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Our Vacancy

Construction Delivery Lead – MEH Alliance

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent /
  • Bridgwater
  • 13/05/24
  • On site

Assystem is an international company with one mission: accelerate the energy transition around the world.

Every day, our 6,500 switchers located in 12 countries (Europe, Middle East, Pacific Asia & Africa) connect their six thousand billion neurons to tackle the task of the century: switching to low-carbon energy.

We are a collective committed to the actors who are making the energy switch. Sharing our knowledge, expertise and values allows us to innovate and think differently about the energy transition.

Drawing on more than 55 years’ experience in highly regulated sectors subject to strict security and safety requirements, we provide our customers with engineering and project management services, as well as digital services and solutions to optimize the performance of complex infrastructure projects throughout their life cycle. The Group is currently ranked second in the world for nuclear engineering.

Job Description

The Construction Delivery Lead takes responsibility for activities in the field relating to the construction of a designated section of the works and its on site facilitation. Managing and supporting a team of Construction Delivery Managers. To provide day to day on management of site activities, providing direction and monitoring of activities on the site, and providing and validating input into planning the site and the works in a way to most safely and efficiently deliver the project.  

The Construction Delivery Lead has responsibility for the delivery of an area, floor or building within a specific section of the Works.  This responsibility extends to all construction and related activities, reporting to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager and includes logistics planning and implementation in collaboration with the site wide logistics team, programming and planning, monitoring and close out of authorities’ obligations and conditions, client liaison, and staff management. 

The Construction Delivery Lead will take responsibility for tactical logistics planning for individual works sections in support of the work completed on strategic logistics.  Thereafter, they will be responsible for the detailed planning and implementation, in collaboration with the rest of the HPC Delivery Team. 

  • Provide support to the Construction Delivery Managers by recommending temporary measures to mitigate against safety and/or quality concerns. Follow up by taking appropriate and proportionate action (e.g. issue communications, call meetings) to avoid the cessation of works. This includes, but is not limited to, review of documents, assurance audits, etc. 

  • Drive works on site and ensure contractor performance is in line with the agreed programme. Escalate concerns to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager and provide solutions to recover/mitigate, following dialogue with the contractor. 

  • Proactively communicate/co-ordinate with site functions  and Construction Delivery Managers to maintain good communication links, and ensure activity is well and timely reported. This will also include regular attendance at pre-start briefings and supporting the delivery of key messages to the contractor’s organisation. 

  • Organise and conduct PLOD/PLOW meetings with the contractor, ensuring outputs are recorded and issued to the Senior Construction Delivery Manager. 

  • Undertake and record safety and/or assurance inspections that support the project HSPI’s. 

  • Ensure clear, two-way communication with the Senior Construction Delivery Manager so that all activities and issues are directed appropriately. 

  • Work closely with the contract PM’s to provide support and guidance for responses to contractual correspondence. 


My profile


  • Ability to contribute to the management of a high performing team that continuously outperforms expectations and objectives 

  • Experience of construction sequencing, recovery plans and resource allocation 

  • Good understanding of the post holder’s obligations under CDM Regulations  

  • Working knowledge in the delivery of large projects 

  • Be able to write informative, concise and meaningful reports 

  • Motivate and energise staff and contract partners by building a climate of trust and understanding and actively seeking alternative views and opinions. 

  • Possess excellent organisation and communication skills 

  • Tertiary qualifications in Mechanical, Electrical Engineering or Construction management, or equivalent vocational training and experience 

  • Manage a team and collaborate with other senior managers to effectively manage operations of the site 

  • Adopt a results-focussed mind set, using initiative wherever possible and taking personal responsibility and accountability to ensure necessary action is taken to deliver excellence, value and quality. 


  • Experience of operating in a high security environment advantageous 

  • Experience within the Nuclear environment is advantageous but can be off-set by experience within Civil Engineering or Construction 

  • Knowledge of French can be an advantage 


Key Competencies


  • Puts Health and Safety at the top of the agenda.
  • Driven approach to achieving high Quality build/install.
  • Operates in an ethical manner – acts with honesty and integrity.
  • Maintains a composed, professional and positive attitude.
  • Works as directed to achieve work objectives even in difficult circumstances.


  • Willing to respond to reasonable requests to do tasks that go beyond normal scope of job
  • Wants to do things well and consistently delivers to best of own ability.
  • Prioritises and plans effectively, preparing contingencies to ensure delivery.


  • Actively listens to others, respecting differences of opinion, thoughts and beliefs, even if not necessarily in agreement.
  • Co-operates with others to help achieve broader team goals.
  • Shares expertise, guidance and support with others.


  • Shows a willingness to try out new methods and ways of doing things.
  • Looks for opportunities to make improvement.
  • Generates ideas and is receptive to new and alternative solutions.
  • Presents key points with confidence and belief to engage others.

We are committed to equal treatment of candidates and promote, as well as foster all forms of diversity within our company. We believe that bringing together people with different backgrounds and perspectives is essential for creating innovative and impactful solutions. Skills, talent, and our people’s ability to dare are the only things that matter !. Bring your unique contributions and help us shape the future.

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