Regulatory Compliance Lead

Job details

Job reference nr.:JL-129560
Job category:Offshore Marine
Type of work:Contract
Start date:February 1, 2022
Job location:China

Short summary

Looking for a permanent job as Project Lead in China? Atlas Professionals in Singapore, Singapore is always looking for new Offshore Marine professionals. At the moment we have a vacancy for the position of Regulatory Compliance Lead.

Job description

Work Location: China
Work Duration: 2 year Contract
Expected Starting Date: As soon as possible

  • Proactively manage FPSO and Project regulatory requirement stemming from regulatory authorities, Flag State, Class, etc from Bidding, Project Execution phases until handing over to Operations Department.
  • Lead and manage acquisitions of required approvals, certificates, permits, licenses, notifications, and consents to deliver regulatory-compliant FPSO and Project.
  • Coastal Focus: Brazil, Mexico, Africa continent
  • Review contract document and applicable regulatory requirement.
  • Identify and incorporate regulatory requirement into project design, specification, sub-contracts and project activities
  • Establish and maintain project regulatory library
  • Establish and maintain project regulatory SharePoint Team-Site and folders
  • Formulate and execute Project Regulatory Compliance Plan and Regulatory Compliance Matrix
  • Establish, track and manage regulatory and certification progress of packages and equipment
  • Effect Change of FPSO ownership, transfer of Class and Change of Flag (as applicable)
  • Be contact point with Class, client, regulatory consultants, and authorities
  • Communicate and support regulatory action owners to ensure awareness of responsibilities and to assist with determining acceptable regulatory evidence
  • Conduct regular workshops with project departments and vendors to reinforce regulatory requirement
  • Early sharing of lessons learnt with project team, yards and vendors
  • Attend PMT meetings and report progress to Project Manager, project controls and Client
  • Manage project regulatory manpower requirement
  • Establish regulatory consultant and Class scope of work, deliverables, and variations
  • Evaluate and appoint authority-approved companies and regulatory consultants
  • Maintain records of exemptions, deviations, clarifications, and agreements approved by the Authorities
  • Formulate and record Flag state exemption applications and Class Rule deviation applications
  • Monitor and review new legislations and local authorities’ requirement, evaluate and manage impact
  • Ensure issuance of required approvals, certificates, permits, licenses, notifications, and consents as listed in the RC Matrix.
  • Monitor and manage all regulatory variation orders
  • Collate and handover statutory certificates, permits, licenses and consents to Operations Department
  • Provide continuity and coverage during absence of Regulatory Compliance team member

Job requirements


  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Maritime/ law/ engineering/ offshore-related
  • Delivered 2 compliant FPSO EPCIC projects
  • Min 8 years’ direct experience with FPSO regulatory and legislative requirement
  • Experience in Rapport-building and experience with authorities
  • Experience with acquisition of FPSO permits, license and consents
  • Experience with Class Rules and Flag Statutory requirement
  • Completed 2 FPSO projects with DNV or ABS
  • FPSO EPCIC project management skill in Bidding and/or operations experience
  • Fluent in English language (written and spoken) - Native language speaker Preferred
  • Possesses good working knowledge of MS Office applications, especially MS Word and Excel
 Personnel Traits:
  • Reliable and pro-active
  • Open and pro-communication
  • Takes ownership of assigned tasks
  • Decisive with problem-solving abilities
  • Systematic and schedule-oriented
  • Team management skills
  • Assertiveness
  • Commercial Awareness

More info

Should you be interested in this position, please send your application via the apply button. For more information please contact the below mentioned vacancy contact stating the Job Reference Number mentioned above.

At Atlas Professionals, we believe that diversity drives progress and aim to build an inclusive organization. We are taking steps to create an environment for everyone and foster a culture that helps us stay at the frontier of energy, marine and renewables. If you’re driven to perform, we are waiting to hear from you - irrespective of your religion, sexual orientation, colour, gender, ethnicity, or race - if you have the talent, you fit right in.

Contact Person

Jiehui LiawPersonnel Coordinator