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Vacancy: Project Administration Officer

EMEC is the world’s leading test facility for wave and tidal energy converters.
We are committed to supporting the transition to net zero and are also pioneering developments in green hydrogen and island energy systems.


Project Administration Officer

£19,603 – £21,781  plus contributory pension 

We are looking for a Project Administration Officer to provide administrative support to the Project Management Office (PMO). In this role, you will assist with the preparation and submission of claims for all grant funded projects, including invoices, timesheets, travel and expense recording. You will develop a basic understanding of various funder rules for all grant supported projects and administer and update the PMO team task lists to ensure targets are met.

You will have a good all-round education and be an organised, disciplined administrator, with literacy across IT and MS office packages.

You will assist with the development and maintenance of all necessary systems, policies and procedures to ensure effective and efficient project financial management, ensuring procurement procedures are followed.

Based in Orkney, this is a full-time, permanent post, however we would accept applications from those seeking part-time hours.

Do you want to lead the charge in the marine energy revolution?

Mooring in tidal flow at EMEC Fall of Warness tidal test site (Copyright Colin Keldie)

Apply now

Thank you for your interest in working at EMEC. Please consider the job description and submit your C.V. to hr@emec.org.uk along with a covering letter explaining how you believe you fit the description for the post.

The following information must also be provided:

  • A completed Equal Opportunities Monitoring form.
  • Written confirmation that you are eligible to work in the UK. Documentation will be requested if you successfully progress to the next stage of our recruitment process. For examples of eligibility proof, please visit https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/right-to-work-checklist.
  • An indication of any times that you will not be available for interview on the date noted below.

For an informal discussion about this post, please call Susan Learmonth on 01856 852006.

Closing date for applications: 1pm Friday 27th May 2022.
Interview date: Wednesday 8th June 2022.

All of the relevant documents that are required to apply for this job can be found at the bottom of this page in the downloads section.


Work for us

We offer our team a full benefits package, including flexible working, progressive pay scale, and mental health support. Find out more, and hear what are team has to say, here: Work for us


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