Job: Travel Protocol Assistant at the World Health Organization (WHO)


Job ID: 2205039
Class: G6
Contractual Arrangement: Fixed Term Appointment
Duration of contract (years, months, days): Two years
Organization: AF_NGA Nigeria

Program Objectives

  • The Travel Sub-Unit is responsible for planning, organizing and implementing WHO travel policies and ensuring effective and efficient coordination of all official travel of staff members, consultants and visitors to WHO in accordance with the financial regulations of WHO.

Description of homework

  • Liaise with airport and customs as well as Ministry of Foreign Affairs officials and arrange reception of WHO visitors.
  • Assist with immigration formalities and transportation.
  • Assist in the processing of passports, visas with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, embassies, etc. and obtain authorizations to travel outside the duty station.
  • Assist staff members in obtaining customs clearance upon departure from the Organization.
  • Assist staff and their family members at the airport during initial recruitment.
  • Processing applications for special identity cards (residence permits) and visas from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and immigration authorities
  • Liaise with transport agents regarding transportation of staff/consultants to/from airport and hotels.
  • Performs other duties as may be assigned by supervisor

Qualifications required

  • Essential: High school diploma
  • Desirable: Graduate degree in management


  • Essential: At least 8 years of experience in the field of travel and protocol
  • Desirable: Experience in other areas such as administration would be an asset.


  • Good knowledge of tourism and related industry.
  • Ability to acquire a good knowledge of WHO rules, regulations and procedures.
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with people at different levels and of different nationalities.
  • Good communication, writing and reporting skills

WHO Competencies:
Team work:

  • Respect and promote individual and cultural differences
  • Communication
  • Produce results
  • Use of language skills


  • Thorough knowledge of English.


  • WHO is offering General Service category staff an attractive compensation package which for the above position includes a net annual base salary starting at NGN 9,683,571 (subject to statutory deductions for pension contributions) and health insurance, if applicable) and 30 days of annual leave.

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