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Practice manager
at Rivington Street Studio

Rivington Street Studio is recruiting a practice manager to join its architecture office in London.

Rivington Street Studio strives to be at the forefront of new sustainable construction and to deliver buildings that are beautiful, practical, defect free and value for money. We have an open office atmosphere fostering debate and interaction which is mutually supportive, beneficial and motivating.

Working closely with directors and the senior team, the practice manager is a core and valued part of our business. The ideal candidate will be highly organised, able to prioritise and multi-task, have good problem-solving skills and show a high level of attention to detail. This is a hands-on role and they will support the team across a wide range of tasks. They will be willing to pitch-in where necessary to ensure the smooth operations of our office.

We are excited to hear from candidates with the relevant experience or those looking to take the next step up in their career. We welcome applicants from a broad range of experiences and professional backgrounds. Above all we are looking for someone pro-active and excited to contribute to our practice.

Financial management responsibilities include:

  • preparation, maintenance and reconciliation of financial records using the bookkeeping software, and preparing, with the directors, financial reviews and projections
  • liaising with senior architectural staff to carry out job invoicing, costing and programming
  • dealing with all company banking matters and liaising with our 3rd party payroll company
  • dealing with insurance policies and professional membership subscriptions and renewals
  • preparation of year-end documentation and figures for our accountants

Practice management and administrative support responsibilities include:

  • support to the directors in business planning
  • direct line management of the office administrative assistant and carrying out the administrative assistant’s tasks when they are absent or when they need support to meet deadlines
  • coordination of general practice procedures and premises management
  • client contract compliance, database updates and various project related administrative tasks
  • organisation of office events and socials
  • assisting with recruitment, inductions, and maintaining all staff records
  • assisting with IT system management
  • fulfil the role of Data Protection Officer to meet the requirements of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)

Competitive salaries offered which relate to experience.

Rivington Street Studio is committed to equality, diversity and inclusion. We are keen to hear from people from all backgrounds and encourage applications from under-represented groups in order to build a business that reflects society around us. Rivington Street Studio is a London Living Wage Employer and an Employee-Owned Trust. We offer a friendly and collaborative office culture and a genuine work/life balance.

Please submit a CV and cover letter (max 10MB) via the apply for job button below.

Closing date for applications is 14 February 2023 but we will commence interviewing before this date. The preferred start date is the beginning of March 2023. We look forward to hearing from you.

Please note due to volume of applicants we will only respond to applicants shortlisted to interview.

Salary: Undisclosed
  • This position has been filled.