ABSA Bank Graduate Programme

ABSA Bank Graduate Programme

Below is the information on the ABSA Bank Graduate Programme.


We offer opportunities and careers that are both challenging and rewarding. Visit our careers portal to find vacancies across Africa. For Absa Bank, select South Africa under location, and the region where you would like to work.

We’re a truly African brand, inspired by the people we serve and committed to finding local solutions to uniquely local challenges and everything we do is focused on adding value. To this end, we offer all our clients across the continent a range of retail, business, corporate and investment, and wealth management solutions as well as ensure a positive impact in all the countries where we operate. We are Brave, Passionate, and ready – and committed to playing an active role in shaping Africa’s future.


We are more than a banking institution. We understand that, in the 4th industrial revolution, it will be the collaboration of Africa’s smartest, most driven people, working with advanced technology that will build the organisation we aspire to become. And shape the world we want to live in.

This is where the GenA Grad Programme comes in. We are recruiting Africa’s brightest young Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths graduates to join a new generation: we call them GenA. They are A+ achievers; those who are on their A-Game, who are proudly African. Those who are a perfect fit for Absa.

A new name for a new group of tomorrow’s leaders.

If you’d like to be part of GenA; if you too have the vision of not just building your career, but also building your continent, we have a customised programme built for your talent and unique capabilities.

To get a taste of what it would be like to work at Absa, apply for the GenA Grad Programme now, and take your place.


What is Absa doing to period a safe environment for its employees during this time?

Working Remotely:

Absa’s first priority is providing a safe workplace for all employees and contractors. All employees, who are able to, have been requested to work from home. We are providing these employees with all the necessary support and tools they require to continue to deliver exemplary service remotely. For those front-line employees who are required to provide essential services at branches, a number of strict safety procedures been put in place. These hand sanitisers for both customer and staff use, alcohol swabs for biometric readers, enhanced cleaning protocols and staff education programmes focused on preventive hygiene.

Tech Support:

There are various tech support platforms such as the IT service desk as well as “quick Access” which continues to be available to support colleagues working from home. All critical IT support is available as per normal.

Work Environment:

As per WHO protocols and requirements, Absa has introduced the following:

  • Cafeteria -All surfaces are being sanitised and disinfected regularly.
  • Lifts- a special cleaning team has been allocated to regularly wipe down button and handrails with disinfectant.
  • Escalators-each floor has a dedicated cleaner implementing sanitization procedures.
  • Reception areas are wiped down and sanitized by the receptionist after every customer interaction.
  • Door handles throughout all buildings are wiped down at regular intervals.
  • Meeting rooms are being sanitized every four hours, or after each meeting takes place.