Receptionist wanted at SANCCOB

SANCCOB is currently looking for a Receptionist based in Cape Town, Western Cape

Closing date: 04 July 2024

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape


  • Manage the switchboard and reception area so that it is welcoming, neat, and professional at all times. 
  • Secretarial duties including the welcoming of guests, preparing for meetings, and taking minutes of meetings, if required.  
  • Maintain and replenish office stock such as stationery, bathroom, and general supplies. 

  • Maintain an up-to-date drafted admin folder of first responders, staff contact list, “how to manual” and extension list.  
  • Assist with staff signing internal policy documents when required.
  • Assist with shop sales if required.  
  • Assist with administration, filing, fundraising and ad-hoc duties. 

Supporting the Procurement and Inventory officer as directed by the Accountant

  • Receiving of deliveries, stock takes, inventory variance reports. 
  • Placing of orders, price checks, obtaining discounts and quotes 
  • Receiving invoices and supporting documents
  • Ensure that all volunteers and interns meet SANCCOB’s driving requirements.
  • Assist with basic bookkeeping duties including but not limited to receiving supplier statements and petty cash admin/control.

Assisting with management of the vehicle fleet and usage

  • Managing the vehicle usage according to a pre-determined budget.
  • Coordinate volunteer drivers for collections. 
  • Conduct weekly vehicle inspections and ensure that all company vehicles are well maintained. 


  • Matric qualification: a tertiary qualification will be an added advantage.
  • Minimum 5 years of working experience in reception or similar position.
  • Valid Code 8 Drivers license
  • South African citizen or valid work permit/residency
  • Clear credit and criminal record (non-negotiable)

Competencies (please only apply if you have all the below competencies):

  • Passion for seabirds and/or marine conservation, with a mission-driven work ethic and a positive attitude
  • Ability to manage the front desk, receiving visitors on-site and telephonic enquiries in a professional and pleasant manner, and represent the organisation with high standard.
  • Ability to work collaboratively within a small team but also to execute work independently and take the initiative when required.

  • Emotional intelligence, including strong interpersonal skills and self-awareness.
  • Deadline driven.
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to multitask.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • A strong command of English as a working language is essential

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