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Project Support Officer

  • Job reference: EN-002624
  • Sector: Energy, Nuclear, Oil & Gas, Power
  • Location: Bristol
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Why not...

If you are highly organised with a logical and systematic approach with the ability to work to challenging deadlines, we are waiting for you to join our team.
If this sounds like you, and you’re interested in providing support on a number of framework contracts in the Nuclear & Power business, then we’d love you to apply for this role.

The Role

Working within our Nuclear & Power Business in Bristol, you will provide project support and framework administration as part of the UK & Europe Energy project support team.

This is a varied role, providing support on a number of framework contracts in the Nuclear & Power business. You will be responsible for the smooth running of the frameworks, ensuring that the bidding process is followed, framework databases are maintained, opportunities are tracked and business processes are followed.

In addition, you will provide project financial support to a number of project managers across the business and support new staff starting work at our client offices in Gloucester, maintaining training and security clearance records.

It is likely that you will spend one day per week at our client offices in Gloucester.

The Person

You’ll have experience of working within a similar office environment and will have strong interpersonal and communication skills with the confidence to liaise effectively with staff and clients at all levels internally and externally across all levels of the hierarchy.

You will be highly organised with a logical and systematic approach and will be able to work to challenging deadlines. You are pro-active and are therefore able to work on your own initiative and as part of a team, managing your time effectively and prioritising your workload. You also have excellent attention to detail and be PC literate, particularly with the MS Office Suite.

The following would also be highly advantageous;
• Experience of working in a project support role
• Experience / knowledge of the nuclear industry.
• Security clearance (to work unescorted on nuclear licensed sites).
• SAP knowledge / experience.
• Experience in using Excel to an Advanced level.

About Us 
Atkins is ranked as one of ‘The Sunday Times 25 Best Big Companies to Work For’ and as one of the ‘The Times Top 50 Employers for Women 2015’. We support flexible working and equal opportunities as we believe that diverse teams provide the best mix of interpersonal and technical skills needed to exceed our customers’ expectations

We are one of the world’s foremost engineering and design consultancies, operating in virtually every region of the world, in virtually every market. Choosing to work for Atkins will provide you with the opportunity to engage on some of the most exciting engineering challenges of our time. Together with our rewarding and flexible packages, you’ll have the perfect balance to bring your personal and career goals to fruition.

Additional Information
• This is an exciting time for Atkins, we are diversifying our portfolio to become a more global organisation, while also continuing to grow our services in the Energy sector in the UK. As part of a single Energy business, there will be opportunities to develop your skills and experience in the UK working across all our Energy clients and also for international travel as part of the global Energy business.
• Successful candidates will be required to undergo a security vetting process and offers of employment will be subject to relevant security clearance being granted.
• Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. We encourage participation in all forms of training and have an active programme of in-house and well as external training for all our staff.

Reward & Benefits
Please refer to our website for full details of our benefits package.

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.

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