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Shoprite: Graduate Programme 2024 New Hiring

Are you a recent graduate looking to kickstart your career in a dynamic and fast-paced environment? Look no further than the Shoprite Graduate Programme. This comprehensive program is designed to nurture and develop the next generation of leaders in the retail industry. As a participant in the Shoprite Graduate Programme, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience, receive mentorship from industry experts, and work on impactful projects that contribute to the success of our organization.

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  • Rotational Assignments: Engage in a series of rotational assignments across various departments, allowing you to gain a holistic understanding of the retail business.
  • Learning and Development: Participate in structured training programs to enhance your skills in areas such as merchandising, operations, finance, marketing, and more.
  • Project Work: Contribute to real-time projects that have a direct impact on the company's success, giving you the chance to apply your academic knowledge to practical situations.
  • Mentorship: Benefit from mentorship and guidance from seasoned professionals within the organization, providing insights and advice to help shape your career path.
  • Networking: Build a strong professional network by interacting with colleagues, managers, and executives, fostering relationships that can contribute to your long-term success.
  • Performance Evaluation: Receive regular performance feedback and evaluations to track your progress and identify areas for improvement and growth.
  • Recent graduate with a bachelor's or master's degree in Business Administration, Retail Management, Marketing, Finance, or a related field.
  • Strong academic record and a passion for the retail industry.
  • Excellent communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.
  • Proactive attitude and a willingness to learn and adapt in a dynamic environment.
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team and independently when required.
  • Flexibility to relocate to different locations as part of the program.
Job Benefits
  • Professional Development: Access to a structured and comprehensive training program designed to enhance your skills and knowledge in various aspects of the retail industry.
  • Mentorship: Receive guidance and mentorship from seasoned professionals within the organization who can provide insights, advice, and support in your career development.
  • Hands-On Experience: Gain practical, real-world experience through rotational assignments and meaningful projects, allowing you to apply your academic knowledge to actual business challenges.
  • Networking Opportunities: Build a strong professional network by interacting with colleagues, managers, and executives, creating valuable connections that can contribute to your long-term success.
  • Career Advancement: Benefit from a program that aims to identify and nurture talent, providing opportunities for career advancement within the organization.
  • Competitive Compensation: Receive a competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with industry standards for entry-level positions.
  • Exposure to Diverse Departments: Experience rotations across various departments, allowing you to explore different areas of the business and discover your strengths and interests.
  • Global Perspective: If applicable, the opportunity to work in different locations and gain exposure to different markets, providing a global perspective on the retail industry.
  • Innovation and Creativity: Contribute to a culture of innovation and creativity by working on projects that challenge you to think outside the box and bring fresh ideas to the table.
  • Performance Recognition: Regular performance evaluations and feedback to help you track your progress, identify areas for improvement, and celebrate your achievements.
  1. Visit the Careers Page: Go to Shoprite's official careers page. You can usually find this on the Shoprite website.
  2. Search for the Graduate Programme: Look for the specific section or page related to graduate programs or entry-level opportunities. There may be a dedicated section for "Graduate Recruitment" or a similar title.
  3. Review Job Listings: Browse through the available graduate program job listings. Each position should have a detailed description, including responsibilities, qualifications, and application instructions.
  4. Create an Account: If required, you may need to create an account on the careers portal. This usually involves providing your email address, creating a password, and entering some basic personal information.
  5. Prepare Application Materials: Prepare the necessary documents, including your resume, cover letter, and academic transcripts. Make sure your documents highlight relevant skills, experiences, and your enthusiasm for joining the Shoprite Graduate Programme.
  6. Submit Your Application: Follow the instructions provided on the application portal to submit your application. This may involve filling out an online application form and attaching your resume and other required documents.
  7. Complete Assessment (if applicable): Some graduate programs may include assessments or tests as part of the application process. Be prepared to complete any required assessments.
  8. Monitor Application Status: After submitting your application, monitor the status of your application through the online portal. Some companies provide updates on the progress of applications through the portal or via email.
  9. Prepare for Interviews: If shortlisted, be prepared for interviews. This may include phone or video interviews, as well as potentially an in-person interview. Research the company, understand its values, and be ready to discuss your qualifications and why you are interested in the Shoprite Graduate Programme.
  10. Follow Up: After interviews, consider sending a follow-up email expressing your continued interest in the position and thanking the hiring team for the opportunity.
Employment Type
Duration of employment
3 Months
Food and Beverage Services
Job Location
Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa, Cape Town, Western Cape, 8000, South Africa
Working Hours
Date posted
April 21, 2024
Valid through
January 25, 2028
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