The Fresh Produce Exporters Forum (FPEF) is the industry body representing the fresh produce exporters of South Africa. The FPEF employs a number of initiatives to bring about transformation in the fresh fruit export industry. The FPEF Graduate Internship Program places high calibre graduates in junior commercial, logistics and technical (post-harvest quality management) roles at various South African fruit export companies for one year, potentially leading to long term career opportunities. The aim of this programme is to integrate a growing group of talented black individuals into the commercial heart of the industry. This is your opportunity to enter the dynamic, fast growing and competitive world of international fruit sales and marketing!
Intern responsibilities may include:
• Plan and coordinate relevant administrative, logistical, technical and operational matters.
• Plan, lead and coordinate managerial functions as defined by the company.
• Process and organise information.
• Ensure effective communication and administration in a complex supply chain.
• The variety of responsibilities will develop together with the intern’s skills levels.
• BSc degree or BCom degree in: Marketing / Logistics / Agricultural Economics / Agriculture.
• Excellent verbal and written English communication skills.
• Proficiency in Afrikaans will be advantageous.
• High degree of computer literacy.
• Collect, organise and critically analyse information.
• Strong organizational and planning skills.
• Self-confident and strong negotiation skills.
• Collaborative teamwork and leadership skills.
• Ambitious, self-motivated and results-driven.
• Problem-solver: able to perform well under pressure.
• Integrity, sound ethics and high standards for self and others.
• Applicants must be under the age of 30.
The respective organisations undertake to provide mentorship and market-related remuneration as applicable to interns.
The FPEF has appointed Agrijob to manage the recruitment process. Should you be interested in pursuing this opportunity, please register online www.agrijob.co.za