Merchandise (Buying & Planning) Graduate Programme 2013

Posted on :

30 May, 2012

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Graduate Jobs in South Africa

The JD Group Birthing Talent Strategy is aimed at ensuring a consistent approach of talent in order to meet future needs by targeting students through the Graduate Programmes. The Graduate Programme is a year-long developmental Programme which builds and optimizes talent capacity through learning and developmental practices and opportunities

The Buying and Planning Graduate Programme specifically attracts high-potential graduates. For one year they are placed in a role that leverages their career aspirations, areas of expertise and capability.

Selection process

Step 1: Candidates who meet the requirements will be invited for a one-on-one screening interview.

Step 2: Shortlisted candidates will then be invited to participate in a role-play case study assessment exercise.

Step 3: Then further shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview with the selected stakeholders. This interview will take place in form of a panel interview

Step 4: Then successful shortlisted candidates will be invited to complete a leadership assessment.

Step 5: Offers will be made to successful candidates who will then be invited to sign the necessary documents.




The JD Group Graduate Programme calls for applications from individuals who are studying towards a Bachelor or a National Diploma qualification in Merchandise (Buying and Planning)

Applicants should have obtained a 60% average for all their modules and they should be able to relate to the following personal characteristics:

o   I am engaged

o   I am empowered

o   I am energised

o   I am enabled

o   I am JD Group

  Application documents required:

  • Motivational letter

o    The motivational letter should be a 200 word description of how the applicant has impacted his or her community.

o    The motivational letter should be accompanied by at least three references of persons who could be contacted with regards to the applicant’s contribution to his or her community

o    At least one testimonial letter from the references should be accompany the application

  • CV.
  • Certified Copy of ID.
  • Certified copy of academic transcript.

The closing date for submissions of applications is 14th August 2012.

JDG Trading (Pty) Ltd is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Preference will be given to applicants from designated groups


Country: South Africa

Region: Gauteng

City: Johannesburg

Job Field: GraduateJob

Category: Entry LevelAffirmative ActionPreference given to affirmative action candidates

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