Portfolio Administration Support

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We are looking for an experienced administrator with organisational flair to join us in a Portfolio Administration Support role. In this role you will pro-actively assist with the development, maintenance, configuration control, and delivery of Portfolio Artefacts. Your work will be in support of the Portfolio Management Office, to ensure the successful delivery of the business plan, and the Portfolio Management Framework. This role offers the opportunity to join a newly developed team and start an exciting Project, Programme and Portfolio Management (P3M) career with us.

Location: This role is based at Aldermaston, RG7 4PR. We are located in the Berkshire countryside between Reading and Basingstoke. This role is suitable for hybrid working.

Salary: From £29,340 depending on experience and suitability.

As part of our People Promise, AWE (one of the best 25 big companies to work for in the UK) has a range of benefits to suit you. These include:

  • Time to recharge your batteries with 270 hours of annual leave (including bank holidays, plus every other Friday off).
  • Consideration for flexible working arrangements so that your work may fit in with your lifestyle - just let us know on your application if you wish to work part time.
  • Opportunities for Professional Career Development that include funding for the annual membership of a relevant professional body, and access to mentors & training.
  • Employee assistance programme and occupational health services.
  • Market leading contributory pension scheme.
  • AWE Life Assurance policy.
  • Discounts & salary sacrifice scheme - access to savings on a wide range of everyday spending.

Whilst not to be considered a check list, candidates should be able to demonstrate some of the following:

  • Experience working in a fast-paced administration environment.
  • Robust stakeholder management and communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Organisational skills with the ability to manage and prioritise multiple streams of work.
  • Keen attention to detail to ensure accuracy of reports and documentation.
  • Proactive team player and the desire to foster good team morale and spirit to motivate others.
  • IT skills - including MS Office.

This job role is suitable for hybrid working, which is an informal, non-contractual and voluntary arrangement, blending a balance of attendance in the workplace (your permanent duty station) and working from home as a personal choice. If you are successful, any opportunities for hybrid working will be discussed with you prior to you taking up your post. The successful candidate is required to carry out all their duties from a UK location and cannot do so from an overseas location at any time.

All candidates must be willing and able to obtain and maintain the necessary security clearance for the role. It can take several months for clearance to come through.