Cable/Umbilical Lead

Vega Consultants AS
Cable/Umbilical Lead

Description about project/department

On behalf of our client, an offshore operator, we are currently looking for a Cable/Umbilical Lead. The role will belong to a sector which is a competence and resource unit, responsible for all Subsea Facilities resources in the project portfolio between DG0 and DG4 within Oil and Gas and Low Carbon solutions. The sector’s main task is to provide the projects with project engineers, task- and project managers; and to develop its personnel’s competence across the technical disciplines, within project development and leadership. The sector is responsible for all disciplines within the project teams: Subsea Production Systems and Processing Systems Subsea Control Systems Umbilicals, Subsea Cables, and Subsea Power Cables Risers and Flexible Pipes Flowlines, Trunklines and Onshore Pipelines, Pipeline Commissioning, Installation of all subsea equipment except D&W equipment. The sector is organized into 6 departments with approximately 30 employees in each department. In addition, there are 4 Leading Advisors within Subsea Facilities in the sector. The sector is organized in a competence centre giving employees the opportunity to work on a broad set of deliveries. 

Description about task and responsibilities

  • Participate in design, engineering, manufacturing, construction, installation, and commissioning of subsea high voltage cables and/or umbilicals. 
  • Participate in concept development and screening and performing early-phase studies for new projects 
  • Scope definitions/descriptions and selection of relevant technical requirements 
  • Tendering and evaluation activities 
  • Preparing technical documents for project sanction, studies, and contract tendering. 
  • Contractor follow-up of studies, project execution & technology qualification. 
  • Sporadic offshore work. 

Competence Requirements

  • Qualifications: Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferrably with mechanical, marine or civil engineering. Relevant experience may compensate for formal qualifications. 
  • Background from umbilicals and/or high voltage subsea cables. 
  • Good understanding of project development. 
  • Proficient in English, both oral and written. 

Contract Period: As soon as possible, after agreement – 30.05.2025. Option Period: 2 x 1 year. 

Work location: Fornebu, commuters accepted. 

Please do not hesitate to contact Kjersti Jonker for more information about the role, +47 97704446, 







23.04.24 Candidates will be reviewed continuously


Kjersti Jonker
97 70 44 46