FSO Manager

Work Location(s): HCMC Company Offices Contractor Offices/Shipyard/Offshore Location


  • Develop technical specifications of an FSO Facility as part of the initial Phase 1 facilities provided for the Project as to be provided through a long term single Time Charter Contract.
  • Develop an Invitation To Bid (ITB) package of documentation including detailed scope of works and other contracting documents, evaluate and prequalify Bidders, issue the bid and complete all necessary technical and commercial evaluation of received Bid proposals and secure all necessary approvals to making a Recommendation to Award for FSO Bid Package and other related tender to support FSO Bid Package
  • Oversee the successful FSO Contractor’s design and engineering, procurement, fabrication and build, testing, installation, hook-up, commissioning, and start-up of operations of the FSO Facility in readiness for first hydrocarbons as required by the overall VBGP schedule.
  • Ensure the FSO Facility meets the quality standards and reliability requirements for high uptime availability over a service life of 25 years at Location without the need for drydocking.
  • FSO Manager will be overall accountable to the Project Manager for the execution of the Contract for the Provision and Charter of the FSO Facility.
  • The FSO Manager will delegate responsibility to a multi-disciplined FSO Team of engineers who will provide technical guidance and oversee the FSO Contract execution at the Contractor’s project management offices, design and engineering offices, main package subcontractors and key vendors, other fabrication sites, the Shipyard assigned for the new- build FSO vessel, tow to Location, offshore installation, final hook-up and commissioning.
  • Ensure the FSO Facility is fully compliant in all aspects under a Compliance Regime as shall be applicable in the waters of Vietnam and which shall have been independently verified.
  • Assure from beginning to end that the FSO Contract is completed within the VBGP project schedule and budgetary constraints.


  • A Bachelor’s degree or higher degree in subject relevant to the position’s requirements.
  • Possess good business and technical analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Ability to lead and direct the work of the FSO Team and technical consultants employed.
  • At least 20 years of experience in the oil and gas industry and especially offshore development projects with at least 15 years project management experience having specific involvement in either FPSO or FSO Projects.
  • Demonstrable hands-on experience in the development of FPSO/FSO Projects.
  • Experience of working in Asia Shipyards is required.
  • Ability to demonstrate leadership qualities, interpersonal and communication skills that will build good relationships with the Contractor appointed for delivery of the FSO Facility.
  • Competent knowledge of necessary engineering disciplines i.e. marine, structural, mechanical, process and piping, electrical, instrumentation and controls;
  • Ability to evaluate project economics and support management key decision making.
Job Category: Oil and Gas
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Ho Chi Minh

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