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  • Job reference: R-027901
  • Sector: Atkins
  • Location: AE.Abu Dhabi.Trade Centre Building

Atkins is one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies. We build long-term trusted partnerships to create a world where lives are enriched through the implementation of our ideas.

We are currently looking for experienced Receptionist to join our team in Abu Dhabi.

This role is open to UAE nationals only, holding a Family Book.


  • Operate Telephone switchboard to answer, screen and forward calls, providing information, taking messages and scheduling appointments
  • Receive incoming documents, record and distribute to the addressee.
  • Perform administrative support tasks.
  • Filing and maintain the records.
  • Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices, employees within the organization, or services provided.
  • Keep a current record of staff members' whereabouts and availability
  • Collect, sort, distribute and prepare mail, messages and courier deliveries.
  • Perform duties such as taking care of plants and straightening magazines to maintain lobby or reception area.
  • Organise and follow-up timely document deliveries.
  • Make travel and hotel arrangements.
  • Monitor / coordinate the timesheets.
  • Make travel and hotel arrangements.
  • Any other tasks as required.

SNC Lavalin's Atkins business is one of the largest multidisciplinary, multi sector engineering design consultancies in the world and is part of the SNC Lavalin Group.

As one of the world’s most respected design, engineering and project management consultancies with a leading track record in the defence sector, Atkins are ideally placed to respond to this market. We have a broad establishment and proud, 50 year history throughout the Middle East region.

We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.

Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, and Sharjah.


Technical Competencies / Qualifications / Experience


  • Degree qualified
  • Minimum 3 years of relevant experience
  • Excellent communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Good typing speed
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Professional phone skills are required
  • Ability to add to a positive and fun work environment 


  • Good communicator
  • Organizational /Time Management skills
  • Presentation skills
  • Self starter
  • IT Skills

Behavioural Competencies


  • Reliable
  • Discreet
  • Self Starter
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaborative

Rewards & Benefits

We offer an excellent package which includes:

  • A competitive salary
  • Transportation allowance
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • 22 calendar days annual leave
  • Medical and life insurance cover
  • Company gratuity scheme
  • Discretionary bonus scheme
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee assistance Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

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