Element Materials Technology

Office Team Leader

Job Locations UK-Buckinghamshire-High Wycombe


Element has an opportunity for an Office Team Leader to join our BM Trada business on an initial, fixed term contract of 1 year based in High Wycombe. This is a great opportunity to work with one of the fastest growing companies in the global Testing, Inspection & Certification sector. BM Trada is a specialist company delivering audit services related to the Timber industry. Come and make a difference by joining the team....



  • Providing day to day management of the team
  • To be instrumental in the achievement of efficiency targets within the UK client base
  • Ensure that audits are delivered against planned dates and accreditation 
  • Maintaining accuracy of data in the client database
  • Liaising with BM Trada Client Managers and making sure they have full administrative support 
  • Provide reports to assist the Operations team 
  • Ensuring info in the client database is accurate for the annual invoice run and that all clients are invoiced 
  • Work with the Audit Resources and Technical & Approvals teams in the delivery of client audit programmes 
  • Review operational procedures against current working practices. To revise as necessary ensuring their robustness and to maximise opportunities for efficiencies, whilst ensuring that they meet accreditation requirements
  • To review all applications for withdrawal of certification with a view to retaining the client
  • Deal with all customer issues and possible complaints 
  • Support the UK Operations team in the management of the credit control processes

Skills / Qualifications

  • Competent in using MS Office (TEAMS, Outlook, Excel) and CRM software 
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills 
  • Experience working in a fast-paced office environment
  • Confident and outgoing
  • Able to provide top customer service skills with diplomacy
  • Ability to work to tight deadlines and under pressure
  • Supervise and direct others, ensuring they have the correct skills and training 
  • Candidates applying may have a background as a Business Manager, Project Manager, Office Manager - we would be keen to see candidates from an office background with good administrative, management or team leading experience 

Benefits of working at Element


33 days annual holiday, consisting of 25 days annual holiday and 8 days public / x4 Life Assurance  / Legal & General Pension scheme / Flexible Working / Cycle Scheme / Free Onsite Refreshments / Recommend a Friend Bonus / Perks At Work Discount Scheme

To apply please email Leigh.McComish@element.com



Company Overview

Element is one of the fastest growing testing, inspection and certification businesses in the world. Globally we have more than 9,000 brilliant minds operating from 270 sites across 30 countries. Together we share an ambitious purpose to ‘Make tomorrow safer than today’.


When failure in use is not an option, we help customers make certain that their products, materials, processes and services are safe, compliant and fit for purpose. From early R&D, through complex regulatory approvals and into production, our global laboratory network of scientists, engineers, and technologists support customers to achieve assurance over product quality, sustainable outcomes, and market access.


While we are proud of our global reach, working at Element feels like being part of a smaller company. We empower you to take charge of your career, and reward excellence and integrity with growth and development.


Industries across the world depend on our care, attention to detail and the absolute accuracy of our work. The role we have to play in creating a safer world is much bigger than our organization.

Diversity Statement

At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: age, disability, ethnic origin, gender, marital status, race, religion, responsibility of dependents, sexual orientation, or gender identity or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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