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Reception & Admin Assistant - This is a permanent part-time position ongoing.

This is intended as an ongoing role, so to be fair to genuine applicants, please don't apply if you intend taking up full time university offers or other positions. At interview stage, you will be asked to sign a declaration accordingly. Staff training and recruitment is a cost to our business and a commitment from our team therefore your honesty will be valued.

Please accept our apologies that we can only reply to successful applicants.
Food Strategy Australia New Zealand specialises in design, consultancy, and project solutions to the hospitality industry. Our boutique style office is located at 'The Hall' 167 Pickering St Enoggera Qld.  We have plenty of parking for staff and clients. Please check our location on the map and your daily travel arrangements before you apply. We suggest you be conveniently located to the office so you can be punctual, fresh and motivated to enjoy every day. Your own car and valid licence is essential for occasional office errands. (expenses will be paid). We do have an office 'run around' vehicle for your use however you will be required to use your car if its unavailable.

Our projects include production kitchens, restaurants, pubs, clubs, hospitals, mining camps, aged care, grocers, butchers, and bakers plus franchise groups. Anywhere you can find a commercial kitchen.
We enjoy team building adventures and relevant industry training opportunities such as seminars, trade shows and cross training networks.
The design aspect of hospitality is an exciting industry. We have a close-knit team who think on their feet, are energetic and love what they do. Team culture and energy is important to us.

Our purpose: To get our client's kitchens open for business.
Our mission: To provide our employees with a supportive & honest work environment - where everyone can dedicate themselves to providing clients with exceptional workmanship and professional integrity while working at a high performing level.

We value relationships and leadership using 3 disciplines :
  1. Operational excellence
  2. Customer relationships
  3. Product leadership.
Our values are: trust, respect, and the wow factor.

If this aligns with who you are check out our website to know more about us.
Position is suited to a mature minded person who wants to learn our business and grow.
You will support the Director, General Manager and design team. You will have a positive, pleasant personality and can assimilate with clients and staff on a day to day basis. Your aim is to be proactive and efficient to co-ordinate the smooth running of our office and embrace our valued clients with exemplary customer support.

We need you to undertake a plethora of tasks from (but not limited to): cheerfully greeting a client to processing daily data, reports, banking, invoicing, office & amenities presentation and stocks, travel & meeting arrangements, diary management, processing and approving client's documents, errands, accounts, assisting with projects and varied administrative tasks plus researching sales opportunities.
With a savvy, hardworking and responsible ethic, we will be able to trust and rely on you to work autonomously and use initiative to facilitate the smooth running of our office using established systems and creating new solutions. Deadlines are vital to our clients so a 'can do' attitude will keep them and your team happy.

  • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) and various internet sites and platforms eg: Chrome, Explorer, Google, Gmail, Google Maps etc.
  • Experience using  MYOB or similar accounting software:  - eg sales, purchases, inventory, card files, jobs, reports, templates. (Bank reconciliations, payroll etc are NOT required for this role).
  • Experience in accounts payable and receivable an advantage.
  • Experience in a similar office role essential.
  • Accurate keyboard skills - min 50 wpm 98% accuracy. Your accurate keyboard skills are vital and will be tested.
  • Excellent grammar / spelling.
  • Polished and professional phone manner and etiquette.
  • Own vehicle & licence (for occasional use only - expenses paid). You can drive our company vehicle, however you may need to use your vehicle if it’s not available.
  • The ability to function efficiently while multi-tasking in an office which is focused. Reliable and punctual.
  • Clean and polished personal presentation with excellent character and a delicious sense of humour.
  • Attention to detail and ability to self-check.
  • Give a guarantee that you will uphold the confidentiality of information about our business, staff & clients.
  • A consistently positive, pleasant personality who can assimilate and gain respect with clients and our team on a day to day basis.
  • High level of efficiency and keen to meet deadlines.
  • Tolerance of the diverse nationalities and characters that we meet in our industry.
  • A person with a happy disposition and similar values, who wants to enjoy the job and learn all facets of our organisation in a long term role.
  • Commitment to learning and growing in your role and responsibilities.
  • Can start immediately
  • Please provide references with any special instructions on your application as they will be checked prior to an interview.
  • If requested for an interview you accept to undergoing a skills test and completing a written questionnaire and declaration.

Remuneration in line with evidence of skills and experience as per Clerk's Private Sector Award. Role is up to level 2.

(Please note: we are a non-smoking workplace. To be fair to all employees our company does not support breaks for smoking and don't wish to be portrayed as supporting this health risk or affect our customer's perception of our professional presentation. It is not acceptable for our staff to have any visible or detectable traces of smoking which may impact their personal presentation to clients or other staff) Please take this into consideration before applying.

Food Strategy usually closes for 1-3 weeks over the Christmas period depending on industry activity so your work schedule and payments will be altered accordingly.

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