People First Recruitment

Mandarin speaking job – Receptionist (Part-Time)

West London, UK
December 18, 2023

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About Company

We are People First Recruitment your award winning specialist recruitment provider with teams focused on Supply Chain vacancies, Mandarin recruitment, Japanese jobs and other Multilingual recruitment. Since 1997, we have built up an enviable reputation within the UK and cross border into Europe, Africa and Asia. People First Team China focuses on Mandarin Jobs and also recruits for Cantonese jobs in London & the UK People First Team Japan specialises in recruiting for Japanese Jobs in the UK People First Supply Chain recruits for Supply Chain jobs & also those in Demand Planning and Procurement. People First Multilingual covers language jobs for European and other Asian languages. We provide international talent solutions for companies ranging from SMEs to large global corporations and across a wide range of industries including: Banking & Financial Services, Technology, FMCGs,

The Skills You’ll Need: Mandarin to native level and fluent English. Proven organisational / administration skills in an international environment, excellent communication skills.

Your New Salary: £28,000 – $33,000 pro rata, depending on experience

Location: West London

Job status: Part-time (2 or 3 days per week, flexible)

To be successful in this role our client has said it is essential that candidates

  • speak and write Mandarin to native level
  • have Receptionist / Admin experience in a corporate environment
  • are happy to take a part-time job (2-3 days per week)
  • are happy to work in the office

If that means this job isn’t a match for you please view our other vacancies for one that may be a better fit.


Our client, a global real estate developer is looking for a candidate to deliver friendly, efficient guest service and to create a warm and welcoming atmosphere for all of the guests and staff, as well as provide a general office administrative management to the business, maintain nice office environment and well controlled office supplies.

What You’ll be Doing Each Day

  • Perform receptionist functions and deliver excellent guest services at all times.
  • Assist in keeping the reception area clean and tidy at all times. Check and make sure the meeting room tidy and clean after the meeting.
  • Deal with all enquiries in a professional and courteous manner in person, on the telephone or via e-mail; receive, direct and relay telephone messages and fax messages.
  • Provide a general office administrative management to the business; maintain offices in a nice environment and well control office supplies.
  • Be responsible for office supply purchase, provider management, booking management, expense reimbursement and recording.
  • Plan and organize delegation visits occasionally.
  • Organise and support company events and client events when required.
  • Manage arrangement for necessary office repairs; provide assistance to office administration.
  • Translation in English and Chinese is required.
  • Carry out other tasks assigned by line managers and supervisors.

The Skills You’ll Need to Succeed

  • Written and spoken Mandarin to native level, plus fluent English.
  • Be sociable, assertive with good communication skills.
  • Have excellent organizational and good time management skills with the ability to plan ahead.
  • Positive, problem solving approach.
  • Excellent organization and coordination skills.
  • Previous working experience in admin/secretary/reception role.

We would be grateful if you could send your CV as a Word document. If your application is successful, you will be contacted within 7 days. We regret that due to the high volume of applications we receive we cannot provide feedback on individual CVs. Please note that we can only consider candidates who are eligible to work in the UK and are able to provide relevant supporting documentation.

People First is committed to increasing diversity, and maintaining an inclusive workplace culture. We welcome applications from all qualified candidates regardless of their ethnicity, race, gender, religious beliefs, sexual orientation, age, marital status or whether or not they have a disability.

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