Office Manager

  • Location:

    City of London

  • Sector:

    Business Support

  • Salary:

    £35,000 - £40,000

  • Contact:

    Carly Thomas

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:

Office Management:

  • 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.