Study Manager

  • Competitive
  • Norway Buskerud
  • Permanent
  • Oil & Gas

Do you want to play a role in solving global energy challenges for future generations?

At Aker Solutions we are committed to helping the energy industry and broader society #PowerTheChange towards a low-carbon future. We are changemakers and problem solvers with more than 180 years of experience. Our ambitions are high. By 2030, renewables and low-carbon solutions for oil and gas will make up two-thirds of our business. Do you want to be a part of driving the transition?

We are the world-class subsea technology provider, enabling resources, and accelerating the industry towards a low-carbon future. Subsea offers solutions, products, and services for Subsea Oil & Gas projects, such as: production systems, processing, boosting & compression, power distribution, intervention & workover systems, and tools & subsea life cycle services.

Our team in Tranby is now looking for a Study Manager.

What will you be doing?
  • Be fully accountable for all commercial and engineering activities in subsea studies, or for a defined subsea scope in multidiscipline studies.
  • Work with a highly competent multidisciplinary team including technical and product experts, cost estimators, planners, finance and sales.  
  • Be responsible for the total commercial and technical performance of the study scope, in addition to commercial and technical (on scope-level) discussions directly towards clients’ technical, commercial and management representatives.
  • Be a key contributor to secure pull-through of studies into EPC/EPCI contracts.
  • Be responsible for the overall study budget, incl. monitoring and reporting, approving technical changes in the study, and for managing changes/ Variation Orders towards the customer.
  • Be a key contributor in supporting Customer Management in commercial and technical dialogue with customers. Additionally, act as main contact towards clients during studies, and during study tenders if required.  
  • Review and approve the deliverables in the study and lead a team to ensure all study activities are appropriately resourced and managed in line with contract requirements.
  • Own and present study scope to key stakeholders both internally and externally.
We think you should have:
  • Master’s or Bachelor’s degree in relevant disciplines (e.g., System Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Automation, Electrical & Controls Engineering) or equivalent
  • Minimum 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications is required.
  • Great ability to communicate with key stakeholders from all levels in the organization (from engineers to executive management)
  • Good contractual and commercial awareness
  • Ability to lead by example and establish a project culture to enable success.
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to communicate effectively in English both orally and in writing.
More reasons to work with us:
  • Professional development and excellent career opportunities with the chance to work on a wide variety of projects ranging from oil and gas, renewables (carbon capture, hydrogen, and offshore wind) to aqua culture.
  • A healthy work-life balance with flexible working conditions throughout the different phases of your life journey
  • Competitive pay and benefits with excellent pension and insurance schemes as well as private health services provided by Aker Care
  • Access to welfare club with free gym facilities, sports equipment hire and cabins for rent in the mountains and by the sea
  • Possibility to work remotely/from home 1-3 days per week.
  • Free parking and chargers for electrical cars
  • Dynamic and exciting projects within Subsea
  • Opportunity to join and work with an international team.

Interested? Contact us.

For more information about the position, please contact:
Rolf Erik Smith, Senior Advisor, NES Advantage Solutions, Email:

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Applications will be evaluated continuously, so no need to wait until the deadline to apply.

NES Advantage Solutions is Aker Solutions’ global recruitment services provider responsible for permanent and temporary staffing services.

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Diversity and Inclusion
Aker Solutions is empowered by its diverse workforce. We ensure a good working environment where equal opportunity, diversity and inclusion are considered vital to our success. We believe diversity creates value, attracts talent, and makes life more interesting. We therefore encourage and welcome applications from diverse backgrounds related to race, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, gender, ethnicity, disability, age, and more.

This is Aker Solutions
Aker Solutions delivers integrated solutions, products and services to the global energy industry. We enable low-carbon oil and gas production and develop renewable solutions to meet future energy needs. By combining innovative digital solutions and predictable project execution we accelerate the transition to sustainable energy production. Aker Solutions employs approximately 15,000 people in more than 20 countries.


With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining, Automotive and Chemicals sectors worldwide.With more than 100 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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