Office Administrators are most likely to be employed by large firms and corporations, or by governmental services and departments. An Office Administrator is in charge of handling masses of paper work related to managerial tasks and efficiency evaluation as well as work procedures establishment and development.
In order to ensure that the business runs correctly on a daily basis, the Office Administrator’s role is extremely important in large organizations, in which an entire department is generally dedicated to administrative affaires. A strong collaborative aspect is involved in the job of Office Administrator as he often has to manage teams and convince co-workers.
An Office Administrator is in charge of handling and processing, or supervising the handling, of all administrative affaires of the organization he works for. Good communication skills are essential. Other specific fields of knowledge and specific tasks depend largely on the field the organization operates in. Typically, an Office Administrator needs to:
• Be fully aware of all legislations, and their evolutions and changes, regarding the administrative affairs relevant to the business their organization operates in
• Be able to guide and supervise a team of office workers and make use of diplomacy with co-workers
• Have a good sense of analytics and improvement/development of work procedures