Location Smethwick
Discipline: Business Support & Administration
Salary: £24,500 - £27,000
Job ref: 009403
Published: 16 days ago

Role: Administrator

Salary: £24,500 - £27,000 

Location: Smethwick, BB6 2LQ 

You’re an Administrator who would relish the opportunity to join an established and welcoming team in Smethwick. With a background in either sales or customer service administration, you’ll be confident in working both independently and with wider areas of the business.

You’ll be learning from the best, joining a small and supportive team with extensive company and industry experience. They are looking forward to sharing their skills and knowledge with someone eager to learn and develop in their career.

You’ll be responsible for developing, promoting, and maximising profitable business opportunities for Portaloo, by providing commercial and administrative support. You will be responsible for preparing quotations, maintaining document control, preparing contracts, and responding to internal client enquiries. The role is based from our Hire Centre in Smethwick, and is a full-time position, working Monday to Friday between the hours of 8 am-5 pm.

As an Administrator, you will have:

  • Strong administration experience
  • Proven organisation and planning skills and good attention to detail
  • Workable knowledge of invoicing/billing
  • Solid understanding of various software packages (E.g. Excel and PowerPoint)

Even if you do not match all our ‘ideal’ criteria we would still be very keen to receive your CV as we love developing our people and may feel that you could be developed into this role.

Why Portakabin? 

As innovators in the science of building, we provide modular buildings for hire and sale, as well as supplying refurbished buildings and construction site accommodation. We deliver building solutions for organisations of any size, in sectors ranging from manufacturing, education and health to transport, utilities, and construction.

Portakabin now employs more than 2,000 people across ten European countries.

You will receive: 

  • Contributory pension
  • Annual bonus
  • Option to buy up to 5 extra days of annual leave per year
  • Cycle to Work Scheme
  • Employee Benefits Program (Discounts at 100s of shops, gyms, restaurants and even holidays!)

As a Portakabin Employee, you will also be able to access a range of dedicated health and wellbeing services, a chance to give back to your community with an annual volunteering day off, and fully funded professional qualifications! There is also a great opportunity for career progression within Portakabin.

What’s next? 

We aim to respond to all applications within 7 working days. We are conducting interviews during, or before, the week commencing Monday 27th May 2024. Interviews for this role will be in person at our office in Smethwick, B66 2LQ.

As users of the disability confident scheme, we guarantee to interview all disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the vacancy. Portakabin is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective colleagues. We welcome applications from people of all backgrounds and perspectives and hire great people to build talented and diverse teams.

We are committed to making reasonable adjustments throughout the application, recruitment, and onboarding processes for candidates that require additional support and/or adjustments to be made. If you are having any difficulty applying, please contact our recruitment team at