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JD Group: Graduate programme (Sandton)

Graduate programme

Recruiter : JD Group

REF: JDGRP/1460


Advert Details

Recruiter :JD Group

Start Date: 2020-09-17

End Date: 2020-09-30

AA/EE: Not Applicable

Contract Temporary / Contract

Location: Sandton

Available: ASAP

Category: Retail

Offer: Negotiable


About Us

JD Group provides value conscious mass-market customers in Southern Africa the opportunity and means to create a comfortable lifestyle, through its diversified retail and consumer finance businesses. We are a differentiated and diversified retailer of Furniture, Household appliances, Consumer electronic and technology goods. In addition, we are a leading consumer finance business providing innovative financial services focusing on JD Group’s retail customer base.

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Introduction... We are looking for young, vibrant and passionate graduates to be employed on a 12 month WR SETA funded learnership. These individuals will play an exciting role in our growth journey while growing their careers in the JD Group - one of South Africa’s largest wholesale and retail group.


Minimum Requirements... We require graduates with the following qualifications:  

  • Diploma in Marketing Management

  • Diploma in Business Management / Business Administration

  • Bachelor Human Resource Management/Industrial Psychology

  • B Com Financial Management

  • B Com Law / Economics

  • Digital Marketing Diploma / Degree

  • BSc / B Com Software Engineering

  • IT Project Administration / Project Management Diploma

  • IT information systems / Business information Technology



To be successful in our organisation, the following abilities and competencies are required:

  • Ability to learn quickly

  • Resilience and adaptability

  • Ability to take initiative

  • Critically analyse information and use judgement to make decisions

  • Ability to work well independently as well as in a team environment

  • Ability to build and maintain working relationships

  • High standard of work ethic

  • Good presentation skills as well as having strong written and verbal communication

  • The understanding and ability to enhance customer services


Job Specification... The primary aim of this opportunity is to develop young, motivated and high performing graduates who will infuse their talent into the organization. The graduates will be given structured learning and workplace experience.


Key Responsibilities (but not limited to):

  • Required to attend all on-boarding / induction programmes and meetings which provide information about different functions of the company

  • Execute duties as required, under the supervision of senior employees

  • Perform research and document trends within the various functions of the company such as for instance new technology that can be implemented, best practices, etc.

  • Visit different locations / stores in order to get hands on working experience

  • Make presentations on the basis of which he or she may be evaluated



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