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Project Support Officer

  1. Derby, Sheffield, London, Epsom, Bristol, Glasgow
  2. Nuclear
R-116757

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Let's shape the future of nuclear together.

Are you ready to take up a vital role in shaping some of our exciting projects? How about joining our talented team, where everyone has a voice, and together we face our clients' problems head-on. It's a diverse and inclusive work environment where world-class talent knows no distinctions.

We know that different people have different priorities, which is why we're here to support you.

Flexible and remote working is a central part of our culture. So, talk to us about what's ideal for you – from reduced weeks to buying more leave over school holidays. And if you're returning from a career break, ask us how we can help you transition back into work with us.

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We are seeking a Project Support Officer to join our Nuclear and Power team (based in Bristol, Derby, Sheffield, Epsom, or Glasgow). Our work supports 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 team are also increasing support to a range of exciting Civil Nuclear new build projects such as the UK SMR programme of which Atkins are a major part of the consortium.

We also deliver work to the wider Energy industry, making use of our strong design and analytical skills to deliver projects for other internal or external clients.

As a Project Support Officer, you will be responsible for:

  • Updating and monitoring project costs on behalf of project managers, including ensuring accurate and timely invoicing.
  • Support production of project reporting including monthly client reports and month end project financial reports.
  • Track opportunities, maintaining databases and trackers as directed by your project or framework/client manager.
  • Maintaining document control systems for projects. Overseeing the creation, control, and access of all project metadata.
  • Ensuring the processes from winning work, project delivery to project closure is followed according to client and Atkins requirements.

What you can bring:

  • You will have excellent communication and numeracy skills.
  • Have an eye for the detail, maintaining accurate and consistent delivery on activities.
  • Be able to work on own initiative, capable of managing time effectively and prioritising workload.
  • Be experienced and confident in dealing with staff at all levels, have good interpersonal skills and able to develop good working relationships.
  • Able to proactively identify improvements to current processes.

The following additional requirements are desirable:

  • Have a financial/project support background, used to working to deadlines.
  • Previous experience of supporting project managers/directors or teams.
  • Proficiency in Excel, including the use of macros. Familiarity with EDMS systems.

Although the team is based in the locations specified above, the wider Nuclear and Power business has opportunities at locations around the country, internationally and at various client sites. Flexibility on work location and a willingness to undertake secondments to other sites is beneficial.

Why work for AtkinsRéalis?

The UK is the first major economy to legislate for a Net Zero target by 2050. To achieve this, our nuclear and clean energy teams are ensuring a mix of secure and sustainable energies that can meet our industry and lifestyle demands today, and in 30 years' time. We help to power our world through exciting new technologies and intelligent cybersecurity systems on projects that vary greatly in size, scope, and scale. So, you'll be creating the right safe and resilient systems across nuclear power, renewables, decarbonisation development, new builds, and energy efficiency.

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Meeting your needs:

When you start with us, you'll enjoy “Total Reward,” a package that can be tailored to your lifestyle, career and personal needs. From flexible holidays to life assurance, health & wellbeing benefits, and career planning for the senior stage of your career. Making sure you're supported is important to us. So, if you identify as having a disability, tell us ahead of your interview. And let's talk about any adjustments you might need.

New name, new era. We are AtkinsRéalis. It will take some time for all our information to update – you can still refer to our fantastic benefits via the link below:

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More about us:

AtkinsRéalis is a leading global consultancy with over 100 years of design and engineering expertise. With us, you'll be surrounded by the skills, knowledge and support to help you succeed. Together, we can deliver projects which have a positive, sustainable impact on the world.

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Additional Information:

This role may 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. The vetting process is delivered by United Kingdom Security Vetting (UKSV) and may require candidates to provide proof of residency in the UK of 5 years or longer. If applying to this role please do not make reference to (in conversation) or include in your application or CV, details of any current or previously held security clearance.

We are committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community - a place where we can all be ourselves, thrive and develop. To help embed inclusion for all, from day one, we offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and employee networks to support staff from different backgrounds. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we value applications from all backgrounds, cultures and ability.

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