Office manager

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 24000 - £ 30000 / Year
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Administration Manager

Job title: office manager

Salary: 24-30k

Location: City of london

About the Role

The Office Manager plays a varied role in ensuring the smooth, day-to-day running of the office. The role is to create and maintain a pleasant working environment, ensuring high levels of organizational effectiveness, communication, and safety. The Office Manager will have contact with all levels of internal staff as well as clients and visitors.


  • Meeting and greeting all guests and providing refreshments when requested

  • Managing visitor access and bookings as well as arranging inductions for new staff

  • General administration in relation to the smooth running of the office, including timely responses to queries and requests

  • Manage maintenance of the office environment, plants, and furniture

  • Communicating any relevant information to the office via e-mail/Slack

  • Liaise with 3rd party companies such as security staff, reception, cleaning contractors and maintenance companies

  • Regular food and beverage orders inclusive of weekly food shop and refreshments for meetings and events

  • Stationery stock control

  • Completing an AM and PM floor walk to ensure that the office is at its highest standard

  • Refilling breakout areas when appropriate and ensuring they are always kept tidy

  • Preparing meeting rooms for internal and external use

  • Ensure that the pantry and storage cupboards are always tidy and organised

  • Answer phones for the office and provide routine information to callers

  • Accept, sort and distribute post appropriately

  • Ensure IT requirements throughout the office are met by liaising with the IT Helpdesk

  • Booking staff travel and accommodation when required to do so

  • Support the HR team on the newcomers / leavers process

  • Ensure building compliances are met and update building management with records monthly

Events Duties

  • Ensuring the event schedule is kept up to date with all internal and external events, briefings, workshops, and meetings that are held in the office space.

  • Liaise with training team to ensure that the event schedule does not clash with the training schedule

  • Ad-hoc project support for events

  • Organise office access for all event attendees and staff

  • Arrange access for event deliveries via MVC

  • Booking event space via Google calendars

  • Liaise with clients & internal teams to ensure the smooth running of events

  • Managing event layout by clearing furniture from rooms on request and sourcing storage when needed

  • Source and organise appropriate catering for events

  • Source and organise required equipment and entertainment for events

  • Facilitating company events such as company update and breakfast club

  • Ensure IT requirements are met for events by liaising with IT department

  • Assist attendees with miscellaneous requests

What you'll need

  • Office Manager/administrative assistant experience

  • Excellent time management skills and ability to multitask and prioritise work

  • Strong communication and organisational skills in a fast-paced environment

  • Possesses strong customer telephone and face to face skills.

  • Is confident and has high personal standards

  • Proficiency in G Suite would be an advantage

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