MSSRF Recruitment-Front Office Executive-Last Date 20 July 2018

M.S.Swaminathan Research Foundation
Science for Sustainable Development
3rd Cross Street, Institutional Area, Taramani
Chennai 600 113, India
Tel: +91 (44) 22541229, +91 (44) 22541698

Information:-The M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation (MSSRF) was established in 1988 as a not-for-profit trust. MSSRF was envisioned and founded by Professor M. S. Swaminathan. The Foundation aims to accelerate the use of modern science for agricultural and rural development for development and dissemination of technology to improve lives and livelihoods of tribal and rural communities. MSSRF follows a pro-poor, pro-women and pro-nature approach and applies appropriate science and technology options to address practical problems faced by rural populations in agriculture, food, and nutrition.

The Foundation works in the areas of Natural Resource Management, Biodiversity, Biotechnology, Food, Nutrition and Livelihood Security and Skill and Capacity Development using modern Information and Communication Technologies. MSSRF is present in six states of India. Please visit our website for more information.

Jobs Post On –09 July 2018

Last Date:-20  July  2018

No of Post:-01(One)Post

Name of the Post:– Front Office Executive

Remuneration:- Rs. 20000/-

Job Description:- We are looking for a Front Office Executive The ideal candidate for this position must be friendly and have a pleasant personality.

Job description in brief:

  • Welcome the guests and guide them to the respective person/function
  • Make the guest comfortable in the reception area
  • Keep the reception area clean and presentable at all times
  • Attend to all the calls and respond accordingly
  • Take any messages and direct it to the appropriate person
  • Receive all mails/couriers etc.
  • Maintain records as per the defined process
  • To support in admin activities as and when required
  • Any other work related to the Front office

Minimum Qualification and skill sets –  Any graduate degree; additional certification in Office Management is a plus

  • Proven work experience as a Receptionist, Front Office Representative or similar role
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Professional attitude and appearance
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to be resourceful and proactive when issues arise
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Multitasking and time-management skills, with the ability to prioritize tasks

Age:-up to 40 Yrs.


Experience and skills:- Minimum 5 years work experience

  • Must have good verbal communication in English and Tamil
  • Must have good written communication in English
  • Must have the ability to multi-task
  • Must have good computer skills (Responding to emails, Word, Excel etc.)
  • Must have planning and organizing skills

How To Apply:- MSSRF is a woman-friendly employer with a gender policy and women candidates are encouraged to apply. Preference will be given to SC / ST candidates with desired qualification, experience and skill sets.

An application should include the following:

a) Personal details (Name, Date of birth, address, contact details etc)

b) Academic record c) Experience including the organizations worked in

d) Two referees with their email id and telephone number. Incomplete application will be rejected. An application must clearly indicate “AD-FOE-5718” with Job code. Please send the applications by email before the last date to The Head – HR & Administration M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation Third Cross Street, Institutional Area, Taramani, Chennai 600 113 email:

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