We are now at our final stage of interviews for this position and are therefore no longer accepting any further applications for this role.

Office Manager

A great opportunity has arisen for a full-time Office Manager at a small but busy surveying practice in Berkshire that specialises in high value residential properties in London and the Home Counties.

The position will have a very broad role and requires a highly organised and motivated person who can multi-task, work well in a team  


The Role

  • Provide administrative assistance to the surveyors and support staff

  • Overall management of day to day running of the office

  • Responsible for taking calls and directing them as necessary

  • Preparing quotes, documents and invoices for new instructions

  • Keep system files organised & accessible

  • Tracking works in progress to ensure work is issued within agreed timescales

  • Introduction and co-ordination of induction program for all new employees

  • Co-ordination of all attendance and holiday records

  • Database management of works in progress and archiving

  • Ensure all company procedures are adhered to

  • Coordinating with the Directors to review and update company policies and procedures periodically

  • The role may develop into monthly payroll, credit control, quarterly tax returns and pension payments via Xero


Experience Required

  • Extensive Office Manager experience

  • Diploma, BTEC or other qualifications in Office Administration / Office Management

  • Health and Safety at Work Legislation

  • Up-to-date knowledge and experience with Xero accounting software


Skills Required

  • Concise and confident communication skills and grammatical accuracy, both written and verbal.

  • Highly accurate with exceptional attention to detail

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Good IT skills including Word and Excel

  • Work effectively in a team as well as working without supervision

  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment

  • Must be proactive and possess a flexible attitude to the workload

  • Ability to perceive problems and react quickly to effect solutions


Working Hours

09.00 – 17.30 Monday to Friday (37.5 hours per week)

Holiday Entitlement

4 weeks, plus bank holidays, plus annual Christmas close-down (extra 4-5 days)


£28,000 - £30,000 per annum depending on experience


Life Assurance

Basic company pension

If you are interest please contact us via info@birdcharles.com together with a copy of your CV.

London 0203 667 3102    Wokingham  01344 206264     info@birdcharles.com


Registered Office:  Innovation House   Molly Millars Close  Wokingham   Berkshire   RG41 2RX

Bird Charles Surveyors Ltd Registered in England No: 8706750