Project Administrator - Fixed Term Contract

14 May 2019
20 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Overview / Responsibilities
An opportunity has arisen for a Project Administrator to provide maternity cover in our Assurance and Technology business based at our offices in Birchwood, providing project administration support.
The Project Administrator reports to The Head of Programme Office
Key responsibilities:
  • Project document management and document issue
  • Support the production of presentations and project training events
  • Support the Project and Operations Managers with Health and Safety and facilities issues
  • Attendance at project and operations meetings, taking meeting minutes and recording actions
  • Administration support to the Operations Director/Operations Manager including meeting scheduling and travel arrangements
  • Other general project administration duties as requested to time and quality

About Wood Nuclear:

Wood's nuclear business supports customers in the energy generation, new build, decommissioning and defence sectors.

Our nuclear business has offices in Knutsford and Birchwood in Cheshire, Gloucester, Dorchester, Harwell, Glasgow, Newcastle, Bristol, Cumbria, Reading and London. We also have a strong international presence to support our growing operations in France, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Poland, South Africa and Japan.

Our reputation for safely delivering quality projects on time and on budget is well recognised in the industries we serve. We have proven expertise in managing large, complex projects, a global reach and long-standing UK presence, strong relationships with our clients and cutting-edge processes and technologies.

Skills / Qualifications

  • Computer literate (proficient in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Document management experience
  • Experience of the use of Sharepoint is desirable, but not essential
  • Project Administration experience in an engineering, technical or business project is desirable but not essential.
  • Ability to undertake tasks using own initiative.
  • Strong communication skills both written and oral
  • Ability to prioritise workload effectively
  • Experience of working and complying with the requirements of the relevant Quality Procedures or standards
  • Ability to obtain an SC security clearance. UK Citizenship
What do you get?
As well as exciting roles on projects in the UK and abroad; in a supportive and professional work environment, these are some of the additional benefits you can expect at Wood:
For you:
  • A competitive reward package
  • Work life balance - We offer flexible working; we have core and flex hours in all our permanent office locations.
  • Family friendly benefits - maternity, paternity, adoption and parental leave.
  • International opportunities - As an 60,000 strong community of colleagues operating in 60 counties you will have access to international career opportunities.
  • For your peace of mind we offer life insurance benefit on top of a contributory pension scheme, as well as income protection and life assurance benefit.
  • To support you throughout your career you will have access to an Employee Assistance programme, which can offer anything from financial advice to mental health support and counselling sessions.
For our communities:
  • We give back to our communities, we have a matched funding community investment programme. In our global business our people are showing commitment and courage to care for the communities we operate in. You can do this by supporting causes and raising funds for charities that are important to you, your colleagues and your local area.

Company Overview
Wood is a global leader in the delivery of project, engineering and technical services to energy and industrial markets. We operate in more than 60 countries, employing around 60,000 people, with revenues of over $10 billion. We provide performance-driven solutions throughout the asset life cycle, from concept to decommissioning across a broad range of industrial markets, including the upstream, midstream and downstream oil & gas, power & process, environment and infrastructure, clean energy, mining, nuclear, and general industrial sectors. www.woodplc.com

Diversity Statement
We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.

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