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Centre Manager

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Operations, Admin & Support

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £31.2k per year

  • Contact :

    shweta.prabhakar@harrishill.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    020 7820 7320

  • Job ref:

    HQ00043127

  • Published:

    24 days ago

  • Duration:

    Permanent

  • Consultant:

    Shweta Prabhakar

A charity based in Central London are looking for a Centre Manager. The Centre Manager is at the very heart of the charity's work, and this is a key management role. The key function of this important role is to ensure the efficient and effective running of the office and building space ensuring that the Centre and its staff and users are safe, welcomed and have an excellent experience. All our staff are part of the wider charity's team and are therefore expected to work as part of that team to fulfil the Charity's aims and objectives.

The Centre Manager line manages our admin team which includes Centre and Programme Administrators, a Centre Assistant, and a Premises Manager. The Centre Manager is line managed by our Director of Finance and Operations and works closely with all our Directors and the Chief Executive.


Key responsibilities

Manage the centre and the administration team to ensure a smooth running of the building and office space and that training and other events at the Centre are of the highest standard
Follow finance and record keeping policies as directed by the Director of Finance and Operations and support and manage all administration staff do the same
Liaise with Pension, Payroll and HR Service Providers as directed. Manage the day to day record keeping for staff matters including up to date job descriptions, employment contracts and monitoring of leave and staff-absences.
Support the Research, Programme and Marketing Teams by ensuring that all systems and processes are in place for efficient and effective working
Be the point of contact for the landlord
Oversee and manage the completion of all building works and schedule and oversee repairs in compliance with the terms of the lease
Oversee and manage all building security including overseeing keyholders, opening and closing of the building during usual building hours and the use of the building during the evening and weekends.

Person specification
Good organisation skills and the ability to work and manage others under pressure
Excellent attention to detail
A commitment to excellent customer service and experience
Ability to liaise and communicate effectively with a wide range of staff at different levels within the organisation and outside of the organisation
A good knowledge of financial processes as they relate to the work of the charity
A good knowledge of building management and an understanding of relevant legislation
Competence with databases, Microsoft Office, Google forms and online platforms such as Zoom and Microsoft Teams.
Willingness to work as part of a team.


Closing date for applications: 9:00 am, Wednesday 17th November 2021
If you would like to receive a full job description and further information about this role, with details on how to apply, please contact Shweta Prabhakar at Harris Hill.

Shweta Prabhakar: shweta.prabhakar@harrishill.co.uk | 020 7820 7320