Administration and Support
United Kingdom-ENG-South East
Fixed Term Contract
Atkins is the largest engineering consultancy in the UK, the largest multi-disciplinary consultancy in Europe and the seventh largest design firm in the world. It is a FTSE 250 Company with a turnover of approx £1.4bn. It employs approximately 17,000 employees globally, of which 11,000 are UK based.
It is a 6 month contract working in a small team within a plc Head Office in Epsom,supporting two lawyers in a PA/secretarial capacity.
To provide day-to-day PA/secretarial support to two business lawyers (including typing, post, phones, printing, diary management, timesheets, expenses, travel arrangements, filing).
You will be working closely with the other secretaries to ensure the whole department runs smoothly, and phones are always covered.
You will be liaising with other Head Office Departments.
You will provide cover for the other secretaries during absences.
Excellent administrative and organisational skills
Professional telephone manner
Excellent computer and keyboard skills, including knowledge of MS Office Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint
Ability to deal with in-house clients at all levels
Ability to work in small close-knit team
Ability to work on own initiative
Confidentiality and discretion essential
Minimum 2 years’ experience working as a secretary
Familiarity with legal documents and legal terminology
Good understanding of legal concepts
Ability to multi-task essential
Needs to be proactive and confident in own ability
Conscientious with high attention to detail
Atkins develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development activities designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents. These are reviewed with individuals through an annual appraisal process. We actively support staff in achieving corporate membership of relevant institutions.
Atkins has been named as one of the top 50 employers for women for 2011. The listing recognises Atkins as an organisation that is committed to making the most of the women in our workforce.
Rewards and Benefits
Please refer to our website for details of our full benefits package.
Right to Work
The UK Government have taken steps to reduce net migration to the UK by limiting the number of overseas workers from outside the EEA coming to the UK for employment. Please note that whilst we are able to consider applications from overseas workers from outside the EEA ( who require a Tier 2 (General) visa) we can only employ them if we can provide evidence that there are no other suitable candidates for this vacancy from inside the EEA.
Atkins - 11 months ago
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