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Office Manager - Kensington, London

  • Location London
  • Type Permanent
  • Salary £25,000 - £40,000
  • Ref 12139

Office Manager Job in Kensington, London

Seeking an Office Manager for an immediate start before Christmas! Our client is an architectural practice based in Kensington London and are seeking an Office Manager with strong admin skills to join them on a full time or permanent basis!

Founded in 1977, this practice has grown from strength to strength and focuses predominantly on high-end residential properties in London’s most prime locations. The practice currently consists of 7 Architects, 2 partners and is based in Kensington, London.

Your role as Office Manager will mostly be administrative duties and PA responsibilities to the architectural partners.

Role & Responsibilities

  • Front of house duties and meeting and greeting clients and visitors
  • Assisting the two partners with PA and bookkeeping duties, this includes booking travel and accommodation
  • Answering all incoming calls, handling all incoming post and deliveries
  • Invoicing, petty cash management, reconciliation, accounts receivable and payable, and managing office supplies, machinery, and IT accounts
  • Onboarding and offboarding employees
  • Assisting the two partners with staff reviews and annual appraisals
  • Supporting employees with company benefits (e.g. eye test vouchers, cycle to work, work anniversary bonuses, birthday cakes, etc)
  • Ensuring the office is kept in a tidy manner and in line with Health & Safety Regulations.

Required Skills & Experience

  • Experience with administrative and clerical work
  • Strong communication skills with a good telephone manner
  • Experience in SAGE would be beneficial but not essential as training will be provided
  • Advanced IT Office skills (MS Office Suite, Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Must have relevant UK experience and be eligible to work in the UK
  • Professional demeanour & client facing.

What you get back

  • Salary of £25,000 – £40,000 DOE
  • 20 days holiday + Christmas shutdown
  • Bonuses
  • Social events with the team
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Loyalty reward scheme.


If you meet the criteria above, send us your CV and portfolio. We receive a large number of applications so if you do not hear back within 7 days consider your application unsuccessful this time. We will keep a copy of your details on file for future vacancies.

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Office Manager in Kensington – Your Architecture Recruitment Specialists (Recruiter: Charlotte Lambert Job Ref: 12139)

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