Location: Illovo
Closing Date: 31 August 2013

Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in South Africa. Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centred on our delivery of Insurance Good and Proper. We’re about people. People drive our business so it follows that we want to recruit the best people possible whether they work for us permanently or for a short time as temporary employees. Are you keen to join Santam’s Graduate Accelerate Programme (GAP), apply online.

The GAP Programme is an opportunity which is designed to assist Graduates to make the transition from being a student at university to entering into the exciting world of work at Santam. Graduates are offered a variety of support mechanisms to assist in making a successful transition and they will have a number of responsibilities relating to this which includes:

  • Liaising effectively with supervisors
  • Participating in training and experience opportunities
  • Assist in identifying areas where further experience or training is required
  • Aquire information about respective position and Santam
  • Comply with the organisation’s Values and Code of Conduct
  • Be a willing and interested participant in on-the-job learning
  • Take responsibility for personal and career development
  • Participate in evaluations conducted on the GAP
  • Demonstrate a commitment to the successful completion of the GAP
  • Participate in the performance management process, including completing and submitting performance agreements within the allocated timeframe and engaging in and actively seeking regular feedback from their manager
  • Meet the business outcomes and performance measures specified in their performance agreement

Minimum Requirements

  • Have completed business related degree-level qualification or proof that degree will be completed prior to the programme commencement date
  • Less than 2 years’ work experience (post-qualification)
  • Younger than 25 years
  •  Interest in the insurance industry
  • Proof of South African citizenship
  • Should not have previously participated in a graduate programme
  • Strong academic record/results will be advantageous

The discipline of study in which candidates have completed their qualifications must be in line with the scarce skills areas needed by the business.


  • Delivering results and meeting customer expectation
  • Relating and networking
  • Analysing
  • Applying expertise and technology
  • Achieving personal work goals and objectives
  • Deciding and initiating action
  • Living the values

How to Apply

Apply Online