9 months ago
The core Facilities team is responsible for the firm's premises, building maintenance and client-facing areas. Our aim is to maintain our premises to a high standard and to keep them clean, safe and secure thereby providing all at BLP with a pleasant working environment.
Working at a top international law firm the role provides the opportunity to experience a fast paced, varied role managing a dynamic Reception team and overseeing the day to day activities of the outsourced catering function.
The Reception Manager has a diverse spectre of responsibilities, including but not limited to staff training and development, annual performance reviews, managing rotas as well as liaising across all departments to ensure the smooth running of meetings.
The role gives an opportunity to identify areas of improvement and implement new ways of working to maintain/improve client service. You will also be involved in managing conflicting bookings and prioritising day to day team tasks.
This is a 6 months fixed term contract.
Who we’re looking for
You will have previous experience of managing a large team in a busy corporate environment and the ability to coach and mentor other team members. You should also have solid knowledge of room booking systems and MS packages.
Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written and the ability to communicate at all levels are essential. Exceptional timekeeping, flexibility in both attitude and working hours is also a key.
The ideal candidate will be self-motivated and willing to go the extra mile. You will be a good team player and capable of working on your own initiative.
What’s in it for you
Making sure our people feel valued is part of our everyday culture, ensuring that they are rewarded is part of our everyday work too. From 25 days holiday per year to private medical insurance, pensions, charity schemes and a whole host of other flexible benefits, you can rest assured that we've got your best interests covered.
Join BLP, and you'll discover an environment unlike any other law firm with an open door policy that helps to deliver real results. Your career is important to us, as the more our people develop getting closer to their potential, the more successful our firm is. So ensuring that the training we offer is exactly what you need is essential. Lawyers, PA’s and business services experts - everyone here has access to tailored learning to suit their skills and ambitions.
Apply online by following the ‘Apply for this role’ link, using either your CV or LinkedIn profile.
We are an international law firm renowned for our innovative approach to high quality, commercial, legal advice support for clients around the world.
Our vision is to be the most respected law firm. We will achieve this through always exceeding our client’s expectations and being a better place to work than our competitors.
We have expertise across 70 legal disciplines and our commitment to exceptional service means our clients can expect more than just our technical excellence when we work with them. Our international offering is an important part of our commitment to our clients and through our emerging markets focus and preferred firm network we are able to support them wherever they do business.
All this is possible because the quality of our people. Part of our core vision is to be a better place to work than our competitors and we are committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We embrace diversity by promoting and sustaining an open, inclusive and supportive working environment.
Please note that the BLP Group has preferred agency agreements in place with a number of agencies. Any speculative applications should be sent on a no names basis in the first instance to our Head of Resourcing. The BLP Group will not be responsible for any fees related to speculative applications unless specifically agreed in writing.