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.

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.

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Entrenched in Africa and rooted in South Africa

Absa is a fully local South African Bank, with regional and international expertise. Together with Barclays Africa, we are building the leading financial services group in the 12 African countries where we are represented.

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Entrenched in Africa and rooted in South Africa

We offer opportunities around the world and careers that are both challenging and rewarding. Visit our careers portal to find vacancies across Africa. For Absa listings, select South Africa under location, and the region where you would like to work.

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The chance to grow and reach your full potential

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

Barclays Africa Believes in investing in young graduates to lay the foundation for future growth.

Rising Eagles Graduate Programme

Taking the first steps towards a fulfilling, rewarding and lasting career with us.

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  • Insurance and Financial Adviser Academy

    A degree is a great start, but what viable career opportunities are available in the current market? Barclays Africa Believes in investing in young graduates to lay the foundation for future growth.

    If you are energetic, ambitious, vibrant and motivated and you would like to build a future in a global organisation, this may be the ideal opportunity to kick-start your career as an aspiring entrepreneur.

    We are committed to enhancing you development with an underlying recognised qualification and enabling you to earn while you learn. Our dedicated management team will provide you with hands-on coaching and mentoring and help you shape a successful career path.

    What we offer you

    The Academy offers qualifying graduates the opportunity to catapult themselves into a high-performing and rewarding career. Be a part of an innovative, comprehensive training and coaching programme, covering areas such as:

    • Legal and technical knowledge
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Business skills
    • Entrepreneurial flair
    • Presentation skills
    Minimum requirements:
    • Degree in commerce, law, finance or equivalent qualification
    • Driver’s license and own reliable transport is essential
    • Clear credit and criminal record
  • Rising Eagles Graduate Programme

    At Absa, ideas are our currency, but we also know that even the best of ideas don’t matter until made - this is what the Rising Eagles Graduate Programme is about.

    During the 12 month programme, you’ll be guided and trained, building up your skills and experience.  Our training and support will keep your development on track.  

    The programme spans almost every part of our business, every route offering its own challenges, and unique opportunities.

    We have opportunities across Africa, wherever you join us, you’ll be challenged and inspired by leaders at every level. You’ll bring new ideas and enthuse all those around you. And you’ll define where your ambitions lie within our dynamic global organisation.

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08600 08600

E-mail us at:

absa@absa.co.za