UNON Travel Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs

UNON Travel Assistant Jobs 2024 – Kenya NGO Jobs.

UNON Kenya looking for “Travel Assistant”.

Applicants with a High School Diploma may apply on or before 12th June, 2024.

The United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON) is one of four major United Nations office sites[a] where numerous different UN agencies have a joint presence. Established in 1996, it is the UN’s official headquarters in Africa. The United Nations Office at Nairobi also hosts the global headquarters for two programmes: the United Nations Environmental Programme (UNEP) and the United Nations Human Settlements Programme (UN-Habitat).

UNON Travel Assistant Jobs 2024

The UNON has published a job vacancy announcement on 16th May, 2024 for qualified Kenya’s to fill in the vacant post of Travel Assistant to be based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Recruiter United Nations Office at Nairobi (UNON)
Position Travel Assistant
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Country Kenya
Total Vacant Post N/A
Qualification High School Diploma
Experience Required Minimum of Three (03) year’s
Application Deadline 12th June, 2024

UNON Job Vacancy 2024


  • Act as a focal point for first tier client escalations.
  • Monitor and report KPIs for the travel sub-unit.
  • Assess travel sub-unit workload and manage work distribution.
  • Monitor travel agency contract compliance and report to supervisors for further action.
  • Responsible for the introduction and management of an on-line travel booking desk once implemented.
  • Check the online routings and ensure that the most direct and economical route is enforced.
  • Inform staff members on the status of the on-line booking.
  • Print on-line tickets and forward them to staff members, as required.
  • Keep on-line booking tools, options up to date and train other travel assistants in the technicalities and procedures associated with on-line bookings. Process Travel Authorizations, review travel requests.
  • Answer queries from staff members regarding their travel and shipment, relevant UN policy, Umoja workflow.
  • Answer queries from out posted offices and service providers regarding travel of participants.
  • Answer and advice clients on their shipment entitlement and excess baggage entitlement.
  • Review invoices and credit notes.
  • Refer invoices and credit notes discrepancies back to the agent for clarification and possible correction. Perform ad-hoc assignments as necessary (e.g., client outreach).
  • Perform internal or external reporting assignments as necessary (e.g., advance purchase).
  • Assist with the collection and analysis of data as well as preparation of data presentations and reports for information sharing, responding to queries, knowledge management, planning and decision making.
  • Assist with visualizations and updating information material such as web pages or brochures.
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned.

Position in Organization:

  • Position Title: Travel Assistant
  • Job Opening ID: 233294
  • Job Network: Management and Administration
  • Job Family: Administration
  • Category and Level: General Service and Related Categories, G-6
  • Duty Station: NAIROBI
  • Department/Office: United Nations Office at Nairobi
  • Date Posted: May 14, 2024
  • Deadline: Jun 12, 2024

Minimum Requirement:


  • Completion of secondary education/ high school diploma is required. Supplemental training in a field relevant to the post is desirable.

Work Experience

  • A minimum of Seven (7) years of progressively responsible experience in travel administration, travel rate construction, routing, and travel reimbursement, or related area is required.
  • The minimum years of relevant experience is reduced by two years for candidates who possess a first level University degree.
  • Working experience in Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems is required.
  • Three (3) years of working experience in the UN system or similar international organization is desirable. Experience arranging travel for large group of meeting participants is desirable.
  • 1 year or more of experience in data analytics or related area is desirable.


  • English and French are the working languages of the United Nations Secretariat. For this position, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of another official United Nations language is desirable. NOTE: “Fluency equals a rating of “fluent” in all four areas (read, write, speak, understand) and ” Knowledge of” equals a rating of ” confident” in two of the four areas.

How to Apply UNON Travel Assistant Jobs 2024

Note: Before you apply, please download (link is given below) the full advertisement and read it carefully.

Then to apply, go to

The Closing Date: 12th June, 2024

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

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