Office Supervisors

Office supervisors oversee operations and directly supervise and coordinate the activities of those carrying out general administrative and clerical work and performing specialist administrative and clerical duties in relation to finance, records, sales and other services to a variety of commercial, industrial and other non-governmental organisations and public agencies.


New workers
£ 17,257
£ 27,894
£ 45,334

Available jobs

In the past year there were 45,073 vacancies for this type of job

Related courses

People work towards these careers by taking these courses at college and uni.

What they do most days?

  • Reports as required to managerial staff on work-related matters.

  • Determines or recommends staffing and other needs to meet the organisation’s requirements.

  • Liaises with managers and other senior staff to resolve operational problems.

  • Establishes and monitors work schedules to meet the organisation’s requirements.

  • Directly supervises and coordinates the activities of office staff.

Hard Skills

Hard skills are specific, learnable, measurable, often industry or occupation-specific abilities related to a position.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Administrative Support

  • Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)

  • Invoicing

  • Booking (Sales)

  • Auditing

  • Workflow Management

  • Business Support Systems

  • Finance

  • Effective Communication

  • Performance Management

Soft Skills

Soft skills can be self-taught and usually do not necessitate a certain completed level of education.

Skills are ranked based on the number of job adverts that list them as required skills.

  • Management

  • Communication

  • Customer Service

  • Leadership

  • Detail Oriented

  • Administrative Functions

  • Operations

  • Microsoft Excel

  • Organizational Skills

  • Microsoft Office

How do I get a job like this?

People in these types of job started their career paths after studying courses like the ones below.