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 are looking to secure the services of a Lead Project Controls Engineer working in one of the Programme Controls Teams within the HPC Project, under the direction and leadership of the IPC Project Controls Manager (PCM), to help lead the development, implementation, use and maintenance of Integrated Project Controls processes within the Programme or a subdivision.

You will be required to lead the direction and co-ordination of all Integrated Project Controls activities associated with the design, manufacture, construction, and commissioning of the Programme work scope within safety, quality, time, and cost milestones.

It is the overarching objective of the Integrated Project Controls (IPC) Function to act as a Centre of excellence: the intelligent owners of the single source of delivery performance information, operating as an integrated enabler for the successful delivery of the HPC Project.

  • This role will involve leading an integrated multi-disciplinary delivery team for one of the six Programmes (Civils, Nuclear Island, Conventional Island, Equipment, Commissioning, or Mechanical, Electrical & HVAC) or a subdivision thereof.
  • The role reports to the PMA Manager with a functional report to the Head of Project Controls Integration  The Nuclear environment is highly regulated by the Office for Nuclear Regulation, (ONR). Nuclear safety culture is of paramount importance to the project and embedded throughout.

Key Interfaces include: 

  • PCM Discipline
  • Other Project Controls Disciplines (Cost, Estimating, Scheduling, Risk, Performance Measurement & Analysis)
  • Programme Director
  • Project & Programme Managers
  • Risk Working Group
  • Programme Risk meeting
  • Supply Chain Function
  • Supply Chain Partners (Tier 1)
  • Finance Function.

My profile

Principal Accountabilities:


  • Support the PCM in the implementation and maintenance of Integrated Project Controls processes for all Disciplines within the Programme, including the production of monthly reports, through the provision of intelligent information and analysis
  • Collaborate with other Disciplines of Integrated Project Controls, as well as other Project Support Functions, to help deliver Project goals in keeping with the HPC principles of Trust, Transparency and Teamwork
  • Maintain an awareness of interfaces with other Programmes and their potential impact.


Qualifications & Experience


  • Minimum of a degree in Engineering, Construction or other related field, or HND or equivalent qualification with recognised experience commensurate with a degree;
  • Professionally qualified with chartered or equivalent status;
  • Proven relevant experience on a major construction project in at least two of the following three Project Controls Disciplines: Cost, Scheduling, Risk;
  • Proven leadership experience;
  • Substantial experience in the use of Project Controls software systems, including at least two of the following: scheduling software, ideally Primavera P6 version 7 and above; risk management software systems such as ARM, Safran and @risk; or cost management software systems such as EcoSys.

Additional information

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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