Join Our Team at Shoprite!

Are you ready to embark on a rewarding career journey with Shoprite? We are thrilled to announce vacancies for the position of Receptionist at our Eastern Cape – Port Elizabeth location.

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Job Details:

  • Closing Date: 2024/03/14
  • Reference Number: SHO240307-10
  • Job Title: Receptionist (Eastern Cape – PE)
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Location – Country: South Africa
  • Location – Province: Eastern Cape
  • Location – Town or City: Port Elizabeth

Purpose of the Job: The Receptionist plays a crucial role in our organization by warmly welcoming visitors and efficiently managing the switchboard.

This ensures that calls are directed accurately and messages are promptly conveyed to the relevant staff members.

As the first point of contact, you will represent Shoprite to staff, clients, customers, and stakeholders with professionalism and courtesy.

Job Objectives:

  • Answer calls in a professional manner and route them appropriately.
  • Greet clients and visitors with a positive and helpful demeanor.
  • Provide accurate information in person, over the phone, and via email.
  • Assist in preparing meetings and responding to email inquiries.
  • Manage stock and stationery ordering and maintenance.
  • Ensure all tasks are executed according to established procedures and standards.
  • Propose and implement initiatives to enhance the role’s effectiveness.


  • Grade 12 certificate (essential).


  • At least 4 years of experience in an administrative/secretarial/clerical role (essential).
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, and Outlook (desired).
  • Experience in a retail or FMCG environment (desired).

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Energetic and vibrant with a passion for working in a dynamic, fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build professional relationships at all levels.
  • Capable of working under pressure and managing competing demands effectively.
  • Organized and detail-oriented, with a focus on achieving business unit goals.
  • Customer-centric mindset with a commitment to delivering high-quality service.
  • Personal integrity, discretion, and accountability.

If you’re ready to contribute your skills and passion to a leading retail organization, apply now and become a valued member of the Shoprite team!


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