Location: Howick


Barloworld Transport, a leading freight and logistics company, is looking for a Receptionist to join our Timber24 depot in Howick.

To manage the reception at the Timber24, Howick depot. Duties herewith include:

  • Managing the switch board by answering incoming calls and transferring these to the relevant person.
  • Accurately taking down messages and communicating these to the relevant individuals.
  • Welcoming external clients or stakeholders and informing the relevant staff of their arrival.
  • Managing the front office image through ensuring the reception area and meeting rooms are kept neat and tidy.
  • Managing incoming and outgoing courier and postage distribution and delivery.
  • Reconcile the courier accounts, stationary accounts and travel arrangement reconciliation.
  • Ordering of office, canteen supplies and sundries (including: sugar, tea, milk, toilet supplies, hand towels, water etc.).
  • Schedule and manage the daily duties of the office driver (including: hand deliveries, pickups and collections).
  • Booking of flights, car hire, bus tickets and accommodation on the Travel IT system for the HR department.
  • Binding, laminating and presentation of documents.
  • Assistance with the organisation of functions and training.
  • Data capturing and typing if required.
  • Any tasks over and above, as requested by management.
  • Grade 12 / Matric.
  • Minimum two years' previous experience in a front office environment.
  • Pleasant telephone manner.
  • Knowledge of customer service.
  • Organisational skills.
  • Business administration knowledge.
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook).


Personal Competencies

  • Interacting with people.
  • Embracing Change.
  • Showing Composure.
  • Meeting Timescales.
  • Managing Tasks.
  • Producing Output.
  • Impressing people.
  • Establishing Rapport.


If you meet the above criteria, then please send your CV via the online application process on or before the 6th October 2016. Please note that if you have had no response to your application by the 10th October 2016, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Barloworld Transport is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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