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Office Manager – Wellingborough

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  • Location East Midlands
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £27,000 - £30,000
  • Ref 10886
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Are you a problem solver with the willingness to go above and beyond in the office environment? The position is available for a dedicated Office Manager to join a successful Architects practice in Wellingborough. If you are the “go to” person that everyone relies on for support then this could be the perfect role for you!

My client is a medium sized practice based in Northamptonshire, they are RIBA chartered and following their creation in 2009 have gone from strength to strength to become specialists in Architecture, Planning and Interior Design. The practice is formed of talented architects, planners, interior designers and construction managers working within the residential, commercial, industrial and educational sectors.

They are now looking for an experienced Office Manager to join the team, you will be responsible for ensuring the smooth running of the Practice.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Maintain and continuously improve procedures/office administrative systems
  • Ensure adequate staff levels to cover telephone answering and general office administration
  • Manage company assets and facilities
  • Organise company events
  • Order supplies and services, book transport and accommodation
  • Deal with incoming and outgoing mail
  • Supervise and monitor the work of administrative staff as the department grows
  • Liaise with staff, suppliers and clients
  • Undertake recruitment and HR administration eg. organise the interview/trial process, organise
    onboarding and induction programmes for new employees etc.
  • Ensure that policies are kept up to date
  • Use a range of software packages
  • Support the Finance Team with administrative tasks
  • Assist with any other ad hoc tasks as required.

Required Skills & Experience

  • A minimum of 5 years proven office management experience
  • Degree educated with a knowledge of human resources administrative practices and procedures
  • Strong presentation/communication skills
  • Excellent organisation and time management, with strong attention to detail and problem solving abilities
  • Has a highly disciplined approach to working and can work under pressure
  • Embraces the company culture of learning within the workplace and beyond
  • A working understanding of Agile methodology and RIBA work stages would be beneficial
  • Discretion and diplomacy, and takes responsibility for own actions and for being proactive
  • Strong experience using Microsoft Office applications
  • Have own transport and willing to travel.

    What you get back

  • Salary of £27,000 to £30,000

  • 31 days holiday, including bank holidays and Christmas shutdown
  • Focus on leadership development
  • Support for staff well-being.


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Office Manager job in Wellingborough – Your Architectural Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Miranda Job Ref: 10886)

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