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Life as an office manager

An office manager is responsible for the organisation and coordination of office operations, procedures and resources. Office managers have a broad remit and can gain exposure into all aspects of how a business operates.

For this reason, office managers have a variety of career options available to them depending on the size of the company they work for and the industry they work in.

What qualifications do I need?

Aspiring office managers may possess the following qualifications and experience:

- A business degree or a high school diploma with a number of years administrative and supervisory experience

- Knowledge of accounting, data and administrative management practices and procedures

- Experience in human resources management practices and procedures

- Knowledge of business and management principles

- Computer skills and advanced software packages

Office managers have a variety of career options available to them depending on the size of the company they work for and the industry they work in.

Key attributes

Key attributes for an office manager include:

- Sound judgement and problem solving ability

- Attention to detail and a high level of accuracy

- Strong planning and organisational skills

- Excellent time management skills


Office managers can command salaries from $300-540k per annum depending on their level of experience and the industry they work in.

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Patient, efficient, operational, coordination, facilitation.

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