Practice Manager


Great opportunity exists to join this respected design firm located in South Melbourne.  They are sustainably focused and have a strong pipeline of projects in the Residential, Community and Hospitality sectors.

They are looking for a skilled Practice Manager to join the team and contribute to future growth.

The role

This is an amazing opportunity to drive operational excellence within the practice.  The role on offer is unique and offers the chance to evolve with the business, potentially stepping into a leadership position. Your involvement in various aspects of accounts, finance, payroll, and HR management will be influenced by your skills and motivation. You’ll have the chance to play a role in shaping the financial outcomes of the firm while assisting the Directors.

Initially, you will coordinate reception tasks, aid in administrative and bookkeeping duties, support the architecture/interior design team, and ensure a productive, safe, and positive work environment. Beyond this, you’ll manage client communications, office administration, marketing, and the practice’s policies and procedures.  Collaborating closely with our Directors, you will help oversee our team’s coordination and project delivery.

Key responsibilities

  • Managing reception duties and being the first point of contact.
  • Administering office procedures, maintaining standards, and managing supplies.
  • Assisting in bookkeeping tasks, including accounts payable and receivable.
  • Overseeing staff induction, records, and queries.
  • Supporting Directors and the architecture/interior design team.
  • Enhancing marketing materials and maintaining our online presence.
  • Ensuring compliance with Occupational Health and Safety regulations.
  • Managing our library, samples, and trade information.

We’re seeking candidates who bring

  • Prior experience in a similar role (preferred but not essential).
  • Familiarity with the architecture/interior design industry (an advantage).
  • Strong time management and multitasking abilities.
  • Understanding of office procedures and attention to detail.
  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills.
  • Organizational and planning capabilities.
  • Effective presentation and people skills.
  • Creative thinking and the ability to propose improvements.
  • First Aid skills (beneficial but not essential).

We are looking for individuals who are

  • Positive, adaptable, and solution-oriented.
  • Proficient in managing relationships and communication.
  • Analytical thinkers with problem-solving prowess.
  • Strategic and collaborative team players.
  • Creative minds who can suggest innovative improvements.

Benefits on offer

  • Collaboration with experienced industry professionals.
  • A diverse and supportive studio environment.
  • Opportunities for growth and development.
  • Competitive remuneration based on skills and experience.
  • Be part of a recognized studio located in South Melbourne.

Send CV / Register

For more information

Associate Director
Leigh Monro
0451 674 977

Your gender, gods, sex life, skin colour, or big-shot uncle don’t make a difference here. If you’re smart and good at what you do, then come as you are.

We’re committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with disabilities. Please let us know if you need an accommodation at any stage of the interview process.
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