Immerse yourself in client environments, work alongside seasoned professionals delivering
real-world solutions and gain a strong grounding, across a range of industries.

Starting your Career at BSG

At BSG, you will be part of a proudly South African business and technology consulting company that delivers memorable experiences to clients. We are able to navigate complex environments and get the job done with you. Our difference is in our highly committed, talented people. It’s who we are. We do this by ensuring we support our people every step of the way in unlocking potential to accelerate their careers.

You can be a part of this team, immersing yourself in client environments. This is your opportunity to kickstart your career with our tailored Graduate Development Programme (GDP). This is a permanent role.

Our GDP combines technical development, EQ mastery and broad-based experiential training. This programme is uniquely positioned to support your transition into the working environment. Our approach enables you to accelerate you career and create positive change for yourself and our clients.

This 12-month blended learning programme integrates formal training and experiential project-based learning. Consultants and developers joining our GDP are typically placed in project environments within the first two weeks of the programme. With focused mentoring and coaching, we are able to deliver on our people value proposition, while developing first-class consultants and developers.


  • Honours degree with relevant major (Information Systems, Statistics, Data Science, Informatics, etc.)
  • Interpersonal and personal mastery skills
    • Good communication (written and verbal)
    • Positive, proactive approach to life
    • Willingness to learn
    • Empathy for others
    • Ability to self-direct and hold one’s self accountable
    • Willingness to create opportunities to stretch oneself and  explore learning opportunities to the fullest

Why choose BSG's Graduate Development Programme

Anetshelani Maselesele Testimonial
Through BSG’s Graduate Development Programme, I was able to apply the skills I had learnt in university in a real client setting. The programme allowed me to explore career roles that I was unfamiliar with, pinpoint my areas of growth, and ultimately gain more confidence in myself.
Maede Ahmadi testimonial
The Graduate Development Programme was an enriching journey filled with learning and growth. The exposure to various projects and the challenging yet supportive environment make it a game-changer for anyone starting their career. This programme provides a comprehensive understanding of the industry, fostering personal and professional development.
Oluwatimileyin Obagbuwa Testimonial
BSG's Graduate Development Programme provided a space where I could be authentic, learn from errors and receive guidance from seasoned and proficient developers that truly care about your growth. With its methodical and graceful approach to training, the programme ensures you emerge feeling empowered and equipped to address industry challenges.

Growth Enablers

We're committed to ensuring our people are positioned to drive their careers. Through our Career Acceleration Models – an outline of skills, certifications and experience required at each grade – we ensure our people know where they fit in and what they need to achieve promotion. This, combined with our unique approach to career facilitation over line management and our approach to Performance and Growth Conversations – regular, incremental check-ins to ensure there are no surprises at the end of the 6-month performance growth cycle – positions our people for success. 

Read more about our People Value Proposition and, if it aligns with you, apply now by following the steps below. 

The GDP Recruitment Process


Complete the online application form, be sure to include all necessary supporting documentation


The supporting documents submitted will be reviewed and any outstanding documents requested


Qualified candidates will be invited to attend our Selectorthon, where they will be interviewed by a panel of BSGers


Successful candidates will be made formal offers of employment and will join our GDP the following year


Candidates joining our GDP will commence their employment in February, following completion of their Honours year

If you believe that your aspirations and skills match this type of culture, our Graduate Development Programme offers you an environment that is challenging, supportive, and energising, where you can kick start your career as a consultant or developer.

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Not a recent graduate? Visit our Experienced Professionals page. 

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