Shaping Africa’s future

We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focused on adding value. To this end, we offer all our clients across the continent a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where we operate. We are Brave, Passionate, and ready – and committed to playing an active role in shaping Africa’s future.

We are more than a banking institution. We understand that, in the 4th industrial revolution, it will be the collaboration of Africa’s smartest, most driven people, working with advanced technology that will build the organisation we aspire to become. And shape the world we want to live in.

This is where the GenA Grad Programme comes in. We are recruiting Africa’s brightest young Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths graduates to join a new generation: we call them GenA. They are A+ achievers; those who are on their A-Game, who are proudly African. Those who are a perfect fit for Absa.

A new name for a new group of tomorrow’s leaders.

If you’d like to be part of GenA; if you too have the vision of not just building your career, but also building your continent, we have a customised programme built for your talent and unique capabilities.

To get a taste of what it would be like to work at Absa, apply for the GenA Grad Programme now, and take your place.

What is Absa doing to provide a safe environment for its employees during this time?

Working Remotely:

Absa’s first priority is providing a safe workplace for all employees and contractors. All employees, who are able to, have been requested to work from home. We are providing these employees with all the necessary support and tools they require to continue to deliver exemplary service remotely. For those front-line employees who are required to provide essential services at branches, a number of strict safety procedures been put in place. These hand sanitizers for both customer and staff use, alcohol swabs for biometric readers, enhanced cleaning protocols and staff education programmes focused on preventive hygiene.

Tech Support:

There are various tech support platforms such as the IT service desk as well as “quick Access” which continues to be available to support colleagues working from home. All critical IT support is available as per normal.

Work Environment:

As per WHO protocols and requirements, Absa has introduced the following:

Cafeteria – All surfaces are being sanitised and disinfected regularly.
Lifts – a special cleaning team has been allocated to regularly wipe down button and handrails with disinfectant.
Escalators – each floor has a dedicated cleaner implementing sanitization procedures.
Reception areas are wiped down and sanitized by the receptionist after every customer interaction.
Door handles throughout all buildings are wiped down at regular intervals.
Meeting rooms are being sanitized every four hours, or after each meeting takes place.

In our commitment to maintaining the health and safety of all our employees, Absa has also set up its own dedicated COVID-19 hotline.

For more information on what Absa is doing in relation to Covid-19 please visit our website: https://www.absa.co.za/personal/covid-19/

How to Apply

Limited opportunities are available so make sure you log onto the following site to apply: https://www.absa.africa/absaafrica/careers/graduate-opportunities/

Application closing dates:

Gen A Global Markets – 31 August 2021

Gen A Corporate and Investment Banking – 31 August 2021

Gen A Graduate Technical Analyst – 7 May 2021

Bursaries (please update on profile page and here: https://www.quantifyyourfuture.co.za/index.php/absa-bursaries/ and here: https://www.quantifyyourfuture.co.za/index.php/postgraduate-studies-north-west-university/)

About Absa BMI Bursary 2022 for Grade 12s (NWU Potch or Vaal Campus)

Each year we select a handful of talented top performers and provide with financial support enabling them to complete their education and potentially pursuing a career with us on qualifying.

The Absa BMI (Business Mathematics and Informatics) bursary is a bursary for students who have enrolled for one of the four qualifications provided by BMI, namely:

Actuarial Sciences
Quantitative Risk Management
Business Analytics/Data Science
Financial Mathematics
This programme covers Tuition, Registration, Accommodation, Laptop & Text Books.

Minimum requirements:

The candidate must be a South African Citizen with bar coded ID
A minimum of 70% in Mathematics and English in Grade 11.
Supporting documents required:

Motivational letter, where motivation is given on why the bursary should be awarded to the candidate (no longer than 1 page)
Grade 11 results (and most recent Matric results if available), and
The candidate must have applied for and admitted into the BMI programme at NWU (or intending to apply).
How to apply

Limited opportunities are available so make sure you log onto the following site to apply: https://leap.ly/opportunities/514

Applications close on 30 September 2021.

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