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Transnet recruitment for June 2024: Various new jobs and graduate trainee vacancies

Transnet operates and controls South Africa’s major transport infrastructure networks. It’s vision is to become Africa’s world champion in transport and logistics solutions.

Various opportunities are now open for you to join the excess of 55000 employees at Transnet. In this write-up, we explore at Transnet and guide on How to Apply.

Transnet is a leading world-class employer, with a workplace that offers outstanding opportunities aimed towards attracting results driven individuals who are suitably qualified and who can aspire to even greater heights in the rail company.

Current openings

Here are the current job opportunities at Transnet at the time of publishing. For more details about each vacancy, see the HOW TO APPLY section at the bottom of this article

Data Base Administrator

  • Durban, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

Relevant Qualification / National Diploma in Information Technology/Computer science (NQF 6/7) – Minimum 5 years’ experience in SQL Server Database Administration.

Preferably 1 year supervisory or specialist DBA related experience. – A successful track record of supporting and managing SQL Server, including High Availability. – Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment.

Advantageous: Transnet leadership Development Programme – Advantageous certification o SQL Server related certification. Number of years with lower level certificates/qualification – NQF Level 5 certificate (120 credits) – Minimum 6 years’ experience in SQL Server Database Administration.

Preferably 2 years supervisory or specialist DBA related experience. – A successful track record of supporting and managing SQL Server, including High Availability.

Experience supporting and working with cross-functional teams in a dynamic environment. – Advantageous: Transnet leadership Development Programme – Advantageous certification o SQL Server related certification.

Young Professional-in-Training (Human Capital)

  • Durban, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

Degree in Industrial Psychology/Psychology and certification in psychometric testing (or in the process of certification) • Registration with HPCSA as an Industrial Psychologist/Psychometrist.

Accreditation in various assessment tools (will be an added advantage) • 0 years’ relevant experience within assessment and development environment

Competencies

Knowledge of Human Behaviour and performance; individual differences in ability, personality and interests; learning and motivation; psychological research methods and the assessment of behaviour. • Knowledge of principles and procedures for personnel recruitment, selection, training and promotions. •

Knowledge of Health professions Act, EEA and other relevant HR and Labour Relations Knowledge of assessment best practice • Knowledge in assessment development and psychometric methods. • Transnet’s policies, long-term vision and key business drivers • Understanding of the HR value chain legislation.

Regional Corporate Affairs Manager

  • Ngqura, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications & Experience: • B Degree / Equivalent Qualification in Communications or related field. • Post-Graduate qualification will be advantage. • 8 to 10 years’ experience in managing internal and external communications. 5 years must have been spent at mid-management level.

Senior Specialist: Finance

  • Richards Bay, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

B-Degree in Finance Chartered Accountant(SA) Articles Served Professionally Registered as a CA in South Africa Plus Related management Qualifications EXPERIENCE 10-12 year’s experience of which: Minimum of 2 to 3 years management of ICT Minimum of 8 to 10 years in Finance Management

Competencies

Financial and Accounting Management Accounting Systems (FINTECH systems) Management Decision Making and Control Finance Strategy, Risk Management and Governance Taxation Treasury Management Cost Savings Improving Business Profitability Customer Services Improving Process Efficiency

Chief Procurement Officer

  • Durban, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

• B-degree or equivalent qualification in Supply Chain / Logistics / Commerce / Finance / Business Administration or related field.
• Post-Graduate qualification will be an added advantage.
• Minimum 15 years in Procurement, Contract Management and related experience in an organisation with a complex operations and commercial environment. 7 years’ experience must have been at a senior / executive managerial level.

• Seasoned professional with advanced knowledge of SA legislative framework, particularly related to Procurement and BBBEE.
• Requirement of trust and honesty in the handling of finances as per the National Credit Act Amendment 19.

Competencies

• Strategy & Sustainability
• Inspirational Leadership
• Business Performance and Delivery
• Relationship Management
• Corporate Governance & Compliance
• Personal Mastery

Young Professional-in-Training (Computer/Data Science)

  • Esselenpark, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

Bachelor’s degree in computer science/ data science/ Business Analysis and 0-1 year experience

Competencies

Good written and communication skills. • Knowledge of Microsoft Office: Proficient in Word, Excel, Microsoft Outlook, and PowerPoint. • Attention to details • The ability to work well within a team; problem solving and pays attention to detail.

Accountant: Fixed Asset

  • Saldanha, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

B Com (Finance/Accounting Degree) or National Diploma in Finance/Accounting and Minimum 3 years’ relevant experience, preferably in Asset Management OR NQF Level 5 and Minimum 8 years’ relevant experience, preferably in Asset Management

Competencies

Knowledge: Financial Accounting (assets)/Budgeting techniques/sound knowledge of principles of internal control Skills Required: • Computer literate with above average MS Excel skills (V- Look ups, Pivots, etc.); • Strong asset accounting knowledge;

Knowledge of International Financial Reporting Standards • SAP experience (an advantage); • Knowledge of VAT, Taxation, Companies Act and PFMA; • Assertive; • Analytical; • Proactive; • Ability to question and interrogate information provided to them; • Interpersonal skills; • Time management; • Conflict management; • Ability to follow instructions; • Ability to work under pressure to tight deadlines

Data Scientist

  • Durban, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

• Relevant Qualification / National Diplôma, B-Degree/ B-Tech (NQF level 6/7) related to ICT/Mathematics/Data Science/ Engineering field/Computer Science • 5 years Data Analytics/ Data modelling/ Reporting experience

1 year supervisory or specialist experience • 1-2 years’ experience in tools such as R, SQL and Python would be an advantage • Advantageous: Transnet leadership Development Programme Number of years with lower level certificates/qualification

NQF Level 5 Certificate (120 credits) • 6 years Data Analytics/ Data modelling/ Reporting experience • 1 year supervisory or specialist experience • 1-2 years’ experience in tools such as R, SQL and Python would be an advantage • Advantageous: Transnet leadership Development Programme

  • Durban, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

-Relevant Qualification / National Diploma in Information Technology/Computer science (NQF 6/7) – Minimum 5 years’ experience in support/development/analysis of a terminal operating system or enterprise information system.

Preferably 1 year supervisory or specialist experience in support/development/analysis of a terminal operating system or enterprise information system.

Advantageous: Transnet leadership Development Programme – Added value (Advantageous): A+, N+, ICT Support/ Supervisory/Specialist experience, Business Analysis, System Development, MSCE/MCSA, ITIL, COBIT, Java Number of years with lower level certificates/qualification – NQF Level 5 certificate (120 credits)

Minimum 6 years’ experience in support/development/analysis of a terminal operating system or enterprise information system. – At least 2 year supervisory or specialist experience in support/development/analysis of a terminal operating system or enterprise information system.

SAP ABAP Developer

  • Durban, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

Relevant Qualification / National Diplôma (NQF 6/7) in Technical/ IT/ Computer Science bachelor’s degree. – At least 5 years of SAP application support experience – Preferably with 1 Year supervisory or specialist experience – Relevant SAP certification

Sound knowledge of SAP integration areas – Additional SAP Skills in crossfunctional areas and technologies.

Advantageous: Transnet leadership Development Programme Recognition of Competency: Number of years with lower-level certificates/qualification: – NQF Level 5 certificate (120 credits) – At least 6 years of SAP application support experience

Preferably with 2 Year supervisory or specialist experience – Relevant SAP certification – Sound knowledge of SAP integration areas – Additional SAP Skills in crossfunctional areas and technologies. – Advantageous: Transnet leadership Development Programme

Competencies

Knowledge required: – Ability to analyse problems and provide clear recommendations. – Hands on experience in configuration based on SAP best Practices – Strong configuration hands on experience in Plant Maintenance – Integration with MM/IM/PS/ FI/CO/PM modules

Skills Required: – Business Writing – Ability to work in teams – Attention to detail – Assertive – Customer oriented – Integrity – Output driven – Proactive, innovative and creative – Sharing of knowledge and information – Presentation and Communication Skills

Strong Leadership Skills – People management skills – Oversee all activities pertaining to delivery of solutions from concept to implementation. – Able to multitask and prioritise. – Sound problem-solving ability.

Driver: Articulated Vehicle

  • Durban, South Africa

Position Purpose: To safely transport cargo form one point to another using a horse and trailer to ensure a continuous flow of operations.

Position Outputs

1. Obtain document for shift work
2. Obtain checklist from ABM
3. Perform daily task and record discrepancies
4. Obtain shift norm from CC
5. Report all incident/ accidents
6. Continuously check vehicle for defects
7. Check tonnage of cargo
8. Sign on to the operating system (Navis)
9. Follow on screen directives using RDT which generates the move of Cargo
10. Load cargo
11. Acknowledge task complete at end of instruction cycle

Qualifications and Experience: Grade 12 / NQF 4 Code EC drivers license PrDP 2 years relevant driving experience in Port Operations / Maritime Services / Warehouse Tally Clerk

Competencies: Knowledge of safety standards Computer literate Numeric skills Basic technical skills Good communication skills Attention to detail Must be able to read and write.

Marine Shorehand

  • Durban, South Africa

Qualifications and Experience

Qualifications & Experience: •Grade 10 •As part of the recruitment process the candidate must pass a rope test.

Competencies

Skills required: •Physically capable of performing all duties. •Undertake arduous physical work at all times, in all weather conditions. •Be able to operate in a multi- skilled, multifunctional environment. •Service oriented •Literacy level sufficient to undergo training on modular programme and to follow written instruction. •Working shifts as required. •Working extended hours as required. •Undergo training programmes in all aspects of duties.

Knowledge: •Basic seamanship incl. knots and rope and wire splicing •Equipment used in the supply of fresh water to vessels including maintenance and storage of equipment. •Equipment used in pollution prevention and spillage.

How to Apply

You apply online for these vacancies. Proceed as follows:

  1. Visit the Transnet Group careers portal where the latest job vacancies are on display.
  2. Navigate to the vacancy of your preference, and read through to understand the job specs and requirements.
  3. If you meet the minimum requirements, proceed and apply online.

Preference will be given to suitably qualified Applicants who are members of the designated groups in line with the Employment Equity Plan and Targets of the Organisation/Operating Division.

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