador for Aquaterra Energy’s vision, culture and values both internally and externally. Motivated to succeed and progress further within the business, you will be educated to degree level and have ideally studied further for an MBA. The ideal candidate will have an engineering project background, with experience of leading teams and managing multiple projects simultaneously within the offshore platforms sector.

Person Specification:
  • Articulate and commercially astute, with excellent numerical and analytical skills
  • A confident, engaging and effective communicator with strong listening skills, and the ability to influence and negotiate
  • A collaborative team player, with strong emotional intelligence and empathy to other cultures
  • An innovative, strategic thinker whose skills are balanced with operational delivery
  • Calm under pressure, highly organised and professional in approach
  • Quality driven, with excellent problem solving and decision-making skills
Competitive leadership salary with comprehensive benefits package including bonus scheme and car allowance on offer. Relocation package available.

This appointment is being managed exclusively by retained partner Pure Executive on behalf of Aquaterra Energy Ltd.