Travel and Administration Officer

Can you implement office administration and travel systems and processes to ensure the success of our vital work?

Role:  Travel and Administration Officer

Hours:  Full-time

Remuneration:  £24,000 gross annual

Duration:  Permanent contract (current funding confirmed to June 2022)

Location:  UK-Med Office, Manchester, UK

Humanitarian health needs are growing. Our medical teams respond to disasters around the world, and we work with local emergency teams to build their resilience to future threats. Our work has never been more vital, with disasters becoming more frequent, complex, and severe. Can you help build a world prepared to help?

We are seeking a candidate with significant experience managing complex travel arrangements and supporting administrative systems and processes.  Our new Travel and Administration Officer will play a key role in both managing travel arrangements and supporting head office administration.

You will coordinate our travel management service, including making complex international travel plans and providing guidance and support to the development of policies and systems.  You will review SLAs and contracts to ensure donor compliance, and use your problem solving to ensure effective mobilisation of staff during challenging periods of international travel. You will support the Governance, Legal and Office Manager to ensure seamless administrative systems, particularly for head office but also in support of our warehouses and overseas teams.

Our ideal candidate will be passionate about UK-Med’s humanitarian mission. You will have extensive experience of travel planning/booking and providing administrative support.  You will be comfortable working under pressure at pace to achieve challenging objectives and meeting rapidly changing demands.

We offer a competitive salary and benefits along with a friendly working environment and the opportunity to make a real difference through humanitarian work.

To apply:

We strongly recommend that you read the Candidate Information Pack – UK-Med Travel and Administration Officer – January 2022 before applying and base your application on this.

To apply, please submit a full current CV and answer the questions on the online system.  Applications must be submitted through our online jobs portal no later than Sunday 30 January 2022.

Applications for work in the UK can only be accepted from people with an existing right to work in the UK.

UK-Med is committed to safeguarding of our personnel and beneficiaries and has a zero tolerance approach to sexual exploitation and abuse.  We conduct thorough vetting before any appointment is confirmed.

UK-Med is committed to the principles of diversity, equality, and inclusion.  We strive to provide an inclusive and supportive environment where employees feel respected and supported to be able to fulfil their potential.

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