Williams Advanced Engineering provides world class technical innovation, engineering, testing, manufacturing and operational consultancy services to the automotive, motorsport, aerospace, defence, health and energy sectors.

Williams Advanced Engineering helps businesses meet the sustainability challenges of the 21st century.

Williams Advanced Engineering has grown from an embryonic business in 2010 to a company employing 350 people engaged in many innovative and transformative technical areas for a growing list of clients.

Office Manager & Team Assistant


 Williams Advanced Engineering exists to accelerate the advantage and impact of our clients. We do it through innovative engineering and technology that solves complex problems and brings a step-change in weight, speed and efficiency. Join us to help fulfil our mission to accelerate an efficient, electric and sustainable future.

An opportunity has arisen for an Office Manager and Team Assistant to join the business working with Senior Management to make a real difference in a rapidly expanding and exciting work environment.

Job role:

 To build and maintain effective working relationships across the business delivering a wide range of business administration tasks to various stakeholders;

  • Responsible for the smooth day to day running of the office, ensuring it is well maintained and fit for business purpose;
  • Owning and managing the office layout, including allocation of desks for new starters, provision of hot desks and maintaining the company’s clear desk policy;
  • Management of office move logistics as and when required;
  • Providing cover for the EA to CEO when required
  • Assist Senior Management (General Counsel, CFO and COO) with their day-to-day needs, including diary management, meeting preparation and travel arrangements (flights, hotels etc.);
  • Manage the reconciliation of expenses and credit card statements for the Senior Management Team;
  • Organise, co-ordinate and promote company initiatives such as events and celebrations.

You’ll have:

  • You will be a natural people person, passionate about creating a positive working environment. We are looking for someone who is ready to ‘roll up their sleeves and get stuck in’ with no task too big or small;
  • A proactive, can-do attitude, with extraordinary attention to detail;
  • The ability to juggle multiple priorities with ease and comfortable working in a fast-paced environment;
  • Excellent communication skills and adaptable ;
  • Excellent knowledge of Microsoft Suite;
  • Some experience as an Office Manager and/or Assistant is required;
  • Experience of office relocation project is desirable.

We’ll provide:

  • Training to add to your existing skills and accelerate your career
  • A supportive and empowering work environment

 Application deadline:

Closing date for applications is 30th June 2022


We are based on the Williams technical campus in Grove, Oxfordshire, UK. 20 minutes’ drive South of Oxford, UK.

Disclaimers and DEI:

You do not need to match every listed expectation to apply for this position. At WAE we are committed to building a team that encompasses a variety of backgrounds, experiences and skills.   WAE is an equal opportunity employer who values diversity and inclusion. If you have a disability, we are happy to discuss reasonable job adjustments.

26 Days Holiday

Increase with service

Options to buy/sell up to 1 week every December

2 x Car Schemes

Jaguar Land Rover and Tusker ULE

Bonus Scheme

We offer a performance based bonus scheme

Childcare Benefits

Childcare vouchers

TEDS Nursery Vouchers

Health and Fitness

Free onsite gym with classes

National gym membership discounts available

Private Medical Insurance

8% employer contributions rising to 10% after 3 years

Staff Events

Cycle to work scheme

Please Note: Due to the Volume of applications we receive on a daily basis we cannot guarantee your application will be acknowledged or considered unless you have applied directly via our website wae.com/careers.