Office Manager

£30000 per annum
15 Nov 2016
13 Dec 2016
Paul Jones
Contract Type
Full Time
A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a hardworking and committed Office Manager to join a small, friendly, well-established housing charity, providing low cost and affordable housing to those in the district. Based in Whitchurch, Hampshire, the successful Office Manager will earn a salary of approximately £30,000 depending on experience.   

This is a great opportunity to learn and develop your knowledge and the workings of a small business, with a provider who manages 104 properties, with assets worth over 6 million. As an Office Manager, you will be responsible for the day to day running of office services, including management of service contracts and facilities management. Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, your main duties and responsibilities will include, but will not be limited to: 
  • Working on projects assigned by Management
  • Responsibility for the Housing Manager, and leading on best practice improvements for the day to day running of the office
  • Implementation and maintenance of bespoke company database to improve service levels and office efficiency
  • Maintaining and improving the providers excellent service standards
  • Facilitating the sale of shared ownership properties
  • Producing minutes for Board meetings and providing full administrative support to the CEO
  • Marketing, public consultations events, website and literature development
  • Accounts monitoring, working within budgetary constraints and monthly reporting
  • Ensuring compliance across all aspects of the business - Housing Management, H&S and Charities Commission

To be considered for the Office Manager position, you would ideally have a background in housing management, although not essential. In addition, you must possess the following key skills and experience:
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Organised and self-motivated, compassionate and empathetic
  • An excellent communicator both written and verbal
  • An understanding of accounts P&L and Balance sheet with an ability to read numbers
  • Proactive and ability to work on own initiative
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines
If you have the required experience and are interested in this exciting opportunity to become an Office Manager, based in Whitchurch, Hampshire, please apply by submitting your CV along with a cover letter that explains why you believe you are suitable for the role.