Unique Group

From a small enterprise employing just three people, we’ve grown to become a global business – with our 500-strong workforce of today at its heart. New opportunities to become part of our success story arise all the time. Explore how you can contribute – and realise your own professional ambitions.

Unique by name, Unique by nature
  • With bases and operations around the world – and a highly diverse service portfolio – the depth and breadth of opportunities with Unique Group is unrivalled in our market
  • As an independent company that fosters fresh thinking and embraces new ideas, we offer a platform from where you can make your mark in your specialist sector
  • Our people are playing their part in creating a new energy world – they’re energised by the opportunity to help safeguard our planet

Rae Phua

Regional HR Manager - APAC, Singapore

“At Unique Group, there is nothing I love more than working with other engaged individuals towards a common goal. I love being part of a team that is collaborative, hardworking and resourceful.”

Memorex De Guzman

QHSSE Director, UAE

“The Unique experience provides a diversity of opportunity working with great talents and skills globally.
A breath of learning opportunity, camaraderie, fun and challenges keeps me motivated at the same time.”

Jigar Panchmatiya

Group Finance Manager, India

“For me, there’s no better place to work than Unique Group. I have great colleagues and there’s a real spirit of support and cooperation.”

Sunita Almeida

Executive Office Manager, UAE

“When I joined Unique Group more than two decades ago, I never imagined being here for so long. But after all these years, I am still going strong with Unique Group, whose USP is the family atmosphere. I have also had the good fortune to learn and grow under the able mentorship of Harry Gandhi, who scaled the company from a small start-up of 3 people and grew it exponentially to what it is today.”

Honey Navarro

Admin Assistant, UAE

“Unique Group is a workplace where my colleagues feel like family to me, especially in my department. Over the years, I have grown professionally and personally – learned various skills and completed major projects and tasks.”

Griffith Arnold

Storeman, South Africa

“At Unique Group, you have the opportunity to learn new ideas from different individuals within the company and it helps you grow and evolve.”

Rinjuraj K.V

Diving Service Manager, UAE

“Unique Group is a great place to work where one can grow personally and professionally. The company has given me the opportunity and courage to meet new challenges and live with pride.”

Nokuthula Mvinjelwa

Assistant Configuration Controller, South Africa

“I like that at Unique Group all the employees are warm and willing to help each other, the management team is also friendly and has an open door policy. Additionally, I like that the company gives me flexi time and work from home options as well as performance bonus.”

Current Openings

Operations Manager

Full-time Dammam, KSA Closing Date: 22/03/2024
We are looking for a qualified and well-experienced Operations Manager to be based out of our office in Saudi Arabia.
Key Areas of Responsibility:
  • Responsible for the operational support for Diving and Life Support systems, Survey (incl. USV) and combined L&M + B&WW products and services from the MATL workshop.
  • Responsible for the safe working practices, toolbox talks, observations and general HSE focus at the MATL Service Centre Dammam.
  • Review and approve all Risk Assessments and method statements.
  • Understand, support, and deliver on Operational Excellence and Continuous Improvement objectives.
  • Deliver regular effective communications across the teams aimed at transparency and motivation of the teams and personnel.
  • Assume responsibility for inspection and sign-off of products and services prior to hand-over to the customer. Align this to agreed contract work scope and best in class quality standards. Management Support Responsible for the divisional targets set as per KPIs. Provision of Operations reports to management as required. Responsible for planning, creating, and tracking annual budgets with Ops team. Utilise CRM and ERP systems to forecast resource loading plans and management of same. Mentor and coach workshop personnel to support staff development around operational execution.
Knowledge, Skills + Experience:
  • Minimum 5-10 years’ experience in similar line of business in an operational capacity.
  • Ideally have experience in Survey, B&WW, Lifting certification, Marine or Diving systems products and services.
  • Experience in Survey, Maritime or Diving systems on & offshore operational activities is an advantage.
  • Possess good Customer interface & communication skills.
  • Experienced in use of MS Office tools, CRM, and ERP systems.
QHSE Responsibilities:
  • To consistently work to all Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental standards applicable to Unique System and to assist in the development and improvement of such standards.
  • Comply with Unique Group’s QHSE Management System.
  • Promote a positive QHSE culture in the workplace.
Qualification + Other Requirements:
  • Ideally qualified as a minimum to HNC technical qualification in Mechanical/hydraulics or electrical/electronics.
  • Six Sigma certification and/or experience is desirable but not mandatory.
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Factory Operative (Buoyancy + Water Weights)

Isle of Wight, UK Closing Date: 22/03/2024
We are looking for the services of a Factory Operative for our Buoyancy and Water Weights division to be based out of our Isle of White office.


The Factory Operative will be responsible for the entire process of bag assembly, adhering to strict QHSE protocols.

Responsibilities and duties:

  • Preparation of panels ready for assembly ensuring in correct order and no defects are identified.
  • Accessing correct CAD file for assembly of material, selecting material type and checking for defects.
  • Cutting material into shape using CAD file.
  • Welding material together.
  • Rigging, including inflating bag, pressure test, attaching correct rig to bag (strops, shackles, metal work).
  • Adhering to strict quality control throughout entire process.
  • Servicing bags, including inflating, testing, inspecting, repairing and replacing items where required.
  • Active commitment to QHSSE, including compliance with QHSSE Policies, and supporting documentation contained within the IMS, as well as adhering to and reporting to management on all aspects of the QHSSE Management System.
  • STOP an activity, at any time, if believed to be unsafe or failing to meet the relevant QHSSE requirements.


  • Able to follow assembly instructions, both drawn and written.
  • Ability to work both alone and as part of a team.
  • Able to identify errors with CAD drawings.
  • Able to maximise material usage and limit waste product.


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Senior Project Manager

Cape Town, South Africa Closing Date: 22/03/2024
We are looking for the services of an academically qualified and well-experienced Senior Project Manager to be based out of our Cape Town office.


A Bachelor’s Degree or other relevant Tertiary Qualification in Engineering or related field is required complimented by not less than 8+ years’ plus solid experience as a Project Engineer or Project Manager in Technical Projects in an Industrial environment. This will enable him/her to plan, execute, and finalize projects in accordance with the Integrated Management System, Company Health & Safety Policy, Department Standard Operating Procedures and within budget whilst managing a team of project engineers/junior project engineers.

Key performance areas but not limited to the following:

  • Manage the execution of the design, manufacture and testing of diving, Medical and renewables industry related machinery, equipment, and complete diving systems.
  • Act as Single point responsible for progress monitoring and expediting of the design, Procurement, build and commissioning phases of the project’s delivery of Scope of Work.
  • Act as Project Technical liaison with the engineering office through all phases of the project, Design build and testing.
  • Managing the objectives and deliverables Project managers assigned to manage work packages within the project you are assigned to manage.
  • Management and successful execution of projects with strict contractual constraints, including contract administration, resolution of disputes, tight control of the execution schedule in conjunction with internal stakeholders, Client, and sub-contracted services.
  • Actively identify and manage the close out of actions, Issues and Risk mitigation actions.
  • Managing internal and/or external design work in terms of keeping to schedules, budgets and best practices.
  • Ensure effective communication between departments of the organization for alignment regarding project requirements.
  • Creating and managing project schedules to achieve on-time delivery.
  • Budget control over all aspects of a turnkey projects, i.e., conceptualization, design, procurement, manufacturing, assembly, integration, installation, and testing.
  • Generation of Project Execution plans, product and work breakdown structures.
  • Manufacturing subcontractor management.
  • Always maintaining product quality.
  • Conducting requirement analysis and process Improvements
  • Safety management.
  • On-site project management from time to time.
  • On-site commissioning and testing, from time to time.

Skills set, experience and knowledge required:

  • Must have completed courses Project Management.
  • Proven experience in the project management of the design Manufacture and set to work of complex multi discipline equipment and systems.
  • Superior knowledge of an ERP system MS Project or similar software is a must.
  • Must have strong skills with contract management and dispute negotiations.
  • Fully computer literate.
  • Skilled in Manufacturing methods and procedures.
  • Must have strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Good people skills must work well as part of a team.
  • Strong leadership skills must be able to lead a team of highly skilled engineers.
  • Excellent Document Management skills.
  • Field management experience.
  • Advanced knowledge of ISO9000, ISO14000 and ISO18000.
  • Ability and willingness to travel and spend time offshore.
  • Must be willing and able to work overtime if required.
  • Ability to effectively prioritize and execute tasks in a high-pressure environment is crucial.
  • Can conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through analytical and problem-solving capabilities.
  • Reacts to project adjustments and alterations promptly and efficiently. Willing to adapt to changes posed by business environment.


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Survey Engineer

Aberdeen, UK Closing Date: 22/03/2024
We are looking for a Survey Engineer to be based out of our office in Aberdeen, UK.

Key Result Areas

  • To ensure all equipment has full test procedures that are regularly revised as and when required.
  • Following Company procedures relating to the testing, maintenance and calibration of Company rental equipment ensuring all work is carried out to the highest standards.
  • The calibration and maintenance of test equipment ensuring all test equipment is in satisfactory working order at all times.
  • Updating maintenance and calibration schedules for rental and test equipment.
  • Updating the status or rental assets, job reports etc. on Company asset tracking system.
  • Maintaining good housekeeping practices in all areas of workshop.
  • Working closely with vendors ensuring timely arrival of spare parts order / workshop stock.
  • Communicating effectively with colleagues at all levels to ensure satisfactory information transfer.
  • Undertaking manufacturer training courses as and when required.
  • Required to work off site undertaking mobilizations on vessel in port around UK as and when required.
  • Working under the direction of the Base Manager.
  • Maintaining highest standards of safety, ensuring adherence to Company HSE Policies at all times.

Knowledge, Skills + Experience

  • HNC or HND qualification in a relevant engineering discipline.
  • Previous relevant Survey Engineering experience at a similar level.
  • Flexible approach to tasks and roles.
  • Ability to work on own initiative as well as part of a team.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

QHSE Responsibilities

  • To consistently work to all Quality, Health, Safety and Environmental standards applicable to Unique Group and to assist in the development and improvement of such standards.
  • Comply with Unique Group’s QHSE Management System.
  • Promote a positive QHSE culture in the workplace.
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