Director of Administration

  • Job Reference: JO0000005456
  • Date Posted: 28 June 2024
  • Recruiter: Ryder Reid Legal
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administrative
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Work Hours: Full Time

Job Description

I am eager to speak to Directors of Administration and equivalent with a strategic mindset who are true generalists and have experience working with change management.

The firm

A leading global law firm based in the heart of the city with a collaborative, supportive, enthusiastic and positive culture. A firm who is focused on the development of their employees and is passionate about working collectively across their multiple international offices.

The role

This position will oversee, lead and manage the business service function for the London office whilst working collaboratively with international senior stakeholders and Partners in London.

This role will be a key support to all department heads in London, being a trusted advisor to the Managers/Senior Managers whilst giving them autonomy to lead their departments how they see best.

The DOA will be a crucial support to the Managing Partner providing a supportive and influential guidance to the London partners when needed. The DOA will report into the Senior Managing Director of Administration in the US.

What do you need?

The ideal candidate will hold a bachelor's degree plus at least 8 years of experience as an Office Manager/Director in a legal environment.

You need a proven record of successful leadership and achievement of results in a variety of roles in a professional services industry. Proven ability to work collaboratively across organisations in achieving results.

Experience in managing a business to the expectations of shareholders, management and employees.

The firm is looking for a positive-minded and enthusiastic individual who is excellent at forming long-standing relationships.

Change management experience.