Office Manager

Position: Office Manager

Hours: Full Time

Salary & Benefits: £30k – £35k (DOE)

Location: Head office, Theale, Berkshire

Job Description:
We are looking for an Office Manager to oversee the running of the office and site staff.

Duties will include:

  • The day-to-day running of the office
  • Provision of administrative support to the Director
  • HR and staff management for 35+ employees inc. offsite and subcontractors
  • Accounts duties including credit control, liaising with suppliers and customers
  • Managing a fleet of vehicles including maintenance, repairs and insurance
  • Manage Health and Safety and fire regulations in the office
  • Oversee and manage annual renewal of construction related accreditations
  • Negotiate and manage office insurance contracts
  • Arrange and monitor staff training, ensuring CSCS cards are up-to-date and keeping the renewal records.
  • Preparation of weekly and monthly reports for the Directors

Key Skills:

The successful candidate must be able to work in a busy environment and be comfortable being independent and making decisions whilst maintaining accurate and up-to-date records, together with advising and implementing new processes to ensure the smooth running of a growing business. The candidate must have exceptional organisational and inter-personal skills.

In addition, the applicant must have:

  • Extensive experience with Microsoft Office suite of products including word and excel.
  • Experience using Sage 50 or other similar accounts software
  • An excellent and confident telephone manner
  • Experience working in a construction business
  • Prior office management experience preferred
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Have a positive attitude, be reliable and dependable

Who should apply?
If you meet the job specification and you are looking for a new challenge then we would love to hear from you. Please email your CV to us using the form below or post it to:

Lyndsay Heap
Kennet Landscape Solutions, 6 High Street, Theale, Reading, RG7 5AN.

All submissions will be treated in the strictest confidence.