Job Details

  • Province: Eastern Cape
  • Type of engagement: Permanent appointment
  • Posted: June 14th

Background to Position

The University of Fort Hare is a vibrant, equitable and sustainable African university, committed to teaching and research excellence at the service of its students, scholars and the wider community.

The University of Fort Hare seeks to appoint Travel Coordinators X2 on a six months fixed term contract position in Finance Department. 

Job Description

Responsibilities include:

  • Make and confirm travel accommodation, reservation and inform clients of bus, plane, ship and train connections.
  • Coordinate the issuing of client's itineraries, relevant documentation and tickets for travel and vouchers for accommodation.
  • Provide information of travel information of travel government regulations including customs regulations and use of credit cards and traveler's cheques.
  • Evaluate the services (hotels, airlines) and compare with competitors.
  • Ascertain the feasibility and costs of entering into a service agreement.
  • Ensure that the best value for money is obtained for the institution.
  • Liaise with departmental representatives to determine specific needs.
  • Notify clients on travel dates, baggage limits, medical and visa requirements.
  • Explore sources of supply and research traveler's requests for travel and accommodation.
  • Determine the full contents of service.

Inherent Criteria

Minimum Requirements:

  • Senior Certificate plus a Diploma in Travel and Tourism.
  • 3 Years relevant working experience

Application Requirement

Closing Date: 20 June 2023


To apply: Interested applicants who meet the criteria are invited to:

1.  Visit the Website    for a more comprehensive advert and to apply online. Applications must clearly indicate the name of the post applied for on the SUBJECT LINE.  

2.  Submit the motivation and resume as well as supporting documents namely; ID/passport, certificates and three work-related referees, on the application website.

3.  Note that for all re-advertised positions this advert supersedes the one advertised previously owing to modifications made. Candidates who have previously applied are requested to re-apply.

4.  No faxes or walk-ins (hard copies) will be accepted.

5.  Applicants are urged to ensure that their applications reach the Human Resources Department before the closing date.  Late applications will not be considered.

6.  Failure to comply with the above directions will result in the application being disqualified.

Note:   Correspondence will be conducted with short-listed candidates only. 

Queries can be directed to Ms S. Sigodi on and 043 704 7190 

The University reserves the right NOT to make a permanent appointment at this stage. 

University of Fort Hare is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. Pursuant to complying with the Employment Equity Act No.55 of 1998, when appointing preference will be given to applicants from designated groups whose appointments will contribute towards achievement of equitable demographic representation of our workforce profile.

About University of Fort Hare

The University of Fort Hare is a public university in Alice, Eastern Cape, South Africa. It was a key institution of higher education for black Africans from 1916 to 1959 when it offered a Western-style academic education to students from across sub-Saharan Africa, creating a black African elite.