Intern Travel Desk

‘Flexible with excellent planning and organizational skills’
04 april 2018

4-5 days per week for a period of 6 months (start September 2018)


You will support the Travel Officer to ensure that all arrangements (travel, visa, accommodation, etc.) for Head Office and Field staff are taken care of. As the Intern Travel Desk you will be supervised by the Travel Officer who is part of the Finance & Operations Support Team.

You are flexible and you have excellent planning and organizational skills. You are interested in working for an international non-governmental organization (iNGO).

Your Challenge

• Support the Travel Officer to manage the day-to-day travel requests and ensure that all travel is arranged in time, with all the required approvals in place, in line with the work processes.
• Assist with the work related to travelling of staff both to and from HO and field is well arranged in time.
• Contribute to maintain good relationships with the travel agency, hotels and possible new parties in order to maintain or find good quality for price arrangements.
• Assist the HR department in the travel arrangement of applicants coming to HO and to make sure that field colleagues who visit HO are well assisted.
• Support and facilitate the logistics and organisation of international meetings.

Your profile

• Interested to work in the development sector;
• Relevant background and education (MBO+, preferably travel-related);
• Available for 32 – 40 hours per week, divided over 5 days;
• Excellent oral and written language skills in Dutch and English;
• Excellent planning & organizational skills;
• Ability to work and communicate with people from various backgrounds;

The organisation

War Child is a young and dynamic organization. We try to keep an informal ambiance within our office, with a lot of room for creativity, inspiration and self-initiative from employees. We practice what we preach: dynamic, innovative, integrity focused and a drive to reach the highest possible results against the lowest possible costs. War Child offers a challenging job in an inspiring workplace in Amsterdam.

How to apply

We are looking for an Intern Travel Desk who will join Finance & Operations Support Team, from September 2018 for a period of at least 5/6 months, 4-5 days per week. If you become an intern with us, you can count on an interesting internship where you will have the opportunity to learn a lot. Of course you will get guidance, but also freedom to work out your ideas.

You will receive an internship allowance of € 200, - gross per month, based on 40 hours per week.

Interested and qualified candidates are invited to apply as soon as possible by using the following hyperlink:

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