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Job Reference: ES354

Office Manager

  • Location: Cambridge
  • Position: Office Manager
  • Type: Permanent, full-time
  • Salary: £30,000 - £38,000 per annum
  • Team contact: Hollie Preston

Job Description

We are working in unusual circumstances and we appreciate that this is an unsettling time for all employees and employers, we have always believed in absolute transparency and as such we want to be clear about the status of vacancies. Some of the roles we have been working on have only very recently been placed on hold, whereas some are still live and the client has confirmed that we are to continue with our search. We will therefore indicate the status of each role clearly so that applicants are clear on the position. 

This role is LIVE as recently confirmed by our client, interviews will be conducted via video calls.

 We have an exciting opportunity for a candidate with previous office management experience to ensure the smooth running of multiple offices for a nationwide law firm, based in their Cambridge office.
The successful candidate will take responsibility for the reception and administration teams, including oversight of all recruitment activity, and pastoral well-being.

Tasks will include but not limited to the following:

  • Manage office facilities and related projects in all locations, working in liaison with office managers and personnel including coordinating the work of contractors.

  • Manage all office budgets and collate and compare costs for the procurement of office related goods and services. 

  • Responsible for the Firmwide Administration Team and Reception Teams to provide an efficient quality service for each fee earner, team and office location.

  • Direct, coordinate and plan essential office services such as Reception, security, maintenance, mail, document archiving, cleaning, catering, waste disposal and recycling In liaison with the firm’s  Health & Safety Officer

  • Meet health and safety requirements and that facilities comply with applicable legislation and regulations.

  • Complete CHAS accreditation on an annual basis.

  • Constructively plan usage of space and resources for all locations including the reconfiguration of existing layouts.

  • Plan facilities requirements for future development in line with strategic business objectives.

  • Respond appropriately to emergencies or urgent issues as they arise and deal with the consequences.

  • Ensure facilities and stationery stocks are maintained in all offices.

Although this role is based in Cambridge you will be required to travel once a week to the other office locations.

For further information and a confidential discussion please contact hollie.preston@erringtonlegal.co.uk

Please be aware that salaries listed are estimates based on market averages and may vary dependent on experience.
Errington Legal is a legal specialist recruiter covering Solicitor and Legal Support vacancies. As specialists we are able to offer candidates access to the finest legal firms in the area, excellent market knowledge, and support throughout every stage of the process (all applications are confidential)

To apply call us on 01223 803 813

Team Contact: Hollie Preston

Hollie has an understanding of both sides of the recruitment process, having experienced being both a hiring manager, and a candidate. She therefore appreciates the importance of correctly assessing the needs of the individual, as well as those of the business/ firm. There is no longevity or success in an incorrect match, but at the same time Hollie is also able to exercise judgement on when it i…


I found the consultants Ellie and Emily both very helpful. They would call me when they arranged to call and would update me even without me chasing them. I found it helpful to meet with them prior to my interview so they could allay any concerns I had over the interviews. They provided feedback as soon as it was received. They were both very friendly and accommodating. I have already recommended them to friends and family.
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