About Old Mutual
Old Mutual is a premium African financial services group that provides investment, savings, life assurance, asset management, banking, as well as property and personal insurance solutions in Africa. Its operations are spread across key market segments in 17 countries. The lines of business include Life and Savings, Property and Casualty, Asset Management, and Banking and Lending. The organization is rooted in its purpose of championing mutually positive futures every day, and believes that a great customer experience is anchored in a great employee experience.
Working at Old Mutual
Old Mutual is looking for people that have energy and drive, who consistently go the extra mile for customers and are continuously investing in the development of their career. If you are transparent and respectful, and you maintain integrity in everything that you do, then you are highly encouraged to join Old Mutual.
Be part of a brand that is as vibrant and rich as the broader South African community by developing the myriad talents of both existing and prospective employees.
Old Mutual is focused on creating opportunities for graduates to kick-start their careers in a dynamic space that develops them and prepares them for the future world of work. Old Mutual offers:
- The opportunity to become a leader within the organization, with access to mentors and industry experts
- A values-based culture with diversity and inclusion as the foundation
- An opportunity to make an impact in your role, the business and in society
- A dynamic career that could take you across the Old Mutual Universe
- Great reward and recognition that is highly competitive in the market.
The people at Old Mutual are not just watching the world change – they are changing the world. This is Old Mutual’s Responsible Business Philosophy, which is about growing the business while actively working to meet the needs of its customers, society and the environment. Though its significant social investments, Old Mutual is committed to making a difference in the communities in which it operates.
Old Mutual is passionate about facilitating financial inclusion across Africa to break the cycle of poverty and inequality on the continent. That is why Old Mutual works with communities everywhere to provide a comprehensive and free financial education program designed to tackle issues of inclusion and unlock the potential of its employees and customers to achieve their lifetime goals and become their exceptional best.
Old Mutual offers employees’ access to free financial management tools and an exciting rewards program, helping you to better manage your finances.
Old Mutual prioritizes employee learning and development and it offers targeted training opportunities in line with your career aspirations. The organization is intentional, so its development opportunities reflect this. Old Mutual encourages all of its employees to take control of their continuous personal development and learning journeys, providing them with the necessary support to achieve this.
Old Mutual is team focused and works in a joined up way to ensure that its customer’s needs are always met. Old Mutual’s office layout is modern and ergonomic, allowing for easy access and team engagements. Its Digital Garage – the home of all things digital at Old Mutual – is a fun, innovation space that encourages creative thinking where its digital and data experts innovate solutions to its organizational challenges.
With its primary listing on the Johannesburg Stock Exchange (JSE) and secondary listings on the stock exchanges of Namibia, Malawi and Zimbabwe, Old Mutual’s business is firmly rooted on the African continent. It is a truly Pan-African business and its career opportunities are representative of this.
Old Mutual Graduate Accelerated Program
Old Mutual invests in young future leaders. At Old Mutual, you will find opportunities and the means to grow and realize your true potential. Old Mutual is the place where great things happen, where potential is revealed and positive futures are enabled. This is the place where you learn from inspirational leaders and build the foundations for a great career.
If you strive for excellence and are ready to accelerate your career growth, then join the Old Mutual Graduate Accelerated Program. Joining Old Mutual means more than just getting an entry level job, it’s about growing and challenging you through stimulating work in a nurturing environment which aims to push beyond boundaries with new ideas and innovation.
The Old Mutual Graduate Accelerated Program is aimed at final year and post graduate students who are waiting to make their mark in financial services. It provides successful graduates with access to an 18 month program working under the mentorship of industry experts.
The Old Mutual Graduate Accelerated Program is aimed at identifying and developing leadership capability to meet the future resource needs of the Old Mutual business. Its graduates gain experience and business knowledge initially through project-based involvement and on-the-job training accompanied by ongoing assessments.
As South Africa’s leading financial services brand, Old Mutual understands the value of investing in people. That’s why the organization is always on the lookout for smart, motivated and switched-on individuals to join its dynamic, winning team.
With limitless room to grow and improve your talents, Old Mutual ensures that the brightest minds in the industry are rewarded, recognized and nurtured.
Graduates also have the opportunity to be placed in Mutual & Federal which is part of the Old Mutual Group.
As part of the Graduate Accelerated Program, you will:
- Be placed directly into a role in a business unit on an 18 month program
- Gain access to industry experts as mentors and coaches
- Gain access to the Old Mutual Learning & Development Center of Excellence
- Gain access to national and international opportunities
- Get an opportunity to make a difference with the Old Mutual Foundation
Old Mutual Graduate Accelerated Program Eligibility Criteria
Old Mutual’s Graduate Accelerated Program is aimed at final year and/or post graduate students studying a relevant degree at a recognized university.
In order to qualify for the Graduate Accelerated Program, you must meet the following criteria:
- Completed or currently completing your 3 year degree / post graduate studies at a recognized university
- Must be a South African citizen under the age of 27
- Have achieved a minimum or 65% average in your final year (across you major subjects)
- Be willing to relocate to Cape Town or Johannesburg if necessary.
Apply for this life-changing opportunity by clicking here. Sign up for an account on the link provided, and choose from a range of different positions for the Old Mutual Graduate Program.
For more information, refer to the Old Mutual Graduate Accelerated Program web page.