Office/Administrative Manager

Postgraduate degree

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specializing in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results.

We are currently seeking an Office Manager for our London office. The successful candidate must be able to prioritize work, work independently, provide excellent customer service, and help to foster a team atmosphere in a professional, fast-paced environment.


  • Organize office procedures and operations

  • In coordination with the Health and Safety advisor, manage internal health and safety program

  • Act as security administrator, coordinating with the building for base-building badge assignment/ administration of our internal office security system

    • Issue badges to new hires; execute termination of access with internal security system and building system for off-boards

    • Manage temp badges

    • Serve as Fire Warden

  • Communicate building information and office-wide information such as upcoming events, closures due to inclement weather, etc.

  • Serve as primary point of contact for day-to-day office needs, including building management, general maintenance and cleaning, office vendors, mail, supplies, equipment and invoices

  • Manage facilities team of two and reception team to:

    • Coordinate orders for all office supplies including coffee, kitchen, vending, printing, signage, tools and materials

    • Stock kitchen, copy rooms and supply closet

    • Maintain all common areas to ensure a professional work environment

    • Ensure facilities and office equipment are always in good working order

    • Organize and distribute mail and packages

    • Ensure all vendor invoices are processed and paid on time

  • Coordination and reporting of all maintenance / cleaning issues

    • Develop relationship with the building’s property management team / utilize property’s service request portal

    • Manage external vendor scheduling, both emergency and regular maintenance visits

    • Request after hours services (HVAC) or other ad-hoc property management requests

    • Central point of contact with global CRE for non-standard approvals or other project-related work requirements

    • Nuvolo 2022 Initiative – local space management administrator for internal service request portal

  • Manage conference room maintenance for internal and external client meetings and events, including reservations and developing a good working knowledge of the video conference and AV equipment to assist and train others when needed. Ensure rooms are kept tidy and stocked appropriately

  • Professionally interact with all internal and external personnel, often at upper and executive-management level

  • Support CRE & FM team with invoice submission, travel bookings and expenses.

  • Quarterly updates for space allocations.  Nuvolo 2022 Initiative local space administrator for internal floor plan management portal

  • Maintain local office instructional documents for temp coverage requirements

  • Ad-hoc corporate project support


  • A couple of years experience in Office Management / Administrative Experience

  • Outstanding customer service and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to effectively interact with clients and employees

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Excellent computer skills to include a strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.  Previous experience with Service Now and Concur Expense is s benefit

  • Organized and detail orientated with excellent follow through

  • Strong problem-solving skills

  • Self-motivated, tactful, and a great team player

  • Professional image and demeanor

  • Position requires being in the office 5 days a week

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity and we foster inclusiveness. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Voluntary Inclusion

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s policy to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, family medical history or genetic information, political affiliation, military service, pregnancy, marital status, family status, religion, national origin, age or disability or any other non-merit based factor in accordance with all applicable laws and regulations.

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters were engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening. Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: London

Education: Postgraduate degree


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