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  • Posted: Apr 2, 2024
    Deadline: Not specified
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    World Fuel Services solves energy challenges for customers around the world. Every day, we provide a powerful integrated platform to optimize energy, logistics, and related services for aviation, marine, commercial, industrial, and transportation customers so they can focus on what they do best. With a comprehensive portfolio of solutions including fuel a...
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    Trip Support Specialist, 1


    • Responsible for Quality assurance of all aspects of their managed trips
    • Responsible for assisting in establishing and providing an unmatched quality of service and communication to all WFS Customers
    • Responsible for improving and enhancing the customer relationship
    • Responsible for incoming operational communications, including phone calls, faxes, emails, and SITA/AFTN traffic
    • Responsible for assuring that all trips are current and updated in a timely manner based on the most recent customer communications
    • Responsible for Loading all flight request into operational system
    • Responsible for day-to-day operations requirements such as but not limited to the following:
    • Arranging ground handling, permits, customs services, hotels, transportation and Fuel
    • Assisting with fuel quotes and/or arrangements after normal business hours
    • Liaison with Customer Relations and Supporting Services
    • Responsible for monitoring communications after normal business hours and on weekends upon implementation of the storefront operations
    • Must have a firm knowledge of WFS’s products and services and be able to effectively market them to customers
    • Will maintain a professional demeanor in stressful situations and negotiations
    • Will market, communicate, and sell all of WFS’s products and services to existing and prospective WFS customers
    • Able to provide expert level of support and consultation to WFS customers
    • Helps other employees to accomplish WFS company goals
    • Performs other duties as may be assigned by department supervisor
    • Working Hours: as determined by the Sr Director Global Operations

    The Individual 

    • Strong customer services skills and experience is essential.
    • Strong organisational skills are essential.
    • Strong oral and written communication skills in English is essential.
    • Strong stakeholder management skills and team working skills are essential.
    • The ability to speak Afrikaans alongside English is desirable.
    • The ability to process data quickly and accurately is essential.
    • Strong IT skills across the MS Office product suite is essential.
    • The ability to work independently with minimal supervision is essential.
    • Ability and willingness to work across a shift plan than covers day, night and weekend working is essential.
    • Aviation Dispatch Certification - FAA or FOO or equivalent highly desirable.
    • Expert problem solving skills and ability to work independently are essential.


    • Aviation work experience is essential. This is likely to be gained in the field of aviation trip planning or alternatively as a pilot with experience of supporting the trip planning process.
    • Knowledge of the Aviation industry is essential and aviation airport operations experience is essential. This can be gained in either commercial or general aviation.
    • Previous experience of maintaining data information is preferred.
    • Previous experience conducting research of operational critical information is preferred.
    • Experience within the aviation or travel industry is preferred.


    • Minimum education certificate at level 12 matric certificate is required.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to World Fuel Services on to apply

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