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(Jobs in Kenya) Assistant Operations Coordinator at Elective Africa

2 months ago 6

Elective Africa is a leading organizer of educational and expedition travel programs to Africa. Our mission is to provide unique experiential learning trips with a global perspective. We strive to connect our participants with meaningful learning opportunities that will have positive impact to all stakeholders. Our programs include Business school treks – customized industry immersions for MBA students to undertake student led company visits in various sectors of Kenya. Healthcare Placements – Medical electives, clinical rotations or clerkships placements abroad and pre health shadowing programs. Gap Year Volunteer and School Teams – Learn through meaningful community service learning programs.


We are seeking to recruit an individual who can manage young multicultural clients, troubleshoot issues, help manage the program, and be a result-oriented person for the position of operations intern.

The intern will undergo a 3-month probation period to understand the program and sharpen their skills in the areas of operations management. If successful at the end of the internship, they will be offered employment.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in communications, PR, marketing, or a related field. Added advantage if from a tour and travel sector.
  2. Minimum 1-year experience in a similar position.
  3. Excellent critical thinking skills and the ability to exercise good judgment and solve problems quickly and effectively
  4. An organized individual with the ability to work with minimum supervision.
  5. Excellent verbal, written, and interpersonal skills.
  6. Good time management and organizational skills.
  7. Sufficient computing skills (Ms. Office suite).
  8. Photography skills will be an added advantage.
  9. Must be willing to work long and odd hours including Sundays.
  10. Previous experience in a similar role will be highly considered.
  11. Has to reside in Mombasa.


  1. Anticipate and plan for upcoming student placements and make the necessary arrangements and recommendations.
  2. Organize student orientations and hospital orientations with the placement director
  3. Identify health facilities for medical student placements
  4. Negotiate with health facility managers and superintendents for EA student placements
  5. Liaise with the operations manager to ensure adequate living space and accommodation for the students.
  6. Recommend and supervise any remodeling and installation work at EA residences
  7. Identify potential suppliers for transportation and other services in consultation with the operations manager.
  8. Organize community involvement activities that will promote EA CSR efforts for visiting students
  9. Efficiently manage student itineraries and arrange for timely airport transfers and other local transportation as needed.
  10. In coordination with the operations manager supervise all support staff and make staffing recommendations as needed.
  11. Explore and identify new tourism business opportunities and coordinate tourism activities.
  12. Leads generation and sales.
  13. Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

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