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Director IRM Services Europe & Africa Full Time

at Fugro Aberdeen in Aberdeen (Published at 29-01-2021)

Job Description

Job title:

Director IRM Services Europe & Africa

The role:

We are seeking a Director to lead our Inspection, Repair & Maintenance (IRM) Services team based in Aberdeen. As industry leader for Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) IRM, the IRM Services team at Fugro offer an extensive range of pipeline, subsea structure and other diverless inspection and subsea engineering services in water depths up to 4,000m. These remote and autonomous solutions are driving significant advancement within marine operations helping our clients to derisk projects, improve safety, optimise maintenance programmes and extend the operational life of their assets.

This is a unique opportunity for you to lead that change, driving innovation and digitalisation, ensuring a successful transition to a more sustainable, remote and autonomous future.

Reporting to the Regional Business Line Director for Marine Asset Integrity Europe & Africa, you will be responsible for developing and delivering the short to medium term strategy for the service line in line with the global and regional strategies. Having full responsibility for the profit and loss of the service line, you will lead the Project, Client Deliverables and Commercial teams to ensure successful execution of Fugro?s ?Path to Profitable Growth? strategy and improved safety culture.

This job is for you if:

  • You have strong customer focus and seek to promote lasting partnerships by fully understanding customer?s current and future needs.

  • You have a creative mindset and enjoy driving innovation to enhance and diversify service offerings.

  • You are a strong leader who excels at motivating a team by fostering a culture of learning and development, demonstrating trust and promoting role ownership.

Who you?ll be working with:

You will be a member of the Regional Business Line management team working alongside other Service Line Directors, the Operational Excellence Director and the Business Controller. You will also be a senior local manager of the Aberdeen hub leading a team of direct and indirect reports.

Key responsibilities:

  • Plan, execute and realise the short term strategic direction of the Service Line in Europe & Africa

  • Drive client focus, marketing, business development and tendering activities for the service Defining product portfolio and pricing strategies.

  • Overseeing the project management for all projects within the service line and driving delivery excellence.

  • Direct and in-direct line management of the team including recruitment, promotions and career development.

  • Drive innovation activities by providing first line R&D support for projects.

  • Ensuring optimal deployment of people, locations and assets

  • Continuously reviewing the service line activities and identifying service line development and growth opportunities.

Who we?re looking for:


  • Degree educated (or similar qualification) or qualified by experience.

  • Extensive people management experience

  • Strong commercial awareness

  • Fluency in written and verbal business level English language


  • Extensive experience in a similar role, preferably as Operational / Business manager in a similar industry

  • Previous experience in a Senior Leadership role

  • Experience in IRM or related Marine industry (survey, subsea, engineering)

  • A degree in Marine Survey or Engineering supplemented with Business or Management

What we?ll offer you:

Benefits for this role include a competitive salary accompanied by an attractive package.

About us:

Fugro are the world?s leading, independent provider of geo-intelligence and asset integrity solutions for large constructions, infrastructure and natural resources. We provide the technical data and information required to design, construct and maintain large structures and infrastructure in a safe, reliable and efficient manner. Working around the globe, predominantly in energy and infrastructure markets, we employ approximately 9,500 employees in around 61 countries.


Disclaimer for recruitment agencies:

Fugro does not accept any unsolicited applications from recruitment agencies. Acquisition to Fugro Recruitment or any Fugro employee is not appreciated .

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