Office Manager

Accrington | Job ID: OM-AD | £22,000 - £25,000

A fantastic opportunity for an Office Manager to work with a leading company who pride themselves on delivering quality customer care.

The Intelligent Design Centre is an Architecture design practice in Accrington who offers expertise in building design; focusing on client needs and efficiency strategies.

The practice has an established client base within diverse market sectors, an interesting and growing pipeline of future opportunities and a desire to substantially increase in size and market coverage.

The role is multi-faceted and aimed at providing essential office support and administration together with management duties. If you are a strong administrator with great communication skills, have the ability to display discretion and diplomacy and enjoy being part of a multi-skilled friendly team; we want to hear from you.

As Office Manager your role will include;

  • Reception duties, including answering incoming calls, dealing with visitors and scheduling appointments
  • Dealing with general emails and postal correspondence with customers and suppli-ers
  • Dealing with customer queries and ensuring a high quality customer service is provided
  • Providing administrative support to the technical staff
  • Managing timesheet system and updating database
  • Maintaining the job database including carrying out the new job process
  • Organise and audit the company’s systems, databases, and procedures
  • Filing paper and electronic documents and dealing with archiving process
  • Dealing with and maintaining petty cash records
  • Using Xero Accounting software to produce invoices, input bills, produce reports and chase payments (training will be given)
  • Managing stationary / consumables ordering
  • Supporting external marketing agency with website updates and social media posts in tandem with the Directors
  • Represent the business and portray it in a positive light

The ideal Office Manager must;

  • Have a min. of 3 years’ experience in a Senior Administrator/Office Management role
  • Be keen to play an active role in a dynamic team and be willing to contribute to the success of the team and the business as a whole
  • Have a positive attitude and ability to work under pressure
  • Be proficient in the use of standard office software applications, primarily Word, Ex-cel, webmail and web browser. Ability to use Access and Powerpoint would also be beneficial.
  • Have excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Possess excellent customer service skills and have high attention to detail
  • Have good organizational skills as well as the ability to take initiative and contribute to the effective running of the team
  • Having knowledge of Xero Accounting software is beneficial but not essential as training will be given

Our client can offer;

  • £22,000 – £25,000 DOE
  • Passionate, close knit team, where everyone is contributing to the success of the business
  • 20 days holidays per year, 8 days bank holiday + 3 additional days off between Christmas and New Year
  • Full time permanent position – 36.5 hours/week
    o 9am – 5.30pm Monday – Thursday
    o 9am – 4.30pm Friday
  • Working with a great team, and great clients


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  1. We’ll take a look at your application
  2. We’ll review it in line with our client’s requirements and assess if you’re a match for the role
  3. We’ll call you for a chat about the position to learn a little more about you and your personal aspirations
  4. We’ll invite you in to Cummins Mellor HQ to meet with our team and discuss the next steps in your career

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Speak to Amy Hutcheson

Senior Consultant

T: 01254 239363

E: [email protected]