Head of Office Services - Fashion

Job Title: Head of Office Services - Fashion
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: Salary Competitive + Bonus + Benefits
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH54866
Contact Name: Catriona Lundie-Loggie
Contact Email:
Job Published: September 19, 2016 10:09

Job Description

Head of Office Services - Fashion

Salary Competitive + Bonus + Benefits

Handle Recruitment is working with a global fashion company to find a Head of Office Services based in their London Office.

Reporting to the COO, Key Responsibilities will include:

  • Managing and developing all aspects of the Office Operations department including but not restricted to resource allocation and team development
  • Managing and controlling the Office Operations budget in line with company initiatives
  • Working closely with HR and other business divisions to strategically manage space planning
  • Leading the UK Health & Safety initiatives and maintaining and updating the UK Health & Safety policy
  • Managing procurement, negotiation and management of third party contracts and relationships with service providers, consultancy support and works contracts
  • Liaising directly with the estate management and landlord on any building related issues
  • Overseeing the UK IT and PA functions
  • Identifying problematic areas within IT, suggesting and implementing strategic solutions
  • Ensuring the building operations runs smoothly at all times ensuring the highest of standards
  • Providing a high quality experience to all staff, clients and guests to the London office
  • Devising and implementing policies for continuous improvement and develop, present and implement new ideas to improve the service offered
  • Displaying a pragmatic and approachable attitude to problem solving

The ideal candidate will have:

  • In depth Office Management experience as part of a Leadership team
  • IOSH or other relevant H&S qualification
  • A broad understanding of IT services, including systems, server architecture and new technologies
  • Experience in construction and office fit-out in a comparative environment
  • A good understanding of Mechanical and Engineering
  • Experience of working in an agile and changing work culture
  • Excellent People Management skills
  • The ability to communicate and influence at all levels

Immediate interview for successful candidates, please send a CV and short covering letter to

PLEASE NOTE: Due to the high volume of applications we receive we are unable to respond to everyone. If you have not heard from us within 5 working days of sending your CV then unfortunately you have not been shortlisted for the position you have applied for.