Bidvest Receptionist

Bidvest Facilities Management


Location: Umhlanga, KwaZulu-Natal

Job Type: Permanent

Closing Date: 01 March 2024

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 of messages, making calls on behalf of employees
  • Provide a reception service including receiving visitors and directing them towards endorsed appointments
  • Responsible for the booking service of boardrooms and parking
  • Taking of minutes during official meetings, typing and circulation thereof
  • Receiving and capturing of building audit sheets data and filing thereof
  • Ordering, processing & delivering of required stationary for all employees
  • Receiving and sorting of post, and contacting recipient employees for collection
  • Regular communication with employees via email regarding office management issues
  • Provide and perform 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
  • 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

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