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Head Receptionist

Posted 25 January by Randstad Employment Bureau Easy Apply Ended
Are you an experienced Front of House professional with excellent Communication skills? Are you looking for a new opportunity where you can embrace a "whatever it takes" attitude? If so, read on!

A global leader in knowledge search with a mission to connect the world's top professionals with the world's best knowledge, helping them improve critical decisions, sharpen their thinking and drive business forward. Investment firms, consultancies, corporations and non-profits rely on this organisation to connect them efficiently and intelligently with experts across all industries and regions.

The Benefits:
*Working for a global company
*Excellent transport links
*Up to date offices
*Holiday Allowance
*Pension Scheme

Responsibilities include:
Office Management
*Ownership of Front of House and reception desk operations 08:30-18:30; provide optimum hospitality service and professionalism; greet and provide general support to all visitors.
*Maintain office efficiency, including: answering and coordinating incoming calls; procuring, receiving, and tracking resources; processing and sending outbound mail; sorting and distributing incoming mail and packages.
*Maintain efficient inventory system of office supplies and kitchen consumables; track accurate par levels for weekly ordering and replenishment while maintaining a cost-effective focus.
*Act as main staff point-of-contact for general office queries by employees and external personnel; lead efforts in training new employees in building access, office etiquette, policies, and processes.
*Perform ad-hoc tasks, including running errands, providing carrier service, and assisting with the setup, breakdown, and cleanup of company parties and events, including furniture reconfiguration.
*Organise and coordinate all travel arrangements, both domestic and international with a cost-effective approach; reconcile Ops teams expense receipts.
*Plan in-house or off-site activities, socials, and celebrations for employee engagement, marketing, and talent attraction; coordinate all details from inception to execution; office catering, food and drink deliveries. Coordinate committees to organise annual events.

Facilities Management
*Conduct routine facility inspections, seeking deficiencies with furniture, equipment or appliances and remedying as appropriate.
*Oversee daily office tidiness and organisation to ensure an aesthetically pleasing and welcoming environment.
*Liaise with building management, contractors, and engineers, (electrical, IT, HVAC, security, etc), to ensure a consistently comfortable, clean, and safe work environment.
*Liaison with cleaning team regularly to ensure adequate supplies are available and manage any shift changes, coverage, and/or additional cleaning requirements.

To be successful in this role, you will have:
*2+ years of administrative, office management, hospitality, or facilities coordinator experience.
*Proactive, forward-thinker, multi-tasker, and problem-solver with superb attention to details
*Ability to think on your feet and not easily flustered, befuddled, or overwhelmed.
*Strong interpersonal and communication skills, and the capacity to build positive working relationships across function, seniority level, and geography
*The ability to manage ambiguity, a wide variety of stakeholders, conflicting priorities, and high-pressure environments
*Strong command of Google Docs and Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
*Excellent written and verbal communication
*Fluency in English is essential

Randstad Business Support acts as an employment business when supplying temporary staff and as an employment agency when introducing candidates for permanent employment with a client. Randstad Business Support is an equal opportunities employer and decisions are made on merits alone.

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