Office Director- London

The Office Director will provide a high service level to support the needs of the business and ensure collaboration between the business functions, as well as managing relationships with key external suppliers and providers. This role oversees all duties and activities of the Offices Services Team including IT, Finance, Facilities, Administration, Reception, Catering and Secretarial teams.

The main duties of the role involve the following:

  • Reviewing and assisting with the office operational strategy and ensuring delivery of objectives
  • Reviewing and improving operational management systems, processes and best practices
  • Responsible for all procurement to include reviewing current service levels and negotiating new contracts where applicable
  • Responsible for space planning and overseeing floor plans
  • Reviewing and maintaining business continuity/disaster recovery plans in cooperation with senior management
  • Direct line management of London Senior Accounts Manager and responsibility for the smooth running of the Finance team
  • Supervisory responsibility for the smooth running of the IT team
  • Responsibility of the smooth day to day running of the Office Services Departments including Administration, Catering, Facilities, Reception and Secretarial teams
  • Day to day project management for the delivery of the office refit ensuring timely completion of tasks
  • Liaising with building management and attending regular management meetings
  • Supervisory responsibility for all firm events and party planning

Desired Skills & Experience

  • Proven office management/line management experience
  • Significant facilities management experience preferably gained within a professional services firm
  • Previous experience of business continuity processes
  • Excellent leadership and people management skills
  • Experience in managing outsourced services
  • Excellent organisational, planning, problem-solving and decision-making skills

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