Careers with SYSTRA

Project Administrator (Permanent) - Birmingham

Competitive salary and benefits package

The company

SYSTRA Ltd provides rail engineering and transport planning consultancy in the UK. We are dedicated to delivering excellence to our clients through our entrepreneurial spirit and enthusiasm whilst promoting a culture of listening, teamwork and employee empowerment.

The role

We are looking for a Project Administrator based in our Birmingham city centre office on a permanent basis. The role holder will enable the project team by ensuring all administrative matters are dealt with professionally and timeously. This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced administration professional with a proactive “can do” attitude and proven experience in implementing efficient and quality administration support practices.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Deal with team travel requests efficiently including hotel, train and flight bookings
  • Ensure up to date travel and cost logs are maintained.
  • Provide reliable and comprehensive administrative support to a busy project team
  • maintain records and databases, set up filing systems and manage daily operations

Candidate Profile:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role operating in a middle size team
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Exceptional level of numeracy and literacy skills – both written and verbal
  • Ability to manage competing priorities and multiple projects
  • Trustworthy and confidential
  • Self-motivated and able to use own initiative
  • Able to cope with demands of a fast changing environment
  • Ability to plan ahead, work well under pressure and meet deadlines reliably
  • Exceptional time management skills and the ability to be flexible to get the job done

If you have the skills and experience we are looking for and you are interested in applying for this position please send your CV and covering letter to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.