Company: Amec Foster Wheeler
Skills: Secretarial or Administrative
Experience: 1 + Years
Education: Tech/Vocational Cert/Apprenticeship
Location: London, United Kingdom
Status: Active

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Overview / Responsibilities

Amec Foster Wheeler is looking for a Receptionist (temporary position) to join our Canary Wharf office in London. The position is to provide holiday cover (40 hours per week).

You will join the in house Facilities team who provide a high quality service to staff and visitors. The position will last for 5 days. Hours of work are 9am-6pm.



  • To answer internal and external calls in a professional and courteous manner via the company switchboard
  • To assist callers to achieve a satisfactory outcome to the enquiry or escalate the call as appropriate
  • To politely greet all staff and visitors
  • To ensure all visitors undergo the company induction in line with company procedures
  • To ensure all visitors and staff that cannot produce an Amec Foster Wheeler ID are issued with the appropriate security pass
  • To set up new starters with a building pass and a phone number when required; and to update records
  • To ensure the reception area, floor and meeting rooms are kept at a high standard of cleanliness at all times
  • To assist staff with meeting room bookings
  • To print rail tickets when instructed to do so
  • To answer and action calls from the Facilities Helpdesk if requested to do so by the Facilities Manager
  • To ensure no contractors start work without filling out the appropriate risk assessment
  • To sort mail and courier items delivered to reception as required
  • To assist staff and visitors to the best of your ability with any requests/queries they may have

Skills / Qualifications

  • IT Literate (Excel/Word/PowerPoint Etc)
  • Previous experience of working in an office environment in a similar role
  • Customer-focused approach to duties
  • Good understanding of office administration processes and practices, and able to prioritise queries appropriately

Diversity Statement

We are an equal opportunity employer that recognises the value of a diverse workforce. All suitably qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective criteria and without regard to the following (which is a non-exhaustive list): race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the relevant governing laws.



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