Office Manager

Job ID





Office Manager 


Reading based 

The Role:

MBNL are seeking an Office Manager to deliver a seamless workplace experience for our people. This is a key role in delivering the employee experience that we expect all of our people to enjoy. 

This role is primarily Reading based however some occasional travel to other sites will be required.

What you can expect to be doing:

  • This role leads our first aiders and fire wardens in ensuring essential cover levels across all of our sites. 
  • This role is naturally a first aider and a fire warden, and must complete the required training courses at the appropriate intervals.  
  • Responsible for security across all of our offices, including managing site access cards and CCTV, and ensuring that employees follow our security guidelines
  • Office facilities management, including arranging and following up on regular maintenance and repairs, ensuring the office is accessible at all times
  • Manage regular and cyclical office essentials: post collection and distribution, ordering and management of office supplies
  • Manage external partners delivering services into our locations – e.g. cleaners, maintenance, repairs
  • Support the development of our physical workplaces, looking for ways to increase opportunities for collaboration
  • Manage and develop SharePoint sites for workplace and other groups, ensuring that our people have the most relevant information at their fingertips, in an intuitive and accessible format
  • Own and manage the office broadcast screen system, ensuring the screens are operational and the information is current.

What we are looking for:

  • A strong customer focus and experience of delivering services to employees
  • Ability to think quickly and prioritise, and manage multiple priorities according to their criticality 
  • Experience in managing external suppliers, and an understanding of basic procurement processes (e.g. ordering and POs)
  • The ability to engage with and influence people at all levels, to communicate and ensure adherence to processes
  • Sharepoint skills

MBNL – building strength through inclusion

At MBNL we embrace equality, diversity and inclusion.  People are at the heart of everything we do and collectively we strive to create an environment where everyone can flourish.  By fostering an inclusive environment, we are championing each other’s uniqueness. 

Inclusion & Diversity within MBNL will unlock innovation and continue to evolve how we work, to help us deliver world class infrastructure for our Shareholders and their customers.

We will work creatively to offer flexible working arrangements, (like non-standard hours, part-time, remote working). We want to support you to build your career without sacrificing your personal priorities.

MBNL are proud recipients of the Armed Forces Covenant Gold Award, and Disability Confident accredited.

To apply for this role please click the APPLY NOW button below. Please note that this will take you to our recruitment partner application page in a new browser window.