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Admin Secretary, Riyadh

  • Job reference: FG-005431
  • Sector: Support Services
  • Location: Saudi Arabia

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Atkins has been established in the Gulf for over 40 years, having first carried out design and supervision commissions in the Gulf area in 1967. The regional head office (Dubai) was established in 1979.
We provide a full range of design, engineering and project management services for buildings, transportation and other infrastructure programmes.
Atkins in the Middle East now employs around 2,000 staff serving Gulf clients across all market sectors from offices in Abu Dhabi, Al Ain, Doha, Dubai, Jeddah ,Khobar, Kuwait City, Manama, Muscat, Riyadh, Sharjah. We now require an Administration Assistant to join our team.
The role of Administration Assistant is to support the management of projects, key clients and a wide variety of other business initiatives, as part of our team based in Riyadh

  • Provide a comprehensive support to the department and its staff
  • Prepare and collate documents and files
  • Liaise with other administrative staff
  • Word processing documents
  • Stock and distribute stationery
  • Operate telephone switchboard to answer, screen and forward calls, providing information, taking messages and scheduling appointments
  • Receive incoming documents, record and distribute to the addressee
  • Perform administrative support tasks
  • Control documents - File and maintain records
  • Provide information about establishment, such as location of departments or offices employees within the organization, or services provided
  • Keep a current record of staff members' whereabouts and availability
  • Collect, sort, distribute and prepare mail, messages and courier deliveries

Technical Competencies / Qualifications / Experience
  • Higher Secondary Education
  • Minimum 2 years administrative experience
  • Good communication skills in written and spoken English
  • Good computer knowledge, i.e. Word, Excel and Power point etc.
  • Bachelor Degree
  • Good communicator
  • Presentation skills
  • Self starter
Behavioural Competencies
  • Ability to relate and interact successfully with a multi-cultural workforce at all levels
  • Reliable
  • Discreet
  • Attention to detail
  • Collaborative
  • Able to prioritize
Rewards and Benefits


We offer an excellent package which includes:
  • A competitive salary
  • Accommodation allowance;
  • Transportation allowance;
  • 22 calendar days annual leave (based on 5 day working week)
  • Medical and life insurance cover;
  • Company gratuity scheme;
  • Disretionary bonus scheme;
  • Annual flight allowance to point of origin
  • Employee Well-Being Programme – 24 hour free advice on financial, legal and family care specialists and also access to personal health, fitness and nutrition consultants

Next Steps

Applicants will be screened against the above criteria and contacted accordingly