Receptionist Job,Kenya


Job Description

Receptionist – Full Time (Eldoret)
Our Client is in the Oil and Gas industry currently recruiting a Receptionist who is Fluent in Somali.

Job Summary / Objective: Responsible for providing front office, clerical and administrative support in order to ensure that company’s services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Manage the reception while ensuring the reception desk and reception area is tidy at all times while receiving and directing guests to the appropriate places,
  • Operating the switch board, by clearly answering all calls and transferring the calls appropriately,
  • Keeping a daily check on the mails that are sent to the office along with answering them,
  • Mail management including receiving, recording and dispatching of all mail,
  • To make all on the day meeting room bookings and manage meeting rooms without conflict,
  • Undertaking filling, binding and copying of documents as instructed,
  • Coordinating ground travel as instructed and within the company policy,
  • Ensuring that the business premises are clean at all times,
  • Performing clerical duties as and when instructed,
  • To welcome guests quickly and courteously on arrival at the reception desk and to advise the hosts as soon as guests arrive,
  • To assist in positing accounts to the ERP system,
  • To report any faults relating to the reception area and meeting rooms,
  • Provide administrative support when necessary as requested by management,
  • To operate Reception Switchboard / Telephone in a professional manner, taking messages and dealing with all telephone queries as necessary,
  • Take messages/bookings and pass on relevant information,
  • To undertake any typing requested by management,
  • Any other duties assigned by the Management from time to time.


  • Diploma in Business related field or Front office management or any other related field,
  • 2 years working experience as a receptionist,
  • Team player,
  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal).

Languages: English, Swahili & Somali

NB: Must be fluent in Somali Language
Salary: 20,000 (Net)

How to Apply

If you feel you fit the above role, please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject to [email protected] N.B: We do not charge any fee for receiving your CV in our database nor for interviewing.

Only candidates short-listed for interview will be contacted.