Sample administration manager job description

[Company X] is looking for a skilled professional to supervise the organization’s administration systems. The administration manager will be responsible for planning, streamlining, and executing administrative workflows and procedures. They will oversee a team that focuses on new personnel recruiting and training, and allocate responsibilities and office space to all staffers. The administration manager will also assess personnel performance, provide guidance, and implement process changes to enhance overall efficiency.

Objectives of this role

  • Recruit and onboard high-quality personnel that can advance [Company X]’s goals
  • Establish conduct and workflow standards across the organization
  • Remove productivity roadblocks as they emerge
  • Ensure processes and procedures comply with relevant policies and regulations
  • Streamline business operations to keep costs within established budgets
  • Drive smooth organizational operations throughout the workday


  • Direct personnel recruitment and training processes
  • Plan and streamline all administrative procedures
  • Assess team performance to identify opportunities for coaching and guidance
  • Manage personnel scheduling and project deadlines
  • Monitor office inventory and organizational costs
  • Encourage effective communication across the organization

Skills and qualifications

  • Highly analytical with excellent problem-solving skills
  • Empathetic leadership style
  • Capable of clearly communicating with others
  • Superb organizational and time-management abilities
  • An understanding of basic arithmetic
  • Competent computer literacy

Preferred qualifications

  • Managerial experience in an office setting
  • Deep understanding of budgeting best practices
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Office or Google Suite
  • Outstanding strategic planning abilities
  • Comprehensive understanding of office management processes
  • Demonstrable resourcefulness in high-stress situations