A retail company with chains stores throughout South Africa. Shoprite Group offers stimulating and challenging career opportunities to people who are serious about getting ahead in life.
If you’re interested in working at Shoprite, understanding when they have opened up applications for their graduate programs, graduate jobs and internships is helpful knowledge to have so you know when you might need to apply. Use the below information to see when Shoprite hires graduates, but more importantly what graduate degree’s and other student attributes they target for their jobs.
If you are looking for a company where you can be more – for a company where you can build an exciting and rewarding career, move up the ranks and gain outstanding retail experience, then you’ve landed on the right page.
Shoprite Group offers stimulating and challenging career opportunities to people who are serious about getting ahead in life. So if you’re willing to roll up your sleeves, live your life to its fullest capacity, and do more for yourself, your family, your community and your country, then welcome to Shoprite Group.
Learn more, do more and Be More with a Shoprite Group Bursary
We offer bursaries for students to study for B. Pharm, Retail Management and B.Compt/B.Acc qualifications. We also consider bursaries in other retail-related qualifications such as B. Com Logistics, BSc Computer Science, B. Eng etc.
Be More with stimulating opportunities for graduates in a variety of fields
Fantastic opportunities exist for B. Pharm, Retail Management and B.Compt/B.Acc graduates. Although these are our focus areas, we also recruit graduates in other fields from time to time, as we need talented people in all departments throughout Shoprite Group.
A place to Be More
Shoprite Group as an employer Shoprite Group is more than just a group that provides food and household items.
By providing these food and household items in a first-world shopping environment, at the Group’s lowest possible prices, we are also contributing to the nurturing of stable economies and the social upliftment of people in all our countries.
And when it comes to our people, the Group is looking for people who also demand more.
People with intelligence, energy, loyalty and fearless natures who refuse to settle for the status quo.
People who want more for themselves, their family, their community and their country.
We expect more from our people, but with our size, economic power, can-do attitude, dedication to sustainability, and of course our outstanding Learning and Development curricula we also have what it takes to give you more, so you can do more, and be more.
Our people philosophy
- If you see yourself as not just your job title
- If you are bigger than others give you credit for
- If you’re willing to tackle every opportunity
- If you seek more challenges, more independence, more experience and more knowledge
- If you refuse to play it small
Then Shoprite Group has all the opportunities you need to Be More
And by rolling up your sleeves and living your life to its fullest capacity you can now also do more for your family, your community and your country.
What we're looking for
Are you right for Shoprite?
At Shoprite Group we’re looking for people whose values and work ethic matches our own.
We want people who are willing to roll up their sleeves and get the job done.
We want people who constantly strive to be more for the Group, their families, their communities and their country.
And as our Group CEO Whitey Basson says, we want people who ‘just make it happen’.
A Shoprite person…
- Gets things done – they’re willing to go outside their job title to ensure success
- Doesn’t need anyone to hold their hand – they’re motivated, willing and self-directed
- Is adaptable – they’re not scared to get out of the box, unlearn and relearn
- Is tough – they handle what’s thrown at them without falling over, and they learn from their mistakes
- Gets their hands dirty – they see what needs to be done and then roll up their sleeves and do it
- Cares about more than themselves – they look for ways to contribute to their family, community and country
- Is loyal and tenacious – they refuse to settle for the status quo and constantly look for ways to do it better
- Has a ‘can-do’ attitude – they see solutions rather than problems
A job at Shoprite Group is not just a job, but a lifestyle. It’s incredibly demanding, but incredibly rewarding and exciting at the same time.
Do you have what it takes to be a part of Shoprite
How we can help you Be More
Shoprite Group is one of the biggest employers in Africa and the leading company for providing learnership based qualifications, learning and skills development in the sector. An equal opportunity employer, we encourage all employees to advance their careers to their full potential and be more.
As part of Shoprite Group you will be able to grow your career and expand your horizons through a company that employs more than 110 000 people and has an extended global reach with over 1 730 stores across Africa, the Indian Ocean Islands and Southern Asia.
As the largest fast moving consumer goods retail operation on the African continent providing food and household items to a customer base estimated at over 20 million across all income groups, Shoprite Group can offer you notable job stability and security.
Shoprite Group provides a challenging environment and the possibility of diverse opportunities within any of our well known brands including Shoprite, Checkers, Checkers Hyper and Usave Supermarkets, OK Furniture, OK Power Express, House & Home stores, Hungry Lion fast food outlets and the OK Franchise Division, encompassing the convenience market brands: OK Foods, OK MiniMark, OK Grocer, Megasave Wholesale, Enjoy and OK Value Stores. Additional brands include: Shoprite & Checkers LiquorShops, Checkers Food Services, MediRite Pharmacies and Transpharm Wholesalers.
Career opportunities available include positions within operations nationally, as well as our varied departments at Head Office. Shoprite Group offers opportunities in the following areas:
- Business Development
- Property Development
- Stock Procurement
- Human Resources
- Information Technology
- Public Relations
- Fast Foods
- Transport & Logistics
- Pharmaceutical Services