We’re offering two exciting development opportunities to help you launch your career in your field of interest. If you’re passionate about data and wish to grow your analytical and technical skills, the Data track is for you. The Digital track is for those with a passion for digital technology who want to grow their skills in a fast-growing technological environment. Apply if you’re eager to develop your technical, analytical and business skills.
Sanlam Group Technology is responsible for the provision of a digitally enabled technology service as a group COE, drive business and transformation and provide group-wide digital and data architecture. We operate the various technology platforms and shared services, ensure Cyber and Information Security resilience, and act as technology governance and risk orchestrator for technology across Sanlam.
During your time in the Academy, you will receive ongoing technical and soft skills training in a professional environment, as well as guidance through professional coaching and mentorship from subject matter experts in the Sanlam IT & Business Intelligence (BI) teams.
The Academy will allow you to work cross-functionally, providing you with the opportunity to learn and acquire knowledge across various disciplines. Through the training and experience with the leading IT & BI tools and technology, you will play a key role in Sanlam’s strategy to modernise the IT agenda.
We are looking for graduates who embrace continuous learning, like to solve complex problems and wish to grow their career in either the data or technology fields.
A basic understanding of some of the following will be beneficial:
Candidates must possess at least one of the following qualifications:
Only students who already hold a relevant degree, or who will obtain a degree by the end of 2022 will be considered.
We’re all about building strong, lasting employee relationships. We know that you have hopes for your future, career and personal development, and that you dream of achieving great things. We pride ourselves in helping our employees to realise their worth.
When joining the programme, you can expect:
Only online applications will be accepted.
Knowledge and skills: Database knowledge, IT data analysis, data security, risk management, and reporting and administration.
Personal attributes: Decision quality, demonstrating self-awareness, interpersonal savvy, managing complexities, optimising work processes, and nimble learning.
Core competencies: Cultivates innovation, customer-focused, collaborates, being resilient, and driving results.
Yes, successful graduates will be permanently appointed by Sanlam.
The positions are based in Cape Town at the Sanlam Head Office in Bellville.
No, successful applicants will need to be based in Cape Town, where this programme is offered.
The job posting will close on 15 June 2022. The shortlisting process will commence once applications are closed.
Remember to upload an updated CV and latest academic transcripts when applying as we will not be able to process your application without this information. Please double-check that you have uploaded the required documents before finalising your application.
The selection process will be communicated to you in a live webinar.
Only South African citizens will be considered for the graduate programme.
The Data and Digital Academy (Graduate Programme) is designed for final year students or recent graduates with no professional working experience, and/or graduates with no more than 12 months’ post-university professional working experience. For positions requiring more experience, please visit www.sanlam.co.za/careers.
The Sanlam Group is committed to achieving transformation and embraces diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse, inclusive and equitable workplace as we believe that these are key components to ensuring a thriving and sustainable business in South Africa. The Group's Employment Equity Plan and targets will be considered as part of the selection process.