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Discover Graduate Programme - Commercial

Graduate programme
Consumer, FMCG & Retail, Technology: IT & Software Development
15th May 2019

Don’t limit your challenges.  Challenge your limits.

Here at Vodafone, we do amazing things to empower everybody to be confidently connected.  We provide the largest span of 4G out there - we even put it on the moon!  We help with the everyday from making farmers lives easier with mobile money payments or streaming music into a car through the internet of things. As you can imagine, this means that we have a pretty vibrant and diverse mix of skills and people, that makes us a great place to work.

Did you know, we have been recognised in The Sunday Times Top 25 Best Big Companies to work for and The Times Top 50 Employers for Women in 2018?  We’ve also been recognised by the Financial Times as having Ethnic Minority role models in 2018.

We are looking for innovation leaders, those who embrace new technologies and are continuously learning, someone who is curious to the world of opportunity on offer. Vodafone is a place where you can bring your whole self to work as you kick start your career. 

What’s in it for you

Working for an industry leading company that spans across different countries around the world, you’ll have 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. And, you’ll love being part of our global community of graduates.

What we’re looking for

Our Discover graduates have a passion for technology and for taking care of our customers. Each bring a natural analytical ability which is applied to everything they do.They bring diversity of thought to an ever changing landscape and seek to be the very best version of themselves every day.Seeking new possibilities and making a mark is in their DNA. 

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

To apply, you must have recently graduated (within one year) and have a good academic performance.  Proficiency in English is a must.

The future is exciting. Ready?

Ready to find out about our programmes?  Read on.


At Vodafone Group we build connections to all our Global operations, acting as an advisory board to drive consistency and customer excellence across 30 countries and for over 420 million customers. By joining Vodafone Group, you will be part of evolving our digital world of total communications. Now is the time to get on board.

In joining the Commercial team here at Vodafone Group you will support our people in strengthening our position as an admired company in the eyes of our customers, shareholders and employees! The team is broad; you could be working within Brand, Marketing, Consumer Services, Terminals, M-Pesa or Customer Experience Operations. What links us all together is that we are all customer obsessed, innovation hungry and ambitious! Are you?

These are just a few of the areas you could find yourself working in:

Marketing and Brand

Ensuring our marketing and brand strategy is fit for purpose and has our customer at the centre is key. Specific areas you can work on include Customer Value Management (CVM), Brand campaigns, Segments or Digital Marketing.

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.

Products and Services

The P&S team is responsible for developing numerous products for our consumers, from negotiating the latest handsets, to new and exciting products from our Consumer IOT portfolio.

Other teams: Partner Markets, M-Pesa, Strategy and Innovation, Customer Experience Excellence, Unified Communications and others!

What we’re looking for:

  • Demonstrate creativity and adaptability
  • Passion for delivering brilliant customer service and commercial savviness
  • Good communication skills
  • Recently graduated (within one year)
  • A good academic performance
  • Proficient in English

Start date: September 2019

Duration of Programme: 2 years

Location: The majority of rotations will be based in our Newbury campus with other across London with the possibility of international rotations for a short period of time. You must have the right to work in the UK.

Requirement: 2.1 (or equivalent) degree (achieved or predicted). Preference for business related degree disciplines or modules.