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SYS 997 Office Administrator/Assistant

  • Role Type
  • Permanent

  • Location
  • Shoreham-by-Sea

  • Closing Date
  • 01/01/2020

Job Description

vPosition Title:                                     Office Administrator / Assistant

Grade:                                                  B

Status:                                                 Permanent

Location:                                              Shoreham Technical Centre

Ricardo is a leading global multi-industry engineering provider of technology, product innovation and strategic consulting. Our vehicle engineering capabilities extend from quick turnaround concept design and demonstrator vehicle builds, through to turnkey volume passenger car programs, including full production design, prototype build, development and release responsibility. Our focus is on the optimum use of digital tools to deliver high quality vehicles using the latest available technologies in the quickest possible time and at lowest cost.



To provide general administrative support to senior Market Sector, Project Management and Engineering staff.

Responsibilities include:

Arranging and management of staff travel bookings working closely with the Ricardo travel provider

Management of travel visa applications
Arranging and management of meetings and diaries
Dealing with telephone calls and e-mail enquires
Providing administrative support to staff as requested, e.g. helping produce documents, filing etc.
Assisting with collation and submission of expenses claims
Tracking and management of timesheet completion
Management of the leave system including maintaining flexible hours times, absence self-certification and paternity accrual
Completion and submission of purchase requisitions
General office housekeeping including post and stationary supplies
Provide lunchtime and afternoon reception cover


Skills required:

Microsoft Office with particular knowledge of Excel and Word

Experience with general office administration
Good organisational skills
Good communication skills (both verbal and written)
Experience of working in a pressurised office environment
Flexibility to working hours


Professional and Personal Experience       


You should have proven office experience, working in a busy administrative role, with excellent communication skills.