Administrative Manager Job Description

The administrative manager is typically responsible for overseeing operations, such as human resources, health and safety, public relations, and other administrative tasks.

This manager may oversee the overall management of the company or a specific department.

The administrative manager also typically works under the direction of the chief executive officer, chief operating officer, or chief financial officer.

This administrative manager’s duties may be hierarchical, meaning he or she is responsible for managing multiple departments or functions, or they may be more collegial, being responsible for overseeing one department or function.

The administrative manager’s duties may vary depending on the size of company.

Updated on:     
October 7, 2022

Job Brief:

We're looking for an Administrative Manager to lead and oversee the administrative functions of the company. The Administrative Manager will be responsible for ensuring the smooth and efficient running of the office, and will be responsible for a team of administrative staff. The ideal candidate will have excellent organizational and leadership skills, and will be able to work effectively under pressure.

Administrative Manager Duties:

  • Oversee all administrative functions for company
  • Monitor, review, and implement the organizational policies and procedures
  • Act as the liaison between the organization’s management, staff, vendors, etc.
  • Develop and implement programs, policies, and procedures to ensure effective operation of the organization
  • Research, identify, and recommend personnel improvements to management
  • Assist in interpreting, developing, and expanding company policies and procedures
  • Monitor and review organization reports to identify possible problems or areas for improvement

Administrative Manager Responsibilities:

  • Manage all administrative operations within the company, including human resources, accounting, facilities, information technology, and mailroom
  • Oversee administrative employees, including hiring, training, and performance evaluations, and resolving employee issues
  • Maintain and update corporate policies and procedures
  • Maintain and update corporate documents, including user manuals, training manuals, and standard operating procedures
  • Create and adhere to a comprehensive employee handbook
  • Maintain and update HR database with employee information and oversee payroll and tax administration
  • Maintain and update accounting database
  • Maintain and update facilities database
  • Maintain and update IT database
  • Provide administrative support, including managing mail, electronic, and document correspondence
  • Manage and deliver warehouse and distribution centers
  • Maintain and update conference room scheduling
  • Maintain and update safety certifications

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Requirements And Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in human resources, business administration, or related field
  • 4+ years’ proven experience as an office manager, administrative assistant, or office manager/administrative assistant
  • Strong organizational and time management abilities
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications

[Company Name] celebrates diversity and is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to building a team that reflects a wide range of backgrounds, experiences, and perspectives. We encourage applications from people of all races, religions, national origins, genders, , , gender expressions, and ages, as well as veterans and individuals with disabilities.