Project Regulatory Manager

Offshore & Shipbuilding
Vacancy ID


  • As a Project Regulatory Manager you shall conduct all activities in a safe and efficient manner in accordance with the company’s policies and procedures, ensuring the welfare of personnel and the protection of assets and the environment at all times.
  • Ensure all personnel in the team are fully versed and compliant with the organization’s safety procedures and values.
  • The Regulatory Manager will focus on the successful project delivery of FPSO systems
  • Define, maintain and expedite the Actions on the Regulatory Obligations Register;
  • Coordinate closeout of Class design review and Class survey findings;
  • Liaise with the Project Quality Manager and Package Engineers Engineer on certification (Class, Ex, Materials) closeout issues;
  • Closeout all Coastal State, Flag State, Class, MWS and Third Party compliance issues, and liaise with the Quality team;
  • Identify status and compile Regulatory Authorizations required by Coastal State, Flag State, Port State, Class, MWS and Third Party regulators in relation to the project delivery scope;
  • Ensure effective action tracking, reporting and proactive closeout;
  • Ensure certification interfaces/requirements between FPSO contractors are incorporated where required, to achieve objectives;
  • Demonstrate and encourage empathetic team work as a member of a culturally diverse organization;
  • Develop and implement strategies to foster appreciation and ownership of Regulatory issues across the project;
  • Support Package Managers and others Manager across the project regarding Regulatory issues;
  • Understanding of legislation relevant to offshore floating oil and gas production activities;
  • Knowledge and experience with regulatory compliance processes in the oil and gas industry, including obtaining authorizations;
  • Working knowledge of upstream technologies – FSO, FPSO, semisubmersibles, project engineering and project management processes.
  • To lead and manage FPSO and Project regulatory requirement stemming from regulatory bodies (Local Authorities, Flag State, Class, etc) from EPC, transportations, until handing over to Operations Department;
  • Lead and manage the execution of the Regulatory Matrix, including permitting and other deliverables for FPSO and Project;
  • Lead and Manage the Project Regulatory Team;
  • Review, identify and implement regulatory requirement for inclusion into project design, specification and project activities;
  • Attend PMT meetings and report progress to Project Manager, Planner and Client;
  • Interface with Local authorities, PMT disciplines / Functions and client representatives for acquisition of permits, licenses and consents;
  • Formulate and execute Regulatory Compliance Execution Plan and Regulatory Matrix
  • Maintain project regulatory folders;
  • Establish and make available Project library for applicable Local authorities and Class requirement;
  • Conduct regular workshops with Class and Project disciplines to address open comments
  • Interface with project team, Class surveyors to address class punches;
  • Initiate preparation of all Class required Manuals and Plans as per regulatory compliance matrix;
  • Champion / expedite closure of Open Class / authorities comments (Technical and Survey) comments;
  • Monitor Class document review cycles to avoid VOs;
  • Assist Project Manager and Engineering Manager as required;
  • Manage Class service delivery and ensure Class Deliverables in accordance to Class Scope of Work;
  • Collate and handover certificates, permits, licenses and consents to Operations.


  • To be successful in the role as Project Regulatory Manager you will have a Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or other relevant discipline;
  • Minimum 8 to 12 years’ experience in managing and coordinating engineering and construction for a large multi-disciplined oil and gas projects;
  • Extensive experience in coordinating with teams of professional engineers and support personnel;
  • Experience in working for/with a Classification Society engaged in Class/verification activities and certification of components;
  • As a Project Regulatory Manager you will have a successful track record in managing 3rd party service providers and schedule objectives;

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01 // Relocation arrangements

If you are relocating to the Netherlands for this position, then we will take all of the hassle involved out of your hands. Based on your family situation and country of origin, STAR will make all the relocation arrangements required to give you a smooth, carefree start.

02 // Education and development

Standing still in this fast-changing market is not an option. That's why you can combine this position at STAR with courses to further your specialist knowledge and skills. It's the best of all worlds: work, learn and be part of a challenging project all at the same time. Whether you need a springboard to launch your career or simply want to update your expertise, the training programmes offered by our STAR Academy ensure that your qualifications are always in line with your ambitions.

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