Thursday, 4 January 2018

Celtic Freight Internship Opportunity 2018

A well-established Clearing and Forwarding Company is offering internships to young gifted people who have matric and want to gain experience in the workplace. Previous work experience is not necessary.

Celtic Freight aims to deliver expert service to its clients and specializes in solutions ranging from transit clearing and forwarding, warehousing and supply chain solutions.

The company owns a large fleet of cross border trucks travelling intoAfrica on a daily basis.

We are looking for assertive, energetic and dedicated young people to join our Internship Program.
Our internship program will give you an opportunity to train at our company for a fixed, limited period of time. We will offer you a period of practical experience in the Freight/Transport industry and in the corporate environment.

Initially, you will be put on a fixed term contract for 3 months and if you are a successful candidate for the program, we offer you a 1 year internship. At the end of the programme, we provide you with a certificate, reference and appraisal. We must emphasize that employment at the completion of the internship is not guaranteed.

You will be expected to work within different departments. This will help you and the company to decide what department you will be most suited for. It also provides you with an overview of how the different departments function together

The terms of the internship are as follows:
  • You will be put on 3 months fixed term contract at a fixed rate of CTC - Cost to Company.
  • No paid leave during this period.
  • At the end of the year, Celtic Freight will enroll and support you through a formal course at a reputable institution, where you will obtain a certificate.
  • The course will paid for by the Company, but you will be required to pass so you will be expected to manage your time with work and study.
  • The kind of course will depend on your skills and development within the company.
  • If you pass the course and the program, the company will offer you a permanent position.
  • Your contract can be terminated at any time during the program for disciplinary issues as per our company Disciplinary Code and Procedure.
Candidate Requirements
  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Applications must include a copy of your matric certificate and transcripts
  • Mathematics as a matric subject is essential
  • Accounting and Business economics is preferable
  • Geography
  • Computer literacy (Microsoft Office)
  • Must be able to touch type
  • Excellent oral & written communication skills
  • No criminal record or negative credit record
  • Not currently enrolled in any formal full time studies
Personal Competencies:
  • Ability to manage expectations
  • Ability to work in and as part of a team
  • Self awareness
  • Professional, honest and accountable
  • Disciplined in being able to follow documented procedures and processes
  • Responsible and accountable
  • Accuracy and Attention to detail
  • Stress Management
Location: East Rand

This is an independent internship and we don’t receive SETA grants, this is important to note as the internship is designed to train and achieve employees that understand the company and its ethos, and not a means of processing government grants for profit.

Applications must include a copy of your matric certificate and transcripts to to

Please note: Only suitable candidates will be contacted for preliminary interviews, psychometric tests and further discussion.

Unfortunately, because of the volume of applications we receive, we are not able to give status updates, but if you are invited for an interview, you will be contacted directly by the recruiter.

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