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

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.