Travel Officer at Sahara Group Limited Jobs in Nigeria

Travel Officer at Sahara Group Limited

  • Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia.

  • Spanning three decades, we have broken ground and challenged stereotypes across the global business landscape.

  • The women and men who make up our organization are our strongest levers for growth.

    Purpose Statement

  • To manage and maintain a smooth and efficient Travels and Protocol system and provide satisfactory service solutions for the organizations on travels and immigration related activities.

  • This means researching destinations and available services; booking hotels, flights, and car rentals; coordinating activities; and managing documentation.

  • The role ensures that all employee travel is safe and organized according to company policy.

    Key Deliverables

  • Ensure all travel bookings are made promptly and accurately within stipulated time

  • Ensure travel bookings are kept within budget and are cost effective

  • Build strong relationships with internal customers, managing internal customer expectations and parameters

  • Facilitate entry/transit visa process & determine best place for submission by working with visa service, embassies and/or field offices.

  • Help resolve staff travel issues such as trouble shooting unforeseen delays.

  • Seek opportunities and offer suggestions to improve travel process; coordinate visa and travel procedures as needed by staff

  • Facilitate entry/transit visa process & determine best place for submission by working with visa service, embassies and/or field offices

  • Responsible for accurate invoice processing and follow up on payment with Finance units

  • Manage relationships with the TMC’s, Consultants, Airlines, Hotel Management Companies, Embassies and the Nigerian Immigration office

  • Keep accurate information of Staff’s travel documents

  • Assist on an on-call & after-hours basis. Includes working remotely on weekends as needed.

  • Research visa requirements for travelers, entry restrictions and other relevant travel concerns.

  • Monitor travel and intelligence provider alerts and develop solutions to near-term issues potentially affecting travel (i.e. inclement weather, organized strikes, global events, etc.).

  • Prepare weekly and monthly travel reports

  • Perform other duties and assignments as required

    Minimum Qualification/Experience

  • Degree in Business or related field.

  • Minimum of 3 years of cognate experience in a similar role.

  • Travel industry background is essential including
    some practical knowledge of Amadeus and fare rules.

  • Experience in corporate travel management, travel strategy implementation, including a comprehensive understanding of airlines' and travel agencies' practices, corporate payment methods and industry economics and trend.

  • Knowledge of Ticketing & Expense reporting and processing


  • Actively work to achieve clear and transparent communication with colleagues and with stakeholders of the Organization


  • Works effectively with others on common goals and fosters a positive, trust-based working environment


  • Works towards the achievement of goals in a structured and measured manner

    Analysis and decision-making

  • Analyses available information, draws well-founded conclusions and takes appropriate decisions


  • Proposes and initiates new ideas, activities and projects


  • Responds positively and effectively to changing circumstances

  • Exceptional ability to work independently as well as with all levels of management and staff.

  • Ability to make independent decisions following standard policies and procedures.

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks requiring a high degree of attention to detail with changing levels of priority.

    Working Relationship

  • Executive Directors

  • Managing Directors within the Group
    All Staff

  • Vendors, Travel Agencies & Consultants,

  • Finance department

  • Service Providers etc.

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Travel Officer at Sahara Group Limited Jobs in Nigeria

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