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Company profile

The Pick n Pay Stores Limited, through its subsidiaries and associates, operates in the retail sector on the African continent.

Pick n Pay is the quintessential family store focused on the customer. Since 1967 when consumer champion Raymond Ackerman purchased the first few stores, the Ackerman family’s vision has grown and expanded to now encompass stores in South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zambia, Mozambique, Mauritius, Swaziland and Lesotho. Additionally Pick n Pay owns a 49% share of a Zimbabwean supermarket business, TM Supermarkets. Our offer to customers focuses on groceries, clothing and general merchandise, but also includes additional value-added services to cater for our customers’ expectations and evolving needs. To ensure a convenient and accessible shopping experience the Group operates across multiple store formats, both franchised and owned.

For the past 5 years the Group’s core focus has been to strengthen its strong South African retail businesses under the Pick n Pay and Boxer brands, while adopting a systematic approach to expanding into adjacent areas, including geographical growth through the African continent.

As a major retailer in Africa, the Group strives to address socio-economic challenges through the supply of high-quality, affordable food for all customers, while providing significant employment and economic opportunities across its value chain.

What are we looking for?

Developing and sourcing talent for our business is a key part of creating a successful and sustainable Pick n Pay.

Our flagship Graduate Development Program is a critical part of our talent development process. On an annual basis this Program provides a pipeline of young, qualified and talented Graduates ready to contribute towards the growth and success of Pick n Pay.

Applications for the 2021 Graduate Development Program open on 1 June 2020. 

Successful applicants are placed on an intensive program which includes a rich blend of learning experiences designed to enhance their understanding of our business.

Key features of our graduate program include:

  • Face to face sessions with the Chairman and CEO of the company
  • Regular discussions with the Managing Director, Retail Executive team and various subject matter experts
  • Retail Academy program
  • Digital retail business simulation
  • Retail Store exposure
  • Supplier visits

How to apply

To apply or to read about the available opportunities please use the following links:

Read more: https://www.pnp.co.za/careers/graduate-program


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Closing date : 2020-06-30

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