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Office Administrator/Document Controller / Contract

  • Location

    Chatham, Kent

  • Sector:

    Business Support

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  • Contact:

    Anna-Marie Warren

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  • Published:

    over 1 year ago

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Our client is seeking a permanent Office Administrator/Document Controller to join their team on a contract basis in Chatham.

You must have previous experience within the construction industry and be familiar with the document control process.

Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Word & Excel is a must with a good communication skills, both written and verbal.

- Provide telephone assistance to enquiries and support all office staff in terms of general administration.
- Typing letters as and when requested.
- Process Holiday requests.
- Open and distribute company post.
- Type and distribute company correspondence and panel labels.
- Co-ordinate and book Engineers/Staff on to appropriate training courses.
- Maintain and update electronic calendar for Senior staff.
- Placing orders for office supplies.
- Assisting buying department with purchase orders, chasing of outstanding goods, delivery notes.
- Completion and maintenance of various databases associated with the tasks listed above.
- Undertake any other duties as requested from time to time that fall within the scope of the position.
- Work safely in accordance with the company's current health and safety policy and procedures.

Document Control:
- Uploading documents using EDM Software.
- General administration that can include scanning and printing of documents and preparation of required project documents.
- Control of drawings issued from external sources to head office.
- Monitoring and updating project completion files on server.
- Collating project information for server and to assist in production of O&M manuals.
- Production of O&M Manuals if not sourced externally.
- Preparation for meetings and diaries. Including booking of meeting rooms and preparation of refreshments.
- Issuing of latest project information to subcontractors alongside engineers can include programmes and technical information.
- Issuing of RFI and Technical submissions to clients and updating relevant schedules.
- Managing the filing within the office - hard and soft copies.
- Ad hoc duties as and when required.

Skills Required:
- Computer literate - good working knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.
- A good understanding of the English language and its application.
- Good communication skills, both written and oral.
- The ability to use the following packages: Word, Excel, Outlook.
- The ability to work under pressure and to meet deadlines.
- The ability to think ahead, plan and prioritise one's own workload.
- The ability to work as a part of a team.
- Attention to detail.
- A professional telephone manner.
- The ability to build good working relationships with internal/external staff.
- The ability to handle difficult people/situations in a professional manner.
- A high level of discretion when handling confidential information.
- The ability to multi-task.
- A willingness to be flexible in order to meet the demands of the job.