Herzog & de Meuron is looking for an office manager and project assistant to join its team in London.
Herzog & de Meuron is led by the two founders together with the current partners and the CEO. The practice was established in Basel in 1978. Today, an international team of over 550 collaborators are engaged in a wide range of projects across Europe, the Americas and Asia. Our main office in Basel works in tandem with our studios in Berlin and Munich, London, Paris, Hong Kong, New York and San Francisco and our site offices in Copenhagen and Jerusalem.
To complete our team in London, we are seeking immediate employment of an office manager and project assistant.
You take on all assistance, administration and secretarial duties related to the daily office and project operation such as receptionist, handling and filing incoming and outgoing documents physically and digitally, invoicing and accounting, scheduling and coordinating meetings and travel plans, office supplies, IT equipment maintenance and daily liaison with our Basel headquarters as well as the London office premises landlord’s facilities management team would be necessary.
The position is intended for a person with a minimum of five years’ full-time experience in a secretary, office manager or project administrator position, strongly preferably in an architecture, design or construction site office. Academic training in accounting and basic knowledge about HR, health and safety codes and standards would be preferable. You possess proactive and flexible working attitude, clear and precise organisational skills and efficient communication skills, being a good team player and having the ability to work independently. Good Microsoft Office skills are required. Furthermore, you are fluent English in both speaking and writing, since this position is very international and English is our company language.
We look forward to getting to know you. Your application should include a cover letter with availability, a complete resume, diplomas and certificates in a PDF format not to exceed 10 MB. You can send your documents by using our online application form on our website referring to the reference number B23-7.