Career Opportunities


Location: Pretoria, South Africa | Job Type: Full-time | Post Date: 01/05/2017
Job Description: 

The receptionist position will provide office support services in order to ensure office efficiency and effectiveness, perform receptionist functions, and assist with travel logistics.

Job Responsibilities: 
  • Receive, direct and relay telephone messages and fax messages
  • Direct office visitors to the appropriate staff member
  • Pick up and deliver the mail
  • Open and date stamp all general correspondence
  • Maintain the general filing system and file all correspondence
  • Assist with photocopying as required
  • Assist in the planning and preparation of meetings, conferences and conference telephone calls
  • Maintain an adequate inventory of office supplies
  • Respond to public inquiries  
  • Welcome visitors by greeting them, in person or on the telephone
  • Answer all incoming calls and handle caller’s inquiries whenever possible
  • Re-direct calls as appropriate and take adequate messages when required
  • Maintains safe and clean reception area by complying with procedures, rules, and regulations
  • Maintain visitor sign-in registry and ensure that visitors are approved by Project Directors before issuing visitor’s badges
  • Responsible for ensuring that reception desk is attended at all times 
  • Making travel bookings for staff after being provided with the necessary approvals
  • Assist with organizing workshops 
  • Support the Project Directors and other staff 
  • Provide day to day administrative services for the office
  • Perform other related duties as required 
Job Requirements: 
  • Should be a holder of a valid driver’s license and able to drive
  • Should have a pass at matric.  A post matric qualification will be an added advantage
  • Good computer skills (word processing, spreadsheets)
  • Excellent interpersonal, oral, and written communication skills 

Desired Experience & Qualifications:

  •  An all-rounder with strong administrative skills and highly organized
  • Good decision maker
  • Attentive to detail
  • Good team player
  • Ability to work independently
  • Numerate

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