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Office Manager (maternity cover)



Posted over 30 days ago...

Join our dynamic team as an Office Manager and become the backbone of a thriving London-based company


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Organisation summary

Join a fast-growing, award-winning startup that is not only ambitious but also values a thriving, collaborative, and inclusive culture. With a team of over 300 motivated individuals, you'll be part of a company that listens to and values your impact, all within a hybrid working environment that supports your well-being and professional development.

Role Summary

  • Manage daily office operations to promote a positive work environment.
  • Supervise and support the Office Assistant.
  • Handle general office administration, stock maintenance, and facilities coordination.
  • Support the onboarding and offboarding processes.
  • Organize and execute company events and executive meetings.
  • Ensure health, safety, and security protocols are maintained.
  • Lead special office projects and assist with IT and building management issues.

Role Requirements

  • Proven office management experience in a dynamic setting.
  • Strong project management, organisational, and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and manage a team.
  • Experience in executive assistance and senior stakeholder communication is a plus.

Do you thrive in a fast-paced environment, enjoy keeping things running smoothly, and have a knack for juggling multiple projects? We're looking for a super proactive and organised Office Manager to provide an exceptional office experience for our growing 300+ person team based in London.

The Office Manager plays a vital role to ensure our team members have an optimal environment and resources to do their best work. As our Office Manager, you will be the backbone of our London office ensuring the daily office operations run seamlessly. You’ll also work closely with senior management and the wider People function to coordinate a variety of executive meetings, company ceremonies and celebrations.

The role involves line managing an Office Assistant, supporting them in prioritising their workload and overseeing administrative tasks.

This is a 12 month fixed-term contract covering maternity leave and will be a hybrid position requiring 4 days a week in our London office.

What You’ll Do

Working directly with the Head of People and closely supporting the senior management team, this role will be responsible for but not limited to the following:

Day-to-day management of office operations ensuring the space promotes positivity, productivity and collaboration   Manage, guide and support the Office Assistant, fostering a positive and productive working relationship. Oversee general office administration including:  Maintaining the office space calling upon third party service provider as necessary e.g. electrician Managing post, deliveries and couriers Maintaining appropriate stock levels of office equipment, stationery and refreshments Support the onboarding/offboarding process and ensuring new starters are provided with correct equipment and access - removal for leavers Provide timely comms and updates to the wider business on office related matters  Plan and deliver in-office activities and company-wide events and celebrations Provide Executive Assistance support to our Executive Committee members, communicating with external parties and Board members to schedule and coordinate meetings and events Liaise with Building Management to identify and address facilities related issues Work with our IT function to anticipate needs and troubleshoot matters such as employee equipment and office tech (e.g. meeting room AV, WiFi) Health and safety - ensure necessary risk assessments/tests are carried out and the appropriate level of awareness is maintained/training is completed (e.g. first aiders, fire marshalls). Ensure appropriate security protocols are implemented and adhered to at all times. Lead and coordinate ad-hoc office related projects.

Who you are

A proactive, detail-oriented person who enjoys working in a busy fast-growing environment. Naturally personable and approachable, great communicator who has a passion for their work and the people they work with 
 Has a strong bias towards action and gets a kick out of getting stuff done Knows have to have fun whilst maintaining a professional outlook

Experience and Skills

Previous experience as an Office Manager within a similar fast-paced, dynamic environment. Proven project management experience. Excellent organisational skills and meticulous attention to detail. Strong communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work unsupervised with minimal guidance. Experience of line management is preferred. Experience of Executive Assistance work and communication with senior stakeholders is highly advantageous

What’s in it for you?

Opportunity to join a fast-growing, award-winning and super ambitious startup Work with a friendly team of highly motivated individuals Be in an environment where you are listened to and can actually have an impact Thriving collaborative and inclusive company culture Company pension scheme Hybrid working environment Home office furniture allowance Personal Annual Learning and Development budget Private Medical Insurance Health Cash Plan (cashback on visits to the dentist & opticians etc) Cycle to work scheme Gympass subscription to a variety of gyms and wellbeing apps Enhanced parental pay & leave 25 days holiday + bank holidays with additional days added with length of service.

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