Wednesday, 15 February 2017

Freight Learnership Programme at Kuehne+Nagel 2017

With over 69,000 employees at some 1,200 locations in over 100 countries, the Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies.


Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

Kuehne+Nagel is excited to continue its efforts to support the growth of skills in the industry through formal learnership programmes.

This is a 2-year program from 1 April 2017 – 31 March 2019 and Kuehne+Nagel invites applications for suitable candidates to participate in this comprehensive learnership underwritten by the TETA.

The successful candidates will complete theoretical course work and gain practical experience across Kuehne+Nagel’s operations to become skilled Freight Forwarders and built their careers in the Freight Forwarding & Clearing environment.

Kuehne + Nagel Group is one of the world’s leading logistics companies. Its strong market position lies in the seafreight, airfreight, contract logistics and overland businesses, with a clear focus on high value-added segments such as IT-based integrated logistics solutions.

Good reasons to join
This is an excellent opportunity for a previously disadvantaged candidate to join a global organisation and gain a formal qualification as well as practical work experience.

You will be required to commit to a 2 year program and formal learnership contract for the duration of the training with the view to secure permanent employment once you have completed the programme.

Responsibilities will include:
  • Successful completion of the theoretical course work by attending classes and submitting assignments
  • Undertaking experiential learning in various departments including Airfreight, Seafreight, Contract Logistics, Roadfreight, Customs and Finance.
  • Collating a portfolio of evidence throughout the 2 year program and successfully completing a final exam
  • Achieving competency in all relevant NQF 3 Level Unit Standards within the 24 month period.
Requirements
  • Matric with Mathematics and English (Geography will be a distinct advantage) with a minimum 50% achievement in these subjects
  • A relevant post-matric qualification will be a distinct advantage
  • Age group 18 – 24
  • Basic computer literacy
  • Good command of the English language, both spoken and written
  • Solid mathematical ability and proven skill to solve complex problems
  • Ability to work in a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to adapt to a changing working environment
  • Good time management skills
  • Ability to learn independently
  • Candidates must be South African citizens with a valid ID Document and no criminal record.
Click here to apply online

Good reasons to join

This is an excellent opportunity for a previously disadvantaged candidate to join a global organisation and gain a formal qualification as well as practical work experience.

You will be required to commit to a 2 year program and formal learnership contract for the duration of the training with the view to secure permanent employment once you have completed the program.

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