Commercial Graduate Development Scheme

Our vision is to lead the way in the delivery of offshore projects and services for the energy industry.

In an evolving energy sector, we create sustainable value by being the industry’s partner and employer of choice in delivering efficient offshore solutions the world needs.

Subsea 7 provides project management, engineering and construction expertise across three operational business units. Through our 3 Business Units - SURF and Conventional, Life of Field and Renewables & Heavy Lifting - we are able to provide the full life-cycle of full energy services.

We provide integrated services and we plan, design and manage the delivery of complex projects in harsh and challenging environments.

People are central to our success and we are committed to training and developing our people. Through our Commercial Graduate Development Scheme, our graduates are able to gain experience within Subsea 7's key commercial departments.

We are looking graduates to join our Commercial Graduate Development Scheme (GGDS) in September/October 2020 in our London offices (UK).

The Scheme is a 2-year rotational programme, enabling graduates to gain experience of Subsea 7's Supply Chain Management, HSEQ (Quality), Planning, Commercial Performance and Tendering departments.

The home department for this role will be decided once training period has been completed and it is envisaged that after the rotational training period the successful candidate will return to specialise in this field.

There are four main elements:

On-the-job development

Through on-the-job training, you will develop key capabilities related to Contracts, Project Control, Tendering, Quality and Supply Chain Management through rotations in these functions.

Formal training courses

Locally delivered training which provides the opportunity to gain deeper insights of some key aspects related to Commercial and Project Support functions.


You will be assigned a mentor who will provide guidance and support your career development.

Personal development

You will participate in project tasks to challenge your presentation and team-building skills, as well as building a network with other Subsea 7 Graduates hired in different locations.

During the rotations, Graduates may have the opportunity to visit the other Subsea 7 locations ranging from France, Norway, Brazil, Malaysia, or Australia.

Applications are now sought from degree qualified candidates who are holding a bachelor’s degree preferably in one of the following:

  • Business,
  • Management,
  • Marketing
  • Law/Legal studies,
  • Quantity Surveying
  • Supply chain management
  • Engineering with a related commercial subject

Candidates will be welcomed who are committed to a career choice in the energy industry and possess the following qualities:

  • A global mindset, capable of working closely with many different cultures
  • Articulates views in a comprehensive manner and produces written work of a presentable quality
  • Able to communicate with impact in English with the opportunity to develop other languages through training
  • Good self-organisational skills and smart working methods
  • Team player, collaborative nature
  • Flexibility in delivery of work

Successful candidates will be based in London.