Travel Coordinator Position with University Research Co. for May or Recent Grad
URC seeks a detail-oriented and efficient Travel Coordinator to manage travel arrangements for its USAID Applying Science to Strengthen and Improve Systems (ASSIST) Project and all other travel under the QPI division. This is a, full-time position with benefits based at URC headquarters in Bethesda, three blocks from the Bethesda/Red Line metro station. The ideal candidate will be interested in international travel for business and/or tourism purposes in developing countries.
The Travel Coordinator will be in charge of the full spectrum of travel management for QPI division staff (approximately 50 staff at the HQ office and field-based international travelers) and other URC travel when requested. This includes securing approvals and US Government concurrences by email and in some cases electronic country clearances(eCC), monitoring travel in progress to ensure smooth transit, and following up with travelers on submission of expense statements and trip reports. S/he will work with selected travel agencies, URC’s Finance department, administrative managers, and travelers to make arrangements, process associated logistics, track traveler status, keep the travel tracker updated, and ensure compliance with company and federal government procurement regulations.