Why you should join Upright
💵 Venture capital-backed hyper growth company
🎯 Mission-driven, customer centric organisation
🧑🏫 Training and mentorship to learn from best in class talent
💵 Competitive salary and Stock options
About the role
We are seeking a dedicated and experienced Office Manager to oversee the daily operations of our satellite sales office in Manila. The ideal candidate will be responsible for ensuring operational efficiency, managing administrative staff, and maintaining a professional work environment conducive to high performance and team morale.
- Oversee the day-to-day operations of the satellite office, ensuring a smooth workflow and optimal office functionality
- Collaborate with the HR department to assist in the recruitment, onboarding, and training processes of new call center agents
- Coordinate with the headquarters to ensure all technical equipment and software are functioning correctly and liaise with vendors for any necessary repairs or updates
- Develop and implement office policies and procedures, and ensure compliance with company standards and local regulations
- Handle office budget, ensure the accurate and timely reporting of financial information, and control office expenditures within allocated budgets
- Serve as the primary point of contact for facility management, liaising with building management for maintenance issues or space planning
- Organize and maintain office records, ensuring security, integrity, and confidentiality of data
- Oversee the arrangement of staff meetings, corporate events, and client visits
- Foster a positive, inclusive, and motivational work environment, addressing any staff concerns promptly and effectively
Note: This is not a remote position.
- 3+ years experience as an Office Manager or similar administrative role, preferably within a call center or sales environment
- Excellent organizational and multitasking skills, with a keen eye for detail
- Ability to quickly learn any company-specific software
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of staff and external contacts.
- Proactive problem-solving skills with the ability to handle unforeseen challenges
- Financial literacy with experience in budgeting and expense management
- Knowledge of local employment laws and office health & safety regulations
- Must be available to work in person in the Manila, Philippines office
Upright Education empowers institutions and employers with digital certification and workforce development programs that produce industry-leading results and life-changing experiences.
Workforce retraining and rapid reskilling are some of the most critical issues of our time. With millions of new digital jobs entering the global employment market, adults across the world are learning technical skills to prepare for the future of work.
Upright Education partners with leading organizations to amplify opportunities for working adults eager to enter high-demand and high-paying careers.
Upright Education was founded in 2021 by serial education entrepreneur Benny Boas alongside a team of industry experts with a vision to revolutionize the way adult learners upskill in today's fast-paced job market. Inspired by this, we embarked on a mission to create an experiential learning platform that equips adult learners with the skills and knowledge essential at every stage of their career journey.
What sets us apart is our commitment to ensure our graduates’ successful outcomes. We understand that everyone has a unique journey, learning styles, and schedules. That's why we offer flexible and unlimited career services, allowing individuals to progress at their own pace. We ensure that our graduates receive the 360 degree support and resources necessary to succeed.
At the heart of Upright Education is a community that is built on collaboration, support, and growth. Our team of dedicated mentors and industry professionals serve as guides, offering valuable insights, personalized feedback, and career advice. Beyond the classroom, our learners connect with a network of like-minded peers, fostering valuable relationships and opening doors to new opportunities.
We take great pride in witnessing the transformation and success stories that emerge from our bootcamps. As we continue to grow, our commitment to empowering learners remains steadfast. We strive to stay at the forefront of emerging technologies and industry trends, constantly refining our programs to meet the evolving needs of learners and employers.