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Regulatory Compliance Manager

Location: Singapore

Department: Controls

Line Manager: Project Manager


Job Summary

  • Lead and manage FPSO and Project (1801) regulatory requirement stemming from regulatory bodies  (Brazilian Authorities, Flag State, Class, etc) from EPC, transportations, OHUC until handing over to  Operations Department. 
  • Lead and manage the execution of the Regulatory Compliance Matrix, including permitting and other  deliverables for FPSO and Project. 


General Responsibilities

  • Lead project regulatory compliance team and report to Project Manager. 
  • Communicate with project team and instil awareness of regulatory requirement. 
  • Interface with project team, consultants, client, Class and authorities during execution of the Regulatory  Compliance Plan and Matrix. 
  • Reference relevant Company Governing Documents and Corporate Standards in the management of the job scope and ensuring adherence to procedures. 
  • Deliver regulatory-compliant FPSO and ensure Project complies to all applicable regulatory requirement.


Key Competencies

  • Commercial Focus      
  • Functional Know-How  
  • Interpersonal Effectiveness        
  • Communication & Influence     
  • Analysis & Problem Solving        
  • Accountability for Results          
  • Personal Development


Personal Traits

  • Reliable and Dependable
  • Open and Positive
  • Adaptable Accountable and Goal-Oriented
  • Decisive with Problem-Solving Abilities
  • Organised and Meticulous
  • Pro-Activeness and Positive
  • Communicative Team Player
  • Commercial Awareness


Key Duties & Responsibilities

  • Review, identify, and implement regulatory requirement for inclusion into project design, specification  and project activities 
  • Attend PMT meetings and report progress to Project Manager, Planner and Client 
  • Interface with Brazilian authorities, PMT disciplines/functions and client representatives for acquisition  of permits, licenses and consents 
  • Formulate and execute Regulatory Compliance Execution Plan and Regulatory Compliance Matrix 
  • Maintain project regulatory folders   Establish and make available Project Library for applicable Brazilian authorities and Class requirement 
  • Contact Class survey office to reactivate donor vessel to conversion yard / integration yard 
  • Contact donor vessel Flag for tow/reactivation instructions  
  • Establish UTG and other survey requirement for site team follow up 
  • Interface with Class from donor vessel reactivation to FPSO Sailaway 
  • Conduct regular workshops with Class and Project disciplines to address open comments 
  • Interface with project team, Class surveyors to address class punches 
  • Handle and fulfill Class document review requirement 
  • Initiate preparation of all Class-required Manuals and Plans as per regulatory compliance matrix 
  • Liaise with Class Vendor Coordinator to monitor equipment and modules' certification status 
  • Identify/evaluate high-impact class comments for possible impact and alternatives 
  • Assign responsible discipline for each open comment 
  • Formulate and record Flag state exemption applications and Class Rule deviation applications 
  • Champion/expedite closure of Open Class/authorities comments (Technical and Survey) comments 
  • Monitor Class document review cycles (<3 cycles) to avoid VOs 
  •  Assist Project Manager and Engineering Manager as required
  • Manage Class service delivery and ensure Class Deliverables in accordance to Class Scope of Work 
  • Monitor and manage variation orders 
  • Collate and handover certificates, permits, licenses and consents to Operations 


Qualifications, Skills & Experiences  


  • Bachelor’s Degree holder is required
  • Experience with Brazilian regulatory and  legislative requirement 
  • Experience with acquisition of permits,  license and consents
  • Experience with class rules and flag statutory requirement
  • Offshore project management skill 
  • Portuguese-speaking 


  • Candidate who possesses Marine / Offshore related educational background will be an advantage
  • Completed 2 FPSO EPCIC  projects for Brazilian Waters
  • Rapport and experience with  Brazilian local authorities
  • Completed 2 FPSO projects  with DNV GL or ABS 
  • Completed 2 FPSO EPCIC  projects 


We are a dynamic organization with great customers, an equal-opportunity employer, and a culture where people are valued and empowered to deliver amazing results. We are also growing and looking to hire talented and passionate individuals to join our team!

If you are looking for an international, cross-cultural work experience where you’ll be able to challenge yourself and grow your skills in an open and supportive work environment, then Yinson is the place for you.

Please send your application and resume with current/expected remuneration and references to [email protected]


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