Transnet is recruiting: Young Professional-in-Training Internship Programme 2024

Job Summary

Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) is recruiting recent graduates for the 2024 Young Professional-in-Training Internship Programme.

Closing date: 02 February 2024

Operating Division : TPT POD Corporate H/O
Position Title : Young Professional-in-Training
Employee Group : Trainee
Department : People Mgmt

Location : Durban
Reporting To : Capacity Building Manager
Grade Level : GRAD_6
Reference Number : 203653

Position Purpose

The purpose of the Young Professional in Training Programme is to develop a pipeline for key roles within Transnet Port Terminals (TPT) through a structured 24-month training programme.

The programme seeks to place Young Professional in specific areas within TPT according to their academic background, career aspirations and business requirements.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follow a structured training programme
  • Undergo performance reviews and assessments every 6 (six) months
  • Submit monthly reports
  • Perform all duties as contained in his/her development programme, as well as which he/she may reasonably be required to perform by Transnet Port Terminals

Qualifications & Experience

National Diploma or NQF level 6 equivalent in Information Systems or Information Technology or related.

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  • Must have above average computer skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and written
  • Must have good administration and organisation skills and the ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Ability to conduct research
  • Ability to perform within an integrated team environment
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Professional attitude and a willingness to learn
  • Good time management

How to Apply

The closing date is on 02 February 2024. It is the responsibility of the applicant to ensure that HR has received the application before the closing date of the advertisement. PLEASE APPLY HERE FOR THIS OPPORTUNITY.

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

Preference will be given to applicants within eThekwini Municipality

Careers at Transnet

At Transnet, excellence is our standard. We proudly operate and control South Africa’s major transport infrastructure networks and in expanding our operations globally, we hold a vision to become Africa’s world champion in transport and logistics solutions.

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Transnet is a leading world-class employer, boasting a highly motivated workforce in excess of 55000 employees.

Our workplace offers outstanding opportunities aimed towards attracting results driven individuals who are suitably qualified and who can aspire to even greater heights in our company.


  • Itumeleng Tladi

    Itumeleng teaches high school Mathematics in Groote Schuur. In addition to curating career opportunities on, Itumeleng mentors a community group of youth in STEAM. At chess, he's Western Cape's best.

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