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Office Administrator

  1. Sheffield
  1. Nuclear

An opportunity has arisen within our Nuclear and Power team for an Office Administrator to join the Nuclear Solutions division based in Sheffield.

We are seeking an enthusiastic individual who will provide support to the Sheffield team and assist with the day-to-day running of the Sheffield office.

About the Team

The Sheffield team support a number of key nuclear programmes including the UK submarine programme, the existing nuclear generation fleet, decommissioning and high integrity structures for new nuclear establishments.

The office comprises of a team of approximately 90 staff across a range of disciplines and job roles.


The position will include carrying out duties such as answering incoming calls, meeting and greeting visitors, ordering office stationary, PPE and consumables, co-ordinating catering requests and booking training when required.

Other ad-hoc duties shall include tasks such as management of local IT and associated software and hardware, updating of staff lists for those on secondment and supporting the leadership team with the upkeep of local SharePoint site and timesheet support for the office.

Calendar and email management for the business leadership team.

Additional duties will include providing support to the House Manager when required including the updating of risk assessments and office procedures and liaising with corporate FM


Essential criteria

  • Educated to GCSE level including English and Maths
  • Experience of MS Office suite
  • Accurate record keeper, systems and process driven
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work in a busy, professional office environment
  • Vibrant and enthusiastic team player
  • Ability to work independent from instruction with a proactive approach

Desirable criteria

Previous office administrative experience

About us

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 UK and Europe. There will be opportunities to develop your skills and experience in the UK working across all our clients and also for international travel as part of the wider global business.

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.

Our vision is to be the premier engineering solutions’ partner for our clients, delivering complex projects from vision to reality for a sustainable lifespan. We are continuously transforming to be number one on the market and are looking for ingenious minds to share our ambition.

We are one of the world’s foremost engineering and design consultancies, operating in virtually every region of the world and 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.

Atkins is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

This role will 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.

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