The right person for this assistant office manager position will be organized, meticulous, good with numbers and will thrive on constant change and human interactions. As assistant office manager, you will help manage the operational side of the company by working with budgets, and managing building and facility issues. You will also manage equipment and will also be responsible for a variety of projects that may come up in the course of your job.
Assistant Office Manager Job Responsibilities and Duties
Prepare budgets for your department and manage purchasing and expenditures
Maintain a sufficient inventory of various supplies and order new equipment as needed
Resolve issues with the building and facilities, such as needed maintenance or emergency repairs
Carry out regular checks of inventory and building/office condition to identify any areas where improvement is needed
Carry out a number of special projects including planning, implementing, tracking metrics and fully reporting on the results of the projects
Support superiors with office related matters and manage direct reports
Take full responsibility for all projects initiated
Stay current on industry best practices and take proactive steps to increase personal knowledge.
Assistant Office Manager Job Skills and Qualifications
Experience managing budgets or working with numbers is a must
Experience ordering and maintaining supplies is a plus
Outstanding communication skills, both in written and verbal communication
Leadership skills, including the ability to delegate, supervise and see tasks through from start to finish
Project management experience, especially of projects involving complex problems and multiple competing interests and factors, is essential