Temp Receptionist

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  • Offered Salary 1000
  • Career Level Others
  • Experience 2 Years
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Development
  • Qualifications Certificate

Job Description

Pharma Dynamics

Temp Receptionist

Company: Pharma Dynamics
Job Title: Temporary Receptionist
Location: Westlake, Western Cape
Closing Date: 04 December 2020

Job Description

We seek a reliable receptionist to provide reception and administration support to the Cape Town Head office on an ad hoc basis.


Key Responsibilities


  • answer switchboard, screen and direct calls
  • take and relay messages & provide information to callers


  • greet and direct visitors
  • deal with queries
  • ensure knowledge of staff movements in and out of the offices
  • organize meetings via calendar invites
  • tidy and maintain the reception area
  • liaise with tea ladies to arrange beverages for visitors and for meetings in the upstairs meeting room

Courier Services

  • manage incoming and outgoing courier services via the set internal procedure
  • manage email correspondence in this regard
  • update the spreadsheet register in this regardAdministrative support
  • communicate verbally and in writing to answer inquiries and provide information
  • send and receive faxes
  • assist Facilities Supervisor/ Receptionist with arranging flower delivers, as per internal procedure
  • attend to any other responsibilities as required


  • Assist with facilitating the internal shopping requirements and ensure kitchens are adequately stocked
  • Liaise with housekeeping staff to ensure effective services across the company



  • Matric certificate
  • Resident in the proximity of the Cape Town offices (Westlake)
  • Own reliable transport preferred (Working hours Mon- Thurs 08:00 to 17:00) and Fridays (08:00- 16:00)
  • At least two years equivalent experience, gained in a corporate environment
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures
  • Knowledge of computers and relevant software applications
  • Knowledge of customer service principles and practices

Effective PC skills, including strong working knowledge of Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Accurate and fast typing skills
Switchboard skills
Front line reception skills
Proficient in spelling, punctuation, grammar and other English language skills

Effective verbal and written communication skills
professional personal presentation
customer service orientation
organizing and planning
attention to detail
Be proactive and take initiative
Able to juggle multiple tasks