512111 Office Manager

ANZSCO Occupation Code: 
ANZSCO Occupation Name: 
Office Manager
Skill Assessing Authority: 
Medium and Long-term Strategic Skills List: 
Short-term Skilled Occupation List: 
PMSOL Occupation: 
ANZSCO Occupation Description: 


Organises and controls the functions and resources of an office such as administrative systems and office personnel.
Skill Level: 2

ANZSCO Skill Level: 

5121 Office Managers

ANZSCO Unit Group Code: 
ANZSCO Unit Group Name: 
Office Managers
ANZSCO Unit Group Description: 


OFFICE MANAGERS organise and control the functions and resources of offices such as administrative systems and office personnel.
Indicative Skill Level:
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with the qualifications and experience outlined below.
In Australia:
AQF Associate Degree, Advanced Diploma or Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

In New Zealand:
NZ Register Diploma (ANZSCO Skill Level 2)

At least three years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualifications listed above. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification.
Tasks Include:

contributing to the planning and review of office services, and setting priorities and office service standards
allocating human resources, space and equipment
assigning work to and monitoring work performance of staff
managing records and accounts of the office
liaising with Professionals to coordinate office business and to facilitate resolution of problems
ensuring office equipment and supplies are maintained
ensuring compliance with occupational health and safety regulations
ensuring work complies with relevant government legislation, policies and procedures
coordinating personnel activities such as hiring, promotions, performance management, payroll, training and supervision

Avg. weekly earnings - males (May 2012): 
1 453.00
Avg. weekly earnings - females (May 2012): 
1 080.00
Avg. weekly earnings - persons (May 2012): 
1 143.50