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2021 UK Consumer Discover Graduate Programme

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

Our purpose at Vodafone is to connect for a better future. As a Global Communications Technology company, we put the customer at the heart of everything we do. We are forever challenging, pushing boundaries and discovering innovative ways to connect our customers with their digital societies.

We connect people, businesses, and communities across the globe to create the future. We earn customer loyalty, experiment, learn fast and get it done, together.

Join our journey as we connect for a better future. Ready?

We dream big, innovate with heart, and empower people through technology. Whether we’re helping scientists fight a pandemic or enabling people to live more sustainably, we turn ideas into reality and our ambitions into action. It’s this spirit that drives our grads to make real progress; in the world around them and in their careers. 
Here you’ll be inspired to own your journey, whether you’ll be learning from brilliant mistakes or growing from projects that make a real impact. At Vodafone we don’t just hope for change, we make it happen. 



Consumer Discover Graduate Programme



Start date: September 2021
Duration of Programme: 2 years - rotational placement programme
Starting salary: £30,000
Location: All roles are based within the UK. The majority of placements will be based in our London office with some travel to our Newbury campus, but flexibility is required between both for the duration of the programme.
What you need: A 2.2 in any degree and recently graduated (bachelors or masters obtained or to be obtained between September 2019 and August 2021).  You must also have the correct right to work documentation in place for the full programme duration. We do not offer visa sponsorship. 
Application close date: 31st October, however, we may close earlier if we have enough game-changing applications, so apply early. You will need to upload your CV. You do not need to upload a cover letter, it will not be reviewed as part of your application.

Please note that you can only make one application to one of our Discover programmes for 2021. We will only consider your first application. 


Consumer at Vodafone


These are just a few of the areas you could find yourself working in during your time on programme:



Digital Marketing 


You’ll help us to ensure that our marketing and brand strategy is fit for purpose and has our customers at the centre. You could find yourself working within our Digital Marketing Squad, where you would be accountable for driving the right volume of traffic to our sales channels and managing all of our digital paid media. Alternatively, you could work within our in-house biddable media teams, launching and running our large digital campaigns, tracking and recording all digital activity. Or, you may end up working within our social media teams, taking responsibility for content development and customer engagement across all owned Vodafone UK social channels. 

Potential roles: Digital personalisation specialist/ Social media specialist/ Social executive specialist/ Brand specialist/ Marketing specialist



Proposition, Product and Commercial Management


You’ll help us drive commercial performance and develop exciting new products and propositions to ensure that we are delivering the best possible user experience for our customers. Within your role you may be involved in commercial analysis for proposition and pricing initiatives, segment P&L, building and developing a product or launching a product to market. You could also be involved in the development of customer propositions, owning customer journeys and ensuring end-to-end proposition delivery from creation through to launch within the market. 

Potential roles: Proposition Specialist/ Product manager/Commercial Specialist/Commercial Trading Specialist/ Pricing specialis/



Data Insights


You’ll help us to design and develop customized solutions for analytics and tracking, providing data driven insight across the business. You could find yourself extracting value and insight from relevant data to assess channel usage, areas of performance, customer behaviour or product purchase. Alternatively, you could find yourself building predictive analytics models using machine learning, building reports that highlight issues but also opportunities or identifying trends and competitive drivers to help us improve our business to consumer market.

This is an excellent growth opportunity for someone with strong analytical skills  who is passionate about data to deepen their experience with digital analytics and marketing platforms in one of the UK's largest technology communications companies.

Potential roles: Data analyst/ Insight analyst/ Data visualisation/ Data optimisation/ Data Engineer/ Data Scientist




What’s in it for you:

•    Investment in your personal development with cutting-edge training on-the-job and in the virtual classroom;
•    Mentors and additional support from global leaders;
•    Having business exposure and accountability from day one;
•    Learning from industry experts that facilitate a focused professional development to enable you to take your career forwards;
•    Flexible working and a fast-paced environment;
•    A focus on innovation and doing things differently;
•    High and demanding expectations to test your capability;
•    Being part of a global community of graduates.



What to expect:

In joining the Consumer team here at Vodafone UK you will support us in strengthening our position as an admired company in the eyes of our customers. You will be involved in shaping the future of our business to consumer market, creating and developing the products and solutions that will allow people to connect. The team is broad; you could be working within Brand, Marketing, Internet of things, Terminals or Retail operations. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?




What we’re looking for:

•    Passion for delivering brilliant customer service and commercial savviness
•    Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and hunger for development;
•    Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;
•    Demonstrate creativity and adaptability; 
•    Curiosity and passion for technology, how things work and the future of digital;
•    Proficient in English.



Whatever your talents, passion or degree, you’ll have the freedom to explore different rotations and be exposed to various experiences that will help you discover what is right for you.

Knowing your path isn’t key, but knowing you want to learn and make a difference is. At Vodafone, we stay a work in progress. It’s how we keep rising. We ask the difficult questions and search deep for new ways forward. That’s why we need the most fearless grads who aren’t scared to change what we do and break boundaries.

Vodafone is committed to making reasonable adjustments during the recruitment process for all candidates considered to have a disability. If you have any questions, please let us know at the following address:

Put your spirit into practice, and Act Up.


Vodafone is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the very best people by offering a motivating and inclusive workplace in which talent is truly recognised and rewarded. We are committed to promoting Inclusion for All with the belief that diversity plays an important role in the success of our business. We actively encourage everyone to consider becoming a part of our journey.