Operations/Project Managers
8 March 2021

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Position: Operations/Project Managers

Qualification: Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent

Location: UK or Ireland working remotely


XOCEAN is an ocean data company – we collect data for clients ranging from mapping the seabed to monitoring the environment. However, we do this differently, instead of using conventional crewed survey ships, we have developed a marine robotic system known as an Uncrewed Surface Vessel (USV).


Responsible for the successful global execution of assigned projects.

Main Duties & Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include:

  • Liaising with internal and external project stakeholders on all aspects of project planning and execution.
  • Developing project plans and budgets.
  • Resource planning.
  • Overseeing the daily activities of the project.
  • Maintaining project records and paperwork.
  • Sourcing external contractors as required by the project.
  • Ensuring adherence to XOCEAN’s health and safety standards.
  • Project Logistics and Coordination.
  • Overseeing the daily activities of Project Engineers (inc mentoring, training and development)
  • Meeting project budgets, assessing the financial and operational risks for potential projects and providing feedback to the sales team / risk escalation to Senior Operations Manager.
  • Providing daily operational updates to Senior Operations Manager and Management Team.
  • Reporting on project performance against both financial and non-financial project objectives.
  • Project Cost Management.
  • Ensuring adherence to company policies and procedures.
  • Managing relationships with key vendors.

Requirements: Essential Skills / Attributes and Experience

The successful candidate will have a proven record of managing projects with strong client relationship and interpersonal skills.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or Equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years in a Project Management or Operations Management position.
  • Translates development goals into actionable plans. Makes timely, confident decisions.
  • Results orientated, proactive and reactive.
  • Enthusiastic, positive, and proactive nature with a keen attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, presentational, problem solving and team working skills.
Desirable Experience

  • Previous experience working within the Marine sector, particularly within marine survey.
  • Renewables or Oil & Gas sector experience.
  • Additional project management qualifications (eg Prince 2, PMP, CMI).


  • Applicants must demonstrate how they meet the essential criteria. Desirable criteria may be used for further shortlisting.
  • We thank all candidates for their interest, however due to very high volumes, only those who are selected for further consideration, will be contacted directly.
  • To be eligible for this position you must have a valid working visa / permit to work in UK / Ireland.
  • Closing date for applications is 8th March 2021.
  • Please apply online and follow the instructions, or submit your CV to careers@xocean.com.

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