Absa Graduates & Bursary Program 2012

Posted on :

5 May, 2011

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Banking Jobs in South Africa, Graduate Jobs in South Africa

Permanent skilled level position in the Financial sector at Absa Graduates & Bursars in Johannesburg, mainly in South Africa (Gauteng).
Posted by Absa Graduates & Bursars on 14/04/2011


To expand the Absa talent pool by equipping and preparing selected graduates for selected roles within business.


Meet all the Absa Graduate Development Programme (AGDP) and functional business unit training and performance objectives
Contract with Line Management and Human Resources relating to abovementioned performance objectives
Attend and participate in all the required training and development events required by the AGDP
Successfully complete all the tests and examinations required by the AGDP
Submit all the assignments required by the AGDP
Participate in and contribute to the various committees of the AGDP
Prepare and deliver presentations as required by the AGDP
Apply the acquired skills, experience and knowledge in the work environment
Deliver high quality outcomes
Keep abreast of all current news and events pertaining to the Bank and the Financial Industry
Take ownership for own growth, learning and development
Comply with the policies, procedures and other requirements of the Bank
Show commitment to and pride in Absa
Work collaboratively within teams
Build and manage effective relationships and networks with internal and external customers


Competence will be required in terms of the following behavioural competencies during the AGDP:

Working with people
Relating and networking
Persuading and influencing
Presenting and communicating information
Writing and reporting
Applying expertise and technology
Learning and researching
Creating and innovating
Planning and organising
Delivering results and meeting customer expectations
Adapting and responding to change
Coping with pressures and setbacks
Achieving personal work goals and objectives
Entrepreneurial and commercial thinking


B Degree to be obtained before January 2012
An aggregate achievement of at least 60% during the final year of under graduate studies
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook) and the Internet
Less than twenty four (24) months permanent full-time work experience (This excludes temporary work during fulltime studies)
Applicants must be citizens of South Africa, Namibia, Mozambique, Tanzania, Nigeria or Botswana
No criminal record


A Degree related to business or the Financial Services Industry
An Honours or Masters Degree or higher qualification
A valid Drivers Licence


Appointments will be made in line with the Absa Employment Equity strategy
Foreign Nationals with valid Special Skills permits to work in Africa may also apply
The ideal candidate will have the following competencies:
cope with pressure and setbacks
work within teams
build and manage relationships and networks
submit assignments within contracted time frames
keep abreast of new developments in your field of study
take ownership of own growth, learning and development
prepare and deliver presentations
use Microsoft Office Excel
use Microsoft Office Outlook
use Microsoft Office PowerPoint
use Microsoft Office Word
preparation and delivery of presentations
participating in and contributing to committees
economical trends
the Financial Services Industry
banking in general
At Absa, we are committed to creating a workplace which provides an opportunity for all employees and potential employees to fully optimise their potential by working for an Employer of Choice. Absa is continually searching for talented individuals to join our team and would like to invite you to apply for vacancies listed on our site that match your skills, qualifications and ambitions.

Apply online before 14/05/2011.
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