Receptionist

Job Description

Description and requirements

We are looking for a Receptionist/ Admin to join our Facilities Services team. As part of the Skanska Facilities Services Team, provide a comprehensive and flexible Administration/Reception service for our team based at St Peter's House, Broadstairs, Kent.

Work may include other KCC buildings in Kent, where Skanska provides Facilities services and therefore some travel may be required on occasions.

 

You’ll: 

  • Be the first point of contact for visitors to the building, including professionals, KCC clients and members of the public, putting them in contact with the appropriate department/member of staff
  • Operate a booking system for the meeting rooms, managing the calendars and ensure specific requirements for their use are implemented, adhering to Health & Safety requirements including Risk Assessments, as provided by KCC
  • Operate security systems, to ensure authorised users are given appropriate access to the building and attending to visitors, according to procedure
  • Investigate & report faults to helpdesk, following up as necessary, in liaison with the Facilities Support Manager
  • Ensure that the Reception area is clean and tidy at all times & all meeting rooms are in order, as instructed
  • Management of onsite contractors, according to current procedures

We’re looking for:
  • Confident, approachable, empathetic and efficient manner
  • Excellent customer care and communication skills
  • Good telephone manner with a clear speaking voice
  • Ability to work alone at times and calmly under pressure
  • Excellent organisational & timekeeping skills
  • IT skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Able to work flexibly, as part of a team

Equal opportunities

We thrive through embracing differences, whether they be social backgrounds, ethnicity, disability, gender identity or expression, age, religion, sexual orientation and any other protected characteristic – we know that diversity opens a rich potential for new ways of thinking, helping us to build successful and high-performing teams. We call it Naturally Skanska. 

Flexible working 

We welcome you to ask about flexibility at interview stage and we will explore what is possible for the role. 

Reasonable adjustments  

We would like you to perform at your best at every stage of our recruitment process. Please contact us using recruitment@skanska.co.uk if you require any adjustments that would support you throughout your application. 

More information about the role 

Please note this is an advert for our job vacancy, and therefore may not be inclusive of all assigned duties, responsibilities, or aspects of the role described, and may be amended at any time at the sole discretion of Skanska. For a full role profile, please contact us: recruitment@skanska.co.uk 

Closing date 

The closing date for this vacancy may be subject to change any time at the sole discretion of the business.