Technical Administrator | Porton Down

Salisbury | Other





Who we are

VIVO provides facilities management and accommodation maintenance for the UK military and its partners. VIVO embodies both experience and innovation.


What we do

We put our Customers and Families First. They are the driving force behind everything we do. We drive forward improvements for them to ensure the service they receive, whether reactive repairs or a major project, is completed safely and on time. In order to achieve this, we have 4 core values: open, caring, agile and collaborative. These are at the heart of everything we do.



Contract Type: Full Time, Permanent  
Location: DSTL Porton Down, Salisbury, SP4 
Working Hours:  37.5 hours per week, Monday to Friday 8:00AM - 4:30PM

As a Technical Administrator, you will play a pivotal role in ensuring the smooth operation of technical and operational support functions. You will be working with the Technical Services team, the Compliance Team and the Helpdesk Team. 


Key Responsibilities:


  • Purchase Orders and Supply Chain Management
  • Create and process purchase orders efficiently.
  • Maintain effective communication with suppliers.
  • Obtain and manage service reports, ensuring timely close-out processes.
  • System Management and Compliance:
  • Manage work orders within the Computer-Aided Facilities Management (CAFM) system.
  • Assist in gathering compliance information for audits and assurance purposes.
  • Address email and phone queries 
  • Prepare reports, meeting minutes, action logs, and agendas as directed by management.
  • Operational Support and Customer Service:
  • Provide administrative assistance to Technical Services and Operational Support teams.


Qualifications and Skills:

NVQ Level 2 standard or equivalent experiential experience.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Office functions and CAFM.
You should have experience or a qualification in compliance. 
 You must be able to pass SC Clearance to be considered for this role.  
What we offer  

  • Up to 6% contributory pension scheme  
  • 25 Days annual leave  
  • Volunteer leave  
  • Established reward and recognition scheme
  • One paid professional subscription  
  • Life Assurance Policy  
  • Employee discount and reward schemes  
  • Interesting, varied, and enjoyable work  
  • A company that recognises your contribution  
  • Training opportunities and qualifications within a supportive environment to ensure career progression   

VIVO Defence Services

The role you have applied for is with VIVO Defence Services, a joint venture between Serco and EQUANS. By applying for this role, please be aware that information contained within your CV may be shared between VIVO Defence Services, Serco and EQUANS during the recruitment process.


At VIVO, we are committed to building a diverse and inclusive organisation that supports the needs of all. Therefore, we will make reasonable adjustments at interview through to employment for our candidates and strongly encourage applications from a diverse candidate pool.


We are open to discussions around flexibility and flexible working and operate a hybrid work structure in many of our business areas. We are proudly a Disability Confident Leader. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum criteria for the job will be given the opportunity to demonstrate their abilities at an interview. If candidates wish to request extra time to apply then they should contact 0345 010 4000 and ask to speak to a VIVO Recruiter.

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31/07/2024 01:16:00
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