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Meeting Room Porter

Job Title: Meeting Room Porter
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Wokingham
Start Date: March 2020
Reference: SDX/TP/310/54985
Job Published: January 23, 2020 09:03

Job Description

Meeting Room Porter
Job Introduction
Set up meeting rooms and event spaces on time with minimum disruption
Carry out minor office moves & changes
Furniture removal and relocation
Carry out minor building maintenance activities & repairs
Role Responsibility
Carrying and moving heavy furniture and equipment and assisting with installation, set up and operation of meeting rooms and events
Undertake routine clearance and cleaning work as directed
Report faults found to furniture, fixtures and fittings to the facilities department
Ensure furniture and equipment storage areas are tidy and accessible
Support Event Coordinator and delegates with connecting to room AV Systems
Assist with goods in and out of the loading bay
Work closely with Helpdesk to achieve quick response to site staff
Ensure that meeting rooms that are not in use are set up and available for last minute bookings
Installation and replacement of white boards
Ceiling and floor tile replacement
Minor redecoration i.e. paint/touch up to walls, doors skirting boards etc
Repairs and replacement of door furniture
Receive and deliver exhibition goods to event spaces
Replace taps and washers
Replace toilet seats
Assisting other departments as and when required
All other duties that encompass any of the above or related types of work
The Ideal Candidate
Positive can-do attitude
Excellent communication skills
Commitment to delivering high levels of customer service
Presentable appearance
Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
Ability to work on your own or in teams
The work involves lifting, pushing and carrying e.g. tables, chairs, desks, wheeled containers etc so candidate needs to be physically fit
Ability to handle battery operated tools correctly and safely (training will be provided)
Self-motivated with ability to work under own initiative
Good organisational skills
Good problem-solving skills
Disciplined and punctual
About the Company
In the UK and Ireland, Sodexo employs some 36,000 employees to deliver integrated facilities management services to clients at over 2,000 locations in the energy, corporate, healthcare, education, leisure, defence and justice sectors. With an annual turnover of over £1bn, we provide everything from catering, cleaning and reception to security, laboratory and grounds maintenance services, enabling our clients to focus on their core business.

At Sodexo we are committed to a leading role in promoting equality opportunities and valuing diversity and inclusion. We seek to create a work environment based on mutual respect for all individuals, building a culture that appreciates and values the experiences and skills brought by each person to benefit our organisation and work hard to ensure that all people, whatever their race, colour, sex, gender identity  disability, nationality, national or ethnic origin, religion or belief, marital/partnership or family status, sexual orientation, age, social class, educational background, employment status, working pattern, are welcome to and included within our organisation. 

We’re a Disability Confident Leader employer. We’re committed to changing attitudes towards disability, and making sure disabled people have the chance to fulfil their aspirations.

We are building on our support to the Armed Forces community through the development of specific pathways within our recruitment process to  support ex-forces personnel and reservists, those applying for jobs with us who meet the ideal candidate criteria for the role advertised are guaranteed to progress to the selection process.

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