Travel Assistant

Deadline: 
Monday, April 3, 2017
Duty Station : 
NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency, Midrand, Johannesburg, South Africa
Supervisor: 
Procurement, Travel and Stores Officer
Documents: 
PDF icon Vacancy Announcement Travel Assistant Jan 2017 ENGLISH.pdfPDF icon Vacancy Announcement Travel Assistant Jan 2017 -PORT.pdfPDF icon Vacancy Announcement Travel Assistant Jan 2017 FR.pdfPDF icon Vacancy Announcement Travel Assistant Jan 2017_AR.pdf

The NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency invites applicants who are citizens of African Union Member States for the post of Travel Assistant in its new organizational structure.

Under the supervision of the Procurement, Travel and Stores Officer the Travel Assistant will be responsible for supporting travel, accommodation and vehicle rental services for the NEPAD Agency.

Required Skills and Competencies

  1. Extensive knowledge of international standards regarding travel, accommodation and vehicle rental services.
  2. Excellent negotiation skills.
  3. Excellent oral, writing and editing skills.
  4. High level of accuracy, attention to detail and thoroughness.
  5. Ability to work under minimal supervision, be proactive, initiative and with sound judgment.
  6. High level of integrity and accountability, flexible approaches to work coupled with enthusiasm, commitment and energetic.
  7. Ability to leverage limited resources and staff for maximum impact.
  8. Ability to perform multiple tasks and work under pressure with a wide range of individuals and institutions.
  9. Creative thinking, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.
  10. Maintain confidentiality at the highest level at all times.
  11. Sound analytical skills.
  12. Excellent interpersonal skills.
  13. Ability to work in a multi-cultural and multi-national environment.

Education and Experience:

Minimum of a High School Certificate and a College Diploma in General Administration, Office Administration, Management and / or social sciences Candidates must have a minimum of Three (3) to five (5) years of progressive responsibility in travel, accommodation and vehicle rental administration in a busy environment.

Applications To apply, please submit the following:

  1. A motivation letter stating reasons for seeking employment with the NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency.
  2. A detailed and updated curriculum vitae (CV), not exceeding five (5) pages and indicating your nationality, age and gender.
  3. Three (3) referees with good knowledge of the candidate’s work, furnishing full contact details, telephone, fax and e-mail addresses.
  4. Certified copies of degrees and diplomas.

Remuneration: Indicative basic salary of US$14,852.00 per annum plus other entitlements e.g. Post Adjustment (57% of basic salary), Housing allowance ($13,248 per annum), Pension (19% of basic salary) in conformity with the rules and procedures applicable to internationally recruited staff of the African Union.

Applications must be received not later than Monday, 3 April 2017 and should be addressed to:

 

Head of Human Resources

NEPAD Planning and Coordinating Agency

P O Box 218; Midrand; Midrand, 1685

Johannesburg

South Africa

Email: hr@nepad.org; ericf2@nepad.org

Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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