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Office Manager

Job Title: Office Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: South West London, London
Industry:
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + good benefits
Start Date: ASAP
REF: ASH17050WC_1529667789
Contact Name: Will Cusack
Contact Email: wcusack@ashdowngroup.com
Job Published: 5 months ago

Job Description

A successful and growing software company is seeking an Office Manager to run the reception area which includes switchboard and provide general office management.

Core tasks include:

* Switchboard duties
* Meeting and greet visitors (this is not regular)
* Booking travel and hotels for London team
* Raising purchase orders
* Sending and distributing incoming post
* Taking deliveries, including daily milk bottles
* Booking meeting rooms and parking spaces for colleagues
* Making sure reception is kept tidy
* If needed, setting up conference calls and GoToMeetings
* Ordering stationery and kitchen supplies (this will only occur if something is needed urgently)
* Booking taxis, booking couriers, scanning documents
* Assist IT with swapping of back-up tape on a Monday
* Arranging electricians, plumbers etc. to come in and sort out any issues that crop up
* Liaising between security and colleagues
* Assisting fire marshals during fire drills
* Assisting the Finance team where possible during quiet periods

Essential skills/experience:

* Previous experience as an Office Manager in an SME environment ideally
* The person will need to be able to work independently
* Responsible & trustworthy
* Punctuality & daily attendance a must
* Very comfortable with MS Outlook
* Basic Excel knowledge needed
* Highly accurate attention to detail essential, as they will be booking flights etc.
* Helpfulness with can-do attitude & willing to assist with variety of requests
* Confidence to handle switchboard, including cold callers
* Ability to multi-task & prioritise
* Calm, friendly person who can handle a potentially busy, demanding environment

To apply for this Office Manager role, please send an up to date copy of your CV, detailing all relevant technical skills and experience, with the reference ASH17050WC in the subject title.

The Ashdown Group Ltd acts as an employment agency in respect of permanent vacancies and as an employment business in respect of temporary vacancies.