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The Real Estate team in Birmingham advise on and project manage some of the UK’s most significant regeneration and redevelopment schemes, working for a range of leading residential and commercial developers and investors, landowners and occupiers.
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These managers perform general office duties like scheduling meetings, ordering/maintaining office supplies, and taking care of office equipment. They also provide assistance to legal secretaries and paralegals in conducting research for cases, drafting legal documents, and meeting with clients. They keep the files updated for tracking information when and if required.
Most employers ask for relevant experience of a minimum of five years in the same or similar role for general office manager jobs. Administration, data entry, and organisation skills are also needed for the position. You ought to have proficiency in Microsoft Office and must be attentive to detail for the role.
The average per annum income for general office manager vacancies varies depending on the factors like the employer and job responsibilities. Overall, the office managers working in law are offered competitive salary packages with benefits like career growth opportunities, a pension scheme, healthcare, and more, so the position is monetarily rewarding.
Just like any other job it has its challenges, the workload can be stressful at times but if you are good with office work management, coping with stress and not letting it affect your enthusiasm and productivity will not be hard for you. Explore the latest law office management positions by top employers on Simply Law Jobs!
If the office administration work interests you and you long to pursue your career in a law firm, the job is likely to be gratifying for you. The duties for this role are diverse and you get to meet people and provide assistance to the legal staff and management which makes the position exciting.
General office managers do the management and coordination tasks of the back office. They handle the staff issues and queries. They provide support for the cases. They book appointments and schedule meetings. They assist the legal secretaries and paralegals in conducting research for ongoing cases. They meet the clients to open their files. They make sure that all the office equipment is functioning properly and in case of an issue they ask for an appliance to get repaired or replaced. They order the office stationery supplies. Building rapport and strengthening working relationships with key clients is also in the general office manager job description.
The day-to-day responsibilities of general office managers include attending meetings and taking notes and doing effective project management for different tasks. They have to resolve the client’s issues and address their concerns in a professional and satisfactory manner. They deal with the external suppliers and ensure that all the stationery and other stocks are there. They maintain the electronic or other filing system and make certain that the software is functional. They can be asked to manage the travel and other expenses for the team. They structure the meeting agendas and do prior research for meetings along with managing and scheduling the diaries of the senior management.
Office administration skills especially data entry and software handling are a must-have for the job. Excellent communication skills both written and verbal are required for the position to handle the client queries and interact with different teams. Organisation and time management skills will come in handy for sorting the different tasks on the basis of priority and having them completed on time. A team player will better fit in the role. Problem-solving and analytical thinking will help with coming up with solutions for clients’ and other issues and quickly resolving them. Apply to your desired job without having to fill out complex information forms through Simply Law Jobs!