Job description


Receptionist (3945)

university community of over 42,000 people takes some looking after and we know just how important the services that we provide to them and the experiences they take away. First impressions count and it is down to our Receptionist to deliver a knowledgeable, first class customer experience to our staff, students and visitors.


We are looking to recruit someone with front of house experience to join our award winning Facilities team. You will need to have a positive, can do attitude with a strong customer service background and be an excellent communicator as well as keeping calm under pressure.


About the role:

You will working within the Facilities Team and will provide sector leading front of service.


You will provide a knowledgeable, customer focused and dedicated go to customer service point. You will also act as the single point of contact for any issues regarding the building and building services.



About the candidate:

The successful candidate will have the right attitude and a passion for providing excellent customer service. You will have strong communication and interpersonal skills and be able to show discretion and confidentially when required. Experience in a public sector background would be ideal or demonstration of transferable skills and experience gained from another sector.





We currently have 2 permanent vacancies with the following hours of work:

08.00 - 13.30

13.30 - 19.00


Working at Manchester Met:

Manchester Metropolitan University is a great place to work, and you will be part of a great team.  We are ambitious for our staff; ourselves and we recognise the key contribution our colleagues make by Staff being one of our four strategic priorities.


In addition to a great working environment, you will have access to the University facilities including sport, library and wide range of benefits including health and wellbeing support.


We offer a competitive salary alongside an industry beating pension scheme.  We also offer generous holiday packages, which include 25 days per year holiday, plus Christmas shutdown, plus bank holidays.


To apply:

If you would like to join our people and share our ambition, we would love to hear from you. Please submit your CV via our application portal. 


Manchester Metropolitan University is committed to supporting the rights, responsibilities, dignity, health and wellbeing of staff and students through our commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.


We promote applications from all sections of the community, irrespective of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits that a diverse organisation can bring and particularly encourage applications from groups which are underrepresented in the University workforce.


We recognise the benefits and importance of an environment that supports flexible working and are open to conversations about this throughout the application process.


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Manchester All Saints Campus
Oxford Road, Manchester, UK, M15 6BH
  • Location:
    Manchester All Saints Campus
  • Faculty / Function:
    Professional Services
  • Salary:
    Grade 1 (£16,420 to £17,596 pro rata)
  • Closing Date:
    2 December 2021
  • Contract Type:
  • Contracted Hours per week:
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