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Johannesburg recruitment company – Robert Walters

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Are you ready for your next career move? Allow us to connect you with some of Johannesburg and Africa's most esteemed employers across various industries, including finance,  human resources, legal, technology and more.

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Prepare to enhance your workforce with the support of the best recruitment company in Johannesburg. By partnering with us, you gain access to a pool of individuals perfectly aligned with your organisation's needs.

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Johannesburg’s leading recruitment agency

Robert Walters Africa, a prominent global recruitment agency entrenched in the heart of Johannesburg, is dedicated to delivering exceptional services for both clients and candidates.

With a focus on meticulous recruitment for senior and mid-level management professionals, our daily commitment as a dedicated job agency is to deliver a thorough and high-quality service tailored to meet the unique needs of our clients and candidates.

As a truly global company, Robert Walters in Johannesburg remains unwavering in its dedication to offering an extensive recruitment service across the African continent. Our goal is to bridge the gap between exceptional talent and unparalleled opportunities, fostering success and growth for organisations and individuals throughout Africa.

Office Address:

19th Floor
GreenPark Corner
Cnr West Road South and Lower Road
Morningside, Sandton
South Africa

t: +27 (0) 11 881 2400 f: +27 (0) 11 881 2499 e: south.africa@robertwalters.com

Why Choose Robert Walters for Recruitment in Johannesburg?


Unrivaled Expertise & Reach

Robert Walters recruitment company boasts an extensive network that spans industries, sectors, and regions. Our profound understanding of the Africa job market allows us to place top-tier professionals in their dream roles. Our legacy of success stems from our ability to bridge the gap between talent and opportunity seamlessly.

A Trailblazing

Since opening the Robert Walters Johannesburg recruitment office in 1998, we have been a trailblazer in the recruitment space. From our people to our processes, we pride ourselves on being an innovative recruitment industry leader. Our record of fostering mutually beneficial partnerships between candidates and businesses speaks volumes about our commitment to excellence across Africa.

Quality Service Beyond Compare

Our business is people, and what sets us apart is our unwavering dedication to quality service. Our hiring agency has a team of seasoned recruitment specialists who are equipped with in-depth industry knowledge, enabling us to comprehend unique hiring and job-seeking needs. We tailor our approach to ensure that every candidate is aligned perfectly to the role requirements.

Johannesburg’s based job agency, placing the best professionals across a range of industries

As your local employment agency, committed to facilitating the placement of permanent professionals across a range of industries within the African continent. We understand that each industry possesses distinct demands for specialised skills and qualities. It is this understanding that propels us to take pride in our extensive expertise across various critical disciplines, including:   


Moreover, our commitment extends beyond mere placement. Our recruiters are devoted to offering the most comprehensive list of job opportunities across Africa, ensuring that both clients and candidates have access to a platform that facilitates strategic career moves and organisational growth. Our mission is to be more than just a recruitment company in Johannesburg; we aim to be a trusted partner in the success of both individuals and businesses across the continent.

What other recruitment services does Robert Walters offer?


Permanent recruitment

Let us assist you with your permanent hiring needs.

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Volume recruitment

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Executive search

Our specialist service gives the full picture to hiring managers and prospective leaders alike.

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Market Intelligence

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Salary Benchmarking

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Our committed team of recruiters in Johannesburg specialises in finding high-caliber professionals across Africa. With deep industry knowledge and a strong network, we attract and recruit local and international talent tailored to your organisational needs. We navigate the complexities of the African job market, customising our services to ensure optimal results. Partner with the Robert Walters Johannesburg team to tackle talent acquisition challenges in today's highly competitive market. 

Our stories originate from the high-quality experiences offered to both our clients and candidates alike, by our Johannesburg employment agency team. 

Explore our client and candidate and stories here.

Our Salary Survey Guide provides a comprehensive analysis of salaries, market job trends, and insights to assist clients in hiring and retaining talent. For candidates, it serves as a benchmark to make informed decisions, empowering them with valuable salary-related information, provided by our recruitment experts.

Accounting & Finance: “Talent shortages resulted in higher salary premiums, and lengthy interviews hindered top-tier talent attraction and retention. Companies lost talent to competitors due to last-minute offers or below-market salaries after lengthy processes. “

Banking & Financial Services: “Employers are expected to offer market-related salary increases, and companies plan to increase pay budgets by 6.1% in 2024 to attract and retain staff amidst inflation and a competitive labour market.”

Legal: “Salaries in 2024 are expected to see normal inflationary increases for the majority of roles, as companies adopt a conservative approach to spending amidst the current uncertain economic climate."


Human Resources: In 2024, the HR recruitment market in Africa will see the highest demand for professionals in the following areas: - Remuneration & Reward / Compensation & Benefits -Learning & Development Specialists / Managers -Change / Transformation Specialists / Managers given the competitiveness of the market for highly skilled HR candidates, companies are re-evaluating their remuneration models with a focus on retention strategies.  

Technology & Digital: The "Big Four" tech startup ecosystems in South Africa, Nigeria, Kenya, and Egypt continue to witness moderate growth. As a result, they are becoming more attractive to technology professionals, drawing talent away from larger enterprises.

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