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Project Administrator

  • Job reference: 921516
  • Location: Bridgwater, Somerset
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Civil, Construction & Infrastructure
  • Date posted: 05/09/2018

Title: Project Administrator

Type: Contract

Start date: ASAP

Duration: 9 months

Rate: £12p/h

Hours: 40 per week

BPSS level security is required

There is no parking available at HPC site. Free buses are supplied from either Bristol City Centre or from the Park & Ride facility located off the M5 Junction 24.

The Project:

Hinkley Point C is a nuclear site, based in West Somerset, 15 miles from Bridgwater. The NNB ambition is to build two major EPR nuclear plants, and the position will be part of HPC site construction team. This role is part of a Jacobs SDP (Site Delivery Partner) Team, seconded into the Client, has a focus on providing professional, high quality, project support & administration in a busy project engineering environment. It requires high levels of planning & organisational skills, along with the ability to build strong working relationships with a variety of internal & external stakeholders.

The post holder shall demonstrate:

  • A high standard of professionalism with a can-do approach.
  • Ability to work as part of a team & be proactive.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Ability to build and maintain strong working relationships internally & externally.
  • Compliance with health, safety, environment & other statutory requirements relevant to this role.

The candidate must be well organised, courteous, and reliable and have a strong work ethic. They should have good technical, interpersonal and communication skills and have a multi-tasking ability. The candidate should possess could a good team work ethic and be able to work collaboratively.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Administration & project support to the Jacobs SDP Team (6 persons).
  • Coordinating & supporting deliverables and resolve day to day administrative problems.
  • Performing multi-faceted general office support.
  • Handling of confidential documentation with appropriate care.
  • Maintain and update technical progress trackers.
  • Quality check documents to project/company standards.
  • Assisting with all aspects of administrative management and storage of data including use of electronic document management system.
  • Book meeting rooms, organise meetings.
  • Attend meetings, note decisions, note & track actions.
  • Prepare management information reports & disseminate information using Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Maintain accurate & timely records (systems, databases, spreadsheets).
  • Work effectively with & maintain a strong relationship with key internal & external stakeholders.
  • Identify opportunities for improvements to procedures, processes, systems and documents.
  • Managing mailing or distribution lists as needed.
  • Supporting Health and Safety tasks.
  • Reports to: Project Director


  • Relevant experience of internal communications / administration.
  • Proficient user of MS Office & Outlook.
  • Ability to create presentations, meeting minutes etc.
  • Excellent planning & organisational skills.
  • Delivery of a high quality service with a focus on attention to detail.
  • Ability to meet deadlines, multi-task & prioritise work accordingly.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, demanding, ever changing environment.
  • Previous experience in a project delivery environment.
  • Excellent communication skills, verbal & written, fluent in English language.
  • Ability to build strong working relationships with internal & external stakeholders.
  • A team player, self-motivated & able to work on own initiative.
  • Fluent English written & verbal


  • Educated to A level standard as a minimum or equivalent
  • Experience of working in an engineering environment.
  • Knowledge of French language written & verbal

Please contact Alim Sesay below if you would like to apply for this opportunity.

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Office: London | UK

+44 (0) 7738 448 427

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