Join the African Union (AU) as a Transport & Travel Assistant (US$ 15,758 Salary + benefits): Apply Now!!

Transport & Travel Assistant (AfCHPR)

Closing Date: May 22, 2024

Location: Tanzania

Organization: African Union

AU Values  

            • Respect for Diversity and Team Work             • Think Africa Above all                     

            • Transparency and Accountability                    • Integrity and Impartiality                       

            • Efficiency and Professionalism                       • Information and Knowledge Sharing

Purpose of Job

To provide operational support in delivering services of transport and voyages in accordance with the Financial Regulations, the Policies, the Manuals of the African Union, the Decisions, Policies and Management procedures laid down by the Court.

Main Functions

  • Helps to apply the provisions of instruments and procedures governing transportation and coverage of travel costs by the Court.
  • Helps to formulate strategies for the optimum management of transportation and travelling.
  • Directs and monitors Court vehicle movements.
  • Controls maintenance and repairs work and consumption of fuels and lubricants in vehicles and generators. 
  • Ensure implementation of the African Union Administrative Policy on Travel and Mission.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Helps to prepare travel documents covered by the Court as well as documents needed for the payment of transport tickets and allowances (air tickets, excess transport claims, terminal service charges, day-to-day subsistence allowances, etc.).
  • Helps verify the completeness, accuracy and validity of travel documents before forwarding them to the Finance Service.
  • Helps coordinate with finance, protocol and administration services all issues relating to travelling and transport (financial issues, visas, other documents).
  • Ensure the maintenance of Court Motor Vehicles and Power Generators.
  • Ensure the smooth functioning of the official travel for staff and other authorized participants during missions, assumption of duty and end of service.
  • Prepare periodic travel reports (monthly, quarterly, and annual).
  • Management of Vehicles on Hire during Court Sessions and Official Meetings.
  • Participate in the Procurement of Car hire and Accommodation Services for Official meetings
  • Performs any other duties that may be assigned.

Academic Requirements and Relevant Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Management or in Administration or in Transport and Travel or related disciplines with a minimum of two (2) years of relevant professional experience in a similar position, preferably in an international organization


  • Diploma in Management or in Administration or in Transport and Travel or related disciplines with three (3) years of relevant professional experience in a similar position, preferably in an international organization

Required Skills

  • Demonstrate professionalism abilities; 
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision; 
  • Interpersonal skills and ability to work under pressure in a multi-cultural environment; 
  • Communication and Public relations
  • Planning and organizational skills; 
  • Knowledge of international organizations; 
  • Computer literacy, including knowledge of ERP-SAP Materials Management Modules.

Leadership Competencies


Risk Awareness and Compliance

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Core Competencies

Teamwork and Collaboration

Accountability awareness and Compliance

Learning Orientation

Communicating Clearly

Functional Competencies

Trouble shooting

Job Knowledge Sharing

Task Focused

Continuous Improvement Awareness


The appointment will be made on a regular term contract for a period of three (3) years, of which the first twelve months shall be considered as a probationary period. Thereafter, the contract will be for a period of two years renewable, subject to satisfactory performance and deliverables.


The AU Commission is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply.


Proficiency in one of the AU working languages (Arabic, English, French, Kiswahili, Portuguese, and Spanish) is mandatory and fluency in another AU language is an added advantage


Indicative basic salary of US$ 15,758.00 (GSA5 Step1) per annum plus other related entitlements e.g. Post adjustment (42% of basic salary), Housing allowance US$ 16,813.44 (per annum), and education allowance (100% of tuition and other education-related expenses for every eligible dependent up to a maximum of US$ 10,000.00 per child per annum), for internationally recruited staff and a maximum of $3,300 per child per annum for locally recruited staff.

How to Apply

  • Applications must be submitted no later than May 22, 2024 11h59 p.m. EAT.
  • Only candidates who meet all job requirements and are selected for interviews will be contacted.
  • Consideration will be given only to those candidates who have submitted a fully completed online application with a curriculum vitae (CV), an African passport, and the required academic qualifications, such as Diplomas (Bac+2), Bachelor’s degrees (Bac+3), Master’s degrees (Bac+5) and any relevant certificate in line with the area of expertise.
  • The African Union is an equal opportunity employer, and female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • Candidates from less represented countries within the African Union are strongly encouraged to apply for positions that fit their profiles. These countries include Algeria, Angola, Cape Verde, Central African Republic, Comoros, Egypt, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Eswatini, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Libya, Madagascar, Mali, Morocco, Namibia, Niger, Sahrawi D.R., Sao Tome and Principe., Seychelles, Somalia and Tunisia.

Requisition ID: 2173


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