The Development Bank of Southern Africa Graduate Trainee Programme 2024


Application Deadline: February 15, 2024

Applications are now open for the Development Bank of Southern Africa Graduate Trainee Programme.

The purpose of this job is to fulfil the Learning & Development mandate of:

  • Sourcing and creating a pool of candidates that have qualifications that are aligned with the critical and scarce skills that are crucial to the Bank.
  • Filling entry level positions that are vacant within the business.
  • Talent management strategy for management development which enables succession planning.
  • The Graduate Trainee will be expected to participate in a formal learning programme and on-the-job training to develop and expand their professional and personal competencies in their chosen career path.

DBSA Graduate Programme – General

  • Participate in all engagements required during of the Young Talent programme as determined and scheduled by the leadership team.
  • Contribute, participate and deliver on projects as determined by line management and the Young Talent programme.
  • Attend and actively participate in all scheduled training as part of the Young Talent programme and/or learning and development initiatives deemed necessary to advance your knowledge/skills (in conjunction with your line manager).
  • Participate in any campus activation/career fairs/presentations to promote the DBSA graduate programme.
  • Contribute to continuous evaluation and improvement of the Young Talent programme by identifying areas of improvement and success factors which can be harnessed

Minimum Requirements

1. An undergraduate or postgraduate qualification (i.e. Bachelor’s, Honour’s and/or Masters Degree) and not be furthering their studies in 2024.

2. No work experience required or a maximum of 6 months experience. 

3. Must be a South African citizen.

4. Academic record with a cumulative average of 65%+ over final year of study.

5. Completion of a degree at a South African University or NQF-level aligned and recognised.

For More Information:

Visit the Official Webpage of the Development Bank of Southern Africa Graduate Trainee Programme

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