Date posted:
Location: St Albans (England), N/A
Job Type: Full-Time

Job Description

About the Administrator

This is an exciting time to join the Construction and Maintenance team at Skechers due to our continued growth and expansion. 

As the Administrator you will be the first line support for stores across the UK and Mainland Europe and our contractors. You will play a key role in supporting and maintaining relationships with our contractors for all issues regarding the maintenance, repair and Health and Safety.

Our Administrator’s main duties and responsibilities will consist of but not limited to:

  • Working with contractors to provide excellent service to the stores to resolve facilities-based issues and projects.
  • Working closely with the helpdesk function within the Construction team, monitoring the helpdesk daily activity and respond to requests in line with helpdesk procedures.
  • Reviewing quotes and proposals in line with requirements and budgets for approval.
  • Proactively prioritising facility issues to ensure jobs are completed within agreed timescales.
  • Monitoring the Preventative Maintenance Programs, including but not exclusive to electrical testing, fire prevention, HVAC, controlling and managing the certification process and ensuring the completion of works highlighted during planned programmed visits.
  • Responding appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and coordinate to resolution.
  • Undertaking other special projects as assigned.
  • Raising purchase orders for Maintenance and Construction as required
  • Assisting Retail office department as and when required.
  • Some travel will be required.


Core skills as an Administrator

Previous Administrator experience is not essential, as full training will be provided, but a friendly and can-do attitude is. Having a flair for providing great customer service, with the ability to display a high degree of professionalism, tact and diplomacy is key!

In addition, you will need to be able to demonstrate the following skills and experience:

  • Proficient in MS-Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to problem solve.
  • Ability to develop strong interpersonal relationships among all cross-functional groups.
  • Possess strong organisational and time management skills, an eye for detail and the ability to prioritise your workload.
  • Flexibility to frequent changes and the ability to react quickly.
  • Self-starter with high level of initiative and a strong sense of ownership and urgency.
  • Experience in an administrative background would be an advantage.

Please note that this position is based in our Head Office St. Albans, Hertfordshire. 




Additional Information

What you’ll get

  • Full Time permanent role working Mon-Fri
  • Competitive Salary
  • Free onsite parking
  • 25 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Product discount
  • Group Personal Pension
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Long Service Award
  • Employee Assistance Programme

If this sounds like a role for you, please click to apply, and visit for more details on Skechers.