Find your perfect role at Santam

Our recruitment process


Step 1

Our vacancies are advertised between 3-5 days depending on the market availability of the skills required.

Our recruitment process

Applicant screening

Step 2

Could take a couple of days depending on the volume and the screening process, which various according to the complexity of the role.

Our recruitment process

Hiring manager review

Step 3

Long listed candidates are sent to the hiring manager to review and consider for the next stage of the selection process.

Our recruitment process

Telephonic screening

Step 4

Candidates may be contacted for a short screening interview to get to know them better and to ask any clarity seeking questions.

Our recruitment process

Your interview

Step 5

We use a competency interview model. Interview dates will be confirmed via e-mail. During the interview you will be introduced to the panel and the process will be explained. Remain calm and sell yourself. This is our opportunity to match your skills to the job. You only get one shot!

Our recruitment process


Step 6

Should we like what you bring to the table, depending on the job you are being considered for, you may be invited to complete a psychometric assessment. Further employment checks are conducted the ensure the validity of your credentials.

Our recruitment process

Offer stage

Step 7

Prior to an offer being made, there may be a second interview to meet with the Head of Department. Should there be a need for any further interviews, be sure to bring the same charm that got you through your first interview.

Our recruitment process


Step 8

You made it. Here we ensure we receive all your documents to get you onto our payroll system.


Getting ready for your interview

There is not just one way to be successful at Santam, nor is there one way to interview with us. Interviewing is a two-way process - it helps us learn about you, and it helps you learn about us, our people, and what you could do here.

Helpful resources

Helpful tips for compiling a good CV

How to prepare for a successful interview How to prepare for an assessment

Top Employer 2024

Santam has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2024 for excellence in people practices. This is the eighth consecutive year that we have achieved this accolade.