Capitec Bank chief government officer Gerrie Fourie says the financial institution is nevertheless searching to fill thousands of positions at the organisation – ranging from graduates to senior positions.
Speaking to BusinessTech following the bank’s monetary outcomes on Thursday (30 September), Fourie stated that there are five hundred vacancies throughout the team that want to be filled.
He stated that round 200 of these positions are in name centres and branches, with the financial institution nonetheless preserving a sturdy bodily presence.
However, he mentioned that there has been a constant shift from Capitec closer to digital in latest years, with the financial institution now especially searching to fill tech positions in rising fields such as desktop getting to know and synthetic intelligence.
Fourie stated that South Africa faces a abilities scarcity in countless areas, and some of the job roles are proving difficult to fill. Specific openings that Capitec has been searching to fill in current months include:
You can discover the full listing of vacancies here.
Vaccines and working from home
Fourie additionally verified that Capitec used to be firmly in favour of Covid-19 vaccines – however would no longer observe the steps of different companies, such as Discovery, in making vaccines obligatory for staff.
Instead, Fourie stated the focal point would be on the company’s robust company culture, with personnel inspired to get vaccinated as phase of a return to the workplace to forestall similarly waves and get lower back to normal.
He verified that Capitec was once nevertheless the use of an alternating work-from-home model, with round 60% of the company’s personnel in the office, whilst 40% are working from domestic at any given time.
This aligns with the country’s different foremost banks, which are planning a everlasting shift in their body of workers structure. In July, Nedbank stated it would additionally be introducing a 60/40 cut up and consolidating its actual property portfolio in line with the change.
“Nedbank has been on a trip over the previous few years, rethinking its working mannequin and methods of working to preserve up with the altering world and world of work,” stated Deb Fuller, crew government of Human Resources.
“Subsequently, Nedbank has regularly brought new Ways of Work and included bendy work practices.”
Standard Bank chief government Sim Tshabalala says that the financial institution is additionally set to hold a work-from-home approach in vicinity for a lot of the subsequent year. Standard Bank forecasts that the country’s vaccination rollout will attain momentum in the coming months, enabling extra personnel to return to regular working.
However, Tshabalala stated that the bank, which employs greater than 45,000 people, will proceed working on a hybrid groundwork in 2022.