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Corporate Receptionist/Administrator

  • Job reference: 922308
  • Location: City of London, London
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Sector: Office & Commercial, Secretarial/PA/Executive
  • Date posted: 24/10/2018

Leading international energy company servicing the oil & gas industry is seeking a Corporate Receptionist/Administrator for their busy offices in Central London, they are looking for someone with mid-level experience, a great work ethic and keen to commit.

The successful candidate will be the face of the business and expectations are of a 1st Class service to both external and internal customers.

Job Role:

Responsible for manning the main reception area, answering all external/internal calls and receive/ greet all visitors and clients.

Main Accountabilities:

  • Manning main switchboard (answering, screening and forwarding calls)
  • Take and relay messages
  • Serve visitors by greeting, welcoming, directing and announcing
  • Logging administration helpdesk tickets and other misc. duties
  • Receiving and sorting daily mail/deliveries/couriers
  • Mail distribution and collection (all floors)
  • Processing external mail/couriers
  • Archiving (processing/retrieving documents)
  • Maintain security by following procedures and controlling access (issue key cards, monitor people comings/goings)
  • Appointed Fire Marshall for the Reception Area


  • Clear, concise and confident communication skills
  • Able to prioritise tasks and works well under pressure
  • Able to work in a team environment in a collaborative manner
  • Proactive nature, able to work to tight deadlines (ability to drive things to closure)
  • Good time management skills
  • Flexible & Reliable
  • Intermediate-advanced MS Office
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Articulate telephone manner
  • Strong people skills - confident & friendly
  • Puts customer service 1st
  • Professional both in presentation and manner

To be considered for this position you must have demonstrable experience of working in a busy Reception/Administration role.

Our role in supporting diversity and inclusion
As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.