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Part-Time Team Administrator - Edinburgh




Administration / Support

Employment type

Part time

Contract type



18 - Preferably Monday - Friday

For this role:

  • You will need to be eligible to work in the UK indefinitely, without sponsorship.
  • You will need to submit a CV.
  • Hours: Part time – 18 hours preferably Mon-Fr
  • Location: Fully office based or hybrid working available

We have an exciting opportunity to join our  contact Edinburgh team as a Part-time Team Administrator. The main purpose of the role is to provide administration support to our Scottish regional offices in Glasgow and Edinburgh, as well as playing a pivotal role in supporting our Regional Director, Project Managers and Consultants with all operational aspects of team and project management.  Organised and support focused with a keen financial eye to aid colleagues and the business to make a significant difference to the office, our region and our clients.

What will you be responsible for?

  • Promptly responding to all incoming calls; answering queries and redirecting calls and messages.  Direction of enquiries and managing issues for our office users;
  • Support the user-experience of every member of staff and visitor to the office.
  • Ensure the office, kitchen and meeting room is kept tidy at all times;
  • Manage all post, including signing for deliveries, logging and distribution; plus, outgoing post and courier arrangements; 
  • Ensure the smooth running of administration procedures and office facilities – printers, maintenance work, IT - Liaise with internal and external IT for any particular issues;
  • Assist the Regional Director with diary management, assist with organising client/staff meetings, booking meeting rooms and catering as required.
  • Assistance with marketing/business development events, liaising with the Marketing Team to ensure a smooth running of these events;
  • Ensure that our offices are managed in line with Hydrock strategy; and fully compliant with all Health and Safety and QA inspections for ISO accreditation;
  • Conduct welcome inductions for all new starters and contractors.  Assist with the onboarding process and experience for all new joiners, ensuring everyone has an excellent experience from their first day;
  • Communication with the Glasgow and Edinburgh office staff to support functionality of the office;
  • Organize events for the office (including: Christmas Party, monthly foodie or lunch and learn events, day off for good causes, internal workshop talks, and Hydrock Challenge Day travel.);
  • Attend and minute Business Development Meetings (monthly) and Regional Board Meetings (quarterly);
  • Raising purchase orders in relation to office procurement including stationery, tea and coffee replenishment buffet requirements for client meetings/CPD's and internal events. and liaison with Finance team;
  • Updating project data on Hubspot and Rapport, ensuring accurate and complete information is uploaded for new and existing clients;
  • Maintain the hot-desks and cloud booking process. Oversee reports on hot desk usage and manage enquiries for faults and repairs;
  • Liaison with Head Office regarding any property issues – e.g., landlord communications, paying of bills, repairs, maintenance, and budget management;
  • Support of work experience and summer placement liaising with HR / Early careers team.
  • Contribute to the development of the business – bring lots of energy and be a part of the journey!
  • Drive a positive and progressive culture – be a Force for Good
  • Support the development and implementation of the Regional Business Plan – be a Strategic Partner
  • Support sales activities in the region – help bring in more award-winning projects to be proud of
  • Work with marketing to enhance and embed the Hydrock brand – bring great communications skills
  • Coordinate multidisciplinary bids and proposals – bring your experience and knowledge

What skills and attributes are we looking for? 

  • Competent use of Microsoft Office Packages;
  • Attention to detail;
  • Understanding of financial administration, raising purchase orders/invoicing
  • Excellent verbal communications and interpersonal skills;
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills;
  • Effective operating on multiple tasks under pressure;
  • Good sense of humour; well-mannered and self-motivated.

It would be particularly desirable if you have experience with:

  • Additional IT skills
  • Previous experience in the booking of hospitality/events;
  • Experience of Purchase Order Processing and use of a financial/project management system;
  • Academic qualification and background appropriate for administrative management role;
  • Knowledge of working in a busy technical/engineering/professional environment.

 What's great about Hydrock 'in a nutshell'?


 New Window We are a British-owned integrated multi-disciplinary engineering consultancy of over 900 staff in 21 offices across the UK. Our driving motivation is to be a ‘Force for Good’, as it is our aim to improve the quality of people’s lives from our employees to our clients, through to the communities we work in and our planet as a whole through the work we do.  

From the buildings that surround you, the roads and bridges you cross, all related to the infrastructure that we create, we aim to offer the most sustainable possibilities to shape the places, communities and society that we live in through meeting our client’s needs. Through the path we are on to delivering a green future, the result is something that everyone can be proud of. 

Our welcoming and friendly culture is something we are proud of and is supported 9 years in the  New Window Top 100 Best Companies to Work For list. Check out some of our incredible projects which have been awarded: 2022 Net Zero Award for  New Window Bay Technology Centre, the Integration and Collaborative Working Award for  New Window YGG Tan-y-Lan primary school,  New Window The Deaf Academy awarded for its Universal Design at the 2022 Civic Trust Awards and Bristol’s iconic waterfront  New Window Wapping Wharf Living making a double win at the Bristol Property Awards! 

 New Window To top off, here’s our 2022 wrap up video! 

What we can offer you: 

  • Inspiring and supportive colleagues 
  • Reward for progression and hard work 
  • An opportunity to develop your soft skills, as well your technical skills
  • Competitive starting salary 
  • Excellent health benefits 
  • 25 days of holiday (buy/sell up to five days), accrue 1 day extra every 2 years, with bonus holidays too!
  • An earlier finish on Friday (4pm!) 
  • An opportunity to give back: “Day off for good cause” (on a workday) 
  • A huge range of flexible benefits, including climate perks and an EV car leasing scheme 
  • Our biggest event of the year: Annual  New Window Challenge Day!  

A place to feel included


We champion diversity, equity, and inclusion. As an Equal Opportunities Employer, we commit to supporting our employees and ensure we create a safe environment that nurtures you to perform at your best. Offering our people flexibility is an important factor in achieving this aim.  


We consider all application individually with the required qualifications and knowledge without regard to any of the  New Window protected characteristics. We would like to provide everyone with a fair selection, assessment and employment experience so we ask with are made aware of any physical or neurodiverse condition within your application for which appropriate reasonable adjustments can be made by us. 


Looking for the next steps? 

  • Once you have completed your application through our careers site, we aim to review and respond to you as soon as your application’s been reviewed. 
  • If shortlisted, a member of our Recruitment Team will call you for an initial pre-screen by phone (typically 30 minutes) to help us assess your motivations and interest in the position and Hydrock. 
  • If you progress following this telephone pre-screen, you will be invited to attend a formal interview by video conference (Microsoft Teams) or in our offices. 

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