Room to Read
Manager - Administration
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About the Organization:

Room to Read is a global organization transforming the lives of millions of children in low-income communities by focusing on literacy and gender equality in education. They work in collaboration with local communities, partner organizations, and governments to develop literacy skills and a habit of reading among primary school children and ensure girls can complete secondary school with the skills necessary to negotiate key life decisions.

Position: Manager- Administration

Duties & Responsibilities:

Administration Strategy and Operational Dynamics Management:

  • Define the evolving nature of the Administration function as a quality assurance partner for business across all activities

  • Prepare business cases for process improvement and automation management in collaboration with global colleagues.

  • Deployment high quality vendor management, event location management, travel management.

Day to Day Management of Office Administration:

  • Oversee all administrative and operational matters in compliance with Regional and Global Office policies

  • Maintain third party contracts, agreements, policies, etc.

  • Ensure full functionality of Room to Read office functions at all times (e.g. electricity, utilities, internet, plumbing, pest control, insurance, office set-up)

  • Organize all program related travel and/or transportation needs

Procurement Management:

  • Implement all procurement activities well in advance as per approved budget and annual procurement plan.

  • Oversee the procurement process and ensure that the procurement is completed in time and in a very cost effective manner for goods and services,

  • Arrange and follow RtR procurement policy and procurement guidelines/manual and procurement norms for all type of procurement (goods and services)

Warehouse Management:

  • Oversee the overall management of the warehouse,

  • Ensure that the warehouse is being managed as per the standard guidelines, the goods are being kept in the proper manner and recorded in the warehouse inventory.

  • Ensure that the inventory is up to date all the time – a proper check in and check out system is placed and maintained all time,



  • Master’s in business administration / supply chain management/logistics management/ similar relevant fields with minimum of ten years of experience in an administrative position especially in procurement management.

  • Minimum two years of experience in management and supervisory role.

  • Experience in successful completion of a wide range of procurement activities especially large procurements that involve public bidding,

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English and local language.

  • Problem solver with a strong analytical mindset

  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills


  • Previous Experience as procurement specialist/manager/officer in International Development organizations with public bidding experience

  • Served as a member of country management team in an International/national NGO.

  • Strong planning, supervisory, and management skills

  • Work independently and as part of a team.

  • Strong Negotiation skills.

  • Have strong sense of market situation and trend

How to apply

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