OPHID is looking for a Receptionist in Bulawayo


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  • Post Date:May 13, 2021
  • Views 1276
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  • Career Level Other
    Qualification Diploma
    Experience 1-3 Years
  • Industry Health Care
Job Description

Reporting to: Procurement & Logistics Manager
Location: Bulawayo
Type of Contract: Fixed Term Contract.


The Organization for Public Health Interventions and Development (OPHID) PVO 31/16 develops and implements innovative approaches and strategies to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services in Zimbabwe, by providing enhanced access for communities to comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment. OPHID, works with the Ministry of Health and Child Care (MOHCC) in implementing these interventions. OPHID is looking for suitably qualified and motivated individuals to fill the post of a casual receptionist:


  • Answer, screen and direct telephone calls to the relevant departments in a professional manner, by answering calls within 3 rings to ensure that they are processed as soon as possible thereby protecting the image of the organization, and screening the calls and so that staff members are not overwhelmed by unnecessary calls and visitors;
  • Make calls for and relay messages to all members of staff timeously by dialling numbers and writing down messages and distribute these to the relevant people;
  • Maintain office security by following safety procedures and controlling access via the reception and liaising with security officers to restrict access at the main gate;
  • Receive visitors, provide information to callers and deal with queries greeting visitors and giving information on what OPHID does as well as information on the whereabouts of staff members;
  • Receive, sort and deliver mail as well as send mail to various stakeholders, by distributing various mail correspondences internally and externally making sure that mail distributed outside the organization are logged in the logbook so that they are traceable;
  • Creation and maintenance of files for all relevant documents, to ensure easy access to staff information;
  • Raise requisitions for various stationery items needed in the day to day running of the office; Issue out the stationery using the stationery requisition forms to ensure that the stationery usage is traceable and keep a record of the stationery movement by filing the filled in requisition forms and an electronic copy;
  • Reorder before the stationery runs out by filling in the requisition form, get it to be approved to ensure that there are no stationary shortages;
  • Ensure that all documents are timeously delivered;
  • Create and maintain a tracking system to the delivery and receipt of all documents;
  • Coordinate meetings and organizing catering;
  • Supporting coordination of meetings requirements, by ensuring the availability of venue, stationery, refreshments, and equipment to ensure meetings take place smoothly.

Person Specification

  • 5 O-Level passes including English language;
  • At least a Diploma in Secretarial Studies or equivalent;
  • Proficiency in MS Packages;
  • At least 1 year experience;
  • Knowledge, Skills and Abilities;
  • Good interpersonal skills;
  • A self-starter able to work with little supervision;
  • Excellent computer skills e.g. Ms Word, excel.

To apply

OPHID and its Consortium partners are an equal opportunity employer and do not discriminate against any employee or job applicant based on race, political affiliation, religion, tribe, national origin, gender, physical or mental disability, health status (including HIV status) or age.
OPHID does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, technical test, oral interviews, processing, training, or any other fees).
While OPHID may from time to time engage external consultants for the facilitation of the recruitment process, only OPHID has the right to offer employment to candidates. No third parties have been authorised to offer employment on behalf of OPHID.

Deadline: 17 May 2021