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Our Vacancy

Quantity Surveyor / Project Controls Engineer / Contracts Administrator

  • Nuclear
  • Permanent / Project Management
  • Warrington
  • 07/03/24
  • 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 is a key member of the AXIOM alliance – a joint venture providing significant engineering services to the nuclear industry.

Quantity Surveyor / Project Controls Engineer / Contracts Administrator

Staff / Contractor


  • Compliance with applicable health, safety & environment procedures, policies, legislative and regulatory requirements. Record health and safety observations on a monthly basis.
  • Liaison with the Project Engineering Manager, Project Manager and Cost Engineer concerning all aspects of contract management within specific Value Streams.
  • NEC3 Contract Management using CEMAR. All communications are dealt with on time and within CEMAR timescales – meeting KPI.
  • Regular review of progress of work against schedule and cost and highlight any issues to DSI and other stakeholders.
  • Ensure CEMAR is kept up to date with correct start and completion dates.
  • Produce and submit quotations within specific Value Streams in both an effective and timely manner.
  • Contract management of specific Value Stream portfolios including; Task Order, Sub Task Order and CE responses (including estimate, schedule, risks, organisation charts) Joint Governance Assurance Review approval, DSA Task Feedback Form reviews, EW’s (risks and opportunities), and Task Order close-outs in accordance with AXIOM procedures.
  • Management of Subcontractors including obtaining and reviewing quotations and raising Purchase Requisitions.
  • Review and approval of Subcontractor invoices


  • Contractual submissions via CEMAR pre and post Joint Governance Assurance Review (JGAR) compliant with the AXIOM Delegated Authorities Schedule. Approval of subcontractor invoices up to £20k/month.


  • Deliver commercial management of design services in a safe manner to the specified functional criteria, goals, objectives and quality requirements. Demonstrate value, minimising programme risks (threats) and maximising opportunities.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Manage the DSA (Design Services Alliance) task feedback process within specific Value Streams, to achieve timely fee realisation and dissemination of any relevant LFE (learn from experience) to all relevant parties.
  • Undertake training as and when required to improve effectiveness within the job role.
  • Assist in the production of working instructions for existing or new ways of working.
  • Actively participate in safety awareness initiatives.
  • Support the DSA Improvements Programme Support the DSA Sustainability initiatives
  • Supporting the delivery of positive KPI’s, earned value performance and milestone achievement within specific Value Streams.
  • Supporting of detailed forward forecasting of manhours costs, fee moderation and final outturn costs within specific Value Streams. Submit FTC’s when required.
  • Produce monthly project reports and present at monthly project reviews, covering all aspects of performance within specific Value Streams.
  • Review and check payment applications within specific Value Streams, to support accurate and timely cash flow.
  • Key interface with Cost Engineers

My profile

Essential Experience & Qualifications

  • Experience working in a fast-paced project environment
  • Familiar with working under NEC3 contracts
  • Good working knowledge of CEMAR
  • Can demonstrate strong communication skills

Quantity Surveyor / Project Controls Engineer / Contracts Administrator

Security clearance:

Due to the nature of work to be undertaken applicants will be required to meet certain residency criteria in order to attain a minimum level of UK security clearance if not already security cleared to a minimum SC level.


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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