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Office Manager

Job Title: Office Manager
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: asap
Duration: Permanent
REF: PP/CK/OfficeManager_1638544583
Contact Name: Caroline Kennedy
Contact Email:
Job Published: 9 months ago

Job Description

Office Manager


Reading based

MBNL are seeking an Office Manager to deliver a seamless workplace experience for our people. This is a key role in delivering the employee experience that we expect all of our people to enjoy.

The Office Manager is primarily Reading based however some occasional travel to other sites will be required.

Responsibilities of the Office Manager include:

  • This role leads our first aiders and fire wardens in ensuring essential cover levels across all of our sites.
  • This role is naturally a first aider and a fire warden, and must complete the required training courses at the appropriate intervals.
  • Responsible for security across all of our offices, including managing site access cards and CCTV, and ensuring that employees follow our security guidelines
  • Office facilities management, including arranging and following up on regular maintenance and repairs, ensuring the office is accessible at all times
  • The Office Manager will manage regular and cyclical office essentials: post collection and distribution, ordering and management of office supplies
  • Manage external partners delivering services into our locations - e.g. cleaners, maintenance, repairs
  • Support the development of our physical workplaces, looking for ways to increase opportunities for collaboration
  • Manage and develop SharePoint sites for workplace and other groups, ensuring that our people have the most relevant information at their fingertips, in an intuitive and accessible format
  • Own and manage the office broadcast screen system, ensuring the screens are operational and the information is current.

The successful Office Manager will have

  • A strong customer focus and experience of delivering services to employees
  • Ability to think quickly and prioritise, and manage multiple priorities according to their criticality
  • Experience in managing external suppliers, and an understanding of basic procurement processes (e.g. ordering and POs)
  • The ability to engage with and influence people at all levels, to communicate and ensure adherence to processes
  • SharePoint skills

To apply for the Office Manager please send your CV to

Project People is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.