Office manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 32000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Job type
  • Industry
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administration Manager


Job Title: Office Manager

Location: Canary Wharf

Contract: Permanent 37.5 Hours / Monday-Friday

Salary: 35k

Primary Responsibilities:


  • Answering calls politely and efficiently

  • Routing calls as Screening calls. Taking and passing on messages

  • First point of Meet and greet all business clients and visitors

  • Inform the appropriate staff of client/visitor arrival

  • Manage boardroom bookings. Maintain the meeting room's diary and cupboard keys

  • Arrange temporary building security passes for visitors

  • Arrange catering for all meetings external and internal

  • Keeping the reception area and boardrooms neat and Reporting any faulty equipment

  • Retrieve incoming packages mail from Opening and distribution of mail

  • Providing general administrative support to all staff

  • Constant communication with administration

  • Responsible for the smooth running of the office

  • Responsible for office library, archiving, filing

  • Arranging E-Permits where applicable

  • Overseeing the office recycling


  • Responsible for the stationery contract and negotiating rates

  • Ordering all office stationery supplies

  • Replenishing stationery cupboard

  • Ensuring correct orders are delivered and returning of faulty or wrong orders

  • Liaising with accounts assistant regarding stationery invoices and credit notes

Office Equipment & I.T

  • First point of contact

  • Responsible for maintaining accurate records of contractors and inventory lists of all equipment

  • Back-up IT Support

  • Assisting with any office desk allocation and relocation

  • Printer and phone induction for all new employees

  • Responsible for office phones and liaising closely with CW regarding extension allocation and relocation, maintaining staff phone extension list and dealing with all phone issues

  • Responsible for assisting staff with any IT issues and liaising with IT department to get them resolved

  • Assistant staff with faulty IT equipment and replacements

  • Responsible for the office equipment maintenance agreements and contracts

  • Responsible for maintenance, servicing, repairs and replacement of all office equipment

  • Troubleshooting and assisting with all office equipment issues

  • Responsible for the water coolers; contract, orders, deliveries and servicing


  • Liaising with the cleaner to ensure the kitchen is immaculate at all times

  • Replenishing of kitchen supplies, weekly fridge clean out

  • Ordering of all kitchen supplies (beverages, biscuits, cutlery, crockery)

  • Ensuring all kitchen equipment is working, maintained and serviced


  • First point of contact

  • Responsible for the cleaning contract and rate charges

  • Liaise with cleaner and cleaning company for all cleaning issues

  • Arrange deep clean for the office every 6 months

P.A to Principals:

  • Screening calls and taking messages

  • Diary Management

  • Organising meetings and appointments and arranging lunches

  • Reminding the Principals of internal/external meetings and important tasks and deadlines

  • Arranging all office functions and events

  • Assisting in producing and copying reports and documents

  • Travel arrangements; flights/trains/accommodation/taxi/travel Visa's for Principals and Staff

Any other duties deemed appropriate to the position Qualifications and Abilities:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Good customer service skills

  • A polite and friendly manner with good telephone skills

  • Strong efficiently and punctuality

  • Good working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word, Excel, Printers

  • Good organisation skills

  • Ability to work with minimal supervision

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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