Office Manager - Part Time

Withers & Rogers
£25,000 - £29,999
13 Apr 2018
19 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Part Time
Office Manager - Part Time
Sheffield, Yorkshire

Are you looking to progress your career with an innovative legal firm as an Office Manager? Want to take on an exciting part time role where no two days are the same? If so, we want to hear from you.

The Organisation:

With offices in Bristol, Leamington Spa, London, Munich and Sheffield, Withers & Rogers are one of Europe’s largest dedicated intellectual property law firms.

Established more than 130 years ago, we remain as passionate as ever about delivering the very best for our clients. Today, we’re honoured to work with a fantastic client base, including many renowned, innovative organisations based across the world.

Now, we are looking for an Office Manager to join us on a part time basis and ensure the smooth running of our Sheffield office. This role will be known as Office Coordinator internally.

The Benefits:

- Salary of £25,000 - £28,000 pro rata
- Discretionary Christmas bonus
- Pension plan with employer and employee contributions
- Give as you earn scheme
- Healthcare cashback plan
- Cycle to work scheme and interest-free season ticket loan for travel
- Group life assurance and childcare scheme
- Employee assistance programme
- Sabbatical policy allowing a one month career break after three years' service, or three months after five years' service
- 23 days’ holiday pro rata (increasing with service) plus Bank Holidays

This is a fantastic opportunity to develop your career with a leading firm that invests in their people and promotes a healthy work/life balance.

We foster a supportive and inclusive culture where employees are encouraged to broaden their knowledge, challenge themselves and share their ideas.

You will have the chance to make a genuine, positive impact on our office environment and help to promote the values that make Withers & Rogers such a rewarding place to work.

The Role:

As the Office Manager, you’ll support the smooth running of our busy office in Sheffield.

In this varied role, you will:

- Ensure that our front of house service meets our high standards in terms of client experience
- Manage office administration tasks
- Help to distribute work amongst the Secretaries
- Manage phone calls, email enquiries and incoming and outgoing post
- Support the recruitment process and play a key role in on-boarding new staff and making them feel welcome
- Manage all facilities and H&S requirements, including work station assessments
- Build strong relationships with suppliers and complete supplier reviews
- Assist with marketing events
- Line manage the Junior Secretary

About You:

To join us as an Office Manager, you’ll need:

- Previous office and/or facilities management experience
- Line management and/or supervisory experience
- Experience in a professional services firm
- Excellent customer service skills
- Sound working knowledge of MS Outlook, Word and ideally Excel
- The ability to communicate at all levels, including senior management
- A great eye for detail and great prioritisation skills

Ideally, you will have some HR knowledge, but this is not essential.

We’re eager to hear from individuals with experience as an Office Manager, Office Co-ordinator, Facilities Manager, Administration Manager, Office Supervisor or Senior Administrator.

Please note, this is a part time role, ideally working 25 hours per week, 10:00 – 16:00, Monday – Friday. We are able to offer flexibility regarding hours, but it is essential that the successful candidate is able to work five days per week.

If you think you have the skills to succeed, please apply as soon as possible. Interviews are provisionally planned for Thursday 3rd May 2018.

Webrecruit and Withers & Rogers are equal opportunities employers, value diversity and are strongly committed to providing equal employment opportunities for all employees and all applications for employment. Equal opportunities are the only acceptable way to conduct business and we believe that the more inclusive our environments are, the better our work will be.

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