15 September 2020

Santam Graduate Programme 2020

Santam's Graduate Programme is designed to contribute to your development primarily. We invite you to come as you are - 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 aspire to create an environment where you can unlock your passion and where you can craft a future for yourself. We are committed to nurturing, supporting and providing opportunities for you to achieve your maximum potential and where you can grow develop and thrive.

We acknowledge and recognize that your success is at the heart of our success. We aim to provide care and understanding various facets of our your live 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 organization that strives to positively impact our communities and society. Join us and experience opportunities that will enable you to live purposefully by participating in our extensive CSI initiatives.

Join us and ‘come as you are, unlock your passion, live purposefully and feel recognized.

Programme Information

Through our customised Onboarding Programme, we will settle you into Santam within the 1st 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. You will be given access to areas of specialization, as we continue to build your leadership attributes that we want to see in the future.  All along being supported through subject matter experts and 1-on-1 coaching as you endeavor to cement your development through business informed learning projects.  

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.

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

Applicants should be in possession of a degree in the following fields:

  • Insurance /Risk Management / Law
  • Actuarial Science 
  • Mathematics/ Statistics / Data Science
  • Finance / Accounting / Economics
  • Chemical / Civil Engineering
  • Computer Science / Information Technology
  • Agriculture
  • Future Fit Competencies
  • Creativity and Problem Solving,
  • Analytical Thinking, 
  • Resilience, 
  • Dealing with ambiguity and complexity,
  • Digitally Savvy.

Personal Attributes

  • Communicates effectively - Contributing dependently
  • Demonstrates self-awareness - Contributing dependently
  • Plans and aligns - Contributing dependently
  • Optimises work processes - Contributing dependently

Core Competencies

  • Being resilient - Contributing dependently
  • Collaborates - Contributing dependently
  • Cultivates innovation - Contributing dependently
  • Customer focus - Contributing dependently
  • Drives results - Contributing dependently

Turnaround time

The shortlisting process will only start once the application due date has been reached. The time taken to complete this process will depend on how far you progress and the availability of managers.

Location: Johannesburg

Closing Date: 10 October 2020.


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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