Transnet Graduate Trainee Jobs: Demand Planning

Posted on :

13 Nov, 2013

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Graduate Jobs in South Africa

Transnet Group Services has Graduate-in-Training opportunity within the Demand Planning department in Johannesburg. The position primarily offers demand planning support, as part of the demand planning team and under the guidance the line manager, to a variety of internal and external customers including;

Port, Rail and Pipeline capacity development teams;

Corporate Centre functions and Operating Divisions;

Project Development Teams (for FEL 1 to 3 projects);

Shareholder and Governmental Departments (for queries and requests for information including SIPs / PICC); and Local and provincial governments (for support to Transnet bilateral planning engagements).


The position is responsible for using a variety of demand planning tools including to:

Process queries and generate reports as required by his/her manager;

Assist in the annual update of the TTM with FDM data;

Assist in checking and testing of input data and ensure that the TTM is updated at all times;

Prepare demand-related presentations and reports as needed


Position outputs:

The position is required to provide assistance, support, etc. under the guidance of the Demand Planning Manager including: Demand reports used as input for the annual updating of the LTPF;

Long-term demand targets for budget updates and corporate plan;

Inputs to EXCO, Board and DPE briefing documents and background analysis;

Project-specific demand forecasts for FEL 1 – 3 projects;

Written responses and position papers to ad-hoc queries from various external sources;

Maintaining accurate Transnet Transportation Model source data;

Inputs to the Demand Chapter in the LTPF;

Inputs to the Demand Book publication bi-annually; and

Arrangements and organisation of demand planning workshops.


Qualifications & Experience:

B-degree in Science, Computer Science or Logistics is required



Logistics and Supply Chains (basic);

Data manipulation and integrity management (basic); Statistics, data analysis and informatics (basic); SQL, Excel, Access (basic)


How to apply

Applicants that are interested in applying for the advertised position must click here to apply on the Careers section of the Transnet website. Please take care in completing all required details on the profile, and then apply for the position.

Alternatively e-mail your completed Curriculum Vitae to


The closing date is (time 12H00) on 15 November 2013. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement.

Note: if you have not been contacted within 30 days of the closing date of this advertisement please consider your application as unsuccessful.

Any questions regarding the application or recruitment process should be sent in writing to DAVID.SEBILOANE@TRANSNET.NET


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