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Launched in January 1995, DirectAxis is a specialist financial services company that provides clients with a direct connection to loans and insurance. DirectAxis is offering Graduates the opportunity to get hand-on Business Development, Database, Risk and Business Analysis, Marketing,Finance and Internal Audit, IT, and Operations experience the chance to get hand-on experience with its Graduate Development Programme.

Job Title: Graduate

Department: Database and Risk

Type of employment: Contract

Part time / Full time: Full time


DirectAxis has developed an exciting Graduate Development Program, aimed at empowering graduates to pursue a career in their chosen path. This opportunity will allow the successful Graduate to acquire hands-on experience that can lead to a successful and dynamic career within its Marketing, Database and Risk Departments.

If you view yourself as someone who can work and thrive in a new and challenging environment and would like the opportunity to work at this dynamic company, with its empowering and caring culture, then apply for its fantastic Graduate Programme.


  • A Business related Degree with the intention of pursuing the following career paths:
  • Business Analysis;
  • Risk Analysis;
  • Marketing;
  • Business Operations;
  • Information Technology; and
  • Computer literacy in MS Office Suite - Excel in particular.

*** Must have obtained full Qualification during the period of 2011 - 2012 to be considered for this programme.


  • Strong business acumen and Leadership skills
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Highly organized with excellent attention to detail
  • Delivery and solution focused
  • Excellent planning and time management skills
  • Results driven
  • Assertive, yet flexible
  • Tenacious and have excellent follow through
  • Good decision making skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines and work under pressure
  • Willingness to learn
  • An understanding of relational databases is advantageous
  • High analytical and numerical ability.


  • No experience necessary, however graduates with the right qualifications will be preferred.

Duties & Roles:

  • Analysing and summarising complex data and compiling reports
  • Presenting reports and explaining their implications to managers
  • Investigating new opportunities to improve production and profitability
  • Understanding data and translating it into operational and application requirements
  • Conducting research
  • Understanding customer behaviour
  • Understanding market and industry trends impacting company performance
  • Critically evaluating information gathered from multiple sources
  • Understanding the basic internet and client/server architectures
  • Analysing of statistical data
  • Acquiring basic knowledge of different techniques and strategies used in Marketing, Database and Risk.

Equity Statement:

Direct Axis is committed to the principles of Employment Equity.

Please note: Applications without a CV and Academic transcripts will not be considered.

Closing date: 30 September 2012

To apply online, click here.

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