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GSS Services Supervisor
11 September 2017



POSITION TITLE: GSS Services Supervisor

WORKING LOCATION: Baku, Azerbaijan






The GSS Services Supervisor will support the GSS Services PE by providing oversight and assurance that all BP equipment activities at supplier sites are carried out in a safe and efficient manner, and to industry and BP standard requirements. These activities include testing, storage, maintenance, repair, mobilisation for offshore, and demobilisation.


Overview of the role:

  • Provides oversight of activities at site;
  • Expedites issues;
  • Provide assurance of equipment – e.g. for offshore readiness (risk based activities).




LINE MANAGER TITLE:   GSS Services Project Engineer




  • Provides oversight and input to BP on the day to day performance of the supplier site from a schedule and HSSE perspective;
  • Raises HSSE / Quality observations as required and works with supplier to ensure they are closed out appropriately;
  • Coordinates other BP issued suppliers on site;
  • Monitors and oversees the Work In Progress Aftermarket Services scope deliveries;
  • Provides weekly status updates for all workscopes to the Subsea Services PE;
  • Ensures the supplier raises NCRs/FPRs as required and communicates these to the BP engineer;
  • Submits eWells / safety observations;
  • Perform a quality checking function for all equipment being completed under the GSS Aftermarket Services scope, i.e. testing, refurbishment and maintenance activities to prevent the passing on of defects;
  • Interface closely with suppliers to ensure equipment is available for installation in accordance with offshore schedules;
  • Ensure at all times a high standard for safety, quality and performance to ensure BP’s targets are met;
  • Ensure that the supplier raises NCRs as required, and progressing their closure in a timely manner;
  • Ensures all carry over work from delivery is executed in a timely and efficient manner;
  • Demonstrates shared commitment to the success of the team and the wider organisation.



  • Demonstrate active and exemplary personal leadership in HSSE across all aspects of the delivery scope and ensure compliance with the site safety management system;
  • Actively participate in HSSE discussions both onsite with the suppliers and internally with BP personnel;
  • Participate in regular audits/reviews and incident investigations as required.


Basic Skills required

  • Competent in communicating in English both verbally and written
  • Excellent inter-personal skills allowing seamless interaction with team members, discipline engineers & technicians
  • Ability to produce written reports and procedures to high standards expected by Company.
  • Computer literate in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power point, and Microsoft Visio
  • Ability to work on own initiative.


Essential Experience

  • Broad knowledge of subsea systems design, engineering, and operation;
  • Significant experience working with, and maintaining, subsea / wells equipment and tooling hardware delivering to tight deadlines;
  • Experience of developing and implementing procedures and work instructions;
  • Excellent planning and coordination skills, while working with suppliers to meet offshore schedule requirements, without compromising safety and quality standards;
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently with minimal supervision;
  • Process driven mentality with excellent organisational skills;
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to interface with multiple parties to promote a ‘One Team’ mentality and atmosphere;
  • Supervisory experience working with suppliers;
  • Familiar with industry standards related to subsea equipment manufacture and repair.


Desirable Experience

  • Minimum HND (or equivalent) qualified in relevant discipline
  • Offshore experience in a subsea role
  • Operational experience of production and subsea processing systems
  • Experience in Design and Fabrication of subsea / wells equipment
  • Experience with testing, commissioning, and installing subsea / wells equipment
  • Experience with Subsea Well Drilling and Completion Operations with a background in QA/QC and Aftermarket Operations
  • Previous experience as Workshop Manager.
  • Familiar with subsea horizontal XT systems, Installation Work over Control Systems (IWOCS), Subsea Control Modules (SCM), Flying Leads (EFLs/HFLs), and Manifolds.
  • Familiar with Remotely Operated Vehicle (ROV) Tooling and  Interfaces.



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