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Operations Support & Admin.
047783 Requisition #

Job Title: M&I Technical Assistant

Job Type: Permanent

Hours: 37.5 hours per week

Job Location: Aberdeen

Salary: £25,000 - £30,000



As an M&I Technical Assistant you will be responsible for providing a range of administrative support to assist in the smooth operation of a busy M&I department. You will also be required to assist with project coordination and ensure invoicing protocols are adhered to.


As an M&I Technical Assistant, you’ll receive a salary of between £25,000 - £30,000, depending on experience, plus you’ll benefit from a 10% performance bonus, retail discount scheme, private health cover, a contributory pension scheme and life cover.





  • Preparation of departmental correspondence including but not limited to enquiry files, job files and project filing utilising company templates to ensuring compliance with company QA systems.

  • Ensure accurate and auditable systems of work are implemented at all times, essential in service/ contract delivery.

  • Provide commercial support to department, and the Global Administrator when required, to enhance departmental operation / performance, covering both jobs during absences.

  • Assist with the department personnel’s travel, accommodation and visas to ensure contract delivery.

  • Fully utilise and update management and reporting systems including Boss, Purchase Orders, project trackers and Debtors Database to monitor working capital i.e. revenue, work in progress, unbilled revenue and bad debts.

  • Timely and accurate issuance of client and internal invoices compliant with company guidelines and client specific protocols to ensure payment and bad debt reduction.

  • Assist with departmental financial figures at month end prior to issuance to company Finance Department.

  • Monitor client call offs and rechargeable spreadsheets to ensure manpower and revenue optimisation.





SGS is the global leader and innovator in inspection, verification, testing and certification services. Founded in 1878, SGS is recognized as the global benchmark in quality and integrity. Trusted all over the world, SGS is a market leader because we put 100% passion, pride and innovation into everything we do. We encourage new ideas. We welcome people who challenge the way we do things. And we will be 100% committed to helping you reach your full potential.


At SGS, we have an open corporate and international culture, we offer a dynamic work environment in a leading global company. Our high professional standards and our sustainability approach guarantee you a future-oriented work environment. We invest in our employees for the long term and we are committed to supporting your development within the company. 



Skills / Experience:


  • Experience within an oil and gas service company in a contracts / administrative / PA role.

  • Delivery of varied service contracts within the oil and gas industry. 

  • Knowledge of project planning and scheduling.

  • Use of procurement, purchase order and invoicing systems.

  • Must be computer literate in use of MS Office packages.

  • Demonstrate an ability to administer / deliver engineering contracts.

  • Must be able to demonstrate financial / commercial awareness. 

  • Effective interpersonal, teamworking and organisational skills.

  • Data collation and interpretation.





  • Current UK driving licence.




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