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Cargo Duty Officer

  • CSD - Cargo Services Delivery
  • Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of China
  • Cathay Pacific
  • Application Deadline
    27 Sep 2023
Role Introduction

Reports To: Assistant Manager Cargo Manager On-Duty


  • Achieve operational efficiency and maintain the customer satisfaction through a careful planning, monitoring, motivating and co-ordinating the activities in Cargo Operation Centre to achieve the optimum use of the resources, including but not limited to human resource.
  • Ensuring both safety and regulatory requirements are met.
  • Ensuring laid-down procedures and guidelines are carried without ambiguity and tackle service failure problems through investigations, analysis to preclude recurrence.
  • Monitor the trend of different irregularities, take up with relevant parties for improvements
  • Ensuring the effective communicate with Shipper/Consignee/Government Agencies on all enquiries.
  • Monitor the performance of suppliers (HAS, CPSL, G4S) to ensure CX standards are meet.
Key Responsibilities

Procedures and Guidance


  • Set clear procedures, guidelines to staff by means of briefing, email and give recommendations to MOD/COCM-Ops for circular issuance.
  • Uphold ramp and warehouse safety through reminder to airside staff.

People Management

  • Motivate the performance of individual working group by regularly reviewing skills for job enrichment.
  • Optimize manpower ensuring all services provided are up to or exceed standard.
  • Utilize manpower and resources in a cross-unit basis particularly in the event of flight interruption and absence of staff.
  • Verify daily attendance report and take appropriate actions including interview in relation to sickness and attendance of staff.

Daily Operations

  • Monitor e-AWB acceptance performance.
  • Monitor ULD inventory, transfer and release status as well as to manage ULD supplier performance
  • Ensure the special cargo movements as planned and remediate when any discrepancy
  • Oversee all flight situation, maximize space and weight utilization for all outgoing flights
  • Uphold loadsheet accuracy as well as optimizing flight trimming performance and arrange manual loadsheet quarterly.
  • Ensure accuracy of weight statement, flight reports and documents.
  • Arrange special handling or loading arrangement when required (e.g. odd-sized / heavy cargo, horse shipments, etc.)
  • Handle and take follow up action on incident reports including transhipment irregularity.
  • Take appropriate actions when Cargo Alert is being activated.
  • To complete a Process (C2K) performance – Daily Record Sheet
  • Monitor proper use of equipment which includes van, walkie-talkie and other company assets
  • Provide quick response and supervise team on disruption handling
  • Flexibility to work on shift schedules (including overnight and weekends)
  • Perform duties as delegated by AM-MOD

Project management

  • Support on the company new initiatives by inputting the needs and constraints from operations
  • Derive new work processes on the new products or initiatives roll out
  • Support on IT maintenance and enhancement
  • Assure the optimization of the Cargo Agent Operation Program

Education qualifications

  • Post-secondary qualification


  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in airline industry (cargo operation would be an advantage) and with 3 years supervisory level experience

Job related knowledge

  • Freighter load control and freighter ramp/loading operations experience would be an advantage

Skills and language requirements

  • A self-motivated team player and confident leader with excellent people management skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to interact with people at all levels.
  • Strong problem solving, decision making and organizing skill.
  • Good command of both spoken and written English and Chinese.
  • Able to work independently and under pressure.
  • Shift duty is required.
Personal & Application Information

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