Office Manager - 12 Mo. Fixed Term Contract

London, United Kingdom

Job Description

We create powerful, beautiful and intuitive digital products. We don't blindly follow trends. We take our understanding of the latest technologies and build the best custom solutions for our enterprise clients. We’re big believers in collaboration across engineering, UX and product teams. We combine our individual expertise to solve complex challenges.

You have the opportunity to join a fast paced and entrepreneurial team experiencing record growth, You will work on a broad range of operational tasks as well as managing HR administration for the London office helping to drive our culture and ensure that the London office is well maintained. You'll draw on your broad expertise to support the teams across Delivery and Practice in London.

Responsibilities

  • Ensure the smooth running of the London office by performing administrative tasks including:

    • General day-to-day office administration

    • Answer all incoming calls on the general office line

    • Ensure that the office environment is clean, tidy and operational

    • Schedule catering, prepare office and receive guests

    • Research and book travel arrangements for team

    • Help plan, organize and execute London office team events

    • Organize monthly recurring events such as birthday and anniversary gifts.

    • Support the team with administrative requests

    • Support on special events/projects/office move

    • Advise team members on office coordination and building policies

  • Support and enhance the London team culture by performing HR tasks including:

    • Own new employee paperwork (agreements, forms, background checks)

    • Own benefits administration for new joiners and leavers

    • Support in new starter laptop set up

Own offboarding administration for London employees

Requirements

  • Experience as an office coordinator or office manager

  • Experience in HR administration

  • Desire to work in an agile, fast-paced and collaborative environment

  • Ability to thrive when multi-tasking, adjusting priorities quickly

  • Professional competencies: focus on quality and intensity; interdependency; excellent communication and solution seeking skills; great sense of ownership; adaptability to build relationships.

  • Proven history of taking initiative – doing, not just talking

Benefits

  • A development focused international company with variety of challenging and compelling projects.

  • Opportunity to grow in informal style of communication and management environment that is constantly looking for great leaders and team players.

  • Competitive salary and performance based bonuses

  • Private medical cover including dental and travel insurance.

  • 25 days annual leave plus UK Bank Holidays

  • Matched contribution company pension.

  • Monthly wellness cash-benefit allowance

  • Interest-free Season ticket loan or cycle to work scheme.

  • Team building events, Friday lunches and stocked kitchen.

  • Employee referral program.

  • A chance to work with the top talent professionals and award winning teams.

  • Participation in professional improvement seminars.

About Us

Devbridge is a full stack research, design and bespoke software development consultancy for global institutions in the financial services, forensics, healthcare, hospitality, industrial supply, and transportation sectors. We have been in business for over twelve years, growing at 40% a year and operating across five global offices with more than 550 full time employees.

The London office is based near Liverpool Street Station in a WeWork office building, we are looking to grow our presence in the region and therefore this is the ideal time to join us and be part of our growth story. It’s fun, fast and lean and we look to keep it that way!

Devbridge is committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace. We believe passionately that employing a diverse workforce is central to our success and we do not discriminate on the basis of race, national origin, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, disability, age, or other legally protected characteristics. For individuals with disabilities if you require any reasonable adjustments throughout the recruitment process, please do not hesitate to advise us accordingly.