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Discover Graduate Program

Vodafone Discover Graduate Programme

A world of opportunity at your fingertips

Vodafone Discover Graduates Programme

Vodafone Discover Graduate Programme

A world of opportunity at your fingertips

Vodafone Discover Graduates Programme

Graduates, come and own 2018!

Own your career

At Vodafone, we offer graduates the chance to absolutely own their careers. That’s 600 grads, from top universities around the world, from 55 different nationalities, taking total ownership of their lives.

Life at Vodafone is full-on. You will have experiences that only working for one of the world’s biggest telecommunication brands can give you. From day one you’ll be working alongside experts, senior leaders and exceptional people who inspire on a daily basis.

We empower you with fantastic training and development opportunities, plus you’ll be working in a driven environment where you’re surrounded by the latest technology and innovation.

At the end of the two years programme you'll decide what career path you’d like to go down, but whatever path you take, at Vodafone, you’ll own it.

Meet our Graduates: Discover Graduate Programme Infographics document - 2Mb (PDF)

About the programme
  • Two year programme
  • Experience cross-functional rotations across the business, picking up a myriad of skills to set you up with a world of opportunities
  • Permanent job offer at the start of the programme
  • Experience ongoing opportunities to progress your career and you may have the opportunity to take on an international assignment with our Columbus Program
  • Learn from the finest minds in their field using cutting-edge technology, you’ll have the chance to develop the solutions that improve people’s lives across the globe
  • 40 positions available
  • Auckland, Wellington or Christchurch locations

At the end of the two years you'll decide what career path you’d like to go down, whether that’s as an engineer, a marketing executive, an HR professional, a finance specialist, or something else in between.

Learn the nuances of retail, business and enterprise sales while sharpening your finance skills.

Learn to generate insights, develop propositions, understand pricing, products and even handle external communications.

Learn to identify, maximise and reward individual performance while lifting total business performance.

Learn analysis, billing, reporting, auditing, supply-chain management from specialists in the field.

Learn network engineering, system implementation, end-user computing and more to solve problems and deliver new solutions.

Learn to launch the latest technology online and deliver world class service and efficiency.

What you need
  • An ambitious, passionate attitude with the drive to keep growing
  • Bachelor or Master's degree with a strong academic record
  • Be a recent graduate or due to graduate in 2017 and available to work from February 2018
  • We are looking for Technology Graduates. If you have studied Computer Systems, Electrical and Electronics, Mechatronics, Mechanical or Software Engineering, Information Systems or Engineering Science we want to hear from you. We also take Commercial Graduates with a background in Marketing, Finance, HR, Accounting or Management

Applications will open 15 May 2017 for the programme starting February 2018
• Keep an eye out on to learn more about our graduate programme
• During the selection process you'll also need to be available, in person (in New Zealand), to attend an assessment centre and/or interview

Key dates
• Applications open: 15 May to 29 June 2017
• Assessment Centre: 25 July to 27 July 2017. The Assessment Centre is held in Auckland and Christchurch. Travel will be arranged for candidates based outside of Auckland.
• Offers made: August 2017

Who we're looking for

If you want to make a difference - to our customers, each other and the world around us – then Vodafone is for you

Possibility Everywhere

We want people to thrive in our ever changing environment where we push the redline constantly. We’re looking for people who are accountable, who create opportunities and who want to develop and grow into great leaders. If you share our values, if you own them, then we want to hear from you.

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