Skip Navigation

Part-time Receptionist (Tuesday, Thursday & Friday)

Location: Boston, Massachusetts, United States

Company: Oliver Wyman

Job ID R_069363-en

Oliver Wyman is a global leader in management consulting. With offices in 50+ cities across 26 countries, Oliver Wyman combines deep industry knowledge with specialized expertise in strategy, operations, risk management, and organization transformation. Our 4700+ professionals help clients optimize their business, improve their operations and risk profile, and accelerate their organizational performance to seize the most attractive opportunities. Oliver Wyman’s thought leadership is evident in our agenda-setting books, white papers, research reports, and articles in the business press.  Our clients are the CEOs and executive teams of the top Global 1000 companies.

Visit our website for more details about Oliver Wyman: www.oliverwyman.com

Job Overview:

The receptionist position is part of the Office Services team and its purpose is to provide effective and efficient administrative/facilities related support services for the office and its staff.  This position is vital to the success of Oliver Wyman as it represents the face and voice of the company when they greet guests and employees and answer phone calls.  The receptionist role includes a variety of assignments and duties, but the foremost responsibility is to courteously meet and welcome customers and internal clients.  The Receptionist must be able to quickly understand the nature of our various businesses; handle several or difficult situations at once with poise and confidence. 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all incoming calls are answered promptly, in a courteous and professional manner, prioritizing as appropriate.
  • Provides assistance and information to callers, announce visitors, uses paging system
  • Greet all visitors, clients, delivery persons, vendors, etc. in a friendly manner. Also help ensure proper security process is in place (e.g. enter names in Passage Point)
  • Oversee workflow from the shared inbox of the local Office Services Dept.
  • Act as Single Point of Contact for local colleagues, directing inquiries as appropriate
  • Oversee the booking of meeting rooms, visitor space, team seating and hot desk management (on Condeco)
  • Book cars for employee ensuring requests are properly recorded and allocated to the appropriate cost code
  • Be familiar with building rules and regulations, fire safety procedures, visitor log, and security systems and procedures
  • Work effectively with all departments to fulfill common goals and facilitate the culture of the firm
  • Other projects or tasks, as needed

Experience Required:

  • At least 2-3 years of experience working in reception or customer service position
  • Experience in management consultancy or similar industry would be an advantage, but is not necessary

Skills and Attributes:

  • Customer service focus – dedicated to meeting the expectations of internal customers and maintaining effective relationships with external customers
  • Strong client service focus
  • Friendly, welcoming, confident, and assertive when needed --able to deal with people at all levels
  • Team player – thrives working in a team
  • Self-starter, who has an appetite for learning, is driven to excel and grow
  • Reliable, dedicated and excellent attention to detail
  • Flexible attitude, able to adapt to change, hard-working, cost effective and results driven
  • Maturity, poise and good judgment
  • Energetic and enthusiastic
  • Adaptable and flexible
  • Problem solver
  • Good communicator
  • Able to maintain and respect confidentiality
  • Positive attitude, sense of fun collegial and friendly

Technical Skills:

  • Well versed and experienced with Microsoft software applications, especially Outlook and Excel

Apply Later
  • Stay Connected

    Join our Talent Community and receive information on future opportunities.

    Sign Up

  • Saved Jobs

    You have not saved any jobs.

    See All Saved Jobs

  • Mercer Campus Careers

    Mercer offers many exciting and fruitful internship and entry-level positions.

    Learn more here

  • Leadership Recognition

    Dan Glaser, President and CEO, has been named to Institutional Investor magazine’s 2017 All-America Executive Team ranked as the #3 Overall CEO in the insurance industry, #3 with buy-side analysts and #2 with sell-side analysts.

  • Careers at Marsh & McLennan Companies