Administrator - Reading - up to £24k

£18000 - £24000 per annum
31 Jul 2017
28 Aug 2017
Sean Hitchman
Specialist area
Building services (general)
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Administrator
Job Location: Reading
Salary From: £18,000
Salary To: £24,000
Type of contract: Permanent - Full Time/Flexible

The Opportunity

We are a leading development and infrastructure consultancy. We provide trusted advice to create value from the land and buildings owned or operated by our clients. Together, we create better places for the communities in which we work. We are well respected by our employees, clients and within our industry.
We are looking for an enthusiastic Administrator to join our team in Reading. As an Administrator you will provide comprehensive administrative support to the Hydrology and Bridges Team.

Key responsibilities:
  • Answering incoming telephone calls professionally and efficiently in a timely manner.
  • Providing administrative support which includes diary management, organisation of meetings, attending meetings and minute taking, collation of reports and drafting presentations.
  • Ensuring all correspondence/reports are copied, collated, bound correctly, in accordance with procedures and circulated appropriately.
  • Co-ordination and scheduling of appointments and business trips to include travel, hotel and transport arrangements where required.
  • Set up files for projects in accordance with quality procedures and maintain document control of projects
  • Provision of reception cover during times of annual leave, sickness and peaks in work load.
  • Assist with any other ad-hoc administrative duties as part of the wider admin team as reasonably directed by the Head of Administration, Principal/Senior Administrators or Senior Managers.
About You:

You will have good computer skills including: MS Word (Intermediate); MS Outlook (Intermediate); MS Excel (Intermediate); MS Powerpoint (Beginner).

You will also need to have excellent communication skills and a high degree of self-management and initiative, be reliable and flexible to ensure that the best possible service is given to internal and external clients.

As well as that, we require you to have:
  • Administrative experience in a busy office environment
  • Managing projects and prioritising different activities
  • Working as part of a team
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Professional attitude

Please contact Sean Hitchman on 020 7932 2800 /