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Travel Supervisor

Salary:   £23,715 to £27,131
Closing Date:   Sunday 09 April 2023
Interview Date:   Thursday 20 April 2023
Reference:  0262-23

The Travel team provide a one-stop-shop for staff travel including booking flights, accommodation and rail.  Travel has been severely affected by the pandemic but is not seeing a significant return to business as normal with increasing travel requirements.  The team continues to expand its reach and is forward-thinking in its approach to managing the full range of travel services and expectations to the staff travelling on behalf of Lancaster University.  We are now looking for a supervisor for this team.  

This is an exciting opportunity as we look to meet increasing travel demands, adding value at each stage of the process.

The Travel Supervisor role sits within the Procurement team.  The Travel team are closely aligned with other core Finance functions and you will work with colleagues across all areas of the University, along with our suppliers. 

As well as providing a high level of customer service to internal stakeholders you will be liaising with travel suppliers and other external stakeholders, ensuring a high level of professionalism is adhered too at all times.

You will have relevant knowledge and experience of the travel industry, along with experience of relevant financial procedures and policies.

They will be a strong team player with excellent communication skills and be able to build and maintain effective working relationships with internal and external stakeholders and suppliers.  Excellent organisational skills and an ability to work in a busy and pressurised environment are also essential.

In line with the University’s hybrid working model, around 50% of this role can be delivered effectively from home. The role is advertised as full-time but, applications for flexible working are welcomed and will be considered. Applications to carry out the role as a secondment will also be considered. 

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Michael Hayes - Procurement Manager on

Interviews are intended to take place the week of Monday 17th April 2023.

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Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all advertised roles are UK based.

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