Admin Co-ordinator

Sutton, London

The GPC (Global Project Centre) Co-ordinator reports to the GPC Administration Manager, supporting all GPC&AP (Asia Pacific) London business units. Coordinators assigned to a project will also report to their assigned Project Manager and team.
As assistants, Coordinators are responsible for a variable and diverse range of tasks and are required to have skills at the appropriate level to match. Coordinators ensure that team members are fully inducted into their functions/project, organise equipment and access to systems and any training required. Day to day, Coordinators execute general administration, SP/IT/PO, travel, secretarial and PA tasks.
All personnel are expected to contribute to creating a positive HSEQ culture and ensure familiarity with and adherence to local HSEQ codes and practices.

GPC AP Coordinator

  • Coordinators are assigned to the GPC Admin pool, picking up tasks from the GPC Admin mailbox as and when required:
  • Providing comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to the Directors of the GPC Management team, Project Managers. Project Engineering Manager and their Teams, Clients and Sub-contractors
  • Organise and set up of new starters and leavers
  • Dealing with day to day requirements during the absence of the managers including email and calendar management. Assistance with phone calls when required.
  • Arranging meetings: room bookings, invitations, refreshments, preparation of documents and agendas, equipment set-up, minutes, action tracking, as required
  • Attend meetings and prepare materials and reports, preparing agendas and taking minutes as required
  • Documentation: set up of templates, filing systems, typing, editing and formatting, compilation, copying, scanning, printing, version control on SharePoint and upload into ProArc or equivalent.
  • Assisting with expenses as and when required
  • Arrange travel, including: visa application and processing; welcome pack completion, road, rail, sea and air travel; accommodation; tracking and related work
  • Tracking of actions on registers and updating, as required
  • Management of paperwork to other offices and countries by post, courier, ShareFile
  • Time input in SAP for self and contracted team members and GPC managers
  • Originate and maintain Organisation Charts and presentations in Visio and PowerPoint
  • Set up and administer Department, Public (project) and Team SharePoint sites and the Libraries and Lists and Permissions therein
  • Induction of personnel into the Department/Project
  • Coordination of Department appraisals with Manager(s) and Lead(s), as required
  • Coordination of Project PMRs, as required
  • Event organisation
  • Processing Purchase Orders which includes vendor create and change.
  • IT Requests and trouble-shooting for the Team
  • Purchasing of stationery and small items
  • Facilities focal point for the Department: desk space, equipment, etc.
  • Cover similar work as and when required including holiday cover for the pool of Admins.
  • Greeting of visitors is also necessary as and when required.


  • Good command of written and spoken English, also numerate
  • Educated in Office and Secretarial practices and other subjects
  • Proven relevant experience
  • Keyboard skills / touch typing / formatting and layout
  • Creates agendas and takes meeting notes
  • Assist in Purchase Orders and invoicing
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Programs (Intermediate or Advanced)
  • Active interest in office technology (O365, SP Online, etc.)
  • Exceptional Communication and Customer Service Skills
  • Proactive, flexible with a can-do attitude
  • Strong Prioritisation and Organisation Skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to Handle Confidential Information and work without supervision
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multi task

GPC&AP Coordinator

  • Two to five years relevant experience (NVQ Business Administration Level 3 or equivalent)
  • MS Office (Intermediate or Advanced), or ECDL (Basic or Advanced)

GPC&AP Senior Coordinator
As above, plus

  • More than 5 years relevant experience
  • Supervisory skills, including mentoring, delegation, assertiveness


  • MS Office suite, Outlook, SharePoint, Visio, Powerpoint, Excel, and other standard office software to Intermediate and Advanced user levels
  • SAP - Time entry, man-hour reporting and approvals
  • ProArc, PLM (Team Centre) etc
  • Knowledge of Microsoft 365 tools
  • Understanding of use of internal systems such as; PLM, Virtual Library, etc.


  • General Management and Teams
  • Project Management and Teams

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