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Practise Manager - Town Planning Firm

Job Title: Practise Manager - Town Planning Firm
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Sydney
Industry:
Salary: $80000 - $100000 per annum
Start Date: 2019-07-10
Reference: JO-1907-96399-2
Contact Name: Ashleigh Veenstra
Contact Email: ashleigh.veenstra@davidsonwp.com
Job Published: July 11, 2019 09:17

Job Description

Our client is a highly respected Town Planning firm based in Sydney, with a reputation for delivering exceptional service to their customers. This dynamic firm is currently seeking a professional Office Manager who is able to demonstrate strong initiative and take ownership of the day to day operations in the office. Given the challenges and fascinating dynamics of this industry, this role would be most suited to a confident, self-motivated and innovative individual.

About the Role
You will be the glue and heart of the office, through excelling in daily operations, administration and human resources, marketing and IT systems support. 

Your responsibilities with include (but not be limited to):
  • Attend to the day-to-day running of office
  • Assisting Directors with diary management and meeting preparation
  • Updating and entering client information into the job workflow system
  • Creating and generating jobs in system, creating proposal documents, and preparing tenders
  • Archiving, record management and document control – following the quality assurance process
  • Go to person for clients and staff – bringing a solutions-focussed approach to all enquires and
  • requests
  • HR Administration – managing the staff review process and other HR requirements in line with organisational policies and procedures
  • Manage and update information to organisation website, marketing materials and regular Linked In updates
  • Setting up office systems and procedures as required – including IT systems and technical issues
  • Managing procurement of all office supplies including stationery, office equipment and furniture
  • Assisting Directors with Aged Receivables collections when required
  • Assisting with coordination of functions and events

About You
  • You will be regarded for your work hard, play hard attitude and dedication, along with the ability to take on a busy, diverse position, whilst having the amazing attitude to get your hands dirty when needed
  • A high level of emotional intelligence and rapport building skills are paramount
  • You will be team player with an approachable, easy going and friendly personality, which will be warmly welcomed by all members, whilst your professionalism and a confidence with your assertive demeanour will be highly valued
 
In terms of professional background: 
  • Minimum four years’ experience in a diverse office management position
  • Intermediate to Advanced in Microsoft Office skills, including Word and Excel
  • Excellent written and interpersonal skills
  • A positive and outgoing attitude and ability to work well in a team
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service communication skills
 
Given this role is challenging and offering a wide scope of accountability, your highly organised nature,  understanding of general business principals and commitment to exceptional service is also paramount. 


To apply, click the link and upload your current resume in Microsoft Word format only (.doc or .docx). If you would like to have a confidential discussion, please contact Ashleigh Veenstra via ashleigh.veenstra@davidsonwp.com, quoting ref no. JO-1907-96399. Want to know more about Davidson? Visit us at www.davidsonwp.com