World Volunteers Kenya Travel Generalists Jobs

Travel Generalist 
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About World Volunteers Kenya (WVK)

 
World Volunteering Kenya (WVK), registered as Kenya Local Community Development Project (KELCODEP), is a non-profit, Non-Governmental Organization started to improve the quality of life in the Kenyan communities. We are Kenyan based-Organization facilitating between local communities, Organizations, and both international and local volunteers to participate in voluntary work in Kenya. 
There is quite a tremendous difference volunteers could make in helping local organizations achieve their goals in the areas of health, education and the local economy. We are based in Nairobi but run projects throughout the country.

About the Position
 

The Travel Generalist (TG) shall be charged with the management of all travel arrangements for staff and volunteers to and from the field project areas. 
He/ she shall ensure that the means chosen are not only generally safe and appropriate for the particular area the visit is being made but equally cost-effective. 
He/ she shall also ensure that all vehicles owned or managed by WVK on behalf of various partners are kept in good working order at all times.
 
The travel generalist shall be the pivotal support reference point with regards to any travel to be arranged for or by WVK.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Make airport transfer arrangements for all volunteers.
  • Arrange for the safe delivery of volunteers within the country on assignment to their projects using the appropriate means.
  • Make bookings, cancellations or reschedule for travel arrangements of both staff and volunteers under WVK.
  • Maintain proper legal documentation of all volunteers travelling by any means provided by WVK.
  • Conduct training and ensure that volunteers are familiar with the available travel options within their area of project implementation.
  • Train volunteers on public safety of their own self and property while operating in the projects.
  • Keep volunteers updated on any travel advisories issued by their Governments and follow the right documentation procedure for ensuring the volunteers continue working in the projects safely.
  • Deal with any complaints or feedback relating to any travel arrangements made for WVK staff or the volunteers and keep all parties well informed on any particular issue relating to their travel.
  • Conduct any other tasks relating to travel by WVK staff and volunteers as may be necessary from time to time.
Academic & Professional Qualifications
  • Holder of at least a Diploma in tours and travel.
  • Fluent in both English and Kiswahili (written and spoken).
  • Good knowledge of the geography of the areas in which our volunteers are operating in and the general country as a whole.
  • At least 2 years working experience in a related or similar position in a corporate, non-governmental organization.
  • Ability and willingness to engage in frequent travel within the country.
  • Applicant must be below 35 years of age.
WVK is an equal opportunity employer and as such female applicants are encouraged to apply.

To apply, please send us your detailed curriculum vitae (cv) and application letter expressing your interest and suitability for the job to jobs@wvkenya.org not later than COB 13th July 2012.
We shall only contact successful applicants. 

If you do not receive any feedback from us within two (2) weeks from close of applications, please consider yourself unsuccessful.
 
All the best!

Yours faithfully,
 

The Managing Trustee,
World Volunteers Kenya,
P.O. Box 15542 – 00606,
Nairobi – Kenya
 
Tel: 020 2630199
Fax: 020 2630198
Mobile: 0721 553 209 / 0721 553 107
 
Email: info@wvkenya.org
Website: www.wvkenya.org


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