Base Manager

Orion Group

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Established in Scotland in 1987, Orion Group has achieved consistent growth over the ensuing 27 years and is now an international leader in the provision of personnel to the Engineering Industry. Today Orion Group manages the placement of over 5,000 contractors every year via our worldwide network of offices throughout Europe, the Americas, the Middle East, Asia Pacific and Africa. Following continued year on year growth, we expect to shortly exceed USD $1 billion annual sales.


Job Description:

  • Overall operational management of Logistics and Engineering Base including but not limited to:
  • Planning strategic direction of Company and its service offering
  • Provision of Logistics Services including management of:-
  • Shared services amongst clients
  • Harbour/quay activities
  • Ship and rig repair
  • Offloading and loading of cargo / personnel from vessels and helicopters
  • Reconciliation of bulk supply to vessels and offshore facilities
  • Open and under cover storage facilities ans stock and materials control
  • Hazardous and non-hazardous Waste
  • Maintenance of plant and equipment
  • Selection and management of sub-contractors
  • Liaising with and marketing to current and potential clients
  • Prepare operational business reports including historical data and forecasts for quay wall and other facilities and services utilization, for the Department and to be presented to other Department Heads
  • Generation of new business lines
  • Base Administrative and Corporate Governance set-up
  • Negotiation, signing and Management of client Contracts
  • Compile monthly budgets
  • Cost control and income monitoring



  • Bachelor's Degree in Commerce or Engineering
  • Substantial experience in the offshore oil and gas support/logistics environment
  • Good experience in contract administration
  • Good knowledge of marine and aviation matters
  • Good knowledge of logistics scheduling and planning
  • Good knowledge of International Health, Safety and Environmental procedures
  • Experience with international shipping tendering, marketing and administration
  • Good experience in financial management
  • Computer literate
  • Good communication and presentation skills in English
  • Good people management skills

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Orion Group

Job Level

Manager (Staff Supervisor/Head of Department)





Job Type


Minimum Qualification


Preferred Years of Experience

5 - 7 years