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Cargo Control Officer

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Airlines - Ground Staff
United Arab Emirates-Dubai


We seek Cargo Control professionals to optimise the utilisation of available cargo capacity and revenues generated with optimal yields through effective implementation of capacity management and revenue optimisation techniques

The ideal candidate will be required to do the following:

•Identify and compute cargo capacity available and adjust the capacity to support cargo reservations and sales teams across the network.
•Implement capacity management and revenue optimisation techniques at flight level of both passenger flights and freighters to distribute capacity to the network.
•Monitor the allotment utilisation of stations to avoid Loss of Revenue.
•Identify appropriate routing or gateway for shipments to offline points taking into consideration the trucking cost and frequency offered by the service providers or utilise interline capacity.
•Ensure such routing is most economical for that particular shipment considering the freight rate charged.
•Communicate and co-ordinate with outstations to identify any changes in booking patterns, destination mix, variations in weight/volume etc. and re-shuffle bookings to ensure deviations are well taken care and the available cargo capacity is fully optimised.
•Co-ordinate with Hub Operations on a day-today basis in the pre-flight planning and optimising of the available capacity.
•In view of the payload or other operational related restrictions on certain flights or days organise plans that need to be implemented to overcome the disruptions in bookings and re-allocate the affected shipments in such a manner that our delivery commitments are achieved to maintain customer confidence on Emirates.
•Co-ordinate with UAE reservations and sales team to generate additional business even at a ‘spot selling’ basis to offset ‘distress’ capacity due to changes or cancellations.Source information and statistics regarding various non-conformities on bookings, traffic flow, allotment utilisation, service failures etc and provide such data to Cargo Control Duty Manager.
•Support the Cargo Control Duty Manager on various business support functions such as preparation of duty roster, leave plans and related resource deployments and associated administration activities.
•Update manuals, circulars, work instructions guidelines, list of tables in SkyChain.


Qualifications & Experience

•University graduate
•Minimum of 2 years’ experience in air cargo industry or in a ground handling cargo section in a supervisory capacity.
•Experience in airline capacity & revenue management.

Knowledge / Skills
•Thorough knowledge of cargo operations and cargo acceptance procedures, dangerous goods, live animals and cargo automation. Specialist knowledge of load control, weight and balance of aircraft, flight operations activities.
•High level of computer literacy with practical knowledge and experience in airline operational systems.
•Good communication skills both written and verbal.
•Ability to work under pressure.

Salary and Benefits

Tomorrow you could be living in dynamic Dubai and earning a tax-free salary with global benefits. Starting with two aircraft and a handful of enthusiastic people, we have grown at a phenomenal rate. We are now one of the fastest growing airlines in the world, flying to over 125 destinations across 6 continents. We are looking for people to join our global family of over 54,000 people from 160 nationalities across a diverse range of disciplines. If you are a high performer, seeking unparalleled career opportunities, join the Emirates team and help us create the future of travel.

We offer an attractive tax-free salary, paid in Dirhams, the local currency of the UAE. The Dirham is linked to the Special Drawing Right of the International Monetary Fund. It has been held constant against the US dollar since the end of 1980 at a mid-rate of approximately US$1= Dh3.66. Besides travel benefits normally associated with an airline, more information on employee benefits is available within the 'Working Here' section of this site. By viewing the 'Dubai Lifestyle' section in the site you can also consider the benefits of Dubai as a location to live and work in.

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