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Project Support Officer, Abu Dhabi

  • Job reference: EN-002506
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear
  • Location: Abu Dhabi
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Why not...

In the Middle East Atkins as part of the SNC-Lavalin Group is one of the largest engineering design consultancies. We plan, design and enable our clients’ capital programmes in and around the built environment.

Our business is that of a technical consultancy, and we provide advice and engineering design for both public and private sector clients. The multidisciplinary nature of our skills allows us to draw on expertise from across the business to deliver complex projects across the region, drawing as necessary on more than 50,000 staff worldwide.

Based in Abu Dhabi, our Energy Sector is growing rapidly we provide services to Nuclear clients in the region. We require an outgoing, proactive Project Support Officer who can provide bid support and team administration services.
Project Support
  • Development of project documentation including quality and execution plans adhering to Atkins standard processes (training and mentoring on Atkins processes will be provided)
  • Supporting the recruitment and mobilisation of staff including deployment into Atkins Middle East or client offices
  • Financial control and reporting including internal time and expense tracking plus raising invoices with appropriate supporting information
  • Developing relationships with client finance teams, to ensure we can chase outstanding payment issues

Bid support

  • Providing supporting the development of bid documents
  • Monitoring and control of tender portals sites including identifying new opportunities and tracking live tenders

Team administration

  • Responsible for accurately maintaining and controlling the diaries of senior directors in the Nuclear business
  • Arranging international travel i.e. flight bookings, hotel reservations, cars and visas where required for the project teams
  • Effective liaison with other team administrators within the business

  • Excellent interpersonal/communication skills to deal with people at all levels, including a professional telephone manner
  • Experience prioritising a varied and busy workload and with the use of own initiative at all times
  • Experience working under pressure and meeting deadlines
  • Experience of financial monitoring and control
  • Excellent IT skills, particularly strong experience with Excel
  • A good command of English, both written and spoken.
  • A good command of Arabic written and spoken language (desirable, not essential)
  • Knowledge of standard Project Management practices and a project management qualification preferred

  • Rewards & Benefits
    Atkins’ competitive core benefits package includes:
    • A competitive salary
    • Accommodation allowance
    • Transportation allowance
    • 22 working days annual leave (based on 5 day working week)
    • Medical and life insurance cover
    • Company gratuity scheme
    • Discretionary bonus scheme
    • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
    Next Steps
    All applications will be reviewed against the above criteria and contacted accordingly.

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