Business Support Officer (Project Administrator)

  • Location
    Wimbledon, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Administration
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Public Sector
  • External Reference

Adecco are currently recruiting for a Project Administrator to work for a Local Authority based in Wandsworth.

Project Administrator


Full Time - 36 hours per week

Temporary Role - Minimum 3 months

£12.34 per hour

We are seeking a Business Support Officer to work as a project administrator, with advanced Excel and Word skill. Experience of project administration and Prince2 desirable.

Job Purpose

We are looking for a Project Administrator to coordinate project activities, including simple tasks and larger plans. You will manage schedules, arrange assignments and communicate progress to all team members.

Project Administrator responsibilities include preparing action plans, analysing risks and opportunities and gathering necessary resources. For this role, you will work with a Project Manager and Project Coordinators, so good communication and collaboration skills are essential.

Ultimately, you will ensure our projects meet quality standards and are completed on time and within budget.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities

  • Schedule regular meetings and record decisions (e.g. assigned tasks and next steps)

  • Break projects into doable tasks and set timeframes and goals

  • Create and update workflows

  • Conduct risk analyses

  • Prepare and provide documentation to internal teams and key stakeholders

  • Order resources, like equipment and software

  • Retrieve necessary information (e.g. user/client requirements and relevant case studies)

  • Track expenses and predict future costs

  • Monitor project progress and address potential issues

  • Coordinate quality controls to ensure deliverables meet requirements

  • Measure and report on project performance

Act as the point of contact for all participants

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sadie Nunn