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2020 UK Industrial Placement HR

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
Date Posted: 
Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Permanent

Joining Vodafone is more than a job, what we do matters. We don’t just carry minutes, texts and data – we carry people’s lives. And that’s a huge responsibility. If you think for a minute about the people you rely on…the likelihood is they rely on us.

Customers are at the heart of everything we do and we want to make a difference to the lives of our customers, and the communities in which we live and work. We support our people to give something back to the causes that mean the most to them through helping them give time and money to the charities they love.

And what’s it like to work here? We have created an environment where you can look forward to coming to work and are empowered to be at your best. We offer flexibility in how you work that helps you do your job in a way that suits you, opportunities to help you grow and progress throughout your career and a choice of benefits to suit your lifestyle.


Duration: 12 months

Start Date: 6th July 2020

Location: Various UK (Most roles are based at our Paddington or Newbury sites; you will be based in one main location for the duration of the placement. You must have the right to work in the UK for the duration of your placement)

We are looking for people that love people.
At Vodafone, we don't just produce innovative products, we develop amazing people too. We're a brand that loves change - if it's not happening naturally then we're creating it ourselves. It's in our DNA to excel, to create a better future, to never rest and find new ways that help people communicate. That's the lifeblood that runs throughout Vodafone. We are driven to invest in people. We are committed to helping our people perform at their best and achieve their full potential.
Our HR functions enable the organisation to maximise the contribution of people to the delivery of our goals.
Areas you could find yourself working in: Learning and Development, Talent Management, Diversity and Equality, Organisational Development, Change Management, Policy, Recruitment or Employee Relations.

What’s in it for you
•    Cutting-edge training on-the-job and in the virtual classroom 
•    Flexible working and fast paced environment
•    Having business exposure and accountability from day one
•    Being part of a large community of Explore Interns


What to expect
•    The opportunity to explore your passion for people, and understand where your HR career could take you in Vodafone
•    World-class mentorship from global thought-leaders 
•    Constant feedback and opportunities to push your boundaries 
•    Exposure to many aspects of HR to help you shape your understanding of the impact of HR on an organisation. 


What are we looking for
•    To apply, you must be currently enrolled in your Bachelor’s studies and in your 2nd year of a 3 year programme or 3rd year of a 4 year programme and be able to take on a full 12 month placement in this coming summer.
•    Proficient in English
•    A passion for working with people and an understanding of how getting this right relates to business success
•    Strong analytical skills with the ability to interpret data and reports
•    Curiosity and passion for technology, how things work and the future of digital
•    Strong academic performance 

Commitment from Vodafone

Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a flexible, motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognized, developed and rewarded. We believe that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business and we are committed to creating an inclusive work environment which respects, values, celebrates and makes the most of people’s individual differences - we are not only multinational but multicultural too. At Vodafone you will have access to our excellent flexible benefits programme that you would expect from any global company.