The Housing Development Agency (HDA) is Hiring For A Receptionist To Earn R 163 900 – R 204 889 Per Annum

The Housing Development Agency (HDA) is Hiring For A Receptionist

  • Location: Limpopo, South Africa
  • Number of Vacancies: 1
  • Closing Date: 17 May 2024

About The Housing Development Agency (HDA)

The Housing Development Agency (HDA) is a national public sector development agency that acquires and prepares land as well as develops the land and project manages the development of housing and human settlements. HDA carries out its activities in partnership with a range of stakeholders including national, provincial, and local government and municipalities, as well as with communities, developers, financiers, and other affected parties. Established in 2009, the Agency was established by an Act of Parliament in 2008 and is accountable through its Board to the Minister of Human Settlements.

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Key Responsibilities

To welcome and attend to all visitors and callers into the HDA office in a manner that reflects the values of the HDA and to provide administrative support to ensure that front line services are provided in an effective and efficient manner.

Key Performance Areas:

1. Switchboard Management and Maintenance

  • Answering and appropriately responding to incoming calls
  • Directing calls appropriately
  • Taking messages and sending these to the appropriate parties
  • Notify supplier of switchboard issues and ensure they get resolved.

2. Front Office Management

  • Welcome visitors and prepare refreshments for visitors at the receptions area.
  • Directing visitors to appropriate staff and venues
  • Coordinating visitors by adhering to visitors sign in processes.
  • Assisting with queries where necessary.

3. Meeting Room Administration

  • Planning and scheduling the booking of meeting rooms.
  • Ensuring that meeting rooms are prepared for meetings.
  • Allocating and managing meeting room tools and equipment such as data projectors, flip charts and tele-conference portals.
  • Ensuring that appropriate equipment for meetings is set up and working.
  • Ensure that refreshments for meetings are set up at all times.

4. General Administration

  • Distributing mail and faxes
  • Maintaining internal telephone lists
  • Ensuring that all telephone-related information is available.
  • Coordinate the repair, maintenance and utilization of office equipment including telephone equipment.
  • Ensuring stock of stationery and other office supplies is at the correct levels for the HDA.
  • Ordering stationery when required and complying with the procurement process.
  • Typing of submissions and filing.
  • Any other administration support required.

5. Ad Hoc

  • Any other duties which may be assigned from time to time.


  • Grade 12 or similar qualification.
  • At least 2 years’ experience as a receptionist and managing a front office.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills.

Other Information

To submit your application, please send an email to [email protected]

When submitting your application for a position, please adhere to the following:

  • 1. CVs received after the closing date will NOT be considered.
  • 2. The Job Title and Reference number for the relevant position must appear in the subject line of your application.
  • 3. The CV must be in PDF format.
  • 4. Copies of all qualifications must be provided.
  • 5. Copy of identity document must be provided.
  • 6. Two contactable references.

Kindly take note if you have not been contacted within twenty-one (21) working days of the closing date; please consider your application unsuccessful. 

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