An exciting opportunity has arisen for an Office Manager to join the team at the National Federation of Demolition Contractors (NFDC) – the longest-established and leading demolition industry trade association.

The Office Manager role will take on responsibility for the smooth and seamless day-to-day running of the NFDC office. This newly created position will encompass a wide scope of work and is expected to evolve over time. 

This is a permanent, full-time, Hemel Hempstead office-based role and is subject to the successful completion of a three-month probationary period. 

This role reports to the Company Secretary, connects to the CEO where required and liaises with Departnental Managers as required. 

To apply, please send a current CV and a paragraph describing why you’re interested in the role to:


  • Previous experience of office management is essential. 
  • Previous experience in Human Resources would be an advantage, but is not essential as training and support will be given. 


  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Computer literacy – Office suite, databases
  • Time management
  • Versatility, Flexibility and patience!
  • Strong organisation skills
  • Attention to detail


  • Office Management: 
  • Supervise the NFDC Administrator Team, including delegating work, monitoring quality, motivating and coordinating team to ensure maximum productivity. 
  • Handle all building and supplier maintenance, including but not limited to; IT, Phones, Fire Drills, First Aid, Utilities, Cleaner, general repairs
  • Oversee and authorise Purchase Orders for office equipment and day-to-day minor expenditures
  • Continual ISO Accreditation Audit/compliance/internal office audits
  • Ensure policy documents are kept updated
  • Ensure SSIP / NFDC site audit compliance.
  • Oversee systems maintenance, correct usage and upgrades ensuring systems are fit for purpose.
  • Federation Meeting Preparations and Follow Up: 
  • Manage and support the NFDC Administration team with; Calendar and venue management for official meetings and social functions, support and preparation of official papers, assigning of action items following official meetings. 
  • Membership Administration and Satisfaction: 
  • Build positive relationships with the membership
  • Address any concerns and ensure satisfactory outcomes
  • Oversee all aspects of the member experience
  • Maintain member data – including but not limited to; Annual Declarations, Contact information, Insurance Expiry dates, Yearbook Directory Entries, Compliance Status. 
  • Human Resources:
  • Basic day-to-day HR for full staff (currently 16 employees) incorporating; holiday approvals, managing sickness, annual performance appraisals, training, handling of day-to-day issues, occasional writing of job descriptions and initial liaison with recruitment firms as required. 
  • Access to an external HR specialist is available for escalated issues and general advice. 

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