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Senior Administrator - Colchester, Essex

  • Location East Anglia
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary Competitive
  • Ref 12025

Senior Administrator Job in Colchester

We are currently working with one of the UK’s top Architectural practices who are seeking a highly organised Senior Administrator, to assist the regional manager to join its team in Its Colchester office.

Our client was founded in the 1940’s and has grown to over 250 people across 11 UK offices. In this time, they have established themselves an industry leader in planning advice, heritage consultancy, building surveying, conservation, and contemporary architecture. Working with public bodies, charities, trusts, private companies, contractors, developers and individuals, this practice has been involved in the care and development of some of the best loved buildings and places in the UK and abroad.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Support the regional manager with fee and resource management using internal project management software.
  • Assist with monthly project reviews
    Supporting and implementing business process ands procedures
  • Responsivity for the management of the office including ordering stationary, coordinating maintenance and local office suppliers
  • Maintaining local office health and safety records
  • Updating internal databases
  • Document production such as Meeting minutes, certificates, and letters
  • Maintain quality assurance procedures
  • Work with internal, external professionals and clients.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Ability to use Microsoft office programmes to a high level is essential
  • Experience in managing resources and logistics
  • Ability to implement new procedures
  • Good communication skills both Verbal and written
  • Able to prioritize workload and multitask.
  • Some experience of construction or Architectural industry would highly beneficial

What you get back

  • Competitive salary .
  • 25 days annual leave, increasing up to 30 days with service
  • Life assurance
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Season ticket loan
  • Eyecare vouchers
  • Optional healthcare cash back
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Senior Administrator Job – Colchester – Your Architecture/ (Recruiter: John Job Ref: 12025)