SAA: Graduate / Internship Programme 2019


SAA: Graduate / Internship Programme 2019 Location: Cape Town, Durban, Johannesburg

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

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


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; at King Shaka International Airport Cargo terminal and x1at Cape Town International Airport Cargo.
How To Apply
Apply Online for the SAA Graduate / Internship Programme


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