Project Administrator

  • Full Time
  • Reading

About

Our client is a leading privately-owned multi-award-winning Energy Consultancy and Building Services Design Consultancy with offices in Reading, London, Bristol and Tonbridge. Set up in 2008 to provide energy consultancy and low carbon building design solution services in response to the European Performance of Buildings Directive (EPBD), our client offered a combined solution in Energy Compliance, Sustainable Building Design, Energy efficiency products and energy procurement solutions. Since inception they have won 23 industry awards and recognized by Goldman Sachs as one of the leading SME fast growth companies of 2015.

They are growing quickly with ambitious growth plans and require a dynamic and ambitious candidate to join their expanding team. You must naturally be a self-starter and good communicator. You must adopt a technically compliant and commercial attitude to projects with a strong focus on client relationship.

Our clients offer specialist services across the education/retail/commercial/residential/ industrial sectors. As you progress in this role, additional services/training will be offered to further your qualifications.

Job Role: Project Administrator

They are looking for someone with a passion for sustainability and the desire to learn within their administrative team. They offer the potential for you to develop your career further within this interesting and unique organisation.

Role Location

Full time presence at our Reading office.

Key Responsibilities

·Drafting and issuing client proposals

·Responding to customer enquiries and liaison

·Assist in the preparation of supplier reports, including Quality Assurance and reviews

·Assist with supplier co-ordination and support

·Raising purchase orders via our accounting system for suppliers

·Sending out payment confirmations of client invoices to department heads when the Business Manager requires

·Communicate to Management any changes to project scope, project schedule and project costs

·Report and escalate issues to Management as needed

·Answering and directing incoming calls from prospective and existing clients

·Assisting with Salesforce data entry and creation of project files and folders

·Report directly to the Business Manager

·Additional tasks that may reasonably be required from time to time by the Business Manager

·If Reading-based you will be trained as a fire marshal and first aider

Key Skills and Experience

Essential

·Prior administrative experience of 1-5 years

·Proficient with Office 365 (Outlook/Word/Excel etc)

·Excellent communication skills

·Ability to adapt and thrive in a fast-paced work environment

Preferable

·Experience in an energy or engineering based consultancy/company

·Familiar with the core services in the business

·Knowledge of Xero or a similar financial administrative system

They offer the following

·Market competitive salary, bonus and pension

·Dynamic and fast-paced but talent-nurturing environment

·Potential for training and support for growth within the business

·Company expensed staff social events, bi-annual company review days and dress down Fridays

Annual salary £20,000-£23,000 pending experience

Experience required 1 to 5 years

Job type Permanent

Job status Full Time

This role is commutable from Maidenhead, Bracknell, Newbury and Basingstoke.