The receptionist is the face of the regional business unit and the first person to welcome visitors to Taylor Wimpey. The receptionist will answer all calls promptly, queries dealt with wherever possible and efficiently directed to the correct person when appropriate. Based in the Business Unit’s reception area the role requires someone to act as the “Front of House” for the Business Unit to ensure all guests and visitors are warmly welcomed and escorted to their arranged meeting room or waiting area. Proactive in your approach to coordinating meeting rooms, ensuring guests have been made welcome on arrival and the meeting rooms are ready and fit for purpose.
What you will do:
- Answer the phone in a professional and courteous manner
- Determine the purpose of callers and forward the call to the appropriate person or department or interact with the caller on behalf of Taylor Wimpey staff
- Welcome on-site visitors
- Responsibility to collecting and distributing the morning post
- Assistance with travel and event planning
- Managing office supplies
- To provide administrative support to all departments
- Additional responsibilities for the production and finance departments
What you will have:
- Receptionist background - preferred
- Strong administration experience
- Used to working within a fast paced & pressurised office
- Strong customer focus
- Outlook, Word, Excel and Powerpoint literate
Individuals seeking employments at Taylor Wimpey should know that we foster a culture of inclusion and value diversity positively which creates a better workplace and delivers stronger outcomes. We commit to treating all our job applicants and employees fairly and with respect, irrespective of background, disability or any other protected characteristic. If you require any assistance with regards to reasonable adjustments during the application process, please do not hesitate to contact us.
What we will offer you:
Taylor Wimpey is a FTSE 100 business and one of the largest residential developers in the UK, building new homes and communities across England, Scotland and Wales. We are passionate about building new homes and communities with a focus on sustainability.
Our people are important to us and we want to make sure that we reward and recognise all the great work that they do. Our employees enjoy many standard benefits including access to the Taylor Wimpey House purchase discount scheme, pension (including company contributions), quality health cover, share save schemes as well as many flexible benefits such as buying additional holiday days, retails discounts, free Bupa health assessments and so much more. Our benefits work perfectly with our culture where you feel valued as a member of a successful team.
We offer industry leading subsidised professional training and development, which support our employees to excel and fulfil their career and personal goals in a variety of opportunities and environments. This in turn drives a strong succession of high performing customer centric leaders, really putting customers at the heart of everything we do. We embrace diversity and look to develop our people in the skills and areas they are most interested in, leveraging the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies, skills and experiences that each person brings to the company.