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Office Manager

Low Carbon

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Join Low Carbon as they are looking for a Office Manager

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Gloucester United Kingdom

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About Low Carbon

Low Carbon creates renewable energy to fight climate change. We’re building a net-zero energy company that will power tomorrow and protect the planet for future generations.

Low Carbon was established in 2011 with one goal in mind: to make the biggest contribution possible in the fight against climate change. The aim is to play a key role in the historic effort to move the world to 100% renewable energy.

We are a long-standing certified B-Corporation, and recognised as gold standard for environmental impact. Low Carbon’s climate ambitions are to become one of the world’s first major net-zero energy companies and to have created 20GW of new renewable energy capacity by 2030.

Low Carbon has formed a strategic partnership with the Massachusetts Mutual Life Insurance Company (MassMutual) to build a leading global renewable energy Independent Power Producer. Low Carbon is committed to the development, investment and operation of renewable energy at scale. Low Carbon invests into both renewable energy developers and projects across a range of renewable energy technologies including solar PV, wind, energy storage, waste-to-energy and energy efficiency.

With a significant international renewable energy pipeline in development, Low Carbon is well-positioned to capitalise on opportunities as the need for renewable energy and energy security increases.

We are extremely proud of the highly professional and talented team at Low Carbon. We have built a positive learning culture that incorporates respect, trust, collaboration, and a shared passion to combat climate change. It is an open, friendly and supportive environment, and we are proud to say we work here. As we grow, we are committed to increasing diversity in the team, and continuing to foster an inclusive environment where we can learn from each other.

Low Carbon is on a mission. Together, we will power tomorrow.

Role Description

Based in our Gloucester office, we are looking for someone to join the team and lead on managing the running of our UK Development offices in Gloucester & Glasgow. This will include project managing an office move in Gloucester later this year, and joining our Global Front of House team working with colleagues who manage our Berlin and London offices.

Key Responsibilities

As Office Manager you will take responsibility to ensure our development offices in Gloucester and Glasgow are a well-run and maintained professional setting for both employees and guests of Low Carbon. This will include:

  • Overseeing and facilitating the use of our meeting rooms via outlook calendars, ensuring they are tidy and ready for each meeting and that they are prepared with refreshments where necessary
  • Stock control, checking and ordering stationary/kitchen etc. maintaining sustainability throughout. You will also ensure we are recycling correctly as a business
  • Health and Safety, championing safe behaviours around the office for both employees and guests, briefing the latter on fire protocol. You will also check for hazards and minimise/mitigate risks i.e. slips, trips and falls
  • General office tidiness, including the kitchen, meeting rooms, corridors
  • Understand office technology, ensuring MS Teams is operating successfully in external meeting rooms and addressing any issues raised by employees
  • Coordinating interactions with other Low Carbon offices and employees including assisting when groups of team members are travelling to/from the development offices
  • Supporting with onboarding new joiners in our Gloucester office
  • Supporting with administrative tasks for the UK Development Team

Person Specification

  • An excellent communicator, both written and verbally
  • You’ll have a friendly, approachable and professional manner
  • You’ll bring an energy to what you do and be reliable, adaptable and used to using your initiative
  • Highly organised, great attention to detail and a focus on getting things done.
  • Have a ‘hands on’ approach, visible across the business with good communication and other interpersonal skills
  • Be an enthusiastic and committed team player who will work well with other members of Low Carbon

Skills & Experience

  • Previous experience as an Office Manager, Front of House, or Administrative Assistant/Executive Assistant
  • Proven organisational skills and able to demonstrate using your initiative in other areas
  • Strong IT and computer skills, in particular with MS packages (largely Teams, Outlook)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrable experience in project co-ordination and/or project management
  • Experience
  • An interest/passion for tackling climate change

Our Benefits

  • 26 days holiday plus your birthday off (with the option to buy a further 5 days)
  • Discretionary Bonus
  • Annual Bupa Health Check
  • Private Healthcare for you and your family (medical history disregarded)
  • Contributory Pension
  • EV Car scheme / Cycle scheme
  • Season Ticket Loan
  • Sodexo for commercial discounts and perks
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