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2021 UK HR Industrial Placement Programme

Posting Country:  United Kingdom
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Full Time / Part Time:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term Contract

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.  

 

HR Industrial Placement Programme


Start date: July 2021
Programme length: 12 months
Location: All roles are based within the UK. The majority of rotations will be based in our vibrant Newbury or London Paddington campus’
What you need: On track for a 2:2 in any BA/BSc/Integrated Masters degree. You will also need to be in your penultimate year of study. You must have the right to work in the UK for the full year.
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.

 

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.

 

What’s in it for you;
•    The opportunity to explore your passion for people, and understand where your HR career could take you
•    Having business exposure and accountability from day one
•    Being part of a large community of placement students
•    The opportunity to be fast tracked onto one of our graduate programmes
•    Investment in your personal development with forward thinking digital learning opportunities
•    Learning from industry experts that facilitate a focused professional development to enable you to take your career forwards;
•    Flexible working and fast paced environment;
•    A focus on innovation and doing things differently.

 

You can expect exposure to many aspects of HR to help you shape your understanding of the impact of HR on an organisation. Areas you could find yourself working in include Learning and Development, Talent Management, Diversity and Inclusion, Organisational Development, Change Management, Resourcing, Business Partnering or Employee Relations.

 

What we’re looking for:
•    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;
•    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: youth.recruitment@vodafone.com


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.