Central Banking Graduate Programme at South African Reserve Bank

By on May 10, 2017

The South African Reserve Bank (the Bank) seeks passionate, productive and talented graduates to join its Graduate Programme for 2018.

The Programme (GDP) is specially designed to provide knowledge of the financial sector in general and the role of the central bank in the economy. You will have the opportunity to work for a reputable institution that has a critical role to play in the South African economy.

Detailed Description

As a SARB graduate, you will work at the SARB Head Office in Pretoria from January to December 2018. During the year, you will attend courses in central bank studies – policy, regulation and financial markets – as well as personal and professional studies such as making presentations, impactful reporting, data analysis, teamwork and diplomacy.

The SARB serves the economic well-being of South Africans through maintaining price and financial stability. It is responsible for the regulation of the South African financial sector, design and distribution of banknotes and coin, management of interest rates, setting the cash reserve requirement for banks, and ensuring stability of both the banking sector and the wider financial system.


You must be a South African citizen and have completed an undergraduate degree or honours degree in any of the following subjects: Eeconomics, finance, accounting, risk management, law, political science, international relations, labour, supply chain management, information technology or actuarial sciences.

How to apply

The closing date for applications is 09 June 2017. Click here to apply online (Must register to apply).


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