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Office Manager


25-30k DOE

Full Time - office based NO HYBRID WORKING

Fantastic, exclusive opportunity for an organised and reliable Office Manager with a background in Manufacturing/ Engineering to join my client, an Engineering company based in West Kent.

You will not see this role advertised anywhere else!

This is a brand-new role, created due to success and growth of the business, and consists of a variety of duties including but not limited to:

  • Ensuring efficient operation of the office; monitor and maintain general office facilities and equipment; managing petty cash
  • Providing comprehensive administrative support to the team: covering reception; diary, email and post management; organising travel, hotels, delivery, couriers and order office supplies; supporting the Chief Executive with some PA duties
  • Document Control duties electronically
  • Basic administration to support the Sales, HR and Finance functions including raising Purchase Order numbers and collating sales statistics and other reports; managing employee records; payroll input
  • Any other duties as required

This rare vacancy will not be available for long!

The successful candidate will have/be:

  • An experienced and proactive Administrator with experience as an Office Manager/PA/Team Assistant within Engineering/Manufacturing
  • A solid CV demonstrating reliability
  • Good at picking up IT systems, and able to use MS Office to at intermediate as a bare minimum, ideally advanced level and with a good ability to research online
  • A natural problem solver able to think creatively
  • A positive outlook
  • Excellent communication skills with the ability to build effective professional relationships
  • A strong multi-tasker, able to juggle a variety of priorities
  • Educated to a good level, with the ability to pick up technical or complex terminology
  • A good grasp of the English language with the ability to use correct grammar and proofread to a high standard
  • Happy to work in an industrial environment - this is not a glamorous office!
  • Able to commit to full time hours in the office

This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly and growing team within an independent business who value their employees. This Team Assistant vacancy boasts a competitive salary of between £25 - 30k dependent on experience, as well as the opportunity to develop the role long term.

Due to volume given the current climate, please note that we are unable to respond to every application and do require a CV via the 'Apply Now' link.

This role is being handled by Emily Powell, Head of Business Support for Pearson Whiffin Recruitment.

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