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Friday, 8 December 2017

XA International Trade Advisors Graduate Opportunity 2017

XA International Trade Advisors is seeking two bright, talented, passionate individuals for its internship programme. The interns will be based at the XA offices in Centurion.

The internship will run for an initial 3 months period but maybe extended depending on performance and operational needs.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

• Assisting in preparing anti-dumping, safeguard, countervailing and other tariff related
petitions on behalf of clients
• Liaising with relevant government institutions on behalf of clients
• Attending and reporting on assigned meetings
• Writing professional blogs and media articles
• Research
• Assisting with ad hoc trade related assignments
• Providing general administrative support, such as scanning, photocopying, editing, data entry, and filing

Education & Qualifications:

• Relevant degree e.g. B Com, Masters in, International Trade, Economics or any other relevant qualification with a bias towards international trade.

Skills and knowledge required performing optimally in role:
• A good understanding of World Trade Organization agreements e.g. anti-dumping,
safeguards, countervailing agreements etc.
• Knowledge and understanding of South African and other African countries trade agreements
• Knowledge and understanding of the current South African economic policies
• Proficiency in MS Excel, MS Word; MS Power Point
• A good understanding of accounting a must

Competencies required performing optimally in role:
• Ability to work under pressure and within strict deadlines
• Interpersonal communication – oral and written
• Time management
• Client management
• Problem solving
• Analytical – financial and technical
• Adaptable

Closing date: 10 December 2017.

A monthly stipend will be paid. Candidates need to have their own reliable laptop to conduct
work activities. 

Correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates. If you meet the above requirements please forward your CV email: iwanttowork@xa.co.za.

Due to the large response, application submissions via email will not be accepted and inquiries regarding the status of applications will go unanswered.

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