South Sudan Job Vacancy: Travel and Events Assistant, Juba

Posted: September 13, 2011 by PaanLuel Wël Media Ltd. in Jobs

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Travel and Events Assistant, Juba, Sudan
Location: South Sudan

Project/Proposal Summary:
MSI was awarded a three-year contract with USAID/Sudan on a project named SUPPORT (Services Under Program and Project Offices for Results Tracking), and tasked with the responsibility of executing functions normally associated with USAID’s Program and Communications offices.
As a part of the SUPPORT project, MSI hiring technical and support staff, assisting USAID with logistics, and facilitating VIP visits. For more information on our Sudan project (Services Under Program and Project Offices for Results Tracking –
SUPPORT) please follow this link:

Position Summary:
The Travel and Events Assistant will be responsible for planning travel, logistics, and conferences in Sudan and at times may be required to travel with delegations. This is a critical position and the person must be extremely organized, adaptable, and professional.
The Travel and Events Assistant reports to the Travel and Events Coordinator.

**Please note: This is a local position. Only Sudanese nationals are eligible to apply**

. Plan travel for MSI teams in Sudan, including lodging, ground transportation and flights . Assist in planning conferences, including preparing checklists, participant lists, nametags, table tents, delivery receipts, etc.; . Develop relationships with air service providers, travel agents, hotel operators and caterers; obtain quotes for services as required; . Track conference inventory and be responsible for MSI conference facility functions; . Track all local hotel reservations, flights, and events; . Check incoming invoices to ensure accuracy and record against relevant tracker . Maintain all files related to travel and conferences; . Other duties as assigned.

. Prior experience arranging travel and logistics in Sudan required; . High degree of professionalism, adaptability and organization; . Strong sense of self-direction and the ability to carry out tasks with little oversight; . Attention to detail and a willingness to learn; . English fluency required and Arabic proficiency strongly preferred; . Strong IT stills including proficiency

Reec Akuak

The Southern Sudanese Community
Advocating — Mentoring — Nurturing

202.656.TSSC (8772)
Direct/Cell: 202.596.6009
Fax: 202.280.1007

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