Head of Administration

England, London
24 May 2024
21 Jun 2024
Joshua Nudd
Job Title
Office Manager
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Your new company
A global maritime business going through an exciting period of transformation. This is an excellent time to join a hugely successful business and play a significant part in their planned growth.
Your new role
As the Global Head of Administration, you will build a team of high-performing professionals to support the current and future high growth plans of the company. An understanding of the impact of the function from top to bottom and with a firm grasp on cost and delivery is essential for success. The role presents an opportunity to operate a high-performing function where a combination of pragmatic, creative, flexible and quick solutions is needed.
Duties will include:

  • Leadership and Planning of the Admin Function, acting as the focal point for all administrative matters and driving performance to Best in Class levels
  • Facilities Management including future planning, management and, where necessary, upgrading of current facilities to produce and maintain safe and attractive workplaces
  • Operational oversight on a daily basis, supervising the global PA/EA population, responsible for the management of accurate and cost-effective travel and diary scheduling
  • Process Improvement, development of pragmatic processes and policies if required to support the business, utilisation and development of technology to enhance operational efficiency and productivity
  • Vendor and Contract Management
  • Ownership of the cost and performance of the function
  • Company events, recognising the multicultural nature of the company
  • Internal Communications with input from key stakeholders

What you'll need to succeed

  • Demonstrable experience within an operational administrative role
  • Previous experience of project management, office moves, management of external vendors, successful internal project and budget proposals and line management of admin professionals are essential to the role.
  • Experience in a fast-paced, high-growth environment
  • Ability to collaborate effectively across all functions and locations and at all levels

What you'll get in return
This role offers a generous basic salary and total package. The salary is negotiable based on your experience. Due to the nature of this role, this will be fully based in the office.
What you need to do now
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