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Office Manager

  • Job reference: FG-004928
  • Sector: Buildings, Construction, Education, Healthcare, Infrastructure
  • Location: Edinburgh

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Faithful+Gould is an international company with great strength and a culture of progression. We are part of the wider Atkins Group who are in turn owned by SNC Lavalin forming a global business with over 50,000 employees. We place a great emphasis on the training, development and assessment of our staff, we’re dedicated to providing cutting-edge expertise to our clients. Join us and you’ll benefit from a development programme designed to ensure your career objectives are met in full.


The responsibilities

You will provide efficient administrative support to the Edinburgh office and relevant teams as directed by line management and the responsibilities will include but are not limited to:
•Ensuring all office equipment is in good working order.
•Liaise with suppliers, SSF, internal support functions, local office & other staff as required.
•Arrangement of hospitality and events as required.
•Assist with parking space management and issues for staff.
•Responsible for floor plan, office moves and desk allocation on relevant floor.
•Assist with meeting room equipment
•Control of all staff data relating to admin processes including new starters inductions
•Undertake the role of Safety Champion for the building including the monthly ‘health and safety’ walkaround and ordering PPE
•Deal with internal/external training requirements and bookings keeping the relevant systems updated
•Liaise with client and external training providers and process purchase orders and invoices for external courses
•General adhoc administration tasks including, archiving, printing, binding, filing duties etc.
•Provide administration cover Back up to admin requirements during absence of other team members.
The requirements
•Qualified to GCSE Level or equivalent
•Previous administrative experience
•Excellent team player
•Attention to detail essential
•Good standard of education (English & Maths)
•Experienced user of MS Office
•Competent in the production of spreadsheets and PowerPoint
•Experience of database applications.
•Strong verbal and written communication skills
You should possess a willingness to continue to develop your career through our structured training programme.
Faithful+Gould develops individuals through a portfolio of training and development courses designed to help you make the best of your abilities and talents.  We provide a structured training scheme and endorse Continuous Professional Development Activities.   Faithful+Gould are accredited Investors In People.
Rewards and benefits

Faithful+Gould offer a comprehensive reward package including:
•25 days annual leave per annum plus 8 days paid bank holidays per annum (pro-rata for part time staff or for part years worked)
•Employees in service at 1st April each year can buy up to 15 days or sell up to 5 days holiday
•Attractive pension scheme
•Employee Well Being Programme (EWP)
•Share incentive plan
•Life assurance scheme
•Professional membership fees paid
•Income Protection
•Personal accident cover
•Discretionary bonus scheme
•Give as you earn scheme
•Health Club Membership & Leisure Discounts
•Discounted BUPA healthcare scheme
•Childcare vouchers
•IT related discounts
•Mobile phone discounts
Negotiable dependant on experience
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