Office Assistant

£22000 - £25000 per annum

Managing this Role


Nadine Abrahams

Account Manager 0207 759 7929

Nadine has worked with the team for over eight years. She is the team's administration support as well as an account manager for a leading client account. She prides herself on helping the team attract the best talent for their clients while ensuring all compliance checks are correct and up to date. 

In her spare time she enjoys reading and has a passion for supporting charities that focus on homelessness. 

Office Assistant

Rate: £10.84 - £12.32ph (equivalent to £22k - £25k respectively)

Duration: On-going (9-12 months)

Full time: (39 hours per week - approx. 8 hours per day excluding lunch break)

Hours: 8.00-5.00 or 8.30-5.30

Location: Central London

Our client is a leading Research company based in central London, who are looking for an Office Assistant for an interim period. The successful candidate will be an enthusiastic self-starter with the ability to communicate at all levels.

General Duties include:

  • Managing all facilities issues - e.g. entry passes to the building and dealing with the landlord to ensure that any issues are spotted and resolved quickly while keeping staff informed
  • Ensuring that meeting rooms are kept tidy, in full working order and are effectively managed
  • Coordinating Health and Safety in the workplace, ensuring that the company meets its obligations in this area.
  • Working with the Finance team to manage accommodation contracts and budgets (e.g. rent, service charge and rates etc.)
  • Ensuring that competitive quotes are sought for any work contracted out
  • Liaising with external contractors to ensure that they are providing an effective service.
  • Ensuring that kitchen and essential office supplies are available at all times
  • Ensuring that the accommodation available for London staff is effectively managed at all times
  • Working with colleagues on future projects for improving our current accommodation, expanding or relocating.
  • Working to ensure that the office environment is excellent at all times, being mindful of clients and visitors
  • Developing and maintaining strong relationships with external consultants and the
  • landlord
  • Coordinating the development and update of the Business continuity plan

Hunter Merrifield, trading name of Huntress Search Ltd, acts as a Recruitment Agency in relation to all Permanent roles and as a Recruitment Business in relation to all Temporary roles.

PLEASE NOTE: We can only consider applications from candidates who have the right to work in the UK.