Expand your career with us
We are in the dynamic business of distributing products to the Spar Stores located throughout South Africa and some neighbouring countries. With distribution centres (DCs) located in 5 provinces, we ensure that products are delivered to stores just in time for the consumer to enjoy their shopping experience at their local SPAR store. All of this is made possible by the dedicated staff we have at our DCs and Central Office.
SPAR offers rewarding careers in the fields of sales, finance, marketing, logistics, information technology and human resources. We are constantly on the lookout for people with the right skills and attitude to join our SPAR family. We have teamed up with Career Junction, South Africa’s largest online career portal, to advertise vacancies.
Some of the career streams available at SPAR:
- Finance: debtors, creditors, accounting, administration, bookkeeping, payroll
- Marketing: procurement, advertising, promotions, customer care, sponsorships and special events
- Logistics: receiving, assembly, transport, maintenance, engineering, risk control
- Information Technology: support, programming, business analysis, software development and testing, retail systems, DC systems, training and project management.
- Human Resources: training, industrial relations, general HR, staff benefits, organisational development
- Sales: food specialists, retail consultancy, store planning, new business development
In the 1960’s with the emergence of grocery chains in South Africa, a group made up of 8 wholesalers were given exclusive rights to the SPAR name and brand in 1963, and serviced 500 small retailers.
Over time and through many mergers and takeovers, today the SPAR Group Ltd operates 6 distribution centres and 1 Build it distribution centre, supplying goods and services to over 1 000 SPAR stores across Southern Africa.
Our Values & Culture
There’s something different about shopping at SPAR, that’s because we’ve created a culture of caring and community to ensure our customers have a consistently enjoyable shopping experience in a uniquely friendly and family orientated store. Nothing means more to us than our valued customers and we believe in going the extra mile to give them the best. From sourcing the finest products to providing willing and efficient staff who take a personal interest in our customers’ needs.
While striving to give our customers an enjoyable and memorable shopping experience, we also offer more than 1000 exclusive SPAR Brand products, available at stores nationwide.
Using only the best and freshest ingredients, we make premium quality products at very competitive prices. To ensure we keep ahead of brand standards, we have our products tested by an independent laboratory on a monthly basis. Because we are so sure of our quality, we offer customers a ‘Double Your Money Back Quality Guarantee’ on all our SPAR Brand products, including fresh produce purchased from us.
Our goal is to provide our customers with unwavering quality of the highest standards, complemented by excellent and personalised service in a warm and inviting, community environment.
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