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Administrative Manager Job Description

Administrative Manager

  • Salary range: $55,000-$120,000
  • Sweet spot: $70,000-$85,000
  • Major cities: $75,000-$120,000
  • Other markets: $55,000-$75,000
  • Bonus: Customary

Administrative managers play an active and highly visible role in many parts of a business’ operations. This is a top-level role as administrative managers work with other leaders and team members in each of the business’ departments. An administrative manager can draft and implement policies that oversee employee wellness and performance, but may also be the person to greet visitors, answer phone inquiries and handle complaints.

This role is similar to an office manager or business manager. An office manager is responsible for overseeing the daily operations of an office and its various departments. Their duties include communicating with department heads, relaying important information or policy changes from upper management and implementing incentives to enhance employee productivity.

Job Description

  • Oversee the work of all office employees to ensure they work productively and meet deadlines and company standards Ensure employee wellness and satisfaction. In certain cases, create, set and manage career progress of employees
  • Answer telephone calls and emails from customers and clients and direct them to relevant team members
  • Create an office budget and ensure all employees follow it
  • Monitor office supplies and order new stationery, furniture, appliances and electronics as required
  • Interview and train new office employees and organize their employment paperwork
  • Organize maintenance companies to keep the office clean and safe and ensure its appliances are in good working order
  • Report office progress to senior management and work with them to improve office operations and procedures

Critical Soft Skills

  • CollaborativeOrganized
  • Strong communicator
  • Emotionally intelligent
  • Detail-oriented
  • Problem solver / resourceful
  • Discreet
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Self starter / takes initiative
  • Efficient time manager

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