Posted time February 22, 2024 Location Portsmouth Job type Full Time/PAYE


Job Role: Project Administrator 

Job Type: Permanent 

Employment Type: Full-Time 

Salary: £25,000-£30,000 per annum 

Working Hours: 37.5 hours per week 

Location: Portsmouth

An exciting opportunity has arisen at Hythe Engineering for a Project Administrator to join our team during a phase of substantial growth. Hythe Engineering, a prominent player in the marine engineering sector located at Portsmouth Naval Base, is expanding, and this role has been created to provide vital support to the Project Management function. 

Key Responsibilities
  • General support to the workforce on logging and allocation of hours to live jobs.
  • Facilitate seamless communication among project teams, operations, and clients.
  • Prepare and maintain documentation, including status reports and meeting minutes.
  • Schedule and coordinate project-related events, ensuring smooth execution.
  • Maintain precise records of project-related documents.
  • Work in line with company Culture DNA.
Skills and Experience


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications, including Teams, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity with project management tools and software.
  • Security clearance, or the ability to obtain one, is necessary for working on regulated industry projects.


  • Qualification in Administration or Project Management.
  • Proven experience in a project administrative role, preferably within an engineering organisation.
  • Knowledge of nuclear and defence industry regulations and processes.


  • Continuous learning and development opportunities.
  • Employer pension contributions.
  • Holiday entitlement plus bank holidays.
  • Company sick pay.
  • Paid emergency leave and family leave.
  • Free onsite parking.
  • Company-provided laptop and mobile phone.

Join us at Hythe Engineering and be part of our exciting journey in the marine engineering sector. We value your skills and dedication, offering a supportive work environment and a range of benefits to enhance your professional growth and well-being.

To apply please send your CV and cover letter to HR.