Commercial Graduate


TechnipFMC UK Commercial Graduate Development Programme 


TechnipFMC offers an exciting opportunity for recently qualified or new graduates to join our team in Aberdeen.

Based at our operating centre in Westhill, the successful candidates will be given the opportunity to develop their talents and work on some of the most challenging projects in the sector with direct support from a network of key mentors to help them reach their full potential.

TechnipFMC is a leading technology provider to the traditional and new energies industry; delivering fully integrated projects, products, and services.  With our proprietary technologies and comprehensive solutions, we are transforming our clients’ project economics, helping them unlock new possibilities to develop energy resources while reducing carbon intensity and supporting their energy transition ambitions.

During this three year programme, the graduates will initially be given a placement in one of two “home” departments, (Subsea Legal and Contracts or Tendering).  This will then be followed by planned rotations across each of those functions with further exposure to Finance, Supply Chain and other parts of the business.

Throughout this structured programme the candidates will gain a thorough understanding of Commercial and Contractual practice, providing a great opportunity to develop a fulfilling career with an industry leader.

Subsea Legal & Contracts – Contract Management provides direct and ongoing commercial and contractual support across the full range of iEPCI*, EPCI, EPC and IRM** projects from start-up through to contract close-out. This includes day-to-day Contract Management and administration activities, Supplier & Subcontract management, negotiation and agreement of all variations and claims associated with both client and supplier contracts

Subsea Legal & Contracts – Commercial support is provided as part of a tender team and in close cooperation with Commercial function of GBU Legal Subsea. Providing a detailed legal review of the client proposed contract, including all relevant part of exhibits as included in the bid invitation.  Ensuring compliance of group contracting principle and obtaining deviation approvals where necessary

One Fleet manages and maintains a fleet of owned and chartered vessels which deliver TechnipFMC’s world-class subsea diving, construction and pipelay operations. This includes a wide range of commercial and contractual activities from ongoing supplier relationships through to major capital expenditure contracts for new-build vessels or refurbishment.

Tendering includes responsibility to secure market prospects through to project handover.  Role includes responsibility for detailed cost estimating, support for technical verification along with commercial and contractual negotiations to secure new business in accordance with business objectives. This also covers the full range of iEPCI, EPCI, EPC and IRM contracts, therefore affording a wide variety of project scopes to be involved with.

Cost Control responsible for the management and reporting of all costs and revenues of project he/she has been allocated.

Learning and Development 


TechnipFMC’s Commercial Graduate Development Programme offers a comprehensive range of training. Graduates receive regular feedback on progress and there are regular progress reviews to reflect increasing knowledge, skill and professionalism.   Where appropriate, Graduates are supported to work towards a professional qualification with a mentor, and other resources are assigned to them.

TechnipFMC is committed to playing an active part in the local community and to helping its employees maintain a healthy work/life balance.  There are opportunities for Graduates to become involved in different community projects and other fun activities including an exciting range of sports, social and healthy living events.


Our Expectations


TechnipFMC looks for proactive, creative and dynamic Graduates with a thirst for achieving results.  We place strong emphasis on teamwork and the ability to build relationships with people at all levels.  We also look for graduates with the ability to challenge the business and bring new and creative ideas to help drive the development of the business.

We look for Graduates with a Commercial / Legal / Business related degree.

To apply, please submit a full cv and provide detailed answers to the following supplementary questions in no more than 1000 words:

1) Tell us about your interests and non-academic achievements

2) Provide details of the skills and learnings you feel that have gained from current/previous work experience

3) Highlight your reasons for pursuing your chosen degree course, your ambitions for the future and why you are interested in the energy industry

4) Outline why you feel you should be considered for TechnipFMC’s graduate programme


*iEPCI – integrated, engineering, procurement, construction and installation

**IRM – inspection, repair and maintenance

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