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Black & Veatch Admin Support Assistant 2 in Glasgow, United Kingdom

Admin Support Assistant 2

Date: May 10, 2022


Glasgow, GLC, GB

Company: Black & Veatch Family of Companies

At Black & Veatch, our employee-owners go beyond the project. For over a century, we have been breaking down social, economic and geographic barriers by making life's critical resources accessible to all. Working with us, you will help provide critical expertise as we, along with our valued clients, deliver solutions that positively impact communities around the world. Our professionals are our greatest asset, and we believe nothing is more important than the health, happiness and professional growth of our employee-owners. With a focus on flexible work-life balance options, an expanding and diverse workforce, and limitless career growth opportunities, we will give you our best to help yougive us your best, and together we can build a world of difference.

Req Id : 70421

Opportunity Type : Staff

Relocation eligible : No

Full time/Part time : Full-Time

Contract Hire Only for this Project :

Job Summary

To provide support to one or more managers, but also provide support to a workgroup such as a department, division or regional office, under minimal supervision from a manager or director. Position requires proficiency in administrative assistant support role. Duties and tasks are often non-routine, requiring independent judgment and problem-solving. Possesses thorough knowledge of workgroup's policies and procedures, as well as general knowledge of company policies and processes. Has occasional contact with clients, suppliers, or company employees outside the immediate work area to exchange information.

Key Responsibilities

  • Organizes and prioritizes activities for manager(s), including controlling access to manager's calendar

  • Screens and responds to telephone and email inquiries, as well as written correspondence, on behalf of manager

  • Plans and arranges meetings, travel, and events, and coordinates applying for international travel documents

  • Maintains manager's or work group's calendar

  • Organizes flow of administrative work through supervisor's office

  • Contributes to the development of other department or company initiatives

  • Liaises with Black and Veatch contingent coordinator and/or employment agency

  • Approves timesheets, checks agency invoice accuracy, codes Markview invoices, and reconciles overtime labor rate differences

  • Generates or distributes ad hoc reports using various business systems and databases

  • Orders office supplies

  • May coordinate completion of timesheets

  • Reviews and approves timesheets

  • May code, route, and track invoices

  • Creates expense reports

  • May review expense reports for compliance

  • May verify accuracy of invoices prior to approval

  • Generates simple documents, such as letters, memos, spreadsheets and presentations

  • Prepares files for archiving

  • Performs scanning and electronic filing

  • Answers phones

  • Greets and directs visitors

  • Assembles documents (reproduction and collation)

  • Performs word processing and data entry

  • Performs other general clerical duties as needed

  • Individual contributor with no subordinates

Management Responsibilities

Individual Contributor

Preferred Qualifications

  • 5+ years relevant experience preferred

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Preferred Skills:

  • Intermediate MS Word skills

  • Intermediate MS Office Excel and PowerPoint skills

  • Intermediate MS Outlook skills

  • Spelling and grammar skills

  • Concentration and cognitive skills

  • Initiative

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail and reading comprehension

  • Communication skills, including verbal and written skills

  • Ethics and values

  • Integrity and trust

  • Ability to make decisions

  • Ability to prioritize

  • Problem-solving ability

  • Expense Reporting Systems (Creating)

  • Expense Reporting PoliciesandProcedures (Reviewing and approving)

  • Time Reporting PoliciesandProcedures

  • Time Reporting Systems

  • PeopleSoft andBlueprintBasic Users

  • Travel Systems

  • Telephony and Web conferencing

  • Electronic Repository Systems

  • Financial Information Systems

Minimum Qualifications

Intermediate spreadsheet skills and intermediate word processing skills needed. All applicants must be able to complete pre-employment onboarding requirements (if selected) which may include any/all of the following: criminal/civil background check, drug screen, and motor vehicle records search, in compliance with any applicable laws and regulations.


Work Environment/Physical Demands

Normal office environment. Extended periods of monitor viewing. Stooping, crouching, talking, grasping, hearing, keyboard input, turning pages, typing and writing. Ability to exert up to 10 pounds of force occasionally or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull, or move objects. Work involves sitting for extended periods of time.


Customer focus

Salary Plan

ADO: Administrative Services

Job Grade


Black & Veatch Holding Company, its subsidiaries and its affiliated companies, complies with all Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) affirmative action laws and regulations. Black & Veatch does not discriminate on the basis of age, race, religion, color, sex, national origin, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender Identity and expression, disability, veteran status, pregnancy status or other status protected by law.

Black & Veatch is committed to being an employer of choice by creating a valuable work experience that keeps our people engaged, productive, safe and healthy. We offer professionals an array of health and welfare benefits that vary based on their geographic region and employment status. This may include health, life accident and disability insurances, paid time off, financial programs and more. Professionals may also be eligible for a performance-based bonus program.

By valuing diverse voices and perspectives, we cultivate an authentically inclusive environment for professionals and are able to provide innovative and effective solutions for clients.