The Seafarers Charity – Office Manager

Based at our office in London

Deadline for applications: 9am 24 April

Role:   Office Manager

Salary: 32,000.00

Hours: Full time – 35 hours per week, Permanent Contract Hybrid (2 days in office, 3 days at home)

Reference: OM2024

About Us

The Seafarers’ Charity has been improving the lives of those who work at sea, and their families, for over 100 years. Established in 1917 as The King George’s Fund for Sailors, to support the families of seafarers lost at sea during World War One, we support seafarers throughout their seafaring careers and beyond. We are the largest independent grant funder of maritime welfare charities – with at least £2 million in funding injected into supporting the safety and welfare of seafarers each and every year

The Role

We are seeking an experienced Office Manager to join our team on a 14 month fixed term contract to cover maternity leave. You will be a highly organised, practical and friendly person to manage our office operations, the role is diverse and will suite an all-rounder who is proficient in multi-tasking and problem solving.

You will run a welcoming office for staff and guests and be encouraged to identify and work on new operational projects that will enhance the organisation. You will be central point of contact for H&S and Facilities management, proactively overseeing all aspects of facilities maintenance and managing contractor relationships.

We encourage applications from all regardless of age, sexuality, socio-economic background, disability, ethnicity, gender, religion, or beliefs. We are committed to building a culture of belonging and inclusion and this is reflected in our policies, practices, and diversity in maritime networks and supported by our inclusion as a Maritime UK Diversity Charter organisation. We are a family friendly organisation, and we encourage flexible working as we want our employees to achieve a healthy work-life balance. Currently our employees are working flexibly with 3 days per week in the office.


  • 30 days paid holiday plus bank holidays.
  • Competitive group pension scheme
  • Health cash plan (HSF) or Healthcare Membership scheme (Benenden)
  • Season ticket Loan
  • Access to the Employee Assistance Programme
  • Hybrid working options
  • Death in Service Scheme

For more information visit our website

If you are interested in applying, please send a current CV and supporting statement – which should outline your suitability in relation to the Job Specification, your motivation for the position to by 9am 24 April 2024 Please Reference OM2024

Download the job description here.

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