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Careers at the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS)

Working for the South African Bureau of standards opens your mind to the world around you. Everywhere you turn, you'll find our work being used by thousands of people, consciously or subconsciously, in their everyday home and business lives. SABS provides standardisation and conformity assessment services that facilitate the development and regulation of national and regional economic activities. Read more about the SABS. 
We offer diverse career paths in standardisation services such as certification auditing, testing and standards development. We also offer careers in support functions such as marketing, human resources, IT and legal services.

Is SABS for you?

We are looking for individuals who exemplify the virtues and values espoused at the SABS; people who display:
  • Strong Integrity
  •  Excellent Customer Centricity
  •  An Innovative mind-set
  •  Accountability and Impartiality
  •  A high standard of Quality and pride in their work output 

We seek those with a strong background in diverse fields including: 

  • alternative energy
  • chemicals
  • biology
  • engineering
  • the built environment and construction
  • radiation
  • automotive
  • food and health sciences
  • certification auditing. ​​

Life at SABS

At SABS we develop our talent through various learning initiatives such as leadership and technical skills programmes. We strive to create a service-oriented, high-performance culture and recognise and reward employees that excel. The organisational environment is dynamic and fosters innovation, learning and development.

Join us

SABS has been impacting people’s lives by providing standardisation services for over 70 years. If you would like to be part of this amazing journey, please view our current vacancies here.