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Project Administrator


Posted: 9/2/2019
Job Reference #: 1419864
Keywords: office

Job Description

HR Job Title
Project Administrator 1

Business Line
WR Water

Job Description
Arcadis is seeking a Project Assistant in our Baton Rouge LA office to support project administration/financial project assistance for multiple project managers. The successful candidate must be interested in learning from technical design staff, be well organized and professional, able to interface/communicate with internal team members on tasks and projects, and able to work both on teams and independently.
This position provides a wide variety of administrative and technical staff support services at a team level. The position performs multiple related tasks and applies administrative procedures to track and document the resolution of problems which may be non-routine in nature.
Position responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:
  • Good communication skills, including the ability to liaise with peers and senior colleagues and build and maintain relationships
  • A logical approach and ability to think through complex issues to coordinate multi-faceted aspects of projects.
  • Advanced proficiency with applications Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project.
  • Exercise independent judgment and evaluation.
  • Ability to produce quality materials within tight timeframes and simultaneously manage several assignments.
  • Excellent orientation to detail and strong database management skills.
  • Direct interaction with project team.
  • Assist in managing small- to medium-sized projects or programs of work, ensuring appropriate use of resources to deliver the required scope of work within set deadlines.
  • Work within established financial systems and clear project objectives to produce plans, schedules and track budgets, highlighting variances to manage and control project delivery targets.
  • Track and monitor project schedules and budgets for medium to large-sized projects.
  • Develop and analyze progressively more-complex written reports.

Requisition ID

Time Type

Required Qualifications
  • 0-2 years’ relevant experience, including management of small-sized projects.
  • High school diploma or equivalent.

Posting Location
LA, Baton Rouge

Job Category

Business Title
Project Administrator

Preferred Qualifications
  • Associate degree or higher is desirable.
  • Power BI

Employment Type

Required Driving Statement
This position requires a current valid driver’s license and clean driving record.

Employer Statement
We are an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Women, minorities, people with disabilities and veterans are strongly encouraged to apply. We are dedicated to a policy of non-discrimination in employment on any basis including race, creed, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, or any other basis prohibited by law.

Why Choose Arcadis
Arcadis is the leading global design and consulting firm for natural and built assets, and we invite you to join us in partnering with our clients to deliver truly exceptional and sustainable outcomes. Contribute to the world’s most high-profile and transformative projects, from shopping centers in Shanghai and improved traffic flow in Atlanta to state-of-the-art rail systems in Doha, coastal defenses for Manhattan and cleaner air in Los Angeles.

Work alongside the industry’s foremost thought leaders and accomplished professionals, generating effective, real-world results. We are Arcadis: 27,000 people in more than 70 countries, creating value by applying our collective wisdom to every challenge. Our culture is collaborative, we believe in diversity and the power of global teamwork, and we own the responsibility to sustain the Earth and its people in a safe and balanced way.

Arcadis. Improving quality of life.

About This Business Line
Water is the world’s most critical resource. At Arcadis, we work tirelessly to help protect this natural resource, focusing on the entire water cycle. From source to tap, managing rivers and coast zones, urban and rural water supply, and issues related to climate change and rising sea levels, our specialists, engineers and scientists help address all of the challenges facing water. Using cutting-edge technologies, collaborating to develop innovative solutions and tapping into global learning development resources, we are uniquely positioned to provide safe and secure water services that support the demand of a rapidly changing world. Join our team to start improving quality of life today.

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Our online application is currently unavailable as we transition to a new system. Send an email to the Arcadis Recruiting team at to notify them of your interest. Please attach your resume to the email and include the requisition number located at the top of the job posting. We will respond with a link to formally apply and be considered for the position the week of July 15, 2019 when our new system is available.