Human Capital Graduate 2025

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Date: 15 May 2024

Location: Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa

Company: Sanlam Group


We are seeking Africa’s brightest minds who are eager to be involved in making a tangible difference, with confidence and collaboration. Apply now!


Who are we?


Sanlam was established in South Africa as a life insurance company but has since transformed into a diverse financial services group. Today, the Group is one of the largest internationally active insurance organisations in the world and has the biggest non-banking financial services footprint on the African continent. ​The Group's business clusters house the Group's business operations. The Group Office provides strategic direction and support to the clusters, assisting them in realising their strategies and meeting their business objectives. ​


Sanlam has been awarded the Top Employers Certification for the ninth consecutive year by the Top Employers Institute. ​


What will you do?


As a Human Resources Graduate, you will assist with a variety of HR functions, some of which are recruitment, onboarding, and performance management. This position would be in support of a small Human Capital team.   


What will make you successful in this role?


  • Conducting research on HR-related topics to provide input in the development of workplace frameworks
  • Resourcefulness in seeking information and proactively learning across the employee life cycle
  • Coordinating talent activities timeously, in line with the HR Calendar
  • Quality documentation of processes and guidelines relating to HR using Microsoft Word or PowerPoint
  • Excellent time management and adhering to set timelines


Qualification and Experience


  • Degree or Diploma in Human Resources or related field
  • Relevant HR experience

Personal Attributes


  • Plans and aligns – contributes independently 
  • Communicates effectively – contributes independently
  • Action orientated – contributes independently
  • Optimises work processes – contributes independently
  • Resilience – contributes independently
  • Customer focus – contributes independently



  • Care – contributes independently 
  • Collaboration – contributes independently
  • Innovation – contributes independently
  • Integrity – contributes independently


Our commitment to transformation


The Sanlam Group is committed to transformation and embracing diversity. This commitment is what drives us to achieve a diverse workplace. Our Employment Equity plan and targets will therefore be considered as part of the recruitment process. With employment equity as a key goal, Sanlam aims to create an inclusive workforce, representative of the demographics of our society as well as giving opportunity to people living with a disability.


Build a successful career with us


We’re all about building strong, lasting relationships with our employees. We know that you have hopes for your future and want to achieve greatness in your career and personal development. We pride ourselves on helping our employees to realise their worth. Throughout our business clusters (Sanlam Retail Affluent and Retail Mass, Sanlam Corporate, Sanlam Allianz, Sanlam Investments, Santam, Sanlam Fintech) Sanlam provides many opportunities for growth and development.


Turnaround times


The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. Applications close 31st May 2024.

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