Office Manager for Commercial Architecture Experts

White Space
Central London
Up to £40,000 per annum
Closing date
16 Dec 2021

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Job position
Salary Band
£35,000 - £44,999
Contract Type
Temporary / Contract
Full Time
Job Function
Administration, General Manager, Sales / Marketing
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Job Details

This specialist architecture studio is teaming up with White Space to find a dedicated and experienced Office Manager to join its ambitious team. With over 40 years’ experience this practice is succeeding in creating high quality commercial design solutions that are breaking the mould for schemes in this sector.

Based in central London, this practice boasts a modern office conveniently located near to major transport hubs. This practice is going from strength to strength and possesses an impressive list of clients with a portfolio of unique, sustainable and transformative projects in the UK and abroad. As such, this represents the perfect time to join and be part of the future this respected practice is building towards.

This is an essential role and one that is critical to the operation of this well respected practice. It is vital that you are a self-starter who is able is multitask and prioritise workloads as there are several key duties you will be responsible for, including (but not limited to):

  • Administration – Providing secretarial support to Directors, performing general administrative duties and planning regular CPDs in the office.
  • Project Support – Monitoring project filing of key documents, submitting project planning applications and supporting Directors to produce project documents in InDesign.
  • Marketing/Social Media - Working with the social media team to update LinkedIn and Instagram and maintaining the company’s website
  • ISO Certification – Carrying out regular audits for ISO 9001 certification and organising annual visits with Wren and LRQA.
  • HR Support – Reviewing job applications, setting up interviews and overseeing the induction and training of new staff.

The successful candidate will be crucially important to the operation of the practice, and it is therefore essential the following can be demonstrated:


  • At least 3 years’ secretarial support experience
  • Deltek Vision and PIM experience (desirable but not essential)
  • InDesign proficiency
  • Excellent communication skills and confident personality

If the prospect of taking on an exciting key role within this well-established company sounds too good to turn down, please get in touch ASAP and we can provide a detailed job description!

This is an urgent role and one that must be filled immediately - to be considered, you must be available to start now.


We are a bunch of straightforward, knowledgable and empathetic individuals who are passionate about architecture and the people who occupy this space.  Ultimately we see our job as to listen, to care, to connect and to challenge.  We are not backward in coming forward and aim to work closely with all of our clients and candidates to achieve the best outcomes possible.  Our mantra is to find the right solution for every role that we work on and for every person that we represent.


White Space is a connected, results focused and creative recruitment consultancy that cares.  With decades of specialist architecture and design recruitment experience between us we are fully plugged-in to our markets.  We know who to talk to and how to get there.  We recruit for some of the biggest names in architecture and a lot more besides.  Whether your dream is to work for a big name practice or a small up and coming outfit (or anything in between), or if you are a client needing to gain access to untapped talent, then we can help you achieve it.


To us it is not so much about sales, more about having a great relationship with you that leads to the perfect solution that you deserve.  Give us a try, the process will be fun and you won't be disappointed.


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020 3897 7700
WeWork Old Street
41 Corsham Street
N1 6DR

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