Offshore Technical Manager

February 19, 2024

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Job Description

The Offshore Technical Manager is responsible for the technical management of the vessel mining system (ROV seabed mining tool and Metallurgical Processing Plant) and all associated equipment, systems, and processes.



Ensure compliance with Group and ARGO Safety and Security policies.
Ensure compliance with Risk Assessments.


Ensures safe and efficient operation of the mining tool.
ROV and Plant within the prescribed parameters and operational limits range.
Supervises the mining tool ROV launch and recovery (LARS).

Manage mining process on board in conjunction with SEN GEO, MAINT ENG, PLNT FOREMAN, OSMM, MASTER.

Manages the SAGE PASTEL inventory system.
Manages resupply of bunkers, spares, equipment, consumables and provisions in conjunction with OSMM, MASTER, ARGO (at sea or in port).
Manages major port call maintenance projects eg, dry dock, in conjunction with OSMM, MASTER, ARGO, IMDH.
Maximize mining system utilization in liaison with the OSMM.
Manages planned and preventative maintenance and repair schedules for mining systems.
Manages planned and preventative maintenance and repair schedules for vessel systems, in conjunction with Chief Engineer and MASTER.


Manage daily & monthly reporting of all technical data
including Consumption Report
Ensures relevant statutory documentation is maintained
Troubleshooting investigations on the mining system, rectification of problems, and reporting on findings with suggestions for continuous improvement.


Provide input into annual budget planning process (vessel and mining systems)
Cost control
Compliance to budget

Ensures all statutory documentation is compliant (mining systems and vessel systems)
Ensures third-party commitments are met

6. HR Manage Technical and Plant 

The crew leave balances by rotation planning in liaison with OSMM and HR

Technical and Plant crew personal growth and development to ensure
efficiency and achievement of own development goals.


Requirements Profile 


Tertiary Degree Engineering discipline Minimum / Essential

Knowledge Mechanics, hydraulics, electrical and instrumentation

systems specializing in at least one discipline Preferred



Process / Place / Area Involvement Period Importance

Senior management Managerial/supervisory 10 years post qualification Minimum

Offshore industry Mining/Processing Plants Preferable


Behavioral / Attitudinal Competencies

1. Excellent people management and communication skills Essential

2. Excellent management skills in planning, organizing, and controlling Essential

3. Strong leadership skills with high ethical standards, creative and self-


4. Excellent problem-solving skills, analytical ability, and service delivery Essential

5. Financial, budget, and project management skills Essential

6. Sound computer skills Essential

7. Excellent ability to create team synergy, manage diversity, and promote a

high-performance culture on board

8. Ability to develop and implement Marine, Health, Safety, and Management Essential system.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English Essential
  • Valid passport Mandatory
  • Valid Seafarers Medical certificate (RSA / NAMIBIA) Mandatory
  • Valid Police Clearance Certificate (PCC) (RSA / NAMIBIA) Mandatory
  • Seamans Record Book (RSA / NAMIBIA) Mandatory
  • STCW (Standards of Training, Certification & Watchkeeping for Seafarers),


a. MFA (First Aid)

b. FF (Fire Prevention & Fire Fighting)

c. PST (Personal Survival Techniques)

d. PSSR (Personal Safety & Social Responsibility)

e. HUET (Helicopter Underwater Escape Training)

f. CSA (Competence