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Our Vacancy

Project Manager

  • Defence
  • Permanent / Project Management
  • Glasgow
  • 19/04/24
  • 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

The Client based Project Manager is a key role and will be responsible for delivering assigned packages of work using the NEC4 form of contract as directed by the Client Senior Project Manager.  The packages of work vary in complexity and may include civils, structural, M&E or marine engineering. 

This is an exciting time to join the Programme Delivery Team, the delivery environment is both challenging and rewarding.  As the Project Manager you will be supported by an engineering and project controls team who have the same focus as you.


We want Project Managers who are:

  • Able to lead and motivate a diverse team to deliver benefits to the Client
  • Equipped with strong communication skills to enable engagement with a wide range of Stakeholders.
  • Comfortable negotiating a way through conflict.


The Project Manager is accountable for overall performance of assigned work packages, including:

  • Delivery of assigned packages of work as per the NEC4 contract conditions.
  • Cost and schedule performance of assigned work packages.
  • Risk management.     

My profile

Essential Skills and Experience:

  • Availability to work in Glasgow or HMNB Clyde 3 days per week and 2 days at home (hybrid).
  • Active SC clearance or ability to obtain SC clearance.
  • 3+ years of experience in engineering design, manufacturing, construction, and commissioning.
  • Proficiency in NEC4 ECC and NEC4 PSC with at least 3 years of experience in each.
  • Full lifecycle project management experience, including business case approval, design, execution, and handover.
  • Experience in change control and risk management.
  • HND in a related engineering, manufacturing, construction, or project management discipline, or equivalent experience.

Desirable Skills and Experience:

  • Accreditation as a NEC4 ECC Project Manager.
  • Registration as a Project Professional with the Association for Project Management.
  • Site Management Safety Training Scheme (SMSTS) certification.
  • Previous experience in the marine, defence, or oil and gas industries.
  • Experience with CEMAR (Contract Event Management and Reporting) platform.


Due to the nature of this role the successful candidate will require Security clearance. To gain this they will be required to be a Sole UK national, 

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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