Location Manchester
Discipline: Business Support & Administration
Salary: £25,000 - £27,000
Job ref: 009463
Published: 19 days ago

Role: Administrator

Salary: £25,000 - £27,000

Location: Manchester, OL2 6DX

You’re an accomplished administrator, looking to join a welcoming projects team with true development and progression opportunities. With a background in customer service or admin in a client-facing role, you’ll be confident working both independently and supporting others across the business.

As a project administrator at Portakabin, you’ll be the heart of our projects team, working closely with, and assisting a team of 4. The team is hardworking and supportive and are genuinely passionate about the work that they do and are looking forward to working with someone who is eager and keen to learn!

You’ll be responsible for providing support and assistance with the coordination, implementation, and delivery of a variety of projects within several sectors. You’ll produce documentation including risk registers and project programmes, supporting the team to ensure effective cost and programme control.

This is a full-time role, working Monday to Friday from our office in Manchester. The hours are 8:30am-5pm Monday to Thursday and 8:30am – 2:30pm on Friday!

As an administrator, you will have:

  • Experience working within customer service
  • Strong admin experience in a client-facing role
  • Solid understanding of Microsoft Excel
  • Proven organisation & planning skills

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.

View our role profile here

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:

  • Option to buy 5 days of annual leave
  • Contributory pension
  • Annual bonus
  • 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 17th June. First interviews for the role will be held virtually, with a final interview being held in person at our office in Manchester.   

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 on