Job Introduction

We have an excellent opportunity for a Receptionist at our head office in Birmingham Business Park, Solihull. Reporting into the Office Manager you’ll ensure the smooth day-to-day operations onsite and support our employee’s wherever necessary.

Main Responsibility

The successful candidate will be the first and main point of contact to visitors and employee’s at head office in Solihull – we expect a friendly and professional welcome to everyone. You’ll have responsibility for incoming calls and distributing post throughout the office. You’ll take ownership of deliveries, arrange for courier collections and book taxi’s when requested. In summary you’ll be face general support of our head office in Birmingham Business Park, Solihull.

The Ideal Candidate

The successful candidate will be personable, reliable and able to seamlessly build internal/external relationships. You’ll ideally have some previous customer facing or receptionist type work experience and have excellent written/verbal communication skills. Desirably you’ll have a first aid and/or fire marshall qualification or training, however, it’s not a deal breaker if not – a willingness to learn would be beneficial.

Package Description

As well as a highly competitive salary, Colas offers some great benefits with this role, including:
• A generous pension contribution
• Life assurance cover (x4 basic salary)
• 25 days annual leave + bank holidays (with the option to buy/sell more)
• Flexible working policy
• Opportunity to study towards a professional qualification fully funded
• Ongoing training and personal/professional development
• Discounts on car leasing, holidays, cinema tickets, restaurants and much more through our online employee benefits portal

About the Company

Colas Ltd are a UK subsidiary of the global Colas Group, which operates in over 50 countries worldwide and employs over 55,000 people including over 1500 in the UK across multiple sites. We are specialists in highways construction and have been involved in large scale UK and international construction projects within the highways, airfields and marine sectors as well as offering highways maintenance services and manufacturing our own innovative surfacing products. We hold a ‘Gold Investor in People’ award for continuously developing and rewarding our employees, offering excellent career potential.

Colas is fully committed to promoting equality and diversity and maintaining a culture of fairness, transparency and respect for all employees, clients, communities, suppliers, contractors and other stakeholders. Colas aims to be inclusive, meet diverse needs and promote awareness and ownership in the workplace and the communities in which we serve.

Colas values the strength and differences that a diverse workforce brings to the organisation and believes that by harnessing these differences, we will foster a productive environment where equity and mutual respect are intrinsic, where talents are being fully utilised and organisational goals are met.


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