Department Manager - Instrument, Electrical, Telecom

Corporate Overview

Aker Solutions helps the world meet its energy needs. We engineer the products, systems and services required to unlock energy. Our goal is to maximize recovery and efficiency of oil and gas assets, while using our expertise to develop the sustainable solutions of the future. Aker Solutions employs approximately 14,000 people in more than 20 countries.

Aker Solutions' department for Instrument, Electrical, Telecom and Integrated Operations based in Bærum, Norway is responsible for providing FEED and Detail Engineering services mainly to topside greenfield projects and a wide range of subsea projects and products. We need a successor to the current manager who can further develop the staff, hereunder competence and working methods in order to strengthen our team and to accommodate for the expected growth in the market.

Responsibilities and Tasks:

  • Develop the department according to Aker Solutions' values and business strategies
  • Maintain flexibility of existing systems, tools and working methods for the execution of topside greenfield and subsea projects
  • Ensure capability, development and delivery of qualified engineers, and lead personnel to the target projects and products
  • Facilitate training and provide coaching and guidance to discipline/group leads and other employees through Performance Management to ensure competence development
  • Establish department budget and ensure that budget goals are met
  • Ensure HSE commitments and goals are met within the department
  • Participate in tendering activities
  • Support the Engineering Global Mandate in their tasks and initiatives

Qualifications and Personal Qualities:

  • B.Sc. or M.Sc. with a solid background within electrical, instrument or telecom engineering
  • Ideally 10 years’ experience of greenfield topside projects and/or subsea projects or products
  • Ideally 3 years’ experience as a manager or team lead in a project and/or line organisation
  • Extensive understanding of Aker Solutions, its segments and Delivery Centers
  • Strong interpersonal and communications skills, both verbal and written
  • Ability to create and maintain excellent relationships at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative and assertiveness
  • Ability to plan and organize work in an efficient manner

We Offer:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits
  • Good work/life balance
  • Positive work environment with challenging tasks
  • Development opportunities

Contact Us:

For further information please contact:
Rolv Werner Erichsen, VP, Engineering & Project Management resources, Aker Solutions, +47 46400979
Christopher Hodkin, Senior Consultant, NES Advantage Solutions, +47 928 11 507
NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.