Overview

Senior Travel and Logistics Officer

Primary Purpose:

This position is primarily responsible for day-to-day management of travel and Logistics project related activities within the unit in accordance with CWS policies and procedures. This position will uphold best travel practices while identifying cost-saving strategies, train and prepare work plans for Travel & Logistics Officers in Nairobi while offering support to the Logistics Officers within sub-offices in the region.

Experience:

Eight (year’s work experience is required.
Experience in field team processing activities for various locations is preferred.
Experience in managing administrative roles is preferred
Experience managing travel budgets is preferred
Project management experience is preferred
Knowledge in Amadeus or other booking tool is an added advantage Skills:
Demonstrated written and verbal English skills;
Demonstrated computer skills, especially Microsoft Excel;
Demonstrated organizational and time management skills;
Demonstrated strong communication skills.
Demonstrated interpersonal relations
Demonstrated ability to manage heavy workload

Education & Certifications:

Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent in Business Administration, Public Administration, or other related field required.
Knowledge in International relations is preferred.

Special Requirements:

COVID Vaccination is strongly recommended for all successful candidates
The candidate should be of good health, willing and able to travel extensively in often difficult conditions, and have a high degree of flexibility. Must have proof of Yellow Fever vaccination before traveling for RSC Africa
This position is based in (Nairobi, Kenya)
This position requires use of laptops at all time, competence in Microsoft office packages is required.
This position may require travel in sub-Saharan Africa on short notice and under sometimes difficult conditions to meet demands of a dynamic operational program
Background check which includes references and an educational and criminal check is required before the start of employment

A valid passport and the ability to maintain a valid passport throughout the entire appointment is required, which includes having enough passport pages for travel.

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About Church World Service

Church World Service (CWS) was founded in 1946 and is a cooperative ministry of 37 Christian denominations and communions, providing sustainable self-help, development, disaster relief, and refugee assistance around the world. The CWS mission is to eradicate hunger and poverty and to promote peace and justice at the national and international level through collaboration with partners abroad and in the US.