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 160 000 employees are undoubtedly the heroes in our success story, and investing in our people forms part of the Group's purpose and values

As a certified Top Employer, 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. 

award SAGEA Employer Awards
*July 2024


people Over 160 000
*December 2023


book R645 million


bursaries 2.9 million *


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 variety of store-environment positions are available in our operations, including food, furniture, financial and cellular retailing. If you'd like to work in an environment where you will 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 uplift 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 160 000 employees across the African continent, Shoprite is a recognised Top Employer.

We take pride in being an innovation-driven company with a strong hire-to-retire model, and work we hard to attract, retain and reward a talented and diverse workforce that takes 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.