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Santam Graduate Programme 2024 for South Africans

Santam Graduate Programme 2024 for South Africans – Are you a graduate who has the ambition and drive to shape their own world? If that is you, the Santam Graduate Programme will provide you with an exciting opportunity to kick-start and accelerate your career path. True to Santam’s commitment to develop and inspire fresh talent, you can expect plenty of support and guidance as you develop your skills in your chosen field.

The Santam Graduate Programme will provide you with access to a 24-month programme in order to make a successful transition from university to the world of work. You will be exposed to formal development as well as on- the-job training.

Exceptional Young Talent Making A Difference

We aim to foster an environment that encourages inclusivity, and empowerment by creating a culture where everyone is valued, accepted and makes a meaningful difference. We welcome fresh thinking and new perspectives. We invite you to come as you are.

We are committed to nurturing, supporting and providing opportunities for you to achieve your maximum potential. We aspire to create an environment where you can unlock your passion, craft a future for yourself to develop and thrive.

We acknowledge and recognise that our success is at the heart of your success.

We aim to provide care and understanding various facets of your life and your holistic well-being. Your efforts and input will be acknowledged and recognised and we constantly communicate how much we value the contributions of our people.

We are a socially conscious organisation that strives to positively impact communities and society. Join us and experience opportunities that will enable you to live purposefully by participating in our extensive  CSI initiatives.

Programme Information

Our graduate programme is designed to contribute to your development primarily as follows:
Through our customised onboarding programme, we will settle you into Santam within the first 100 days and set you up for success. You will be immersed in a series of accredited learning assets covering areas meant to anchor you in your journey of 24 months, while we expose you to the latest curated on-line content addressing our DNA embedded in five Santam core competencies.

Santam core competencies:

–    Collaborate
–    Cultivate innovation
–    Client focus
–    Drive results
–    Resilience

If we are to be found ready for future challenges, we want to focus and be deliberate about building these competencies in our people and coupled with that is to prioritise development in leadership capabilities as well.

FutureFit competencies:

–    Creativity and problem-solving
–    Analytical thinking
–    Resilience
–    Dealing with ambiguity and complexity
–    Digitally savvy

You will be given access to areas of specialisation, as we continue to build your leadership attributes that we want to see in the future.

Electives – Exposure to technical areas of specialisation in short-term insurance as required by your future role.

All along being supported through subject matter experts and one-on-one coaching as you endeavor to cement your development through business informed learning projects.

Duration:    24 months (2 years)
Start date:    1 September 2024

Who Can Apply?

Applicants must not have more than 1 years’ work experience and must be in possession of a degree in the following fields:

1.    Insurance/Risk Management/Law
2.    Actuarial Science/Mathematics/Data Science
3.    Computer Science/Management Information
4.    Commerce/Finance/Accounting/Auditing
5.    Industrial / Civil / Mechanical Engineering
6.    Knowledge Management/Human Resources/Internal Audit/Reporting
7.    IT/IT Audit/Data Analytics or Management/Informatics

Applicants with post-graduate qualifications (Honours) are welcome to apply.

Who We Are?

Santam is the market leader in the general insurance industry in Southern Africa. We are a large, diversified, expanding and transforming company and whilst based in South Africa, we are rapidly moving into several emerging markets, both in Africa and Asia. Our success is rooted in our passion for our clients and everything we do is centered on delivery of our 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.

At Santam we are committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace with employment equity as a key goal to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society. With the focus of achieving our employment equity goals we give preference to applicants from the designated groups.


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