Manager of Administration

Top Boston Firm!
Boston, MA

$100K!

Provides administrative support in a staff capacity to a diverse functional area or business group by directing such activities as budget planning & control, personnel administration, training, communications, & workflow procedures. Identifies, coordinates, & implements numerous projects/programs to improve the quality & cost-effectiveness of operations & services. Leads a staff in providing direction & expert technical leadership to highly visible, sensitive, & multi-faceted projects. Responsible for setting strategic direction of projects & developing project plans. Provides high quality & cost effective project & staff management, analytic support services, & technical expertise for a broad array of issues for the staff team to implement. Provides support & advice to management. Resolves complex problems, many of which do not have easily definable solutions. This position works on problems of complex & diverse scope where analysis of data requires in-depth evaluation of various factors. Projects assigned are broad in scope & may involve multiple functional areas and/or span across service areas. Position will exercise judgment within broadly defined policies in developing methods & techniques for obtaining results.

 

Essential Functions:

  • Ensures compliance w/ organization policies/procedures & regulatory agencies.
  • Effective utilization of personnel, materials, space & equipment; & effective customer service.
  • Recommends & implements internal policies & procedures.
  • Interprets & applies company policies/procedures.
  • Provides leadership to an administrative staff as well as Project Managers.
  • Facilitates resolution of major problems encountered by staff.
  • Works w/ senior management to negotiate major revisions in time commitment & resource allocation.
  • Ensures strategic directions of projects are in line w/ organizational business plan.
  • Provides general oversight, leadership & technical direction.
  • Provides leadership to multi-disciplinary teams, as well as manages work of outside consultants.
  • Manages the budget to meet the fiscal goals for capital, payroll & non-payroll expenses.
  • Performs financial & staffing analysis.
  • Coordinates reconciliation of accounts & budget reporting requirements.
  • Advises management of serious variances.
  • Recommends & implements solutions.
  • Supervises multiple ancillary functions, such as secretarial support, systems development, communications & training.
  • In addition, provides human resources support to the entire functional area, including managing the hiring, salary determination & performance evaluation processes.
  • Facilitates/administers training & educational programs, such as professional development, systems training & train-the-trainer programs.
  • May conduct training sessions.
  • Identifies service & operational problems & issues.
  • Provides project & staff management support to identify, research, develop & implement solutions.
  • Represents the organizational unit on administrative matters.
  • Establishes partnerships w/ other functional areas and/or regions

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