Office Manager - Fredericton, NB
McInnes Cooper is among the 25 largest business law firms in Canada. We serve clients across North America and abroad from six offices in Halifax, St. John’s, Fredericton, Moncton, Saint John, and Charlottetown. With nearly 200 lawyers and over 200 professional resources, we are positioned to offer clients a range of legal and business services. We provide services to industry-leading clients in every major sector and with experience in all jurisdictions.
Are you a seasoned people leader who has proven experience building and supporting an engaged and innovative culture? If so, we would like to hear from you.
We are seeking an Office Manager to lead our legal support teams in our Fredericton and Saint John offices. The Office Manager will work collaboratively with others to support an engaged and innovative culture. This position is actively involved in the recruitment, onboarding, and ongoing development of team members, and works in consultation with lawyers to plan and allocate resources, including scheduling and coverage.
The Office Manager also oversees the day-to-day office administration activities and develops new, innovative ways to carry out those activities. This includes managing the overall operational and financial responsibilities of two offices, maintaining and organizing office facilities, equipment and supplies, managing vendor relationships, ensuring accounting processes are completed, and acting as the on-site contact for technology services.
As the ideal candidate, you bring at least five years’ experience in a leadership role from a team-oriented workplace and you have proven success in coaching, facilitation, conflict resolution, and relationship management. You have exceptional communication and organization skills. You have an entrepreneurial mindset and experience improving and innovating processes. Experience in a law or professional services firm is considered an asset. A diploma or certificate in Human Resources is also considered an asset. Based in Fredericton, you will have the ability to travel frequently to Saint John.
At McInnes Cooper, you will find a team that values you. We recognize that our members are key in delivering outstanding client service and we provide a collaborative, professional environment with a member focused culture. We are committed to creating an inclusive work environment that values, respects and supports different perspectives, cultures and experiences.
This role offers an exceptional compensation package including a competitive salary, defined-benefit pension plan and Firm-paid health and dental benefits, Health Spending Account, Wellness Spending Account, as well as Vacation, Personal & Sick Days.