Gemma Naylor
Team Leader - Creative Support
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Practice Manager for World Leading Architecture Practice

Creative Support
Ref: BBBH31964
Permanent
£40000.00 - £50000.00
City of London, London

Practice Manager for World Leading Architecture Practice

A renowned architects is seeking a Practice Manager to join their dynamic global studio, they are looking for someone who is organised and loves to work within a creative environment.

This is a key role within the studio which requires a senior candidate to come in and hit the ground running. It is essential this person is able to work closely with senior members and built rapport with them.

Key responsibilities:
General

  • Supervise the admin team
  • Research and organise CPDs (lunch and learn)
  • Liaise and build good relationships with suppliers
  • Liaise with contractors, engineers and the landlord for office maintenance works
  • Deal with correspondence, and queries
  • Work towards ISO accreditation with the external consultant
  • Prepare letters and reports
  • Events / parties – research/organise
  • Lead general staff meetings
  • Manage aspects of the Document Control system
  • Keep staff list up-to-date, desk plan, phone extensions
  • Knowledge of Health & Safety and Fire procedures
  • Liaise with outsourced IT providers and be point of contact in the office for all IT matters

HR Administration

  • Set up new staff with IT
  • Create welcome pack
  • Induct new staff
  • First point of contact for all staff to understand their concerns
  • Updates to staff handbook
  • Draft contracts
  • References
  • Liaise with recruitment agencies
  • Liaise with outsourced HR provider to resolve queries
  • Maintain staff personal records
  • Filter CVs and enquiries
  • Take meeting notes as required
  • Organise and administer staff reviews
  • Provide accounts with payroll list of new starters, leavers, pay rises etc

It is essential that you have worked within an architectural or similar environment.

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