Careers that matter

The Shoprite Group takes pride in being the largest private sector employer in South Africa and a leading employer in Africa. Our over 153 000 employees are undoubtedly the heroes in our success story, and investing in our people forms part of the Group's purpose and values

We focus on attracting, developing and retaining a loyal and committed workforce, dedicated to the Group’s culture, innovative ways of thinking and organisational objectives

Together we uplift our nation. 

people Over 153 000


book R645 million


bursaries 2.9 million


* For the year ended 2 July 2023

Work at our offices

We offer a range of exciting career opportunities where individuals can thrive at our various divisional offices across Africa, as well as home office departments and ShopriteX in Cape Town.

Work at our stores

A wide range of store-environment positions are also available in our operations, including food, furniture, financial and cellular retailing. If you'd like to work in an environment where you'll be valued, send a WhatsApp message to 0872405709 and select Job Opportunities, or click below.

Youth opportunities

If you’re ambitious and serious about your future, our youth opportunities will set you on the path to success. Opportunities include our Retail Readiness Programme (RRP), Youth Employment Services (YES) Initiative and bursaries to study in several academic fields.

With these initiatives, we ulift our nation by actively contributing to the skills development of the next generation of South Africa and help the youth build long-term careers.

Being part of the Shoprite team

With over 153 000 employees across the African continent, Shoprite is an employer of choice.

We take pride in being an innovation-driven company with a strong hire-to-retire model and work hard to attract, retain and reward a talented and diverse workforce that take pride in their jobs. The Group is also committed to respecting and protecting human rights in its operations and business dealings. 

With a core focus on upliftment, we invest in and provide continuous training and upskilling opportunities by embracing lifelong learning through e-learning programmes and other means to enable our people to reach their full potential.