PA / Admin Support

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    Bristol, England

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    £11.25 - £13.50 per hour

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    Stephen Slade

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  • Published:

    4 months ago

  • Duration:

    6 Months

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Location: Keynsham

Duration: 6 months

Rate: £11.25 - £13.50/hr PAYE


Have you ever wondered what it takes to support our nuclear deterrent?

The Dreadnought programme, which has recently received full parliamentary approval, will deliver a new generation of submarines to carry the UK's nuclear deterrent. It is the largest programme in UK Defence with a budget of £34 billion confirmed in the Strategic Defence and Security Review.

The main purpose of the role will be to provide project support assistance to the Dreadnought management team to ensure the efficient operation of the team. The role will include;

  • Recruitment process support
  • Travel approval and assistance
  • Booking code queries
  • System access queries
  • System updates (eg. Labour Bookings)
  • Management of project control spreadsheets
  • Receipting Invoices/updating spreadsheet
  • Raising PEPs codes and updating Cost Centres
  • Employee timesheet approvals
  • Approval of Dreadnought user accounts
  • Health and Safety co-ordination
  • Configuration control of project guidance documentation
  • Oversight of Management team diary
  • Management of office resources
  • Minute taking during team meetings
  • Review and upkeep of employee ToRRs
  • New starters induction support
  • Processing security arrangements for project visitors
  • Co-ordination with company facilities department
  • Co-ordination of external meetings with customers and other partners/stakeholders
  • Ad-hoc support to Dreadnought management team

You will have good organisational and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency with Microsoft Office products, and other programme management tools is desirable.

Experience of working as part of a team would be advantageous as would the ability to work to demanding timescales.

You will be able to work autonomously with minimal supervision; however guidance will be available as required.


5 GCSEs to include English, Maths and Science.

Ideally with an NVQ Level 3 in Business and Administration

APM Fundamentals qualified or willingness to work towards