Ackermans careers opportunity application for 2023-2024.

Ackermans careers


We’re always looking for superstars to join us. With over 100 years in the business, more than 10 000 employees working in our Support Centre, Distribution Centers and in our stores across 5 countries – we’re passionate about retail, fashion and people.

We call our employees Phadimas, which means “shine” in northern Sotho, so whether you’re super creative or analytical, you might be the next star to join our team!


Whether you’re based at our Support Centre, in our Stores or at our Distribution Centres, our benefits are suited to both your life at work and at home.


From Medical Aid to a Provident Fund and Risk Benefits that includes disability, funeral and life – we’ve got you covered!


Flexible working hours and a variety of leave options that include family responsibility, maternity, paternity and study leave, sets you up for a balanced life.

Access to professional services through our Employee Assistance Programme includes legal, financial & personal advice and if you are based at our Support Centre, a monthly visit with our onsite nurse & biokineticist will help you keep your health in check.


Not only does your entire household have access to all the services offered through our Employee Assistance Programme, we also offer bursaries for tertiary education and a schooling/creche subsidy benefit. And if you find yourself working from our Support Centre during select school holidays, bring your kids along and leave them in safe hands at our pop-up A.Kids Holiday Club. Here they will be cared for and creatively stimulated while you do what you do best.

Careers At Ackermans

At Ackermans we have a wide variety of opportunities available – from fashion to finance. Check out the different departments below, and see where you fit in.


Our Planners, Designers, Buyers & Product Technologists ensure that our stores are merchandised with quality fashion products that bring value to life for our customers.


From lay-bys and money transfers to family insurance – this creative and dynamic team are adding value to the life of our customers through strategic opportunities that creates accessible and affordable services through technology.

Do you have grade 12? If YES consider applying for this job:


From basic bookkeeping to big budgets – if you’re a creative problem solver, this team is for you. Highly energetic and detail-orientated, we balance more than just the books!


Supply Chain Engineers and Distribution Centre Pickers alike; this team runs a tight ship to ensure the most efficient solution for getting goods from suppliers to customers.


From Sales Managers and Shop Assistants to CAD Operators and Visual Merchandisers, this is the team that plans, supports and executes the meticulous magic that plays out every single day in over 900 stores across 5 countries.


Pepkor IT takes care of all our tech needs so if you love to question, create and challenge yourself then visit their careers site for more.


Our HR team partners with every area of our business to ensure it is resourced for success and meeting its strategic objectives, while supporting every employee through their personal and professional life at Ackermans.


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