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Our Vacancy

Project Lead

  • Defence
  • Contracting / Project Management
  • Wick
  • 18/04/24
  • 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

Assystem Energy & Infrastructure are recruiting for a Project Lead to work at our customers site in Caithness on a contract basis.

To provide resource to the Project Site Handover and Contract Closure Manager for project managing the Hard Copy Records Project.  This will ensure that  its contractual obligations with regards to hard copy records on site, and that the site is able to move into its Decommissioning and Transfer phase, with all hard copy records being successfully removed from site.


Role details: 

Job title: Project Lead 

Contract length: 12-18 months 

Location: Caithness

Contract type: PAYE via Umbrella solution

  • The successful candidate will have a proven track record of delivering projects to time and cost.
  • The successful candidate will be confident when dealing with external stakeholders and key contacts such as the Ministry of Defence and Regulators.
  • The successful candidate will be confident at leading and directing others across a range of locations and be used to interacting with personnel at all levels throughout the organisation.
  • The successful candidate will have a proven track record of using their initiative and driving their project forward to achieve the required outcomes.
  • The successful candidate will have a good understanding of records management, the importance of record retention policies and be confident in describing these to others across the site.


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Qualifications and Experience:

Ideally, the successful candidate will have prior experience of working on a Nuclear Licensed/Authorised Site and be familiar with security requirements.

  • Highly competent in Microsoft packages – Word, Excel, Visio, Powerpoint
  • Proven track record of delivering projects to time and cost
  • Confident when dealing with external stakeholders
  • Confident when leading and directing others
  • Good understanding of records management and retention schedules

**Security clearance**

This role requires the successful candidate to hold a minimum of a Security Check (SC) clearance without any caveats to that clearance.

Due to the nature of work this role will be delivering and for the protection of certain assets, the successful candidate has to be a UK national or in MoD approved cases a Dual National from a non-ITAR country.

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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