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Senior Associate, Administration

Reporting to:

Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Location:

Islamabad

Teach For Pakistan is a non-profit start-up committed to creating a powerful social movement for equity and excellence in education. We enable Pakistan’s best young talent to teach for two years in underserved communities, and drive systemic change in education throughout their lives.

The Role

Teach For Pakistan seeks to urgently fill the Senior Administration Associate position at its Islamabad office. Primary responsibilities of the role include:

  • Understand, anticipate and respond to the logistics and admin needs arising from program units
  • Support the development and monitoring of organizational budgets by ensuring that logistical, administrative needs are addressed
  • Develop strategies and work-plans for the Administration and Logistics department in alignment with the organization’s vision for growth
  • Managing procurement processes, including getting and evaluating quotations, and managing vendor relations and communication
  • Managing inventory of office materials and assets, including groceries, stationery and printed materials
  • Managing logistics for major events and program activities, including planning, budgeting, sourcing and liaising with vendors and reporting
  • Developing and managing systems for storing and organizing files and records
  • Ensuring a positive work environment through proper office maintenance and
  • Making safe and cost-effective travel arrangements and maintaining relationships with travel related vendors including agents, hotels, rent-a-car services etc
  • Managing petty cash, including cash withdrawals, issuance and record-keeping
  • Making utility bill and withholding tax payments
  • Keeping a record of employee leaves and using that to support payroll development

The Ideal Candidate will be a responsible, proactive problem-solver who thrives under pressure and can successfully manage multiple projects at the same time.

S/he will have the following qualifications and competencies:

  • Bachelors degree required in the areas of finance, economics, business or related field
  • 2-4 years of work experience in a similar role at a well-reputed organization
  • Strong communication skills to interact with diverse stakeholders
  • Eagerness to be involved cross-functionally
  • Ability to travel across the city with ease




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