Project Planner/Cost Controller

Job Description

For 50 years, we've been driven by the firm belief that engineers are the architects of tomorrow's world, leading the way with their daring, their expertise and their ability to push boundaries.
Together with our customers, our 6,000 employees innovate on a daily basis and contribute to accelerating energy transition throughout the world. They support the world's greatest engineering projects in the fields of energy, digital and transport.
A fast-growing international Group, we are present in 13 countries (in Europe, the Middle East, Asia and Africa).

Assystem is at the leading edge of the generational challenge to develop and commercialise the technologies that will enable global net-zero targets to be achieved.
Building on 50+ years of energy and infrastructure experience, Assystem's Energy Transition team are creating innovative solutions that bring together the best of engineering know-how, academic research, new digital technologies and creative ideas from diverse teams.
Today, our team work on both traditional energy and the first generation of commercial fusion power plants, developing new Hydrogen technology to displace carbon-based fuels, and supporting the deployment of large-scale renewable power onto the grid.
We are recruiting for diverse, creative and highly-skilled people to develop the technical solutions that will make net zero a reality. Join our team to be part of the green revolution.

Job Title: Project Planner/Cost Controller
Location: Sunderland
Employment Type: Permanent
Assystem E&I are currently seeking the services of a Project Planner/Cost Controller to support its growing energy and nuclear business at our offices in Sunderland.
Reporting to the Senior Project Manager, the successful applicant will assist with overall project delivery, including cost and planning controls for work packages and administration.
The Role:
Coordination of work packages to schedule, budget setting and monitoring budgets and preparing forecasts, tracking progress vs schedule, resource planning, coordination of sub-contractors.
Interface with the Engineering Team Leads to identify and report: progress, scope changes, meeting actions, issues and risks.
Responsible for planning production and management of overall schedule, both internally and externally.
Cost reporting to the Senior Project Manager.
Production of progress reports, both internally and externally.
Support to the SPM in the production and maintenance of Risk Register (internal and external)
Input to proposals relating to manhour estimates and planning.
Provide other process and admin support to governance, QA and the engineering team.
A full role spec is available on request

Your background:
Ideally, you'll have an Engineering background and knowledge of development and manufacture projects. We are a nuclear engineering consultancy so any Nuclear Industry experience would be an advantage but is not essential
You will have a degree preferred, or other equivalent qualification and prefreably APM, Prince 2 or other project management qualifications.
You'll have Primavera P6 to Intermediate level and strong MS Project experience. You will be using your skills in MS Office, especially Excel on a daily basis here so you'll need to be confident with them.
You will be self-motivated and able to work to deadlines without direction/supervision; a good communicator with a can do attitude and have cost management and commercial acumen
You'll be flexible in approach to work; have attention to detail and a high customer service orientation.
If that sounds like you, get in touch and we can talk about the role in more detail
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.