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Office Manager

Job Title: Office Manager
Contract Type: Contract
Location: Reading, Berkshire
Salary: Negotiable
Start Date: 4th January 2022
Duration: 6 weeks
REF: OMTemp1612_1639685776
Contact Name: Adam Davies
Contact Email:
Job Published: about 1 month ago

Job Description

Office Manager

Temp - 4th January 2022 - 11th February 2022

Full time Reading based

The Role:

We 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 xpect all of our people to enjoy.

Thisrole will be based in the Reading office 5 days per week.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • 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 (training provided), 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
  • 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.

What we are looking for:

  • A strong customer focus and experience of delivering services to employees
  • First aid trained
  • 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

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