Closing Date: 11 November 2012
Duration: 18 Months

The SAA Graduate Programme has been designed to support SAA in building a talent pipeline for SAA and the Aviation sector. What does this mean for you? This means that you will obtain the highest possible degree of exposure (build a career) and experience (build a legacy). Our programme will target a developmental period of 18 months that will give you real, hands-on opportunities to make an impact.


  • We will be recruiting graduates who have qualified in the last 12 months with a good academic record in the following fields:
    • International Relations
    • Transport Economics or Management
    • Logistics Management
    • Project Management
    • Marketing
    • Information Technology or Management
      Auditing, Risk, Governance and Compliance
    • Mathematics / Statistics / Economics
    • Business Management/ Administration
    • Financial or Management Accounting
    • Mechanical Engineering
    • Aeronautical Engineering
  • Must have a passion for field of study and desire to practically apply what has been learnt
  • Communication skills; Judgment and decision making; Problem solving ability; Highly motivated; Confident


  • Please submit certified copies of the following:
    • Matric Certificate
    • South African Identity Document or South African passport
    • Tertiary Qualification
    • Full academic record
  • Applications without the relevant information as requested in the advert will not be considered

How to Apply

Apply Online

This is a limited duration 18 month graduate contract. All successful candidates will be requested to sign a training bond at the onset of employment and for the duration of the 18 month Graduate Programme. SAA is committed to Employment Equity and all appointments will be made in this context. This initiative is directed at the youth of South Africa. Only South African Citizens may apply. Applicants will undergo pre-employment checks i.e. criminal, credit, reference, authentication of qualification. Applicants will go through a comprehensive assessment process which will include psychometric assessments. SAA reserves the right not to make an appointment to the positions contained in this advertisement. If you have not received a response within 21 days please consider your application as unsuccessful.