Travels Supervisor at Sahara Group

Sahara Group is a leading international energy and infrastructure conglomerate with operations in over 38 countries across Africa, Middle East, Europe and Asia. Spanning three decades, we have broken ground and challenged stereotypes across the global business landscape. The women and men who make up our organization are our strongest levers for growth.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:


Job Title: Travels Supervisor

Job Identification: 201
Location: Ikoyi, Lagos
Employment Type: Full time

Travel Coordination:

  • Coordinate comprehensive travel logistics, including flights, accommodations, ground transportation, and related services.
  • Ensure timely and cost-effective travel solutions, considering the dynamic nature of the oil and gas industry.

Policy Compliance:

  • Develop, implement, and enforce travel policies in alignment with company guidelines and industry regulations.
  • Provide guidance to employees on travel policies and procedures.

Vendor Management:

  • Negotiate contracts with airlines, hotels, travel agencies, and other service providers to secure favorable terms and rates.
  • Maintain vendor relationships and continually assess service quality.

Team Leadership:

  • Lead and manage a team of travel coordinators, offering guidance, training, and support.
  • Foster a collaborative and efficient work environment within the travel department.

Emergency Response:

  • Develop and maintain an emergency response plan for unexpected travel disruptions or crises.
  • Act as a point of contact during travel-related emergencies.

Budget Management:

  • Monitor and manage travel budgets, identifying cost-saving opportunities without compromising safety and quality.
  • Prepare regular reports on travel expenses and analyze trends.

Safety and Security:

  • Implement safety protocols, particularly in regions with unique challenges.
  • Stay informed about travel advisories and security risks, providing timely updates to the team.

Visa and Immigration Management:

  • Ensure organizational compliance with local and international immigration laws.
  • Provide support and guidance on required documentation for visa applications.
  • Liaise with embassies and consulates to obtain necessary travel permits.
  • Coordinate and facilitate the visa application process for employees.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Hospitality Management, or a related field.
  • Proven experience in travel management (minimum of 3 years).
  • Excellent organizational and multitasking abilities.
  • Knowledge and ability to use travel management systems and tools (GDS).
  • Leadership and team management skills.
  • Familiarity with industry-specific travel challenges and regulations.
  • Strong negotiation and vendor management skills.
  • IATA certification will be an added advantage.


How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
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Application Deadline  16th June, 2024 (10:59 PM).