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Wellington Office Manager

Location: Wellington

Job Description

Russell McVeagh is one of New Zealand's premier law firms. We employ over 300 staff and partners across our Auckland and Wellington offices.
Our values of Respect, Curiosity, Excellence and Tenacity reflect who we are and how we work together.  We actively encourage diversity and are committed to the success of all of our staff.

About the role

The Wellington Office Manager is an essential role to ensure the smooth operations of the Wellington office.  This is an incredibly exciting opportunity to have a wide range of responsibilities and provide business support across the areas of operations, services, catering and reception with a commitment to excellent client and staff service. 

The Wellington Office Manager is responsible for the facilities function in relation to the building premises, repairs and maintenance, equipment and furniture, office layout and planning, project related work, budgeting, and is involved in various internal committees.  You will have the opportunity to effectively lead and develop a high functioning Corporate Services team in Wellington and make a real impact.

About you

This dynamic role requires someone who is proactive and confident, who can lead and add value across the business, whilst representing our values of respect, excellence, curiosity, and tenacity. In this role attitude is everything, and will suit an individual that loves a challenge, is agile, and willing to give anything a go, with the support of a dedicated and fun team.

You will be someone who has:

  • Strong client service focus with great accuracy and attention to detail.
  • Excellent leadership, influencing and team management experience.
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to communicate with people at all levels.
  • The ability to prioritise, multitask and manage workload in order to meet strict deadlines without compromising quality.
  • A solid administration background,
  • A problem-solving and solution-based approach.
  • Be able to work autonomously, as well as a member of large teams, including sharing knowledge, leading, mentoring and not being afraid to 'roll up your sleeves' and help out.
  • Competency in the Microsoft Office suite and ability to learn new systems.

For further information, please email our Talent Advisor, Alex Barrett, on [email protected]