Office Manager

  • Location:

    Crawley, West Sussex

  • Sector:

    Commercial, Office Services

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    Negotiable

  • Contact:

    Nicola Ives

  • Contact email:

    nicola.ives@search.co.uk

  • Job ref:

    Req//232410

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2019-01-04

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

At Search Consultancy we are proud of the reputation we have developed for recruitment in the West Sussex area, and aim to go from strength to strength. As the Office Manager with direct involvement in two offices, Crawley & Brighton you will be a pivotal member of the support team, and contribute towards helping the operational team achieve that objective.

We are an efficient and dynamic team that strives to meet all targets set within a fast paced-environment. We provide administrative support to an office of 60+ Consultants in Crawley and 40+ in Brighton across multiple Divisions, as well as managing localised facilities and utilities. We are proud of our high standards here at Search and have an opportunity for an Office Manager to join the wider team to manage the current Support Division of 8 staff including 2 team leaders split across the two sites.

In return for hard work and commitment to the team you will be rewarded with a competitive basic salary in a company where long-term exciting careers can be forged. We believe in developing, supporting and retaining the best and we offer genuine career potential to successful people.

You will be involved with providing first class administrative support to the business and be accountable for the below:

  • Direct management of the day to day running of the office and existing support team including internal health and safety policies
  • Liaise with Divisional Managers and other senior colleagues regarding administrative support
  • Producing management reports to deadlines
  • Manage the support team and be comfortable allocating duties & carrying out confidential tasks
  • Deal with facility issues / day to day issues within the office
  • Active day to day involvement in fulfilling office procedure requirements & liaise with Divisional Managers on site where appropriate
  • Type proposals / reports / letters / CV's as requested
  • Cover reception as required
  • Cover other team members duties as required in their absence
  • Support Payroll Assistant/s with all related admin tasks within the required timescales
  • Maintain filing systems within the company's best practice parameters and current GDPR legislation
  • Ad Hoc duties including credit checking, presentations, setting up meeting rooms
  • Reduce Divisional complaints by ensuring the customer service provided to all internal & external clients and candidates is first class
  • Identify areas for improvement within the Division and communicate suggestions to the Support Services Manager
  • Identify individual training / up-skill needs and opportunities within the Support team through day to day observations, conducting one to one business review meetings and appraisals
  • Working closely with the Support Services Manager you will be responsible for the company pool car, its day to day upkeep, care and appropriate use of adhering to company policy

Benefits

  • Fast moving and performance-orientated business with excellent rewards
  • Competitive salary, fantastic opportunities for career progression within the wider business
  • Sunday Times Best 100 companies to work for
  • 'Investors in People (IIP) - Platinum' company

A great place to work

Search is one of the UK's largest recruitment companies with 13 locations nationwide covering over 20 industry sectors. We are the recruitment partner of choice to organisations who are aiming to achieve success through talented and motivated people; an aim we share in growing our own business.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.

Search is an equal opportunities recruiter and we welcome applications from all suitably skilled or qualified applicants, regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/beliefs, sexual orientation or age.