Working at Absa

We offer an opportunity to be part of our exciting journey, driven by growth and shaped by a fundamental change in culture.

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It’s all happening at Absa

We’re about big career ambitions, and we distinguish ourselves from:

  • International banks by operating as a bank with deep African insights from our local operations
  • Local and regional banks through our access to international technologies and products, and our ability to connect our customers and clients seamlessly to international markets
  • Embodying Shared Growth as a business ethos and sustainable way of conducting business

We employ people from diverse backgrounds and cater for various professions and fields from corporate bankers, actuaries, lawyers and researchers, to creative designers, innovator and many more.

  Why join our thriving organisation?

Our culture

We have an inclusive and diverse culture, with an entrepreneurial, innovative and a deep sense of ownership, and a shared purpose and identity.

We are people-centric

We are a Top Employer Africa, offering excellent employee conditions, and the best environment and opportunities to thrive.

We re-orientate around the customer

Quality service is central to our growth, and to retain and acquire customers, we have to
remain relevant by offering innovative and cost effective products and solutions.

We empower ownership

We distribute leadership at all levels of the organization.

A range of exciting opportunities

Business banking

Our size and reach allows us to help businesses of all scales and in all sectors. This includes small enterprises, which play a crucial role in creating jobs.

We offer a comprehensive range of commercial banking products and specialized services, ranging from off-the-shelf transactional products, to complex and customized financial solutions – for commercial customers.

Corporate banking

We provide advice and services for the corporate sector, and we are proud of our role in the developments and decisions that help shape the continent.

Through our people, products and services in 12 countries around Africa, our aim is to be the most trusted financial partner for our clients.

Investment banking

Our experience and expertise in investing puts us at the center to provide advisory, capital raising, financing and risk management services to corporations, governments and financial intuitions.

Personal banking

We pride ourselves in offering a vast network of branches, products and services to make your day-to-day banking easier and accessible. Some of our offerings include online banking, mortgages, insurance products, investment advice and loans.

Private banking

Our high-net-worth individuals get a rewarding experience, including having their own dedicated account manager, preferential banking service, giving additional security, as well as seamless priority banking.

We offer two levels of membership that provide different benefits and exclusive experience and opportunities.

Wealth management

Our wealth division provides international and private banking, investment management, fiduciary services and brokerage to our private and intermediary clients.

Support functions

Besides the banking products, we offer opportunities in legal, compliance digital design, project management and more.


Job opportunities

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Grad programmes, internships, bursaries


Step into your future with an organisation that understands the power of collaborative minds in the Fourth Industrial Revolution.

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Top Employer Africa

Putting our people first puts us on top.

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