Optical Express

Travel Coordinator - Cumbernauld

Competitive plus benefits
24 Sep 2020
22 Oct 2020
Job Role
Contract Type
Part Time

Title: Travel Coordinator
Hours: Part Time 20 hours 
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Location: Westfield, Cumbernauld

As a complete provider of eye care services that has close on 120 stores and clinics, we provide our patients with a range of vision correction solutions.

Over £400 million has been invested in our clinics and in our advanced technology, so it is no wonder we are the number one choice for Laser Eye surgery and premium Intraocular Lens patients in the UK.  Every week, our Optometrists and Ophthalmic Surgeons help to transform the vision of thousands of people across the country.


We are currently looking to appoint a part time Travel Coordinator to join our travel department based in Cumbernauld on a 20 hour per week basis. The travel department’s aim is to provide a comprehensive travel service to support the needs of the business and also conferencing / events. The Travel Coordinator will provide general administrative support within the travel department which will involve all of the day-to-day aspects of travel administration; working to tight deadlines this is a challenging and fast paced role with a requirement to handle multiple jobs simultaneously.

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities

Key Accountabilities:

Ensure all travel requests comply with company guidelines before responding / completing
Ensure the most economic options are chosen for all requests
Maintain accurate records of all transactions made
Identify and assist with any issues regarding travel arrangements
Assist with specific travel initiatives
Administer Travel Tracking processes and Compliance of processes and travel policy
Answering and making phone calls 
First line response to assist colleagues 
General paperwork and administrative tasks 
Any other duties as required

Essential Skills:

Excellent communication and presentation skills
Ability to absorb and convey highly technical information
Adaptable with a flexible approach to work 
Excellent time management skills and ability to prioritise tasks
A confident and professional individual who has fantastic organisational skills
Ability to demonstrate both a clinical and sales aptitude
An articulate and presentable candidate is essential
Fluent English language skills are essential, (IELTS grade 6 or above)
Good experience of Microsoft office and outlook
Excellent telephone manner
Meticulous attention to detail
Demonstrate confidentiality, integrity and discretion

Minimum Requirements

What’s in it for you?

  • Rewarding salary
  • Bonus incentives
  • Free or discounted optical products/procedures
  • Discounted prescription and non-prescription eye care (including family)
  • Career progression
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Discounted City Centre parking

This is a fantastic opportunity to join an established organisation where you will have the support to grow and develop within a professional working environment.

If you are interested in being considered for the role please apply now.

Optical Express is an equal opportunities employer