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Weekend Concierge

Job Title: Weekend Concierge
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, London
Salary: £10000 per annum
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: LO002666
Contact Name: Charley Noakes
Contact Email:
Job Published: February 08, 2016 10:12

Job Description

Our client is currently seeking a Weekend Concierge to work at a brand new luxury residential apartment building in South East London. Hours of work will be 07:00 - 19:00, working Saturday & Sunday.

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.

- 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 jeopardized 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 inquiries. 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.
- Log and report any incidence of disrepair by using the appropriate procedure / tool at your disposal. Immediately inform senior management of the incidence. This should include all building defects, plumbing, heating and lighting in the common parts, 24 hours a day, and 7 days a week. Where such defects are considered an emergency they should be reported to senior management immediately.
- Report and monitor Health & Safety issues and ensure a safe working practice is adhered to.

Previous experience working in luxury residential apartments or 5* hotels is absolutely essential. Experience in the mobilization of a new build scheme would be desirable.

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