Junior Admin Staff

Location: Cebu City, Cebu, Philippines Type: Full Time Min. Experience: Mid Level

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(This job advert is placed on behalf of RISE)

The RISE mission is to accelerate internet in the Philippines—we do this by focusing on the overall customer experience as well as the actual internet service we provide to business clients. Transparency and openness are guiding principles of our customer experience.

We're currently building up our teams based in our Makati office. We're looking for talented, engaged and resourceful people to join our organisation to help build it and grow with it.

As an early staff member you will have the potential for massive growth as the business is on an incredible trajectory targeting 30% growth of month-on-month this quarter. With your work experience and great attitude you will be making a difference by helping us achieve our mission to accelerate internet in the Philippines. In the process you will learn more about the technology and will work in a super unique organisation which has foreign management but is servicing the Philippines market.

Benefits include full HMO, 1 dependent after 1 year, 80% of a 2nd dependent after another year. Regularisation review at 3 and 6 months and practical opportunities for increased responsibility and promotions as the team is constantly growing.

Job responsibilities may include, but aren't limited to:

  • Assist in the management of the business administration function including but not limited to facilities management, maintenance, support business processes, procurement, supplies and asset management
  • Develop, roll out and enforce a procurement process in liaison with business stakeholders and management
  • Lead efforts to liaise with the government and external agencies (e.g. visa processing and government business renewals)
  • Assist in the processing of government regulatory requirements and/or corporate compliance deadlines and duly remind relevant departments of these
  • Assist in the management of external providers and vendors such as HMO providers, telecommunications companies etc
  • Lead negotiations with external parties in order to effect company objectives
  • Maintain awareness and relay information in regards to internal and external company related events
  • Setup and improve business processes and lead business administration improvement efforts
  • Ensure development, engagement, progression and overall happiness of the administration team
  • Suggest improvements in terms of coordinating with teams in Cebu for functions that are central to business objectives
  • Travel to different offices as needed


  • Should have at least 3 years of experience in administrative work
  • Should be trustworthy, honest, patient, resourceful and dependable
  • Can work independently and is output-oriented
  • Knowledgeable in transacting with government agencies such as but not limited to City Hall, PEZA, BIR, SEC, BOC, NTC and etc.
  • Proactive, with a sense of urgency and knows how and what to prioritise
  • Has excellent documentation and organisational skills
  • An analytical mind with problem-solving skills
  • A team player with people and leadership skills
  • Can work under pressure


  • Proven experience in an administrative role/function
  • Excellent in MS Office and other computer applications
  • Outstanding English communication skills and negotiation abilities
  • Able to think critically and make important decisions based on sound judgment
  • In depth knowledge of office management and basic accounting procedures
  • Telecommunications industry experience favorable but not required

We apologise, however, due to the volume of applications most likely we will not be able to respond to each applicant individually, however we do appreciate your time and will review each application that we receive.

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