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Graduate Programme
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Cadet Graduate Programme
Graduate Programme
Location: Head Office, Pretoria
Organisation: South African Reserve Bank
Department: South African Reserve Bank Academy
Brief description
The South African Reserve Bank (the Bank) seeks passionate, productive and talented graduates to join its central banking Graduate Programme.
The Graduate Programme equips successful applicants with knowledge of, and skills in, the functioning of the fast-changing and important financial sector in general and, specifically, the role of the central bank in the economy. For additional information on the Graduate Programme, please refer to the Bank’s website:
Detailed description
Graduates will be stationed at the Bank’s Head Office in Pretoria from mid-January to December 2017. During this period they will receive intensive work-based learning offered by the South African Reserve Bank Academy (SARB Academy). Graduates will be permanently appointed into a department within the Bank, on a 12-month probation period.  Graduates will receive a competitive salary for the duration of the programme.
Job requirements
We would be delighted to hear from you if you meet the requirements to apply. These are:
1.    You are a South African citizen.
2.    You have completed an undergraduate degree or honours degree in any of the following subjects:
  • economics;
  • money and banking;
  • accounting;
  • econometrics;
  • business statistics;
  • mathematical sciences;
  • risk management;
  • finance;
  • law;
  • political science; and
  • international relations.
3.    You demonstrate the following behaviours:
  • drive for results;
  • analysing and problem-solving;
  • planning and organising;
  • effective communication;
  • building and maintaining relationships;
  • team work;
  • self-awareness; and
  • learning focus.
How to apply
·                Please follow the links Careers@SARB > Current vacancies (register and apply online).
·                Login >
­   Is this your first visit to our Job Site? > Register today (ensure that you list all your qualifications and during the registration process) or
­   Already registered on our Job Site? > Login here
·                Select Date posted > Last 6 weeks (in the dropdown menu).
·                Select the appropriate job number (IRC23434) to view the full advertisement.
Please attach separately:
·                certified copies of your latest academic records and qualifications;
·                your curriculum vitae;
·                a half page letter of motivation explaining
­        why you wish to participate in this programme;
­        what you are able to contribute to the Bank; and
­        how your skills and attributes match what we are looking for.
Attachments should not exceed 2Mb.
After you apply
Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in psychometric assessments, a reference check and a security clearance as part of the selection process.
Suitable candidates will be selected based on the Bank’s commitment to diversifying its workforce.
The closing date for applications is 29 June 2016.  Late applications will not be considered.
Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.
Ms Sarah Molomo
Senior Manager: Recruitment and Selection
Human Resources Department
Human Resources Department
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