Receptionist/Facilities Assistant - Manchester - FTC 6 months

Location: United Kingdom
Office:Manchester
Discipline: Facilities
Contact name: Vibha Mistry

Contact email: vibha.mistry@mills-reeve.com
Contact phone: 07795551414
Vacancy reference: 017649
Published: about 2 months ago
Duration: 6 months
Closing date: 22 August 2022

The role

Hours will vary between 07.30 and 18.00, but your core hours will be 7 hours a day, 35 hours a week. The successful candidate will be an integral member of the facilities team and will take responsibility for all questions and queries, ensuring that staff and partners have access to a comprehensive and high-quality facilities service which provides outstanding customer service to both internal and external clients. 

The person

Given the challenges of this role, it is likely that your background and experience will include providing excellent client/customer service. You may also have previous experience of working within a professional services firm, working within a reprographics, facilities or mailroom role. You will also have a flexible approach to work and your working hours, and you are a team player that is able to work under limited supervision.

Your experience

The role additionally requires someone who is:

  • Is self-managed and confident in setting and prioritising their own work agenda.
  • Able to demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills, and able to demonstrate that you can convey complex matters in a way that different audiences can understand.
  • Confident and will be able to build sustainable relationships with clients, lawyers and internal colleagues.
  • Organised and methodical in how you approach your work, and you have excellent attention to detail and can maintain confidentiality.
  • Able to remain calm under pressure and can think on your feet and problem solve.

Pre-employment screening

Please note that, in the event that we make an offer of employment, we will conduct pre-employment screening that includes checks relating to your professional and academic qualifications, references from previous employers, your eligibility to work in the UK and any disciplinary history recorded with the Solicitors Regulation Authority (SRA). You will also be required to complete a self-declaration to assess your character and suitability

And finally

Mills & Reeve is committed to building a diverse workforce and fostering an inclusive environment in which all our people can thrive. We hire people from a wide variety of backgrounds because it makes our firm stronger, and we have a collaborative culture that celebrates different perspectives and values respect for one another, working together, and openness and integrity. Our approach to flexible working means that we work in a way that achieves the right balance for our people, our clients and for our business.