SKILL SET REQUIRED
To be a successful office manager, you will need two kinds of skill set- the technological and the managerial. In regards to the first, you will be expected to be efficient in Powerpoint, Excel, Word, and other software that you might need. In regards to the second, a company will look for leadership skills, conflict-management skills, professional communication skills, etc.
PLACE OF WORK
The best part about this profile is that any organisation that has an office needs an office manager. This means that once you have considerable experience, you get to work in the field of your choice. You can work in an NGO, at a hospital, in a government office, at a start-up, or even at a university!
Other responsibilities of an office manager can include answering correspondence, coordinating the staff and the distribution of office resources, organizing and planning events, attending workshops and networking, keeping management in the loop, delegating work, overseeing project guidelines, sending updates, implement office policies and rules, amend office culture and manage relationships with vendors.