Thomas Thor are proud to be working exclusively with an ambitious next generation nuclear technology vendor, looking to integrate novel AMR systems into the UK Market.

Role description

Job Purpose

Contributing to the delivery of our client’s vision and mission by providing efficient and effective business administration support to the UK team.

Reporting and working relationships

The job holder will report to the Managing Director UK with a dotted line to the Financial Director. They will work closely with other members of the team primarily in the UK, and other key stakeholders and service providers.


Providing business administration support to the UK team.

Duties and Tasks:

  • Project support including:
    • Technical document and records management and associated document transmittals
    • Maintaining registers of exports of technical information and preparing periodic returns to the Department of International Trade
    • Supporting the procurement of services through initial enquiries, generation of purchase orders, and invoice checking
    • Generation of project reporting information to an agreed format
  • Company secretarial support including:
    • Preparing HMRC filings
    • Research and set up of company insurance policies
    • Shareholder administration working in conjunction with the Company Accountant
    • Renewal/renegotiation of contracts/leases
  • IT manager and primary point of contact with IT service provider including:
    • Monitoring service provider performance and resolving service issues
    • Obtaining and reviewing quotations
    • Coordinating IT upgrades and roll-outs with the service provider
    • Arranging hardware and IT access for new starters
  • Management and finance reporting support including:
    • Oversight of the internal accounting system (Xero) – purchase orders, invoices, expenses
    • Supporting the preparation of financial reports

Essential skills

  • Relevant business administration experience covering the duties and tasks set out above
  • Experience of working in a technical design and engineering company
  • Used to working in a matrix structure and self managing workload
  • ‘Intermediate level’ user of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and SharePoint

Behavioural skills and personality

  • An excellent team worker who will integrate well with other members of the team to make the ‘whole greater than the sum of the parts’
  • An adaptable and flexible individual who will be comfortable in a rapidly growing and changing company, and who enjoys variety.
  • Highly organised
  • Ability to manage a diverse and challenging workload applying assertiveness, and diplomacy to agree deadline and priorities
  • Good attention to detail and proven ability to deliver work to deadlines working quickly and accurately

Having studied Spanish and Politics at the University of Bath, I am now an account consultant here at Thomas Thor. We are a recruitment and consulting organisation that provides services to the global nuclear industry, and we are currently working on major projects with key clients in order to have a more sustainable environment. If you are currently working in, or would like to enter into the world of nuclear, we can offer you advice, support and representation. If you have any questions, please feel free to contact me.

Elise Cory