Jelena Lecic

Senior Administrator / Office Manager

London, United Kingdom
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About me

Professional seeking a new opportunity in London I'm an accomplished administrative professional with a unique blend of business and creative skills. My hands-on experience and education as well as training in a wide range of creative, technical and operational areas has made me a well-rounded, versatile administration/office manager and leader. Proven track record of success across service-driven areas, playing key roles in projects ranging in size, value, and complexity and experience in period of transition (acquisitions and mergers). I excel in fast-paced and high-pressure environments, working collaboratively with diverse teams to achieve objectives. I'm passionate about photography with keen interest in art and design. Coffee enthusiast. Reading now: World Atlas of Coffee - James Hoffmann, Camera Lucida - Roland Barthes My motivation is to utilise and expand my existing skills in a similar role and join the innovative team with the sense of development, a group of inspiring visionaries to enhance my potential and drive business growth. Operational Improvements / Administrative Management: > Payroll Administration, HR lifecycle and Data Management > Company polices and document compliance, > Financial reporting and analysis (P&L and Flash reports), Purchasing and Invoicing > Administrative support and Office management, Meeting and Project planning > Communication and client liaison > Training and mentoring > Administrative support in business transition (acquisition and mergers) Most recently, enjoyed learning and up-skilling, expanded my professional network, attended workshops and talks and explored my creative skills through photography and social media in addition to volunteering at galleries and exhibitions. > Digital Skills @GeneralAssembly @GoogleDigitalGarage > Social media for business @CityLit > Excel 2016 for workplace, Business accounting @CityLit

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  • Administraion
  • Admin Skills
  • Budget Management
  • Payroll
  • HR Administration
  • Purchasing
  • Cash Handling
  • Invoicing
  • Financial Reporting
  • Budget Control

Companies I’ve worked with

  • CH&CO


    • Non Creative Industries
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    Harbour & Jones

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      Principal Catering Ltd

      Work history


      Office Administrator


      Jan 2020
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Part Time
      • CH & Co Group @ IET (Institute of Engineering and Technology) Call upon administrative management skills to optimise operational efficiency within this world-leading professional organisation: • Accurately administer staff timesheets and reconcile discrepancies. • Oversee staff on-boarding, document control and associated administration. • Coordinate invoice management while negotiating with suppliers.


      Senior Administrator / Office Manager


      Aug 2018 - Apr 2019
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • (CH&Co / Harbour & Jones Merger) @ Royal College of Physicians Pivotal in supporting operations during multiple mergers and acquisitions while concurrently enhancing operational efficiencies and implementing new tools. Orchestrated administrative operations, resources, ISO accreditation, risk assessment, auditing, P&L control, and quality assurance programmes. Key achievements • Enhanced financial reporting transparency through implementation of Enterprise Application Software (EAS). • Delivered £2K+ weekly savings having migrated operational data to new hospitality purchasing software to achieve more cost-effective eProcurement. • Seamlessly project managed integration of new working processes and eliminated obsolete practices. • Participated in development of talented teams by providing staff with training, support and leadership. • Reduced staff attrition through effective payroll and staff on-boarding systems migration, culminating in more efficient HR processes.


      Senior Administrator/ Office Manager

      Harbour & Jones

      Aug 2016 - Aug 2018
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • Harbour & Jones acquired Fare of London) @ Royal College of Physicians Identified and implemented improvements to internal efficiency and administrative best practices while engaging with Managing Director in process creation, systems changes and staff training. Key achievements • Transformed and improved budgeting process robustness having project managed implementation of Abacus reporting system. • Pivotal in achieving targets while organising cash flow to accommodate excess or deficits following introduction of a new reporting system – facilitated strategic budget decision-making. • Achieved savings in administration and operating expenditure having coordinated setup of a new staff on-boarding system, combining employee payroll, timesheets, HR records, background checks and transfers into one new system.


      Administration Manager

      Principal Catering Ltd

      May 2004 - Aug 2016
      • London, United Kingdom
      • Full Time
      • @ Royal College of Physicians • Established robust administrative systems and organisational procedures while providing office leadership. • Enhanced operational efficiency via implementation of new systems, tools, processes and best practices. • Tracked personnel recruitment, transfers, and confidential information for group of 50+ team members. • Managed Profit and Loss (P&L) monthly reporting and divisional budget targets while monitoring procurement and labour costs. • Confidently organised workloads while balancing conflicting priorities to ensure alignment with deadlines. • Maintained meticulous levels of attention to detail to ensure administrative data integrity and accuracy.