• Short Term
  • Far East

Profile Middle East is a service provider with more than 20 years of experience in the market which specializes in Technical Field and HR Consultancy Services in the Industrial Sector (Oil & Gas, Engineering, Construction, Commissioning) with our focus on the Middle East region and a worldwide presence.

We are currently selecting for FPSO TECHNICAL MANAGER

Ref code: CR_2403-100_FPSO Technical Manager

Job summary


As a Technical Manager / Field Engineer Manager for FPSO, you will be responsible for overseeing technical operations and engineering activities related to FPSO (Floating Production Storage and Offloading) projects. You will play a critical role in ensuring the smooth operation, maintenance, and optimization of FPSO facilities, while also providing leadership and guidance to a team of field engineers and technicians. This role requires a strong technical background, excellent communication skills, and the ability to manage complex projects in a dynamic offshore environment.


  • Leading and managing all technical aspects of FPSO operations, including production, maintenance, and troubleshooting;
  • Ensuring compliance with regulatory requirements, industry standards, and best practices for offshore oil and gas operations;
  • Overseeing the development and implementation of maintenance plans, inspection schedules, and asset integrity management strategies;
  • Conducting regular audits and assessments to identify areas for improvement and optimize operational efficiency;
  • Providing leadership, mentorship, and technical guidance to a team of field engineers, technicians, and support staff;
  • Fostering a culture of safety, collaboration, and continuous learning within the team;
  • Setting clear performance objectives, conduct performance evaluations, and provide regular feedback to team members;
  • Identifying training needs and opportunities for skill development to ensure a competent and capable workforce;
  • Coordinating with project managers, stakeholders, and vendors to ensure the successful execution of FPSO projects from inception to completion;
  • Managing project schedules, budgets, and resources effectively to meet project milestones and deliverables;
  • Collaborating with cross-functional teams to resolve technical issues, mitigate risks, and ensure project objectives are achieved on time and within budget;
  • Providing technical support and expertise during offshore operations, including troubleshooting of equipment failures, process optimization, and incident response;
  • Liaising with technical teams, contractors, and suppliers to address technical challenges and implement solutions;
  • Reviewing engineering designs, specifications, and documentation to ensure compliance with project requirements and industry standards;
  • Promoting a strong safety culture and ensure compliance with HSE regulations and guidelines;
  • Conducting risk assessments and implement control measures to mitigate health, safety, and environmental hazards;
  • Investigating incidents and near misses, and developing corrective actions to prevent recurrence.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Chemical, or related field). Master’s degree or equivalent experience preferred;
  • Minimum of 10+ years of experience in offshore oil and gas operations, with a focus on FPSO systems and facilities;
  • Proven leadership experience in managing multidisciplinary teams in a technical environment;
  • Strong understanding of FPSO design, construction, installation, and commissioning processes;
  • Excellent problem-solving skills and ability to make sound decisions under pressure;
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written, with the ability to interact with stakeholders at all levels;
  • Familiarity with industry standards and regulations governing offshore oil and gas operations (e.g., API, ISO, SOLAS, MARPOL);
  • Relevant certifications in project management, safety management, or technical disciplines are desirable;
  • Fluent level of written and spoken English.


1st phase: Engineering

  • Job Location: Milan, Italy;
  • Contract Duration: 6 months;
  • Starting date: April 2024.

2nd phase: Yard

  • Job Location: Far East;
  • Contract Duration: 12 months;
  • Starting date: October 2024.

Profile Middle East upholds workplace equality and diversity, assessing candidates solely on merit and potential.

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