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June 16, 2011

Receptionist - British Embassy - Lebanon

The British Embassy is recruiting a Receptionist. Applications from suitably qualified Disabled men and women will be particularly welcome. All applicants are invited to deliver their CV to the Embassy, for the attention of the HR Manager, by 2 pm on Friday June 24th, 2011

- Answering and forwarding telephone calls according to standards
- Receiving guests and informing the concerned employee
- Handling fax machine including sending, receiving and forwarding to relevant recipient
- Requisitioning and receiving on Prism
- Booking accommodation hotels for various visitors
- Updating and distributing the telephone list and the reception roster
- Receiving , sorting and distributing post
- Calling suppliers for the collection of their payments
- Other ad-hoc duties as requested

- Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with a strong customer focus approach
- A high level of organizational skills
- Attention to details
- Ability to multi-task
- Diplomacy and sensitivity when dealing with clients
- Good IT skills using Microsoft Word, Excel… and the Internet
- Fluent in English and Arabic

The British Embassy in Beirut offers a competitive remuneration package including private medical insurance and benefits in line with local labour law. Specific training and mentoring for the role will be provided for the successful candidate.

The successful candidate will be subject to background checks and security clearance.

To Apply
- Please send your CV to giving details of current salary and attaching a cover letter explaining how you fit the criteria.
- Applications which do not conform to these instructions or which are received after the closing date of Friday 24 June, will be automatically rejected. Hand-delivered applications are also accepted.
- Only short-listed applicants will be invited for interview.