Administrative Support Specialist

  • Competitive
  • Norway Oslo Oslo
  • Permanent
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Hydrogen
The race to net zero is on! Do you want to be part of the journey to decarbonize the world?

In Aker Horizons we go all in to develop large scale decarbonization projects. We combine low-cost renewable energy with hydrogen production and associated derivates, to accelerate the net zero transition. As part of the Aker group and its 180-year industrial heritage, Aker Horizons applies industrial, technological, and capital market expertise to solve fundamental challenges to a sustainable existence.

We are looking for talented, curious, and environmentally passionate individuals to expand our team and fulfil our vision. If you have a strong drive, are curious on how you can contribute to improve our value chain, and are determined to make a difference, we would like to hear from you.
You will be employed in the Aker Horizons Asset Development team where we together will develop, build, and operate green industrial hubs.

Purpose of position
We are looking to hire a proactive, structured and detail-oriented Administrative Support Specialist to ensure a smooth and efficient running of our ongoing projects and the daily business. 

We would like you to
Take lead on a broad spectre of administrative tasks across the company, and support Project teams and the Management team with the following:
  • Assist the management team with organizing meetings, calendars, and travel as well as other administrative tasks as needed
  • Support administration of project control activities
  • Administration of contracts, invoices, signatures, and documentation
  • Initiate, control, and follow-up call-offs, purchase orders and invoices
  • Facilitate and drive lessons learned and ensure internal knowledge transfer in projects
  • Organize, plan, structure and follow up, before and after, internal and external meetings and events
  • Be the superuser and point of contact for relevant administrative support systems
  • Structure Teams/SharePoint sites
  • Support and coordinate office related tasks - office supplies, canteen, kitchen, access, meeting rooms, visitors, post, transport services etc
You have
  • 2 years of relevant experience from a similar role, however we encourage recent graduates to apply
  • An understanding of engineering concepts and green technology is preferable
  • Experience from project coordination related work, especially from the energy industry, is preferred
  • Strong MS Office and various IT systems competence
  • A confident and mature approach
  • Effective organizational skills which enable and allow for rapid change
  • Strong written and verbal English skills; Norwegian language skills are a plus
You are
  • Proactive and self-driven
  • Detail oriented and collaborative
  • Passionate about coordinating and structuring an effective workday for your colleagues
  • Driven by a “can do” attitude
Reasons to work with us
  • Take charge in leading the green industry revolution and the race to net zero
  • Be part of our international working environment striving to develop ground-breaking projects across the world
  • Strong team culture with highly competent and skilled colleagues
  • Competitive compensation package and flexible working hours

In Aker Horizons, we embrace diversity and equal opportunity. We are committed to building an inclusive environment for all kinds and a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills. We are strong believers that we can only be our best selves at work when we are our true, authentic selves.

For more information about Aker Horizons Asset Development, please visit:

For more information about the position, please contact:
  • Ben Litvak, Senior Recruiter, NES Advantage Solutions, tel. +47 52 99 33 48

Applications will be evaluated on a continuous basis, so don’t hesitate to apply.

Semac background checks are performed on all final candidates.

About Aker Horizons

Aker Horizons develops green industrial projects and technologies that accelerate the net zero transition. The company holds assets across renewable energy and carbon capture and develops green industrial hubs that combine low-cost renewable energy with hydrogen production and downstream applications. As part of the Aker group and its 180-year industrial heritage, Aker Horizons applies industrial, technological, and capital markets expertise to solve fundamental challenges to sustainable existence. Aker Horizons is listed on the Oslo Stock Exchange and headquartered in Fornebu, Norway. Through its portfolio companies, Aker Horizons employs over 1,200 people across 18 countries and five continents.

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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