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Our Vacancy

Cost Engineer

  • Defence
  • Permanent / Project Management
  • Glasgow
  • 12/02/24
  • 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

Job Description:

Working as a member of a key major project team, reporting directly to the Cost Lead, the Cost Engineer will:

  • Provide portfolio Cost Management and Reporting.
  • Ensure a consistent approach to project controls in line with Client PMO processes and procedures is adopted across the Client Portfolio.
  • Consolidation of accruals and reporting to Client Finance on behalf of Client PMs
  • Support the Cost Lead to define and implement processes for management and reporting of multiple cost lines across the portfolio.
  • Monthly reporting of overall portfolio total spend by Approval – collated from individual projects and packages.
  • Track costs and forecasts across all portfolio projects and packages against OBC cost model baseline to demonstrate continued affordability.
  • Supporting Client PMs in Monthly finance reviews and delivery reviews.
  • Monitoring of cost against approval baseline at portfolio level to maintain affordability envelope


Additionally, provide support to joint venture cost controllers with submission of invoices and receipting of payments.

Project Interfaces:

Interfacing with Finance, & wider Programme team. Also, daily contact with the Project controls team and the Supply chain in regards to AFPs and Invoicing. Regular engagement with Senior management.


My profile

Qualification, Special Skills or Experience:

Proficient with Microsoft Excel, Interpretating data, Good communication, Experience managing/reporting Cost at various levels of an organisation. Good interpersonal skills within a Project environment. Experience with CEMAR and preferably NEC knowledge. 

SC Clearance required

Sole UK National

Hybrid working – Glasgow office 2-3 days/week

Ideally Staff but Umbrella Contractor considered


Hybrid remote/in-office

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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