Location: Bangor, LL57

About the role

As a Receptionist, you’ll be meeting and greeting visitors to the Head Office of the Watkin Jones Group based in Bangor, and answering calls via the switchboard, directing people to the appropriate department or contact whilst maintaining a professional manner to reflect the company image.

Hours of work:

Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 5:15pm

Friday 8:00am – 3:30pm

What you’ll be doing

The receptionist has responsibility for general administration tasks including data input, filing, photocopying and emailing as well as:

  • Organise and distribute internal and external post.
  • Maintain visitor and staff logs and ensure all people within the office are accounted for accordingly.
  • Arrange travel for staff, including the purchase of rail tickets, maintaining schedules and reporting to directors and reconciling company credit card.
  • Chase and collate various weekly return reports and file appropriately.


Who we’re looking for

You’ll need to be comfortable working off your own initiative and be able to pick up new tasks with ease. The ideal candidate will be MS office proficient, with previous administration experience and have effective communication skills both written and verbal with the ability to converse using the Welsh language.

Why work for us

Our people are central to our vision for growth. To recruit and retain the best team in our industry we know we need to go that extra mile. We have created a culture where people come first – we are an organisation where skills, experience and contributions are valued and rewarded. Our employees have a voice and we actively listen to their ideas. We encourage innovation and creativity – we hold employee communication forums and focus groups regularly and review our employee engagement and reward strategy each year.

About us

Established in 1791, Watkin Jones has grown steadily over two centuries to become one of the most successful and respected names in the building, property development and construction industries.

Successive generations of the Watkin Jones family have developed the Group to its leading position who in 2016 floated on the Stock Exchange – it’s an exciting time to be joining us!

Contact our Recruitment Division on 01928 785 988 for further information or email recruitment@watkinjones.com