Operations Manager(Legal)

Operation Manager
Location: Manchester

The role will include:

  • Maintain and manage the offices efficiently on a day-to-day basis, including travelling to our other offices when required
  • Assist in the expansion of the firm
  • General office administration and front of house operation
  • Attending meetings and Minute Taking
  • Assist in the HR functions, including but not limited to, staff meetings / appraisals, new starter inductions, and independently managing any matters that may arise
  • Assist the finance team to ensure the needs of the business are met on an ongoing basis
  • Organising events and diary management
  • Assist the Risk & Compliance Manager to ensure that all policies, procedures & standards are up to date / adhered and complied with
  • Liaise with external auditors, compiling all information needed and manage the audit process
  • Manage the cleaning company and monitor the general condition of the office
  • Manage the alarm and security contracts
  • Facilities and repairs – including organising a trusted selection of tradespeople to rely on
  • Maintain appropriate stock levels of consumables and stationery
  • Managing all incoming & outgoing post daily

There are considerable opportunities for progression within the Firm. We operate a true meritocracy.

About You

  • The suitable candidate will have a high level of interaction with all functions of the business, therefore, to be considered you will need to be a natural people person and strong communicator
  • We are seeking a bright, presentable, positive person who is reliable, flexible, organised with the ability to multi-task
  • Must have a minimum of three years’ office management experience
  • Previous experience as an Office Manager in a legal environment a considerable advantage
  • Ability to work autonomously and in a team
  • Organised with effective time management skills to ensure deadlines are met
  • Good communication skills
  • Commercially aware
  • Confident with Word, Excel and Outlook
  • A positive and proactive attitude
  • Goal orientated with a strong desire to improve and succeed  
  • Based in Manchester, with a hybrid working model