Careers

Boundless Opportunities With Optic Marine

Wishing to explore new frontiers and to go further in your career? The opportunities at Optic Marine are boundless, enriching and always providing new experiences. Keep visiting this page for listing of job opportunities. Or email us at careers@opticmarine.com and drop us your resume for future job prospects.

Current Available Positions :

– Senior Commercial Bid Executive

– Commercial Bid Executive

– Senior Permitting Executive

– Project and Permitting Coordinator/Administrator

– Accountant 

– Senior Accounts Executive

– Compliance and Risk Manager

– IT Manager

– Senior Project Engineer

Introduction

Our commercial bid team delivers solid commercial proposals aligned to our company policies and project requirements and collaborate with highly skilled and experienced teams across the organisation. They work in a multi-cultural environment across different Countries and Locations and contribute to the preparation of bids in a largely analytical environment that involve technical, strategic and business issues.

Senior Commercial Bid Executive ( for Vessel / Marine Industry )

Key Responsibilities :

  • Planning, creation and development of tender submission documents and commercial contracting in accordance to company policies
  • Provide analyses on project requirements to support accuracy in technical scope and calculations for bids
  • Pricing and costing analyses including technical gap analyses in the cost estimations
  • Leading and preparing all necessary supporting documents for tender and proposals
  • Lead negotiations of commercial and contractual terms and conditions
  • Leading and participating in internal and external review meetings
  • Complete handover of the commercial and contractual terms and conditions and continued ownership to the execution team
  • Kept abreast with all new and current local and global working practices to successfully deliver accurate diagnostics, technical data and information to support successful tender bids
  • Organize multiple request for proposals and able to adhere to stringent deadline
  • Ensure availability of resources for project execution
  • Document and present, at the Bid Review stage, all risks associated with the Program execution
  • Cross checking and providing final reviews of all tender bids

Key Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Maritime or equivalent
  • Possess at least 5 years’ working experience in a marine-related industry and/or Oil & Gas Platform Submarine Cable Installation. Managerial experience is advantageous for the Senior position.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with good attention to detail
  • Willing to travel
  • Competent in Microsoft Office
  • Knowledge / exposure in marine industry will be an added advantage
  • Ability to communicate well with all individuals at all level
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working experience in marine off-shore projects in the submarine cable or telecommunications industry would be highly advantageous.
Commercial Bid Executive

Key Responsibilities :

  • Provide analyses on project requirements to support accuracy in technical scope and calculations for bids submission in accordance to company policies
  • Contribute to pricing and costing analyses for tender bids
  • Conduct technical gap analyses and produce cost estimates in compliance with tender requirements
  • Providing data and research on complex technical, strategic and business issues
  • Preparing all necessary supporting documents for tender and proposals
  • Have deep understanding of commercial and contractual terms and conditions for each bid
  • Preparing for and participating in internal and external review meetings
  • Adhere to stringent deadlines for bid submissions
  • Review availability of resources for project execution and work across the organisation’s functional teams
  • Review and research risks associated with the Program execution

Key Requirements :

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Civil Engineering, Maritime or equivalent
  • Possess at least 2 years’ working experience in a marine-related industry and/or Oil & Gas Platform Submarine Cable Installation and at least 5 years’ working experience for Senior Executive. Managerial experience is advantageous for the Senior position.
  • Fluent in spoken and written English
  • Strong mathematical background
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills, with good attention to detail
  • Willing to travel
  • Competent in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to communicate well with all individuals at all levels
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Working experience in marine off-shore projects in the submarine cable or telecommunications industry would be highly advantageous.

    With the current COVID pandemic, working from home has been enabled by the internet and digital revolution. The backbone of this critical infrastructure is submarine cable systems. The role we are currently seeking involves working on obtaining permissions from government authorities across multiple countries allowing a submarine cable system to be built within their waters and on their land. It is the first critical step to any successful submarine cable project.

    Senior Permitting Executive

    The Permitting Senior Executive will be responsible for various permitting projects that stretch across borders in the Asia Pacific Region, and will be overseeing the time frames, productivity, efficiency and accuracy of documents prepared for application of relevant permits. He will also be responsible for overseeing, training and evaluating junior members of the team and able to review and improve processes. He will possess maturity in dealing with government agencies and other stakeholders such as our principals and clients.

    Key responsibilities :

    • Organizing and performing day-to-day operations of various divisional licensing & permitting activities in relation to application acceptance, review & approval workflow, license/permit issuance, productivity as well as fiscal monitoring and reporting;
    • Manage and oversee the processing of applications for various licenses and permits and ensures conformity and compliance to license requirements
    • Monitor all fees collected and properly applied to processed licenses and permits;
    • Monitor, manage, oversee and report on the approval workflow of applications for various licenses and permits in order to ensure licenses and permits are processed in a timely manner and promptly issued;
    • Prepare communication and reports regularly to keep management and clients informed of the operation and progress of the application approval timelines;
    • To ensure that issues and concerns are being appropriately evaluated, investigated, and resolved;
    • Conduct and attend meetings of various internal and external stakeholders as it relates to licensing and permitting;
    • Coordinate with project managers to ensure sites meet requirements
    • Extensive travel may be required, ability and willingness to travel to various locations

    Key requirements :

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Business, Maritime or equivalent
    • 3 years’ experience in acquiring marine project permits, project site permits acquisitions, or related fields. Managerial experience is advantageous for the Senior position.
    • Fluent in spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia. Any additional languages spoken will be a strong advantage.
    • Resourceful, flexible and have the ability to react and respond quickly
    • Organised, with excellent negotiation skills
    • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
    • Displays initiative and strong sense of personal motivation as well as responsibility
    • Knowledge of the principles, methods, processes, and applicable regulations for marine projects
    • Knowledge of working with government agencies, jurisdictions, and Right of Way
    • Experience with permit applications/documents
    • Advance working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint
    • Working experience in marine off-shore projects in the submarine cable or telecommunications industry would be highly advantageous.
        Projects and Permitting Coordinator/Administrator

        Permitting and Project Coordinator will work closely with our Project Managers to prepare comprehensive action plans, including resources, time frames and budgets for projects and permit acquisitions. The role will require various coordinating tasks, such as reporting, monitoring schedules and risk management, along with administrative duties, such as maintaining project documentation and permit application processes. You will need excellent time management and communication skills, as you will collaborate our internal teams to deliver timely results.

        Key Responsibilities :

        • Coordinate and prepare permitting and licensing application documentation in accordance to compliance requirements
        • Monitor, manage, oversee and report on the approval workflow of applications for various licenses and permits in order to ensure licenses and permits are processed in a timely manner and promptly issued
        • Liaise with clients to identify and define requirements, scope and objectives of project/permitting requirements
        • Assist in budget/expenditure preparation and monitoring
        • Analyse risks and opportunities and be able to highlight any potential issues
        • Act as the point of contact and communicate permits and project status to all stakeholders, conduct and attend meetings of various internal and external stakeholders as it relates to licensing and permitting
        • Work with the Permitting and Project Managers to ensure all contractual requirements have been met
        • Work with legal and commercial teams with respect to contractual requirements and technical scopes
        • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports

        Key requirements :

        • Bachelor’s Degree in Law, Business, Maritime or equivalent
        • Min 2 years work experience as a Project Coordinator or similar role
        • An ability to prepare and interpret flowcharts, schedules and step-by-step action plans
        • Robust organizational skills, including multitasking and time-management
        • Resourceful, flexible and have the ability to react and respond quickly
        • Fluent in spoken and written English and Bahasa Malaysia. Any additional languages spoken will be a strong advantage.
        • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills
        • Displays initiative and strong sense of personal motivation as well as responsibility
        • Knowledge of the principles, methods, processes, and applicable regulations for marine projects
        • Experience with permit applications/documents
        • Advance working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite including Microsoft Project, Excel, PowerPoint
        • Working experience in marine off-shore projects in the submarine cable or telecommunications industry would be highly advantageous.

              Optic Marine Malaysia is looking for a qualified person for our job interest below. If you thrive in a results oriented environment and are keen on a role with great opportunity for career growth, please email your resume to careers@opticmarine.com

               

               

               

              Accountant

              We seek a suitably qualified, independent Accountant who is well versed in accounting principles, taxation, analyses and review of accounts and costing. He or she will be overseeing a team of Accounts Executives and be reporting to the Head of Finance.

               

               Key responsibilities

              • Analyse and review accounts, P&L and costing
              • Prepare Group consolidated accounts
              • Review and/or prepare monthly management accounts, statutory accounts, corporate matters for reporting purposes
              • Liaise with auditors, tax agents, consultants, authorities
              • Tax computation, compliance and reporting to tax authorities
              • Forecasting, budgeting and monitoring
              • Ensure that financial reporting of the company is in accordance with the relevant governing standards, rules and regulations
              • Ensure all requirements adhere to internal control procedures
              • Overseeing a team of accounts executives

              Key requirements

              • Minimum 5 to 8 years of relevant working experience, with auditing experience
              • Prior working experience with public-listed companies would be an added advantage
              • Degree and/or professional qualification in Accounting
              • Good technical knowledge of accounting principles and tax regulations
              • The candidate should be able to travel when required and possess own transport.
              • Familiar with Microsoft Office and Sage accounting software
              • Good command of written & spoken English
              • Ability to prioritize and work under tight timelines
                    Senior Accounts Executive

                    We seek a suitably qualified Senior Accounts Executive who will handle full set of accounts with good knowledge of the Accounting Standards. He or she will be reporting to the Accountant and responsible for monthly closing and reporting.

                     

                    Key responsibilities

                        • To handle a full set of Accounts;
                        • To be responsible for monthly closing of accounts with relevant supporting schedules in an accurate and timely manner;
                        • Preparation of any financial ad-hoc reports;
                        • Reviewing all invoices and payment instructions and preparing creditors’ payment for payment processing;
                        • To prepare invoices for approval by the relevant Head of Department;
                        • To ensure that the Account Payable records are updated accurately and timely for management reporting purposes;
                        • To review and process staff claims;
                        • Liaison with Auditors, Company Secretary, Tax Agent and Bank Officers;

                    Key requirements

                        • Degree in Accounting/Finance/Taxation or other accounting-related fields.
                        • The ideal candidate possesses at least 5 years relevant working experience with an audit background.
                        • Prior working experience with public-listed companies would be an added advantage
                        • Good technical knowledge of accounting principles and tax regulations
                        • Familiar with Microsoft Office and Sage accounting software
                        • Good command of written & spoken English
                        • Ability to speak and read Mandarin is an added advantage. 
                        • Ability to prioritize and work under tight timelines

                          Compliance and Risk Manager

                          We are actively searching for a Compliance Manager who can plan, develop and implement internal control systems for risk mitigation to optimize the businesses’ strategic performance. As we work in a multi-cultural environment across different countries and locations, we seek an experienced Compliance Executive who can business partner with our business units to further strengthen our internal controls and Risk Management processes across our organization in the Asia Pacific region.

                           

                          Key responsibilities

                              • Develop and oversee control systems to mitigate violations of legal guidelines and internal policies
                              • Evaluate the efficiency of controls and improve them continuously
                              • Revise procedures, reports periodically to identify hidden risks or non-conformity issues
                              • Draft, modify and implement company policies and workflow processes across the organisation
                              • Collaborate with corporate counsels and HR to monitor enforcement of standards and regulations
                              • Assess the business’s future ventures to identify possible compliance risks
                              • Review the work of business units when necessary to identify compliance issues and provide advice or training
                              • Keep abreast of regulatory developments within or outside of the company as well as evolving best practices in compliance control
                              • Prepare reports for senior management, BOD and external regulatory bodies as required
                              • Collaborate with Internal Audit outsourced partners
                              • Facilitate, lead and coordinate Enterprise Risk Management framework

                          Key requirements

                              • BSc/BA Business administration, Finance or related field
                              • In-depth knowledge of the industry’s standards and regulations
                              • Excellent knowledge of reporting procedures and record keeping
                              • Methodical and diligent with outstanding planning abilities
                              • Superior attention to detail, investigative knowledge
                              • An analytical mind and comprehensive understanding of complexities of procedures and regulations
                              • Excellent communication skills, able to work well with business partners collaboratively
                              • Certified compliance professional is an added advantage

                           

                                IT Manager

                                We are actively searching for an IT professional who can plan, develop and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic performance. As we work in a multi-cultural environment across different countries and locations, we seek an experienced IT Systems Manager who can business partner with our business units to further strengthen our digitalization and IT Infrastructure across the organization.

                                 

                                Key responsibilities

                                    • Set robust objectives and strategies for the IT department
                                    • Select and implement suitable technology to streamline all internal operations and help optimize their strategic benefits across the organization
                                    • Design and customize technological systems and platforms to improve customer experience
                                    • Plan the implementation of new systems and provide guidance to IT professionals and other staff within the organization
                                    • Approve purchases of technological equipment and software and establish partnerships with IT providers
                                    • Oversee the technological infrastructure (networks and computer systems) in the organization to ensure optimal performance and IT security
                                    • Installing, configuring, testing and maintaining operating systems, application software and system management tools
                                    • Direct and organize IT-related projects across the company
                                    • Monitor changes or advancements in technology to discover ways the company can gain competitive advantage
                                    • Analyze the costs, value and risks of information technology to advise the management

                                Key requirements

                                    • BSc/BA in Computer Science, IT Systems Engineering
                                    • Excellent knowledge of IT system engineering and infrastructure
                                    • Background in designing/developing and implementation of IT systems
                                    • Solid understanding of data analysis, budgeting and business operations
                                    • Outstanding communication and interpersonal abilities

                                 

                                      Senior Project Engineer

                                      Committed to provide key specialists to support each project undertaken, Optic Marine continues to grow and expand our Marine Installation team. We are currently seeking a dynamic individual who is keen to grow and develop project and operational skills in the Submarine Cable Industry.

                                       

                                      Key responsibilities

                                          • Provide on-site management & project supervision to meet project schedule, technical specifications, quality plan and safety requirements
                                          • Site coordination and management of subcontractors and other technical specialists
                                          • Liaison with client representatives for project execution
                                          • Daily reporting to Project Manager on project progress and problem solving
                                          • Active participation in Client/Project Delivery progress meetings
                                          • Management of detailed project plans, drawings, technical reporting and recording of technical data
                                          • On-site quality control, assist in field testing and inspections as per project quality plan
                                          • Manage site logistics of equipment, vessels and other materials
                                          • Monitoring and execution of Plan of Work, budgets and field resources
                                          • Execution of desk top studies and pre-project site studies and surveys
                                          • Provide technical and engineering support during on-site and offshore cable installation projects

                                      Key requirements

                                          • Degree in Engineering (Civil, Mechanical, Electrical, or equivalent)
                                          • Require analysis and design skills, project management methods and procedures, process improvement;
                                          • Safety Management, Supervision, AutoCAD;
                                          • Language: English, Bahasa Malaysia (Mandarin is an added advantage).
                                          • At least 3 to 5 years working experience in offshore projects, submarine cable or telecommunications industry in a similar capacity. Training will be provided.
                                          • Keen understanding of health and safety requirements
                                          • Candidates with exposure to the marine/offshore project work is preferred
                                          • Heavy travelling: > 50%

                                             

                                            The role, while demanding, promises a steep learning curve and excellent career growth for the contributors to the team. If you are a keen learner, analytical in nature and resilient, we invite you to submit your latest resume.