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Receptionist - Part Time(afternoons)

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Recruiter Name:
Parkside Recruitment
Job Type:
Administration, Receptionist
£12,000 to £15,000 per annum
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Fantastic opportunity to work for our prestigious client in the Centre of Harrow, 12pm-5.30pm ensuring the Reception and Office to run smoothly on a daily basis. To meet and greet visitors and answer telephone calls on switchboard. To provide support to the Office Manager on ad hoc related duties including some lifting duties(recycling).

Principal Accountability's

* Greeting visitors, ensuring all visitors sign in the visitors book, offering visitors refreshments and making visitors tea/coffee where applicable. Hanging up coats etc.
* Taking incoming telephone calls, dealing with such calls promptly in a professional manner and re-directing appropriate calls to departments.
* Providing back-up to the Office Manager in booking couriers
* Ordering Taxis
* Receipt of Courier Parcels and distribution
* Clean coffee machine in reception and keep stocked with supplies
* Cover for Office Manager Fire Marshall duties
* Keeping the Kitchen tidy (if required) emptying and loading Dishwasher if required.
* Helping the Office Manager with ad hoc task as directed
* Cover for the Office Manager holidays and other absence
* Update of meeting room schedules
* Keeping meeting rooms tidy and setting up VC meetings
* Ordering lunches and other meeting room food requirements. Collecting orders if required.
* Keeping reception area tidy at all times
* Helping with ad hoc administration tasks
* Some heavy lifting for example courier deliveries and collections
* Helping Office Manager with recycling which can involve carrying large items to the recycling area
* Other suitable duties as directed by your Line Manager from time to time


At least 2 years of similar experience including experience of working on a busy Reception desk and Customer facing role

* Excellent Communication skills
- The ability to communicate clearly to all levels of management and co-workers in both a written and verbal.
- Ability to express and articulate themselves clearly on the telephone as well as having the ability to be an effective listener.

* PC - Competent in MS Outlook, Word, Excel
- Beginner to Intermediate level
- Ability to manage, insert and collate images and information.

* Problem Solving
- Has a proactive approach in resolving any possible problems and/or barriers that may arise within the role.
- Enthusiastic about finding solutions and has a positive outlook.

* Multitasking
- Has the capability of being able to juggle multiple tasks at the same time and proactively make decisions on their own.

* Planning and Organising
- Able to effectively plan, manage and priorities their workload as needed.

They need to be flexible as could be required to work extra when required
will be working with the office manager as they will cover reception int he morning and the role will involve office management duties
Needs to be reliable
they will train on the switch board

Parkside Recruitment Ltd is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy. Parkside Recruitment is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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