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Careers at the Shoprite Group


The Shoprite Group is the largest private sector employer in South Africa and a leading employer in Africa. We believe our employees are key to our success. We focus on attracting, developing and retaining a loyal and committed workforce, dedicated to the Group’s culture and organisational objectives.

Work at our offices

We offer a range of exciting career opportunities at our various divisional offices around Africa and the Home Office departments 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. To apply send a WhatsApp message to 0872405709 and select Job Opportunities or click below.

Bursary Opportunities

If you’re young, ambitious and serious about your future, our bursary opportunities will set you on the path to success. We provide financial study assistance in the fields of accounting, pharmacy, logistics, information technology, retail business management and more.

Graduate Programmes

As a graduate student, you have the opportunity to gain valuable work experience across a range of departments at Africa’s leading supermarket retailer. If you’re a talented graduate with a degree in B. Pharm, Retail Management, B.Compt/B.Acc or any other relevant field of study, we’d love to hear from you.

Being Part of the Shoprite Team

At Shoprite, we aim to be an employer of choice and we take pride in being an innovative, job-creating company with a strong hire-to-retire model.We work hard to attract, develop, retain and reward our employees, and to date the Group employs more than 141 000 employees.

Our employees consist of a diverse group of people representing a wide demographic. We aim to employ locally in each country we operate in, as we want to provide opportunities to the people who live within the immediate vicinity of our stores and other operational functions.

Learning and Skills Development

The Shoprite Group believes in the value of lifelong learning and enabling people to reach their full potential. We are an accredited training provider with the Wholesale and Retail SETA, and have approval for selected programmes from the Food and Beverage SETA.

We’ve also invested in the development of e-learning programmes that enable us to provide training and upskilling opportunities to Group employees across Africa. Shoprite is one of a few retailers to successfully implement an e-learning platform in Africa, and has installed 1 374 e-learning kiosks with training delivered through 2 879 devices.