Office Manager - Start-Up

Our client is an international company designing and constructing swimming pools. They are opening a new office in Frankfurt am Main and are recruiting an Office Manager to help establish the office, be in charge of the administrative tasks and be the right hand man/ woman to the CEO. This is a permanent, full time role, to be filled as soon as possible.

                                                      Office Manager (m/f) Start-Up in Germany

Permanent Position / Frankfurt am Main


Your new duties and responsibilities

As the new Office Manager, it will be your responsibility to help establish the new office in the Rhein Main area. You will work very closely with the director of the company and be his right hand man/ woman.

As this is a start-up company in Germany, the role is very hands-on and it will be your responsibility to deal with all the administrative tasks within the company. This will include checking and dealing with contracts, working with suppliers and negotiating prices, working with the accountancy firm and assisting with the bookkeeping, fleet management and ad-hoc administrative duties.

Long term the role will have two people reporting to them; an accountant and a purchaser. However, to begin with the role is a stand-alone position and it is essential that you are comfortable doing a number of different tasks, are flexible and like to get your hands dirty.


Your profile

The new Office Manager should have experience in a similar type of role. It is essential that you are well organised. As you would be one of the first persons hired in the Rhein Main region, it is important that you are comfortable working as a stand-alone and in a start-up environment.

The ideal candidate should also have the following qualifications:

  • Prior experience in office management
  • Have a background in administration, finance or legal
  • Some experience in accountancy, legal and/ or fleet management is advantages
  • Experience working in a start-up or setting up a new office or team would be ideal
  • Experience in managing small teams is of advantage
  • Commercial mind-set and ability to build relationships to customers, suppliers and colleagues alike  
  • Be a problem solver
  • Excellent organisation and communication skills 
  • Fluent German and very good English skills
  • Good MS-Office skills and ideally experience working with a CRM system


Your Benefits

Our client is offering you a diverse and challenging role in a growing company. Be part of opening the office in Frankfurt am Main and of building the business in the region from scratch. I would be happy to receive your CV and to discuss the role and company in more detail with you.

Interested? If you meet these criteria then please send your full application via email with reference GFKF/344047 to Karin Furberg at

I look forward to hearing from you!



Karin Furberg

Team: Sales & Marketing - Germany

Languages: German, English & Swedish

About Karin:

Karin has been with Euro London Appointments since 2007 and has specialised on positions in Sales and Marketing. She recruits both junior and senior candidates for roles based across Germany. Having herself moved to Germany from Sweden in 2000, she is in a unique position to understand and be able to assist international candidates coming to Germany looking for a new job and start.