Office Manager

  • Attractive Daily Rate
  • England South East Greater London
  • Contract
  • Alternative & Renewable Energy
  • Offshore Wind
Job Description
Job Title:            Office Manager
Reports to:        Project Directors
Location:            Sunbury/London

Key Accountabilities
  • Supporting the Offshore Wind projects as a member of the PMO (project management office) team.
  • First point of contact to internal and external customers and office visitors, the office manager must be able to represent the team appropriately, assisting visitors with office requirements etc.
  • Lead and manage all the external interfaces for the office (e.g., building contractors, IT provider, Security provider, Landlord, Cleaning company, Facilities Provider, Utilities companies etc.).
  • Manage the lease and office contracts to ensure compliance with the office budget and contract obligations. Manage all relevant invoice approvals. Ensure that the office budget tracker is kept up to date and accurate.
  • Lead on ensuring the office is compliant with the relevant legislations and regulations (e.g., HSE, fire etc.). Knowledge of site and procedures.
  • Manage new joiners process and support onboarding/ deboarding: 
    • include new joiners to mailing distribution lists 
    • delete leavers from mailing distribution lists  
    • consult with IT for SharePoint access  
    • add new joiner in org chart/ delete leaver from org chart/ maintain org chart 
    • local induction
  • Responsibility for managing access control and associated procedures to ensure that only those persons who are authorised are afforded access to the building and/or office space. This individual’s role should include, but not be limited to:
    • Development of an access control (including visitor) policy and security policy.
    • Issuing and management of key fobs.
    • Issuing of visitors passes.
    • Building and office space induction.
    • Liaise with the building manager on any security or access control related matters.
    • Liaise with the business security manager.
  • Health and Safety:
    • Fire warden duties
    • First aiders duties and organse first aid training as required
    • First point of contact for office accidents, ill health and near misses, support in incident management adhering to the JV processes
    • Review and update Health and Safety procedures and reports
    • Supporting the completion of Ad-hoc risk assessments
    • Liaise with the business HSE manager.
  • General office administration and management support.
    • Support comms team with project messaging
    • Maintain Governance & holiday calendar
    • Manage office space for the team including availability of desks for visitors.
    • Ensure all areas are compliant with relevant policies and procedures, and where appropriate, actively contribute to continuous improvement programmes.
    • Other ad hoc administrative duties eg: sourcing and booking meeting rooms, ordering stationery and catering.
  • Event / meeting coordination (as required):
    • Set up and manage a range of conference meetings.
    • Organise events/ meetings hosted by Management Team and arranging relevant facilities and logistics.
Key Attributes
  • Self-starter
  • Ability to operate calmly under pressure and manage competing priorities.
  • Strong networking and influencing capability; Excellent interpersonal, and organisational skills.
  • Strong communication skills (oral/written)
  • An understanding of continuous improvement
  • Enthusiastic, committed and determined.
  • High level of initiative, motivation and energy.
  • Willingness to roll up sleeves and take ownership.
  • Ability to lead by example.
  • Ability to engage all levels of the origination and establish credibility with peers, group leaders, and senior executives; team player exhibiting high levels of inclusive behavior; Excellent cross-culture sensitivity/ awareness; Ability to work in a multilingual and multicultural environment.
General Experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of the health and safety relevant to the office inc. Fire, First Aid DSE, and Accident reporting.
  • Demonstrable ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • A general awareness of workplace services and operations
  • Good IT skills and ability to use application-based software.
  • Experience in a hospitality background.
  • First aid and Fire warden trained (desirable)

With over 90 years' combined experience, NES Fircroft (NES) is proud to be the world's leading engineering staffing provider spanning the Oil & Gas, Power & Renewables, Chemicals, Construction & Infrastructure, Life Sciences, Mining and Manufacturing sectors worldwide. With more than 80 offices in 45 countries, we are able to provide our clients with the engineering and technical expertise they need, wherever and whenever it is needed. We offer contractors far more than a traditional recruitment service, supporting with everything from securing visas and work permits, to providing market-leading benefits packages and accommodation, ensuring they are safely and compliantly able to support our clients.

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