Ackermans: Graduate Programme 2024

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Ackermans invites South African unemployed graduates to apply for 2024 Graduate Placement Opportunity.

Position: Graduate Programme 2024

Locations: Kuilsriver, Western Cape

If you are looking to kickstart your career and gain exposure within retail, then this opportunity is for you.

At Ackermans we help our Graduates find their feet and future direction. Energetic, ambitious, and qualified young graduates can look forward to a phenomenal learning experience.

Hands-on experience in a thriving Retail Business like ACKERMANS will give you the opportunity to:

  • Be exposed to the Retail Industry
  • Explore your interests and gain working knowledge of future career possibilities.
  • Develop your work ethic and corporate brand.
  • Build relationships that will stand your future in good stead.
  • Fill your toolkit with skills to equip you for your career.

You have the opportunity to gain exposure to the following business areas.

Based on your qualification and department you are interested in, have a look at the functional area you could be exposed to:

Buying functional area

Commercial: Cellular Marketing

Data & Technology: Data Analytics, Systems

Finance: Revenue, Inventory, Accounts Payable 

Human Resources: Talent & Culture, Recruitment, HR Information Systems, Training & Development                  

Marketing: Digital, Advertising, Data & Technology 

Planning functional area: Merchandise Planning 

Operations: Risk, Operation Systems, CAD

Supply Chain: Distribution Centre, Freight (Import & Export)


  • An assertive self-starter with the ability to work well within a team.
  • Good organizational and planning abilities
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Sound administrative skills
  • Flexible and tenacious with the ability to thrive under pressure.
  • Good learning orientation


  • A completed qualification relevant to the placement you are applying for.
  • No prior full time work experience in your field of study


  • South African citizenship
  • The candidate is based in Cape Town
  • On site (Ackermans Support Centre)

Apply for this job

Closing Date: 12 November 2023

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