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Office Manager Wanted in London

Posted: 38 days ago
Place: Putney, London

About My Family Care
My Family Care is the UK leader in delivering family-friendly solutions for organisations, as part of their strategy for talent retention and supporting employee diversity.
We provide a range of leading-edge services helping employers to be more family-friendly (and so engage and retain talent) and employees to balance their parenting and eldercare responsibilities alongside their working life.
What you’ll be doing
My Family Care has doubled in size over the past 2 years. The head office team is now 50 people strong and we need some help! We're looking for an Office Manager to support our operations across all departments. The right candidate will have a can-do attitude, a high level of flexibility, be able to multitask and most importantly get out of bed with a smile most days and share such energy with colleagues. This is an Office Manager role but it's also one where your jobs will be varied and most importantly you will have a lot of independence and ownership in how you fulfil the role.
Your main responsibility is to make sure our office is smooth running and a brilliant place to work. Within this, your duties will include:
• Diary management with appointments for the team
• Handling incoming telephone calls and directing as relevant
• Room booking management and travel arrangement planning
• Managing reception and being the first point of call for guests
• Ordering office equipment and office food and drink
• To maintain supplier relationships and monitor that we are getting the best price
• Making sure the team is looked after: birthdays, parties, leaving drinks etc.
• Being nominated Fire Marshall and First Aid Officer (training will be provided if needed)
• Other ad hoc duties as required
What you’ll bring to the role
What we need:
• experience of working within a similar office position, which could include in administration or reception, or office management.
• Exceptional attention to detail.
• Strong Microsoft Office skills and a sound knowledge standard office equipment.
• Hands on attitude.
• Excellent listening and verbal communication skills.
• Exceptional interpersonal and social skills.
• Ability to remain confident, positive and calm in a pressurised environment.
• Exemplary time management and organisational skills with the ability to organise own workload according to priorities.
• Ability to work in a customer focused environment.
What we’d also like (but not mandatory):
• ECDL qualification or similar.
• Have a qualification or knowledge of the childcare and/or eldercare industry.
How to Apply
If you think that you've just found an exciting opportunity then please apply by sending a covering letter outlining why you would like the role and what you think will make you an inspirational part of the team at My Family Care, along with an up to date CV.

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