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Receptionist (Leeds)

Date: August/3/2022

Receptionist (Leeds)

Full-time, permanent

About Sirius

The Sirius Group offers a wide range of services to the built environment. From planning and geoenvironmental consultancy, our expertise extends to demolition, remediation, drilling and grouting and civil engineering projects.  Our renewable energy assets provide green power to industry across the UK.

Job Summary

Receptionist responsibilities include answering and directing incoming calls, organising and preparing for internal meetings, assisting with general administrative duties and maintaining appropriate filing systems. The ideal candidate should have excellent oral and written communication skills and be able to organize their work using tools like MS Office ( Excel, Word, Outlook).

Ultimately, a successful Receptionist should ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of our office.

Key Skills/Competencies

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Knowledge of Office Management Systems and Procedures
  • Working knowledge of office equipment, eg. printers
  • Proficiency in MS Office (MS Excel and MS Word)
  • Excellent time management skills and the ability to prioritise work
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to multi-task
  • Experience in a customer service, reception or administrative role

Key Responsibilities

  • Reception – manning reception and dealing with visitors to the office, accepting deliveries and collections
  • Answering, screening and directing telephone enquiries
  • Log in and outgoing post and distribute to recipients
  • Organising couriers
  • General administrative support duties
  • Organise and schedule meetings
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, and forms
  • Preparing, copying, collating and binding reports
  • Order office supplies and maintain stock levels
  • Book travel arrangements
  • Carry out local authority search requests
  • Making coffee/tea and cleaning kitchen area when required
  • Ensure deadlines are met to the high standard expected.

Additional Information


All employees are subject to the General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and must not at any time use personal data held by The Sirius Group for any unauthorised purpose or disclosure such as data to a third party. You must not make any disclosure to any unauthorised person or use any confidential information relating to the business affairs of The Group, or any individual concerned, unless expressly authorised to do so by The Group.

Health & Safety

The post holder must co-operate with management in discharging responsibilities under the Health & Safety at Work Act 1974 and take reasonable Health & Safety precautions for themselves and others. The post holder must also ensure the agreed safety procedures are carried out to maintain a safe environment for employees and visitors.

Equal Opportunities

The post holder is always required to carry out responsibilities with due regard to the Group Equal Opportunities Policy and to ensure that staff receive equal treatment throughout their employment with The Sirius Group.

Remote Working

Not available for this role

Sirius offers a competitive salary and excellent benefits package

To apply:

Please send  your CV and a covering letter to:

Closing date: Friday 26 August

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