21,500 + benefits

Sopra Steria Recruitment are working with a well-established public sector body located in Lancashire.
Your role will be to ensure efficient and cost effective arrangement of Overseas Travel on behalf of the organisational staff and other representatives.
To provide advice for UK travel where required and provide guidance on the Travel & subsistence policy.
To support the Travel Manager in the provision of a robust and efficient range of Travel services and itineraries.
To work as part of a team and provide a high quality, accurate, efficient and comprehensive service for the community.

Main Duties:

" Provide staff with information and advice on business travel, accommodation and related services, maintaining a high level of customer service at all times, by telephone, email and in person.
" To source suppliers, obtain quotations and liaise with external agencies, to ensure arrangements for business related travel and associated services.
" Arrangement of visas on behalf of staff, where International destinations require visa application prior to entry.
" Maintain travel files and records using IT systems, ensuring up to date booking information, and accurate records at all times.
" Ensure subsistence payments for foreign visits are consistent with the Travel & Expense policy. Monitor the payment of advance funds against foreign visits and ensure appropriate accounting of monies on return of the traveller.
" Process prime financial documents including e travel requests, payment requisitions, cash advances and expense claims in accordance with Financial Regulations and Travel policies and procedures.

Qualifications and Experience:

" Attainment of a NVQ level 3 Travel related qualification or equivalent experiential learning
" MS Office qualification or training
" Knowledge and experience of booking and arranging International and domestic travel
" Previous experience of providing advice on countries, airlines, hotels and related services to a high standard of customer service.
" Demonstrable experience of working in a customer-orientated environment, and in accordance with financial practices and procedures.

If this sounds of interest then please apply
Travel Assistant
  • 1
  • £21,500.00 / Annual
  • None
  • None
  • Jo-636819
  • Permanent
  • 7

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