An international, award winning, City based, mid-sized architecture firm are looking for an Office Manager. This brand is forward thinking and have an outstanding reputation in the marketplace.
This role is pivotal to the business and the day-to-day responsibilities are:
Organising and chairing bi-monthly Office meetings and monthly Project Meetings
Reviewing and updating Employee Handbook
Overseeing Project Administrators and Receptionists
Working closely with senior staff and other managers including IT/BIM/QA to understand and implement policies and procedures
Overseeing Health and Safety, including fire safety, and make recommendations to Directors as required
Dealing with building management/other tenants in the building
Managing desk plans
Managing DSE assessments and related issues
Ideal candidates will need to have the following qualifications/skills:
Ability to work well under pressure
Comprehensive understanding of, and ability to analyse, interpret and explain employment law and health & safety legislation
Strong communication skills, both written and oral
Strong organisational and planning skills, including the ability to juggle multiple tasks and to prioritise workload
Good teamworking and collaboration
Experience of working in a design or architectural environment
Personal integrity, approachability and ability to deal with sensitive and confidential matters
Strong IT skills and a good understanding of general office software and hardware
Candidates should have five years’ experience in a similar role and will preferably have several years’ experience of working in the design or architectural industry. They must demonstrate business awareness and management skills.
If you have all of the above experience, please submit your CV.