Trainee Office Manager

Kernow Controls Ltd.
Business & Management, Energy, Natural Resources & Utilities, Environment & Conservation
Penryn, Cornwall
Salary Details
£17,000 to £19,000 per annum
Job Type
Closing Date
Kernow Controls is at an exciting time of their growth and they are now looking to train an enthusiastic individual to become their Office Manager to keep the administrative side of the business in order.

Job Description


If you are the sort of person who likes to have lots of variety and enjoys tackling new challenges, balanced with day to date, routine activities, this role will offer great growth, training and development.

Example day to day activities and projects:

  • Manage the office, ensuring excellent relationship management with clients and providing PA support to the Directors.
  • Record and implement new internal processes and undertake document quality control
  • Manage the engineers’ schedules and provide administrative support, including travel organisation and logistics
  • Get involved with and support the marketing activities and help customers with information about products and services when required

Nature of work undertaken:

In this new role, we want to train someone to assist with the day to day running of the business, to support the engineering team and also help with the expansion plans for the business.  The work will involve all aspects of office management and administration from supporting the book-keeping administration through to delivering high levels of customer service.   We see this as an integral role to the business growth plans with the opportunity in the future to take the role in several directions and potentially build a team. So if you are the sort of person who likes to juggle many tasks, likes it when no two days are the same and have a passion for organising and structure, then this will be an ideal role for you!  

Required Personal skills and qualifications

A degree level qualification is not essential, and it would be advantageous if you could also offer:

  • A relevant degree level qualification
  • Administration experience
  • Ability to use MS office packages
  • Ability to see tasks through to completion
  • Organisation skills and attention to detail
  • Good time management
  • Ability to use initiative, display common sense
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player who can work effectively in a friendly way with other members of the team

Our ideal graduate would also have…

  • An ability to refine processes and implement procedure across all aspects of the business
  • Experience of book-keeping
  • Good copywriting skills
  • Experience of content managing websites and social media
  • Previous office management or similar experience

Company Description

Kernow Controls specialises in Control Systems for building automation which delivers customers their perfect living/working conditions inside whilst reducing energy wastage – and all at the touch of a button.  We provide all aspects of the design, programming, integration, implementation and maintenance of building automation systems.  We work with national and international clients on projects of various sizes, from small boiler house upgrades to complete building control systems and integration projects.  Our client base extends from main contractors such as Laing O’Rourke, CHT, NG Bailey, MJ Lonsdale to end users such as Land Sec, Vectura Group Pharmaceutical and the National Trust. 

Other Application Details

Please apply online by attaching your CV and a cover letter outlining why you are suitable for the role.

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