Discover Graduate Programme Commercial 2020

United Kingdom
  1. Full Time
  2. Discover Graduate Programme
Posting date:17 Sep, 2019


We are digital and customer focused function, connecting people, places and things. Our commercial teams are the bedrock of Vodafone making the most of opportunities every day. We provide Big data, insights and analysis so that we’re armed and ready to shape the future of Vodafone. More insights, more innovation, more freedom.


We launched our Commercial Scheme in 2017 with great success. We are still new, fresh and ready to step into a new realm of digital. We believe our graduates should be at the forefront of Commercial and so far, they have been. Hear from our first ever commercial graduates here:


On our graduate scheme, you could rotate into Partner Markets, Brand and Marketing, Big Data, Strategy, Customer Experience & Operations to our Products and Services teams or even... CIoT. We work together to shape the future. Are you ready to get on board with us and shape the future?


What is the commercial set-up at Vodafone?


Brand and Digital Marketing

It’s our branding and marketing teams that communicate how we’re different from the rest of the market place. Naturally, maintaining our position as a top brand is a core ambition of ours.


Specific areas you can work with include Customer Value Management (CVM), Brand campaigns, Segments or Digital Marketing. Day to day you can be anywhere from being inspired to challenge conventional thinking, learn from what doesn’t work to carefully balancing customer need with commercial requirements and targets.


Customer Experience and Operations

You’ll become involved in every aspect of our multi-channel customer experience, from retail stores to our Vodafone app and website, ensuring that we deliver the best user experience to our customers. You could find yourself working in User Experience, Digital or Customer Care. Day to day you can be anywhere from bringing best in class approach and principles to make a real difference to the user experience to the execution of the strategy to meet customer needs and commercial objectives.


Products and Services

The P&S team is responsible for developing numerous products and services for our customers. This area is made up from a number of teams, accountable for some of the coolest commercial propositions. From gaming, infotainment, CIoT to planning and performance, device operations and many more. It does not stop there, we have a number Other teams such as Partner Markets, M-Pesa, Strategy and Innovation, Unified Communications and others!


What’s in it for you?

  • Sitting in the core of our Commercial business and close to Vodafone strategy

  • Investment in your personal development with forward thinking digital learning

  • Working for an industry leading company that spans across different countries around the world

  • Having business exposure and accountability from day one

  • Through a series of rotations in your chosen area of specialism, we’ll support you to fulfil your potential and career goals

  • Being part of a global community of graduates

What we’re looking for

  • Demonstrate creativity, resilience and adaptability
  • Think bigger picture but putting the customer’s needs first

  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and hunger for development

  • International mind-set and interest in a global business

  • Passion for delivering brilliant customer service and commercial savviness

  • Strong ability to build effective relationships quickly with high emotional intelligence

  • Curiosity and passion for technology, how things work and the future of digital customer experience

  • Strong academic performance
  • Recently graduated (bachelor’s or master’s) within one year

  • Proficient in English

We like to be not one, but four steps ahead of the competition when it comes to our customer’s needs. If you share this philosophy, and enjoy making people’s lives better by building a better and more exciting tomorrow, then we’d love to hear from you.

Start date: September 2020

Duration of Programme: 2 years – rotational placement programme with three placements

Location: The majority of rotations will be based in our London Global HQ office. You must have the right to work in the UK during and beyond the graduate programme.

Requirement: 2.2 (or equivalent) degree (achieved or predicted). Preference for digital marketing and business related degree disciplines or modules.

As part of your application, you will be required to answer additional pre-screening questions to fully complete your application, so please look out for the follow up email.

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