UK 2020 Discover Graduate Programme HR

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

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. 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 organization to maximize the contribution of people to the delivery of our goals.

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’s in it for you:

  • You’ll be sponsored and supported to study for your CIPD level 5 qualification as part of this programme.

  • 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 HR 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 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;

  • 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. Rotations will be within both our Newbury and London offices. You must be prepared to be geographically mobile between the various locations for the duration of the programme.

Requirement: 2.2 (or equivalent) in chosen degree (achieved or predicted). We look for graduates with a related degree with a preference for degrees in, but not limited to: human resources related degrees disciplines or modules. 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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