• Several companies in South Africa are hiring large numbers of people right now. 
  • Mr Price, Capitec, Old Mutual, and Deloitte are among those looking to appoint new staff. 
  • Business Insider SA compiled a list of South African companies who are currently hiring employees.
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Despite South Africa’s struggling economy, several large companies are hiring employees in large numbers right now.

Capitec and Makro are among the local companies currently looking for staff. A number of international companies are also recruiting South Africans, including Amazon and Deloitte. 

Here are some of the biggest companies that are currently hiring:

Capitec 

One of South Africa’s biggest commercial banks, Capitec is looking to hire close to 600 people over the next few months. Some of the will be located in Stellenbosch in the Western Cape where its head office is located.

Altogether 21 new branches are scheduled to open during the second half of this financial year. It is predominantly looking for service consultants, coders, and data scientists.

See all the job openings at Capitec here.


Old Mutual 

Old Mutual is looking to hire actuaries, sales consultants and marketing managers in Cape Town, Sandton, and Umhlanga. 

See all the job openings at Old Mutual here.


Liberty 

Financial services company Liberty, which offers insurance and investment services, is looking for an actuaries, credit analysts, and compliance officer in Johannesburg. 

See all the job openings at Old Mutual here.


Mr Price 

Th South African retailer with operations in more than 14 countries has financial accounting, graphic designer, and resource coordinator positions available in Durban.

It also has over 55 retail positions available across South Africa. 

See all the job openings at Mr Price here.


Sanlam 

Financial services group Sanlam has roughly 50 jobs to fill, including software developers, and personal assistants, and also has several graduate internships going, with various positions available in Cape Town, Tshwane and Sandton. 

See all the job openings at Sanlam here.


The Foschini Group

The Foschini Group, which operates brands such as @Home, Foschini, and American Swiss, is looking to hire over 190 people across South Africa. There are 104 positions open in the Western Cape.  

See all the job openings at Sanlam here.


Sage 

Enterprise software group Sage is looking to hire roughly 30 people, predominantly in Tshwane and Johannesburg. It wants call centre agents, service consultants, and software engineers. 

See all the job openings at Sanlam here.


Hollard 

Insurer Hollard is looking to hire close to 20 people in Johannesburg. It is looking for administrators, call centre agents, and brokers. 

See all the job openings at Hollard here.


First Rand 

First Rand, the parent company of RMB, FNB and Wesbank, is looking to hire 167 people in South Africa, including administrators, financial managers, project managers, and legal advisors. 

See all the job openings at First Rand here.


Makro 

Retailer Makro wants to hire an accounts manager and maintenance manager in Pietermaritzburg, and a fulfilment manager in the Western Cape. 

See all the job openings at First Rand here.


Multichoice 

Africa’s largest entertainment company Multichoice is looking to hire 33 people in Johannesburg. There are openings in human relations and data engineering.

See all the job openings at Multichoice here.


Standard Bank 

Standard Bank is looking to hire over 133 people in South Africa, predominantly in Gauteng. It is looking for data engineers, claims consultants, and auditors. 

See all the job openings at Standard Bank here.


Momentum 

Insurer Momentum is looking to hire developers, branch managers, and risk analysts in Gauteng and the Western Cape. 

See all the job openings at Momentum here.


Deloitte

Auditing and financial advisory firm Deloitte is hiring hundreds of people at its Cape Town and Johannesburg offices, including auditing managers, risk analysts, lawyers, human relations managers, consultants, call centre agents, and financial advisors. 

See all the jobs at Deloitte here.


Amazon 

Amazon Web Services (AWS) is for over a hundred people at its Cape Town office. It is looking for, among others, new software engineers, graphic designers, data scientists, customer service associates, and operation managers.

See all the jobs at Amazon here.


Flight Centre 

Travel booking agency Flight Centre is looking for new travel consultants in Stellenbosch, Durban, and Bloemfontein. 

See all the jobs at Flight Centre here.


Sasol 

Petroleum company Sasol is looking to hire close to 50 people in South Africa, including process controllers, engineers, and maintenance operators. 

See all the jobs at Sasol here.


Nedbank  

Nedbank wants to hire 76 people in predominantly Johannesburg, including legal advisors, data engineers, and personal loans consultants. 

See all the jobs at Nedbank here.

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