A career with Absa is a career with a leading international bank

Absa offers excellent opportunities for those who are passionate about helping people achieve their ambitions in the right way.

Absa is a wholly owned subsidiary of Barclays Africa Group. Barclays owns 62,32% of Barclays Africa Group. When you join Absa, you join a global organisation, offering you plenty of opportunities to progress your career and develop alongside other talented people.

We hire people at all stages of their career - from trainees and graduates to experienced senior leaders- who all work together to make Absa the ‘Go To’ Bank that we are striving to become.


We offer opportunities around the world and careers that are both challenging and rewarding. To look at available positions, go to the Barclays careers site, where vacancies from across the globe are advertised. Under location, select South Africa and the region where you would like to look for a job at Absa.

Working at Absa
Working at Absa

Learn more about working at Absa or any of the other members of Barclays. We are part of a global bank, but also firmly entrenched in Africa and rooted in South Africa. Together we are building the bank of tomorrow in the 14 countries where we are represented in Africa and around the world.


We value graduates and offer them the chance to grow and reach their full potential, while enjoying a challenging, satisfying and rewarding career. Visit our graduates pages to see how wide we cast the net.

Insurance and Financial Adviser Academy 

Rising Eagles Graduate Programme 

We also offer practical work exposure for people completing their Bankseta learnerships.


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