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Our Vacancy

Contract Support Officer (Commercial Management)

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent / Project Management
  • Bristol
  • 28/06/24
  • 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.


To ensure a viable, efficient, and reliable energy future for all


Job Description

Activities to be carried out as part of the service:

The service will be delivered within the EDF EPR Engineering UK Limited company (EPR-E) and in support of the Edvance SZC Contract Management team, as a Contract Support Officer (CSO).

It will entail contract management and administration support for the Edvance SZC Commercial Management Team, working closely with the all Contract Managers in the team (in France and in the UK), as well as Contract Managers part of the wider projects in other organisations of the Consortium.

The service will be provided for the benefit for the Edvance Contract Management Team, responsible for the management of contractual matters relating to the Nuclear Island part of the Nuclear Service Agreement (NSA) contract between SZC and the contractor.

The service will consist of:

· Assisting a team of ~8 Commercial Managers with structuring collaborative work, via management of the following activities :

  • Own and maintain shared team activity trackers
  • Support in administration of contract tools (CEMAR, Unifier for risks), taking the lead on behalf of the team for performance of some systems activities
  • Provide structure to establish better collaborative ways of working (use of sharepoint, rules with folder structures, creation of standardised contract communication templates)
  • Manage contractual documentation

· Management of key team KPIs and internal reporting

  • Preparation and presentation of key team performance KPIs, in support of the Head of Contract Management, and Deputy Head of Contract Management
  • Sourcing, collation, and management of required data

· General support in organisation of meetings, such as :

  • Diary management for coordination activities (such as Kick-off meetings)
  • Note taking and issuance of Minutes of Meetings

My profile

  • Prior experience providing administrative support in large, complex teams essential
  • Expérience of note taking and governance support
  • Prior experience on Nuclear Project an advantage
  • Prior experience supporting Contract or Legal team an advantage
  • Prior experience of working on NEC type of contract an advantage
  • Demonstrable organisation skills, with ability to organise data, and provide infrastructure required to work collaboratively
  • Proactivity and ability to deal with competing deadlines and demands and identify priorities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Stakeholder management, with ability to engage effectively with colleagues of differing seniority level, and based at different geographical locations

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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