Office Manager Job Description Template

This Office Manager job description has been created by Tiger Recruitment as a basic template for our clients’ benefit when looking to hire an Office Manager. It is generic and will need to be tailored to the specifics of each company’s requirements.

Office Manager job description

Key responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and ordering office supplies 
  • Implementing and sustaining an excellent filing system
  • Arranging team events 
  • Managing support staff 
  • Managing the IT and telecoms functions and general office maintenance 
  • Responding to customer enquiries 
  • Maintaining holiday and sickness records for employees 
  • Ensuring adequate staff levels to cover holidays and peak times
  • Undertaking responsibility for First Aid and Health and Safety checks
  • Ad Hoc HR tasks including, but not limited to, managing pension plans, payroll, annual leave and employee inductions
  • Upkeep of the marketing function of the business including social media updates, checking the functionality of the website and sending mailshots to clients and customers
  • Overseeing incoming and outgoing post and courier deliveries 
  • Delegating tasks to front of house staff and monitoring their progress
  • Co-ordinating and facilitating any office move

Essential requirements:

  • Educated to A Level standard or equivalent. A degree level qualification would be advantageous, but is by no means essential
  • Extensive staff management experience 
  • Demonstrable experience at senior level in a similar role and industry 
  • Extremely competent with MS office
  • Exceptional time management skills
  • Communicative and flexible 

Desirable qualities:

  • Well-practised with social media 
  • Proactive and able to work under pressure 
  • Great analytical skills 
  • Deadline-driven 


  • Competitive salary and bonus
  • Gym membership
  • Company phone 
  • Pension scheme 
  • Health care
  • 25 holidays per annum
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