[Vacancy] Receptionist at Qatar Charity

Job Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 1 – 3 years

Location: Abuja

Job Field: Administration/Secretarial, NGO/Non-Profit

Job Code: RE 001

Basic Function:

The receptionist, under the supervision of the Admin coordinator, will provide receptionist services by monitoring and operating computer work, typing, filing, receiving visitors, answering calls, and opening and directing official mail.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Operate the switchboard, directing incoming and outgoing calls as required by the caller, determine the nature of the call, and decide on an appropriate routing.
  2. Screen all incoming visitors and vendors and direct them to an appropriate location.
  3. Ensure all staff and visitors fill in the required office attendance register.
  4. Provide excellent customer service.
  5. Responsible for maintaining office security and communicating with the security guards if and as needed.
  6. Keep detailed and accurate records of visitor requests and of calls received.
  7. Open and close the office daily, observing security and other established office procedures.
  8. Receive, log, and distribute all incoming and outgoing courier packages; office deliveries; and incoming faxes in a timely manner.
  9. Perform office equipment tasks such as making needed arrangements for services for telephone and e-mail, obtaining quotations for required services, and arranging for repairs of office equipment.
  10. Maintain the orderly appearance and functioning of the reception area.
  11. Assist in typing, word processing, and general administrative support activities for the administrative team and other groups as assigned.
  12. Update, maintain, and distribute appropriate telephone staff directory(s).
  13. Update and maintain online conference room schedules and a variety of intranet documents.
  14. Liaise with Information Technology for appropriate telephone and computer issues (e.g., capability for visitors with office assignments, etc.).
  15. Receive and process newspaper, AEPB, AEDC, and other relevant bills for payment.
  16. Perform any other duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Requirements:

  • University Degree or recognized equivalent with 1-3 years of experience in a similar role.
  • Familiarity with international NGOs is a plus.
  • Experience with large complex organizations preferred.
  • Females are highly encouraged to apply.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Ability to work independently.
  • Knowledge of general office practices and administrative procedures.
  • Working knowledge of switchboard/voice mail equipment and mail processes such as postage machine, DHL, etc.
  • Maintain a neat personal appearance and polite demeanor as prescribed by professional and local standards.
  • Ability to multitask.
  • Have the ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise.
  • Excellent written, oral, interpersonal, and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work well with others and to develop and maintain compatibility among project staff, subcontractors, and recipients of assistance.
  • Relevant computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office products.

Method of Application:

Interested and qualified candidates should send an updated copy of their CV to: hr.opportunity.qc@gmail.com using the Job Code as the subject of the mail.

Important Instructions to Keep in Mind when Applying:

  • A CV must be attached in PDF format containing all personal information and qualifications mentioned above or the ones not listed. The CV should be in English.
  • A Cover Letter must be attached in PDF format.
  • An identity document (a copy of the identity card or passport) must be attached to the file.
  • If the file is incomplete or the data is not clear, the application will be excluded from the list of applicants and will not be considered.
  • We will inform the shortlisted candidates about the second interview and be ready for the test (if it is needed)

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