South African Airways Internship – Cargo

Job Purpose Our National carrier is offering an exciting opportunity to students who have completed studies in Finance/ Logistics / Transport Economics/ Transport Management/ Industrial Engineering/ Sales and Marketing with the aim of offering them experience and skills. If you meet the minimum requirements as stipulated below, you will become part of a prestigious team that will contribute to SAA Cargo’s success by delivering a high standard of service to our domestic and international markets.
Principal Accountabilities • Responsible to perform a variety of duties within the Cargo environment, in line with the Department where in intern is stationed aimed at providing an excellent service to SAA’s Customer
• Focus on extensive market analysis, competitor analysis, identify trends and implement strategies in the revenue management system
• Work with other team members, and areas of the business to ensure the best revenue outcome for your portfolio and the network
• Manage the demand forecast (class availability) for a set of defined markets through Revenue Management
• Identify systems to achieve the best possible revenue results for your portfolio, and the network as a whole
• Focus mainly on the ground operations covering the main aspect of the business such as reservations
• Perform Cargo Clearing and Forwarding , Cargo Acceptance, Load preparation , Transhipment as well flight operations performance duties
• Assist with eco – politics, flight planning and scheduling as well as flight operations performance.
• Monitor outbound /inbound traffic activities for load quality and accuracy
• Research and coordinate the business development around the Dube Trade Port Special Economic zone.
• Coordinate all Air Import /Export Freight activities including quotation, booking, documentation, data entry, shipment tracking and tracing, billing, arranging deliveries, among other responsibilities
• Focus on the layout design and process flows ,focusing on issues of effectiveness and efficiencies as well as service reliability with a view to optimize operations
• Ensure that the Cargo business can do more with less and assist in reducing wastage
• Improve efficiency and competitiveness, profitability and reduce resource requirements
• Assist in providing a method by which the Cargo business can analyse their processes and try to make improvements to them
• Conduct research on the airline sales and marketing portfolio
• Regular reporting of Air Cargo sales performance compared to its competitors
Qualifications & Experience • Grade 12 or equivalent qualification
• 3 year Diploma or Degree in the following fields Finance/ Logistics / Transport Economics/ Transport Management/ Industrial Engineering/ Sales and Marketing at NQF level 6
• Intern candidates must be able to complete the program without interfering with completion of studies as part of course work
Knowledge and Skills • Leadership skills
• Telephone Etiquette
• Problem solving Skills
• Conflict resolution Skills
• Communication skills(written and verbal)
• Time Management Skills
• Computer Literacy
• Information processing skills
Attributes • Demonstrate the SAA values: Customer Focus; Accountability; Integrity; Safety; Excellence In Performance; Valuing Our People
• Interpersonal Skills
• Flexibility(shift hours)
• Adaptability(constantly changing environment)
• Organizational resilience and ability to manage pressure
• Client Centricity
• Proactive and Assertive
• Attention to detail
• Team player
• Responsible and Accountable
• Principle and value adherence
• Independent minded
• Decision making Skills
Additional Information PLEASE NOTE THE FOLLOWING:

• South African Citizens only
• Candidates not be older than 35 years of age(youth)
• This is a Fixed Term Contract for 6 months
• The internship will be in various Departments within Cargo, two of the intern positions are based at outstations;
x1 at King Shaka International Airport Cargo terminal and x1at Cape Town International Airport Cargo.



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