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Office Managers

Office managers plan, organise and co-ordinate the activities and resources of offices within commercial, industrial and other non-governmental organisations and public agencies. (National and local government office managers are classified to unit group 3561: Public services associate professionals.)

Wages

New workers
AVERAGE
Experienced
£ 12,743
£ 29,298
£ 50,692

Available jobs

In the past year there were 192,215 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?

  • Plans, organises and co-ordinates the activities and resources of other offices not elsewhere classified including box offices, other ticket offices and accommodation bureaux.

  • Ensures that procedures for considering, issuing, amending and endorsing insurance policies are adhered to.

  • Advises on the handling of all correspondence and enquiries relating to accounts, sales, statistical and vacancy records.

  • Plans work schedules, assigns tasks and delegates responsibilities.

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.

  • Office Management

  • Finance

  • Accounting

  • Facility Management

  • Invoicing

  • Auditing

  • Administrative Support

  • Marketing

  • Change Management

  • Booking (Sales)

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.

  • Communications

  • Management

  • Customer Service

  • Detail Oriented

  • Leadership

  • Planning

  • Operations

  • Sales

  • Microsoft Excel

  • 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.