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  • Posted: Aug 8, 2019
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Travel Manager, West Africa

    About The Role

    • 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-time compensation
    • Full medical coverage
    • Breakfast, Lunch and snacks provided daily
    • Beautiful working environment
    • Opportunity to work with the brightest minds on the planet
    • Oh, and a chance to change the world!

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Andela on to apply
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