Graduate Opportunity

Consumer Discover Graduate Programme

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Tech 2025 | Vodafone

Welcome to 2025. Vodafone Technology’s Tech 2025 strategy is committed to: Building in-house new, scaled platforms.

At Vodafone, we empower you so that your voice can be heard and carried forward. So that your ambition can be backed and made bigger. We want all our graduates and students to be able to make an impact on our customers, the world, and their careers.

Consumer Discover Graduate Programme 

Start date: September 2023 
Duration of Programme: 2-year programme, rotations within Consumer
Salary: £32,000 and annual bonus
Location*: Placements for Consumer will be in our Southwark, London office with some travel to our Newbury Campus. Flexibility is important as you may be required to work across both sites

What you need:  

  • A 2.2 in any degree
  • Recently graduated – i.e. a bachelors or masters obtained or to be obtained between June 2021 and August 2023 
  • You must also have the correct right to work documentation in place for the full programme duration. We do not accept the Graduate Route Visa

What you’ll ideally have:

  • Prior experience of sales or customer service in some capacity

Application close date: 13th November 2022, however, we may close early if we’ve received some game changing applications – so make sure you apply early!  

What you need to submit: You will only need to upload your CV as part of the application. You do not need to upload a cover letter as it will not be reviewed as part of your application.   

*Flexible working options: Our blended working approach means you’ll come to your contracted hub location office as and when needed to get things done for your role and for tasks that require it, otherwise you will be able to work from home.

As a guide, you can expect to be in the office 40% time, and we encourage you to find the right blend for you and your team. 

Please note that you can only make one application to one of our Discover programmes for 2023. We will only consider your first application.  

Consumer at Vodafone 

Vodafone is a leading provider of digital products and services for consumers. This coupled with our ambition to deliver an effortless customer experience leads to opportunities that give a 360° of consumers.

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

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 specialist

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

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

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

What’s in it for you: 

  • 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;
  • 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.

All this PLUS 28 days of paid holidays, 3 days' charity leave, discounts on Vodafone's broadband and devices. PLUS our flexible benefits programme offers health, wellbeing and lifestyle benefits including cycle to work scheme, subsidised gym-subscriptions and season ticket loans. 

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

Whatever your degree is or wherever your passion lies, you’ll have the freedom to experience different rotations and projects, so you can discover what you enjoy the most.

And if you’re open to learning, pushing boundaries, and making the most of every opportunity, then there’s nothing stopping you from Acting Up, and making the kind of change you’ve always wanted to. Apply now!  

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Opportunity Overview

  • Deadline: January 11th, 2023
  • Starting: September 2023
  • Multiple vacancies
  • Starting Salary: £32,000 + benefits
  • 2:2 and above
  • Southwark (London)
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Preferred Disciplines...

  • Computer Science
  • Data Science
  • Information Technology

Also Accepting...

  • All STEM disciplines

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