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YES Programme for unemployed graduates at SPAR

YES Programme

Listing reference: spar_000481

Listing status: Online

Apply by: 23 February 2024

Position summary

Industry: Wholesale & Retail Trade

Job category: Graduate

Location: Durban

Contract: Internship

Remuneration: Market Related

EE position: Yes


The SPAR Group Ltd SA understands that youth employment is important for our country’s economic growth. As such, SPAR has collaborated with YES for Youth to create a quality work experience to enable youth to reach their full career potential. Catalyx, as an implementation partner for SPAR SA is inviting unemployed youth to apply to join the YES for Youth twelve month work experience opportunity. SPAR / YES / Catalyx, does NOT charge any fees to join the programme.

Job description

In KwaZulu Natal we have opportunities open at our Distribution Centres in Phoenix Industrial Park and Mount Edgecombe. Interns will earn a minimum wage, receive ongoing personal development training and coaching and numerous other benefits. SPAR’s purpose is “to inspire people to do and be more” and we live by our company values of Family, Entrepreneurship and Passion, a culture that takes the development of our people seriously.

Minimum requirements


Must be a South African Citizen

Must be 18 – 28 years old

Currently unemployed and NOT studying full time

Passed Matric and with the relevant Tertiary Qualification (Undergraduate Degree)

Clear criminal record

Should NOT have participated in YES previously.

Be able to commit to the 12-month work program (1 April 2024– 31 March 2025)

Interview and Verification Process


We are looking for candidates with completed tertiary qualifications specified below:


Degree in Financial Management / Cost and Management Accounting


Degree in Retail Management / Business Management / Supply Chain Management (you will be in the field of buying, negotiating, promotions and stock planning. Strong financial acumen essential)

Information Technology

Degree in Project Management (focus on Computer Skills / Business Analytics / Retail Systems Specialist / Customer Liaison). Drivers Licence an advantage

Specialised A ; N and MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer) (Network Systems / Project Management / SAP and Training)

Warehouse / Logistics

Degree in Supply Chain Management

Degree in Freight Logistics Management

Degree in Road Transport Management

Degree in Project Management

Degree in Consumer Science: Food and Nutrition / Biochemistry

Degree in Quality Control: Food Technology / Microbiology

Risk / Quality

Degree in Environmental Health

Degree in Safety Management / Quality Assurance

Kindly note: All applications are to be submitted through the Careers Site and Pnet. Please refrain from calling the Distribution Centre (DC) or emailing applications directly.

Closing Date: 23 February 2024


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