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Administration Assistant

  • Job reference: R-027202
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: Bristol

SNC-Lavalin is going through an exciting period of change.  A Canadian listed engineering and construction firm, on July 2017 they acquired the UK engineering consultancy Atkins bringing with it a great opportunity to re-position the SNC-Lavalin brand in the eyes of our markets and ahead of our competitors.  The combined group now has approximately 50,000 employees around the world and both Atkins and SNC-L’s offerings combined give us the opportunity to continue our growth.  The future of engineering and construction is in the greater use of data, combined with technologies to deliver our services more efficiently and bring different offerings to our clients.  From apps, virtual reality and artificial intelligence, to mobility as a service and digital asset management, we are combining our traditional engineering skills with technology to fundamentally change the way we do things. 

EDPM is the Engineering, Design & Project Management sector of SNC-Lavalin. We plan, design and enable the delivery of complex projects and major programmes across transportation, energy and infrastructure. Primarily made up of Atkins, including Faithful+Gould, we push boundaries and create value as trusted advisors to our clients and partners.

SNCL Atkins currently have an opportunity for Administration Assistant in Bristol.

As an Administrative Assistant you will provide support to the Head of Data Privacy and the wider team based in our Bristol The Hub office. 


  • Assist in all administration and support of the Office and overall Data Privacy Compliance Team Management.
  • Assist Head of Data Privacy with daily management, scheduling meetings and note taking.
  • Carry out general administrative tasks including photocopying, scanning, filing, etc.
  • Assist with administration of bid paperwork
  • Handle requests for information and data
  • Resolve administrative problems and inquiries
  • Prepare written responses to routine enquiries for Data Privacy Compliance
  • Assist with management of group email inbox and volume of queries.
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, drafts, memos and emails
  • Assist with the creation, formatting and maintenance of global documentation and team sites, including Privacy Notices, Privacy Statements, SOPs, work instructions and guidance notes
  • Assist with managing Subject Access Requests and other data subject requests
  • Manage Monthly Reporting and collation of Team and Programme Progress


  • Educated to at least GCSE level (or equivalent) and have achieved 4 Grade C's or above, including Maths & English.
  • NVQ Level 3 in Admin would be advantageous.
  • Experienced user of MS Office
  • Previous administrative experience - compliance, legal, IT, data or project fields preferable
    Excellent organizational skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Ability to handle information and business affairs with secrecy and confidentially as appropriate
  • Integrity and high professional ethics;
  • Able to use own initiative and to work unsupervised
  • Ability to communicate effectively with key stakeholders across national boundaries and cultures;
  • Adequate self-awareness and confidence to acknowledge knowledge gaps and seek to fill them from reliable sources

Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process.  We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.

Rewards and benefits: 
Atkins offers a fantastic range of benefits, which you can tailor to suit your own health, wellbeing, financial and lifestyle choices. 
All the information you need to know is available on our dedicated benefits portal; your reward, which is available to access 24/7 from any device:

Security Clearance: 
This role may require security clearance and offers of employment will be dependent on obtaining the relevant level of clearance. If this is necessary it will be discussed with you at interview.

If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

ATKINS, part of the SNC Lavalin Group, is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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