Website Perpetual Partnerships Ltd

Job Title:
Party Chief
Aberdeen, UK
£42908 basic + £206 per day offshore with an attractive benefits package
Job Purpose:
Join a dynamic team as a Party Chief in the Positioning and Construction Support sector, overseeing field operations for diverse survey and positioning projects globally. You will lead multi-disciplined teams, ensuring compliance with project requirements while serving as the main point of contact between client representatives, project managers, and offshore teams.

Why You Should Apply:

  • Opportunity to gain extensive offshore experience with approximately 180 days per year on-site.
  • Contribute to a culture that prioritises safe survey practices.
  • Engage in challenging and rewarding problem-solving tasks within survey operations.
  • Become part of a supportive and collaborative team environment.
  • Ideal for proactive individuals with a positive, can-do attitude.


  • Plan and oversee survey activities, ensuring project deliverables meet quality standards and contractual obligations.
  • Maintain clear communication with client representatives, project managers, and onshore/offshore teams.
  • Develop and uphold operational procedures and work instructions, including comprehensive handover notes and project debrief reports.
  • Coordinate and manage project briefings, daily meetings, and safety meetings.
  • Ensure survey spread integrity and resource suitability, reporting deficiencies appropriately.
  • Implement and oversee organisational initiatives and campaigns at the worksite, ensuring proactive team engagement.
  • Supervise and manage offshore staff effectively.

Key Skills/Attributes & Experience:

  • Degree/HND or equivalent in a relevant survey, engineering, or geoscience discipline, or equivalent vocational qualifications and experience.
  • Minimum of 800 operational days in offshore construction survey experience.
  • Understanding of client deliverables and achievement processes.
  • Proven experience in supervisory or senior roles.
  • Proficient in computer usage and report writing.
  • Strong planning and supervisory skills, with the ability to manage personnel and communicate effectively.
  • Ability to foster a culture focused on safety and quality within the offshore team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, capable of building strong working relationships.
  • Self-motivated, disciplined, and flexible team player.
  • Willingness to work flexible hours, travel as needed, and work offshore for up to 4 weeks at a time.
  • Resides within a reasonable distance of a major UK airport.

Company Benefits:

  • Competitive salary
  • Attractive benefits package

How to Apply: If you are an experienced offshore professional looking to advance your career in a challenging and rewarding role, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV and a cover letter detailing your suitability for the position.

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