Receptionist / Office Administration Assistant

Leita Steel

Website Leita Steel (Pty) Ltd

Africa’s leading structural steel fabricator.

Receptionist / HR Administration Assistant Position:

We are looking for an experienced, self-motivated, meticulous and efficient Receptionist / Office Administration Assistant  for the Structural Steel Construction Industry. Providing administrative assistance and ensuring the smooth operation of our day-to-day activities. Your exceptional customer-centricity, organisational skills, attention to detail and ability to multitask will be instrumental in managing various administrative tasks and maintaining effective communication within the company.


  • Minimum 2 Years Experience in Reception / Office administration or related field.

Qualifications / Requirements:

  • HR or related field is a plus.
  • Proven experience as a receptionist or in a similar role. Experience in Steel Construction Industry is a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Professional and friendly demeanor with the ability to handle difficult situations with tact and diplomacy.
  • Strong organizational and multitasking abilities, with exceptional attention to detail.
  • Proficient in using office equipment such as computers, printers, and telephone systems.
  • Proficiency in office productivity software, including Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint) or equivalent applications.
  • Familiarity with  software suites such as Google Workspace (Docs, Sheets, Gmail, Calendar), or OpenOffice/LibreOffice suite.
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team-oriented environment.
  • Familiarity with basic office management procedures and knowledge of general administrative tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information with discretion.


  • Greet and welcome visitors, clients, and employees with a warm and professional demeanor.
  • Answer and direct incoming calls, taking messages and transferring calls when necessary.
  • Manage the company’s main email inbox, responding to inquiries and forwarding messages to the appropriate individuals.
  • Maintain the reception area, ensuring it is clean, organised, and well-stocked with necessary supplies.
  • Assist with various administrative tasks including but not limited to data entry, filing, and document preparation.
  • Coordinate and schedule appointments, meetings, and conference rooms.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail, including sorting, distributing, and preparing packages for shipment.
  • Assist in coordinating travel arrangements and accommodations for employees when needed.
  • Collaborate with other departments to support their administrative needs and ensure smooth office operations.



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