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Day Porter/Concierge

Job Title: Day Porter/Concierge
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Chelmsford, Essex
Industry:
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LO002504
Contact Name: James Brewer
Contact Email: james.brewer@fpmr.co.uk
Job Published: May 15, 2015 17:37

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a front of house Porter/Concierge to oversee the day to day running of a brand new luxury residential development in Chelmsford, Essex.

Job Summary:
To assume a residential on-site role and provide a point of contact for the residents and their needs. To ensure that the property is run smoothly and to provide a security presence and administration assistance where necessary. The front of house position will be predominantly situated at the main reception desk.

Working Conditions:
This is predominantly a front of desk position. The individual will be expected to be situated at the main reception desk for a majority of the working day. However, they will also be required to do errands and assist the residents where necessary.

Responsibilities:
-To provide all necessary services to the residents as per the instructions of senior management.
-To communicate efficiently with all other members of staff, the residents, guests and on-site contractors.
-Responsible for the welcoming residents and guests to the property.
-Responsible for the cleanliness and comfort of the reception area and common parts at all times.
-To respond proactively to resident requests. Always respond a timely and polite manner.
-During working hours, you will be located at the reception desk except when carrying out any required work within the building.
-You will be required to carry out a minimum of two inspections of the common areas of the building. At the end of your shift, you must ensure the property is kept clean, tidy and that all electrical/ technological appliances are in good working conditions at all times.
-While manning the main reception desk, you may be required to carry out a variety of administration and office tasks.
-At all times you are to ensure the security of the building is not jeopardised in any way.
-You are to assist residents at all times together with their guests and visitors when and where required. It should be remembered that your duty is to the residents as a whole, however please note that any assistance given to any individual should not distract from your duties required to the whole.
-To perform all necessary porter duties. These duties include, but are not limited to: carrying luggage / packages for residents, running errands #if cover available#, cleaning duties as and when required, any other physical activity as required.
-To receive and distribute all mail. All registered mail and deliveries should be logged before distribution to the individual apartments.
-Ensure that you are always courteous, polite and positive to residents, guests, suppliers and the public in general.
-To monitor all persons at the property and ensure they have a right to be present.
-To answer the telephone and deal with general enquiries. To log messages, requests & events.
-To monitor the presence of workmen working within the building and supervise their activities to ensure minimum disturbance to residents.
-Co-ordinate access and building systems from front desk suite and monitor and react to alarms as directed.
-Liaise with Emergency Services as required.

Candidates from an ex forces background would be ideal however previous experience in luxury residential apartments would also be desirable. All candidates must be able to provide excellent reference details and be willing to undergo full vetting checks.

James Brewer

PMR Agency

0203 436 0360

james.brewer@pmr.uk.com