Project Administrator - part-time
Contract: Part-time, 12 months contract
Hours: 5 days per week (afternoons only)
About the role
We are looking for a part-time Project Administrator to provide support to our team based at our Cambridge site office.
The priority for this role is to provide the directors and project team with a smooth and efficient service in support of their business activities.
You will act as a pivotal point of contact within the team; demonstrating diplomatic competence as well as the ability to bring a sense of order by means of co-ordinating the group, including managing diaries, arranging travel and accommodation, organising client and team events and generally assisting and keeping them organised.
This role would be ideal for someone who would like to work part time, ideally 5 days a week, in the afternoons. However, specific hours can be discussed at interview stage.
You will have strong interpersonal skills, an excellent standard of written and spoken English, a good eye for detail, as well as competence in Microsoft Office packages (e.g. Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook). Knowledge of Adobe InDesign would be an advantage but not a necessity.
You will have the ability to organise and manage diverse activities to tight deadlines, demonstrate discretion and respect confidentiality.
Above all you will be proactive, assertive yet diplomatic, easy to get along with and flexible in attitude.
You will have achieved recent success in a similar role in a busy office environment. Experience of working within consulting engineering, architecture, property development or design would also be an advantage.
In return, BDP offers an excellent opportunity for your personal development, competitive salary, flexible pension allowance, private medical insurance, employee profit share, a range of other benefits as well as a great working environment.
BDP designs and creates inspiring places for people. Our architects, engineers, designers and masterplanners work from studios throughout the UK, Ireland, the Netherlands, Middle East, India and China. Founded in 1961, BDP is now one of the best known interdisciplinary practices in the world and has won over 1000 awards for design quality. We collaborate with our clients to realise their aspirations, placing the user at the heart of the design process to create places and spaces that energies and nurture the people who use them.
Please click on the apply button which will direct you to our recruitment page and complete the application form, ensuring that you attach a cover letter, CV and also include your salary expectations.
A job description can be supplied on request.
BDP is an equal opportunities employer.
No agencies or third party applications please.