Vodacom: Early Careers (Graduate and Internship Programmes) - Midrand

Vodacom Early Careers 2021 - 2022

Posting Country: ZA

Date Posted: 04-Jul-2021

Full Time / Part Time: Full Time

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract


At Vodacom, we’re working hard to build a better future. A more connected, inclusive and sustainable world. As a dynamic global community, it's our human spirit, together with technology, that empowers us to achieve this. We challenge and innovate in order to connect people, businesses, and communities across the world. Delighting our customers and earning their loyalty drive us, and we experiment, learn fast and get it done, together. With us, you can be truly be yourself and belong, share inspiration, embrace new opportunities, thrive, and make a real difference.

Vodacom Early Careers 2021-2022 Together we can create a better future. We are restless and passionate about making the world more connected, inclusive and sustainable. Our human spirit – together with technology – enables us to achieve this. At Vodacom, you can truly be yourself and belong. You can be inspired, embrace new opportunities, thrive and make a real difference. There is only one requisition for both the Discover and Internship programme. Later on in the selection process you will be able to specify if you are interested in a Graduate role or an Internship or both. Please go through the Programme details to understand the role and eligibility criteria.

1. Discover Graduate Programme

This is a permanent employment opportunity underpinned by 2 years of skills training programme that is specifically designed for the development of future leaders. The applicants need to have completed at least their under graduate degree or degree equivalent by the end of 2021. Start date on the programme is 1st February 2022. The Programme offers graduates a full rounded experience of the our business including mentorship and coaching, and on the job training, all whilst earning a full salary and enjoying all the benefits of a full time employee. At the end of the 2 years you will transition into a destination role within the organization. Following successful completion of your graduate programme, there will opportunities to apply for more stretch assignments locally and internationally outside of your comfort zone to build your expertise and leadership capability. The ideal candidate for this role should demonstrate strong potential in the following areas:

  • Time management

  • Interpersonal skills

  • Communication skills

  • Passion

  • Flexibility

  • Resilience

  • Digital savviness

  • Customer obsession

  • Innovation

  • Complex problem solving



Programme Requirements

  • Must have less than 2 years working experience post studies.

  • Must be 26 years old or younger.

  • South African Citizen by Birth/Naturalisation, however, citizens of DRC, Ghana, Kenya, Lesotho, Mozambique and Tanzania are also encouraged to apply for consideration in those markets.

  • Must have obtained a minimum of 65% aggregate for completed or most recent academic results.

  • Must have a minimum of a B-degree (B-Com, BSc & B-Tech) qualification (NQF 7).

  • A 3 year National Diploma (NQF 6) will be considered in the following areas only:

  • Electrical / Electronic Engineering

  • Computer Software Engineering

  • Information Systems/Information Technology



2. Internship Programme

The Vodacom Internship programme is a 12 month fixed term contract which provides workplace experience underpinned by a carefully designed training programme. It allows one to gain valuable work experience, explore career paths, networking with professionals in the field, while earning an income. This programme is our pipeline into Vodacom Discover Graduate Programme or transition into permanent roles as opportunities arise. The applicants need to have completed at least their undergraduate degree or degree equivalent by the end of 2022. Start dates are 1 February and 1 March 2022.

The objective of the Vodacom Internship Programme is to:

  • Develop a talent pipeline of skilled individuals for the core business areas within Vodacom; and to

  • Create opportunities for unemployed graduates with the required qualifications to develop competencies in the digital techco environment.

The ideal candidate for this role should demonstrate strong potential in the following areas:

  • Time management

  • Interpersonal skills