SARB: Graduate Development Programme (Pretoria)

Job Title Graduate Development Programme

Location Pretoria,ZA

Organization Name HR - Office of the Head

Department Description

SARB Academy

Brief Description

The South African Reserve Bank (SARB) is looking for productive and talented postgraduates to join its one-year programme in January 2021.

Detailed Description

During the programme graduates will attend various learning interventions at the SARB Academy for approximately 40 days. Interventions are mainly central-banking specific and are aimed to produce well-rounded central bankers. In addition personal and professional skills such as presentation, impactful reporting, business disciplines, teamwork, personal excellence and etiquette, among others, are also part of the holistic programme.

Graduates will work and learn at the SARB Head Office in Pretoria from January to December 2021. During the year, they will be assigned to different departments within the SARB and exposed to various roles and projects.

Job Requirements

To be considered for this programme, candidates must:

have completed a postgraduate degree;

have attained an average of over 65% in your final year;

have a strong desire to work in financial services and/or policy making institution

have a proven track record of academic excellence;

have excellent communication and interpersonal skills;

be a South African citizen; and

be curious and keen learner.

The SARB will consider postgraduate students with capability in at least one of the following Postgraduate Degree:




Policy analysis


Public finance



Financial management

Information technology


Portfolio or investment management


Quantitative analysis

Risk management


Please include a copy of your transcripts and your identity document with your application..

Shortlisted applicants will be invited to participate in assessments, interviews and a security clearance as part of the selection process. Suitable candidates will be selected based on the SARB’s commitment to diversifying its workforce. Correspondence will be limited to shortlisted candidates only.If you have not heard from us, please consider your application unsuccessful..

The closing date for applications is 30 April 2020. Late applications will not be considered.

In line with the SARB’s commitment to diversifying its workforce, preference will be given to suitable candidates from designated groups. People with disabilities are welcome to apply.

The SARB offers remuneration and benefits commensurate with the level of the position and in line with the market.

Ms Sarah Molomo

Manager: Recruitment and Selection

Human Resources Department

South African Reserve Bank

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