UK 2020 Discover Graduate Programme Digital Operation and Automation

Newbury, Berkshire
  1. Full Time
  2. Discover Graduate Programme
Posting date:30 Sep, 2019

Digital Operation and Automation

Automation, advanced analytics and artificial intelligence no longer live in the realms of theory and movies. These approaches and technologies are now being deployed and used by any company wishing to remain relevant and successful as the world goes digital around us. Vodafone is at the forefront of this 4th Industrial Revolution and is actively transforming the way it does business.

We are looking for innovative and problem solving graduates who can design and build analytics and automation solutions for our Sales, Engineering, Operations and Support teams. These solutions will provide insights to take better, proactive business decisions and will automate tedious and repetitive tasks, freeing people up to concentrate on what we really need to focus on… better customer experience and better Vodafone network and products.

What’s in it for you:
  • Acquire the skills and competence to help transform the way a FTSE-100 company does business;
  • Direct exposure to cutting edge automation, analytics and artificial intelligence technology;
  • The opportunity to create innovative solutions from day one of your career;
  • Mentorship by industry leaders and experts in business process, network and IT automation;
  • The opportunity to work with any part of Vodafone’s business from Sales and Marketing, to Technology, to Operations, to HR, to Finance, to…;
  • Through a series of rotations in your chosen area of specialism, we’ll support you to fulfil your potential and career goals;

  • Investment in your personal development with cutting-edge training on-the-job and in the virtual classroom;

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

  • Being part of a global community of graduates.
What to expect:
  • 2 year rotational programme (durations of rotations differ depending upon area) that will enable you to build expertise in various teams across our renowned Automation functions;

  • A structured development programme;
  • High and demanding expectations which will test your capability and limits;

  • Stretching accountabilities in a supportive environment;

  • Constant feedback and opportunities to push your boundaries;

  • Mentors and additional support from global leaders;

  • Flexible working and fast paced environment;
  • A focus on innovation and doing things differently.
What we’re looking for:
  • A problem solver who is flexible and quick to learn;
  • A team player with presence… automation is all about collaboration;
  • Someone who can balance the detail against the “big picture”;
  • Someone who delivers results;
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written;

  • Demonstrate creativity and adaptability;
  • Strong academic performance;
  • Proficient in English;
  • Recently graduated (bachelor’s or master’s within one year);
  • Curiosity and passion for technology, how things work and the future of digital.


If you think this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you!


Start date: September 2020

Duration of Programme: 2 years - rotational placement programme

Location: All roles are based within the UK. Placements will be based at our Newbury campus.

Requirement: 2.2 (or equivalent) in chosen degree (achieved or predicted). We look for graduates with a technology or science related degree with a preference for degrees in, but not limited to: Mechanical Engineering, Electronic Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Computer Engineering, Physics, Theoretical Physics, Molecular Physics, Mechatronics and Robotics, and Chemistry. You must have the correct UK right to work documentation in place for the full programme duration.


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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