Andela is a global talent accelerator that produces world-class remote developers and connects them with top employers. Andela finds the brightest young people in Africa and gives them the training and mentorship needed to thrive as full-time, remote developers for companies around the world. The company is backed by investors including Steve Case, Omidyar N...
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Andela is looking to hire an experienced travel manager to support the Travel team in scaling operations within West Africa (Nigeria & Ghana).
As part of our business model, Andela’s software engineers travel for at least two weeks a year to our partners’ offices, predominantly based in the United States, with a few partners located in different parts of the world.
With seven offices on two continents, we also have other Andela employees traveling between offices every week and host our partners from time to time.
The Travel Manager will be responsible for managing and streamlining the travel program for West Africa while ensuring that strategies align with overall Andela & Global Travel KPIs will include but not limited to traveler experience, operational excellence & efficiency, and cost optimization.
Develop strategies to enhance travel within the region
Oversee and manage travel operations for Andela offices in Nigeria and Ghana
Design processes to achieve operational excellence
Collaborate with other regions to ensure smooth & seamless travel for Andelans
Quarterly review of travel operations to ensure process efficiency
Place a huge priority on traveler experience and design travel programs to improve and provide Andelans with best-in-class travel experience
Manage strategic sourcing of travel service providers, contract implementation and vendor management for West Africa
Build strong partnerships with other functions (i.e. Finance, People team, Country leadership) and internal stakeholders including Senior Leadership, Sales, and PX to achieve key business objectives
Ensure proactive communication & information management that strengthens traveler engagement and policy compliance
Collaborate with the Global Mobility Manager on inbound and outbound relocations
Actively collect and manage data to track metrics for performance and supplier discounts
5+ years of post-undergraduate, full-time work experience
Minimum of 2 years of experience managing people
Strong customer service orientation that places a huge focus on 7-star experience
Exceptional interpersonal skills and communication skills
Ability to think on your feet and problem solve through collaboration and innovation
Ability to apply sound judgment and critical thinking when making decisions
Versatility, flexibility, and ability to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm is a must
Benefits & Compensation
Full medical coverage
Breakfast, Lunch and snacks provided daily
Beautiful working environment
Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet