Job Opportunity at WWF - Receptionist

Job Opportunity at WWF - Receptionist

Receptionist Job Opportunity at WWF

JOB OPPORTUNITY – RECEPTIONIST

Reports to:                     Operations Manager

Duty Station:                 Dar es Salaam

Supervises:                    None

Scope of work:

The ‘Receptionist’ will be responsible for receiving and transfer /direct all the in-coming calls as appropriate. Receive and attend walking-in visitors including organizing appointments and meetings. Receive and communicate to respective staff members the incoming mails and faxes. S/he will also maintain record of all relevant official contacts/mailing list and establish a data base that would facilitate a quick and easy access to addresses, phone numbers and office locations. The position requires a person who is respectful and charming, highly disciplined, flexible and a quick learner, well organized, and always prioritizing interest of the organization.  She/he will also support different projects in organizing conference and meetings and coordinates logisticts in those meetings.

Specific Duties:

    • Answer telephone and direct calls to relevant destinations in the office and outside the office
    • Take and relay messages to relevant staff and provide information to callers
    • Organize and manage the Country Office Front Desk including receiving visitors, determine their business and direct them to the relevant offices
    • Organize appointments for Senior Officers as appropriate
    • Keep track of the office phone use, prepare monthly summary reports and advice on telephone bill charges
    • Ensure effective functioning of office telephone lines
    • Ensure posts /mails are collected from the Post Office;
    • Receive, date stamp and review all incoming mails and faxes and distribute to the appropriate staff with correspondences recorded in appropriate log books
    • Maintain proper record/contact list of staff database and of key stakeholders, partners and WWF Offices globally for quick access
    • Regularly, keep track of senior staff movements and maintain staff movement schedule, a record of key visits and official events to facilitate better plans for appointments, meetings, and field visits as may be appropriate.
    • Support staff in flight booking through WWF Air travel agents and preparation of air travel LPO
    • Receive air travel invoices and reconcile with LPO’s and submit to Finance office for payment process.
    • Deal with queries from the public and customers and monitor visitor access and maintain security awareness
    • Manages internal conference and meeting room bookings
    • Monitor movements and maintain reception and conference room assets
    • Ensures the Reception area is clean and arranged in manner that represents office environment.
    • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect and Collaboration
    • Undertake any other responsibilities as may be assigned by the supervisor.

Receptionist Job Vacancy at WWF

Working Relationships:

  1. Internal: Interacts regularly with field office staff, TCO Management and WWF – International and the Network.
  2. External: Interacts frequently with TCO Partners and Stakeholders, Consultants, local merchants and suppliers, service providers e.g. TTCL, curriers, relevant institutional partners, and others.
  3. PROFILE

Required Qualification

  • At least an Advanced Diploma in Business Administration/ Public relations coupled with Customer Care skills and/or Office management training;
  • Minimum of three years relevant work experience with proven skills in managing telephone operations /switch board for a large/busy organization.
  • Experience in working with international agencies and a variety of partners/customers;
  • Computer literate.
  • Excellent communication skills both written and oral English and Kiswahili are indispensable;
  • Interest in working with an Environmental Management Organization.
  • Should be flexible, articulate and ability to work with minimal supervision

Required skills and Competency

  • The position requires a person who is respectful and charming, highly disciplined, flexible and a quick learner, well organized, and always prioritizing interest of the organization.
  • Self-discipline, morally and professionally irreproachable is essential qualities of an employee.
  • Able to develop good customer relations by listening to and understanding the customer needs and providing the right solutions.
  • Presentable and respectable personality
  • Able to listen carefully, ask relevant questions, organize and deliver the right information, speak clearly and confidently using appropriate language.
  • Able to successfully interact with diverse individuals.
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional personal presentation

MODE OF APPLICATION

Applications must include a complete Cover Letter & CV with full contact details of three referees and should be addressed to the People & Culture Manager, via email to: hresources@wwftz.org by 13 June 2022 at 4:30 pm. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Female applicants are strongly encouraged to apply. WWF is an equal opportunity employer and committed to having a diverse workforce

WWF has a principle of zero-tolerance to fraud and corruption (including kickbacks), if you encounter such incident, report by sending an email to fcci@wwftz.org

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