• British Airways Careers | Cargo Specialist Job (£27,642) London Heathrow LHR

    Location London, UK

    Job Description

    Short No two hours are the same, let alone two days when you’re a Cargo specialist for IAG Cargo. We handle an incredible variety of items from fresh veg to historic antiques, life-saving medicines to priceless works of art. This is hands-on work in a fast paced, buzzing environment. The team takes take pride in doing every job right for our customers.

    Salary: £27,642 + shift pay

    Benefits and Offers

    • In return, you will receive the buzz of working in an exciting, fast paced environment, underpinned by world class training and fantastic development opportunities. That’s not to mention the competitive salary, shift allowances and generous concessions.

    • At British Airways we offer a wide range of flexible benefits such as:

    • Flexible Benefits Scheme. Our new flexible benefits scheme is available to colleagues and will offer a range of benefits to choose from including a market-leading defined contribution (DC) pension, helping you save for the future. The scheme gives colleagues choice and more control over your benefits and how you spend the contributions that you will receive from British Airways. The range of benefits to choose from include - critical illness cover, childcare vouchers, cycle to work, additional life insurance cover, private medical insurance, dental plan and healthcare cash plan.

    • Fly the World (Staff Travel). From day one, you can purchase discounted commercial tickets, known as ‘Hotline’ tickets, for your own use or for friends and family. On joining, you’ll be eligible for unlimited standby and premium standby fares, for you and your nominees, With BA. After a qualifying period this will extend to other partner airlines. After five years, you’ll also be eligible to one concession per year for you and your nominees to use on any eligible route on our network. Taxes and charges apply.

    • Cargo Concession. After six months, you’ll be entitled to an annual cargo concession of up to 250kg to transport personal property on our network – you only have to pay 10% of the applicable Air Cargo Tariff.

    • Well-Being. Wellbeing sponsors and advisers across British Airways promote a number of wellbeing and inclusion initiatives. We also offer a variety of other benefits to help you develop as a professional and stay healthy and productive.

    • You can enjoy special discounts and savings on a range of products such as hotels to tie in with your staff travel trip.

    • Car Parking. At our Westbase site near Heathrow, you can park for free for up to two weeks when you go on holiday – a big saving!

    • BA Clubs. Provide a wide variety of sports and leisure facilities, with free membership in your first year. Get involved in anything from athletics to yachting, angling to yoga.

    Your main responsibilities in this role include the following:

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Manage the airside workforce on a shift basis.

    • Be responsible for the allocation of work, tasks and equipment to ensure all activities are delivered within SLA's in line with system prioritsation.

    • Make unsupervised operational, and commercial decisions to achieve KPI's, and consistently deliver for our customers.

    Job Requirements

    • Excellent customer service skills

    • A resilient approach and a knack for thinking constructively to find practical solutions.

    • The ability to work early, late or night shifts covering 24 hours a day, all year round.

    • Excellent communication skills and a good standard of written and spoken English.

    • Previous supervisory skills.

    Job Details

    Company: British Airways

    Employment Type: Full-time

    Job Location: Heathrow, United Kingdom

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