Reference: 01770 Job Type: Permanent Date Posted: 10 August 2016
Job Type: Permanent
Date Posted: 10 August 2016
THE COMPANY Really exciting and dynamic technology company based in the heart of Oxford city centre. They offer a relaxed but professional work environment and include benefits such as flexi hours, a contributory pension scheme, discounted gym membership, employee share scheme and 23 days holiday per annum. THE ROLE To support the needs of their rapidly expanding office and teams within it, they are currently recruiting for a positive and proactive Office / Facilities Manager to join their team of 130 employees. Based in central Oxford, the Office Manager is a new role within the business and would suit someone who relishes the opportunity to take on a variety of responsibilities, is proactive in creating solutions for office management processes and issues and who enjoys providing exceptional levels of customer service to both internal employees and external visitors and guests. This is a broad role covering a wide range of tasks - nearly anything that has a touch point within the physical office / office environment and the people who work within the business is related to the Office Manager role. The Office Manager will continuously and proactively improve the processes and services provided by office management provision. As the first welcome to their business, they are looking for someone who can run and portray a well managed office, giving staff and visitors a positive impression of the office environment and their business. KEY TASKS This role will include a wide range of responsibilities and this is not a complete lists of tasks: • Facilities Management - Responsibility for liaison with external building suppliers and facilities management and internal clients to ensure smooth running of all office facilities. - Taking the lead on all office fit outs or changes to office layouts and space, including office relocations, new meeting rooms, office design and layout. - Responsibility for desk and office equipment and office space forward planning, including all purchase decisions. •Procurement - Ensure that stationary and supplies for office and employees are ordered each week, food, drink - Keep an accurate inventory of all supplies and maintain adequate quantities including all furniture and equipment purchases •Policies / Health & Safety - Act as fire warden and keep up to date with legislation, communicating to employees when relevant - Act as First Aider within the business and ensure all accident books and first aid kits are kept up to date - Act as DSE assessor and ensure all new joiners are set up correctly. •Social and administration - Assisting with organising social events including work outings and Christmas parties - Basic HR administration support as and when required THE CANDIDATE You'll possess a dynamic and positive outlook to your daily work responsibilities and will be a naturally engaging character with all parties, irrespective of seniority. Previous experience working in a similar role is highly preferable (H&S and fire marshall training is definitely advantageous). This role does require a self-starter who will be able to hit the ground running. You'll possess a proactive attitude, being able to suggest new ideas to improve the office environment and champion these within the business. Park Street People Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer. We do not discriminate on the grounds of age, race, gender, disability, creed or sexual orientation and comply with all relevant UK legislation. We are acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this role.
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