Reception Job Opportunity

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Closing Date: 01 March 2024

Job Details

  • Division: Customised Solutions – Unit 1
  • Business Unit: Operations
  • Minimum Experience: Entry Level
  • Company Primary Industry: Facilities Services
  • Job Functional Area: Operations

Job Description
To provide front-desk service and support to the customers & visitors


  • Perform front of house operational services including receiving calls, taking messages, making calls on behalf of employees
  • Provide reception service including receiving visitors and directing them to endorsed appointments
  • Responsible for booking boardrooms and parking
  • Taking minutes during official meetings, typing, and circulating them
  • Receiving and capturing building audit sheets data and filing
  • Ordering, processing & delivering required stationary for all employees
  • Receiving and sorting post, and contacting recipient employees for collection
  • Regular communication with employees via email regarding office management issues
  • Provide administrative functions/support to various business sections
  • Assist with administration for project works and special tasks

The Applicant must meet the following requirements:

  • Certificate in Receptionist/Administration/Secretarial
  • Matric (Senior Certificate)
  • Valid SA Drivers License
  • 6 months relevant experience in switchboard operation and/or secretarial capacity
  • Administration/Reception/Switchboard training ideally in a customer-orientated environment
  • Proficiency in MS Word, MS Excel & MS Outlook


  • Result Oriented
  • Attentive To Detail
  • Stress Tolerant
  • Good Written Communication
  • Customer/Client Focused
  • Ability To Dealing With Ambiguity
  • Interactive Reasoning
  • Planning & Scheduling
  • Teamwork & Partnering
  • Relationship Building
  • Good Listening Skills
  • Excellent Oral Communication
  • Matric certificate: This is the basic educational requirement for most receptionist jobs in South Africa.
  • Computer literacy: You should be proficient in using Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills: You will need to be able to communicate effectively with people from all walks of life, both on the phone and in person.
  • Customer service skills: You should be able to provide excellent customer service to visitors and clients.
  • Organizational skills: You will need to be able to keep the front desk organized and running smoothly.
  • Problem-solving skills: You will need to be able to think on your feet and solve problems quickly and efficiently.

Some employers may also require the following:

  • Previous experience as a receptionist or in a similar role: This is not always essential, but it can be helpful.
  • A valid driver’s license: This is required for some receptionist jobs, particularly those that involve running errands or picking up deliveries.
  • First Aid certification: This is not always essential, but it can be a bonus for some employers.
  • The specific requirements for a receptionist job will vary depending on the employer and the industry. However, the above are some of the most common requirements.
  • Here are some tips for writing a strong resume and cover letter for a receptionist job in South Africa:
  • Highlight your relevant skills and experience. Be sure to tailor your resume and cover letter to the specific job you are applying for.
  • Use strong action verbs. When describing your skills and experience, use strong action verbs to make your resume more impactful.
  • Proofread your resume and cover letter carefully. Make sure there are no typos or grammatical errors.

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Job Title: Receptionist
Job Type: Permanent

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