Andela is hiring an

Office Manager

New York, United States

About Andela

Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.

We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happen 

About the Role

Our team in New York is growing! Our continued success and growth depends not just on setting a high bar of client satisfaction but also of employee experience. Andela is seeking a proactive, meticulously organized and efficient Office Manager to ensure smooth running of the office so that everyone has what they need to do their best work!

In addition to the managing the office, you will be responsible for vendor management, event planning, some executive assistance and working along side operations and our People & Culture team to make sure all the wheels are turning at maximum efficiency. You'll be our office guru for welcoming visitors, making sure the office environment is best in class and- so we need an Office manager with the organizational prowess to make this happen! The ideal candidate has superb organizational skills, is detail-oriented, and enjoys the feeling of helping others. The Office Manager should enjoy and feel comfortable interfacing with people of highly varied business and cultural backgrounds.

 

In this job you will:

  • Manage the office space and daily operations of the office
  • Manage communication + coordination with 3rd party vendors
  • Coordinate offsite meetings, special events, team building exercises and other events
  • Strive to improve the office space and employee experience by trying to identify and addresses issues before they arise
  • Support Operations, HR, Engineering Manager and other Team Leads with various tasks to maintain efficiency and happiness across the office
  • Assist in scheduling for executive level team members
  • Be the owner of creating an awesome office environment 

 

You are:

  • An oasis of calm when things seems chaotic
  • Compassionate and cares deeply about helping your team be the best they can be
  • Comfortable as the CEO of continuously improving the office space and making it a pleasant environment for everyone
  • Superbly organized ! 

Requirements:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • A bachelor’s degree
  • At least 2 years of professional experience, previous office management or clerical experience desired
  • Passion for our mission
  • Being a good person; we have a “no jerk” policy at Andela!

  

Benefits:

  • Work on a dynamic, growing team
  • Join at the start of an exciting venture
  • Full benefits and competitive salary commensurate with experience